October30 2018 (Tue)
7:00 PM

Famous Ave Maria and Czech Baroque Music

Famous Prague organ from 1702

St. Francis Church | Classical Music

60 minutes | Available

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Date: October 30, 2018 | 19:00 (Tue)
Venue: St. Francis Church
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Available
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Chamber concert of grandiose Czech Baroque music next to the Charles Bridge

The organ of St. Francis of Assisi Church is the second oldest organ in Prague, built in 1702. Many famous personalities such as W. A. Mozart, A. Dvořák or J. Seger played this unique music instrument, which has been recently repaired.

Program:

  • Antonio Vivaldi – Laudamus Te - duet
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Preludium and fugue F Major
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Aria Ombra mai fu from oratorio Xerxes
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Aria from oratorio Josua
  • Joseph Haydn – duet Welch ein Glück
  • Josef F. Norbert Seger – Toccata & Fugue in D
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Alleluja
  • César Franck – Panis Angelicus
  • Giuseppe Verdi – aria Ingemisco tanquam reus
  • F. X. Brixi – Fugue C Major
  • Antonín Dvořák – duet from Stabat Mater
  • Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský – Toccata C major
  • Franz Schubert – Ave Maria
  • Charles Gounod – Ave Maria
  • G.B.Pergolesi – Amen – duet from Stabat Mater

Soloists:

Michaela Rósza Růžičková - soprano
Dušan Růžička - tenor
Markéta Šmejkalová - organ 

Our recommendation:

Listen to festive fanfares, played by two trumpeters in stylized costumes on the heraldic trumpets before beginning of the concert at the staircase of the church. The artists are performing in front of the church usually 1,5 - 2 hours before the concert. 

Please note:

  • No intermission
  • Children under 10 years free of charge
  • Dress code: casual 

Look at other organ music concerts in Prague.

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