January06 2020 (Mon)
7:00 PM

Jewels of Russian Music

Czech Touches of Music Festival 21st Edition

Municipal House - Smetana Hall | Classical Music

100 minutes | Not available

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Date: January 06, 2020 | 19:00 (Mon)
Venue: Municipal House - Smetana Hall
Duration: 100 minutes
Status: Not available
Group discount 10+ people

Gems of Russian music - the genius P. I. Tchaikovsky and his contemporary, the less known A. S. Arensky

While the work of the world-renown composer, unjustly condemned by himself, are a rare challenge to the orchestra and the conductor Marius Stravinsky on his first visit in Prague, the unusual and not so often performed concerto by Arensky is a great opportunity to present the interpretational mastery of the violin virtuoso Tatiana Samouil, winner of several of the most important world competitions.


  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893): Voyevoda, Symphonic ballad in A minor, Op. 78
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky (1861–1906): Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
    Adagio non troppo
    Tempo di Valse
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893): Symphony (No. 7) in E-flat major
    Semyon Bogatyrev version
    Allegro brillante
    Scherzo. Vivace assai
    Allegro maestoso


Tatiana Samouil  (RU) – violin


Prague Symphony Orchestra
Marius Stravinsky (GB) – conductor


  • One 20 min.intermission
  • Dress code: smart casual