Melt away with organ recital by candlelight.
J. S. Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
A. Vivaldi: Concerto for organ
A. Dvorak: Preludium in D
J. Brahms: Choral Prelude
W. A. Mozart: Church sonate
G. F. Haendel: Concerto in G Minor
J. Haydn: The seven Last Words of Jesus Christ
J. S. Bach: Preludium in C
J. Seger: Fantazia in D
Organ solo - Robert Hugo. One of the top Czech organists Robert Hugo graduated among others from the Department of Music Theory of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where he also studied organ with Milan Slechta. In the 1992-1993 season he worked as a conductor for the National Theatre in Brno. In 1992 he founded his own ensemble, Capella Regia Praha. As a musician, conductor and music theoretician he specialises in Bohemian and South German Baroque music; he prepared a number of modern premieres, such as a reconstruction of a Baroque opera dealing with the foundation of Prague, or CDs of music by J. D. Zelenka and A. Michna. In 1998 he recorded, for Deutsche Gramophon, the Czech Christmas Mass by the popular Czech Classical composer Jakub Jan Ryba, starring Magdalena Kozena. Robert Hugo teaches at the Hochschule für Kirchenmusik in Görlitz (Germany) and at the Academy of Early Music, department of the Masaryk University in Brno. Currently, he is appointed organist of the Church of the Holy Saviour in Prague, Old Town.
There is no intermission.
The concert is free of charge for children under 15 years.
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