August13 2020 (Thu)
7:00 PM

25th International Organ Festival

Everything to the Honour and Glory of God

St. James Basilica | Classical Music

60 minutes | Available

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Date: August 13, 2020 | 19:00 (Thu)
Venue: St. James Basilica
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Available
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St. James Basilica in Prague: 25th International Organ Festival

Organ concerts in St. James Basilica in Prague are very famous for their long tradition and absolutely unique sound of the organ instrument.

This concert is in honour of Jiří Ropek and Otta Novák.

Program:

  • J. S. Bach
  • J. Ropek
  • F. Liszt
  • improvisation

Soloist:

Přemysl Kšica (Czech Republic)

About organ: 

The St. James´s organ is the largest organ in Prague and second largest in the Czech Republic. The two-manual organ with a pedal keyboard and 26 stops was completed in 1705 by Abraham Stark of Loket.

The organ´s case, which is still admired today, was quite unique in its time. So far the latest major reconstruction was carried out between 1981 and 1982 by "Varhany Krnov" (Rieger-Kloss). At present the organ has four manuals, 91 speaking stops and 8,277 pipes.

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Important: 

  • No intermission
  • Dress code: casual 
  • Program subject to change. 
  • We recommend arriving at the venue 30 min. prior to the start of the performance. 

Here you can check Prague´s classical concerts. 

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