April28 2024 (Sun)
8:00 PM

A. Dvořák - Cello concerto in B minor op. 104

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, S. Rachmaninoff

Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: April 28, 2024 | 20:00 (Sun)
Venue: Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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Hear Dvořák´s magnificent work Concerto for cello and orchestra in B minor

Look forward to an evening of important Czech and international composers, famous concert pieces performed by great foreign soloists and above all Dvořák's cello concerto in B-minor interpreted by the jubilant Jiří Bárta.

All this accompanied by the B. Martinů Philharmonic and world-class conductor Orhan Salliel, artistic director and chief conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra Adana, Turkey.

In March of this year, Czech leading cellist Jiří Bárta celebrates a significant life anniversary. He studied with Mirko Škampa, Josef Chuchro, in Cologne with Boris Pergamenschikow and with Eleonore Schoenfeld in Los Angeles. He regularly cooperates with Czech and international orchestras – Czech Philharmonic, Slovak Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Symphoniker, Scottish National Orchestra. He is invited to leading festivals and stages (Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Edinburgh, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Paris, Salzburg, London, Tokio). 

Program:

  • F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Concerto for violin and orchestra in E minor
  • S. Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra op.43
    ***Intermission***
  • B. Smetana – The Bartered bride, Act III. „Skočná“
  • A. Dvořák - Concerto for cello and orchestra in B minor op.104

Performing:

Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonics
Orhan Salliel -
conductor
Yung-Yu Huang - violin
Johannes Kropfitsh – piano
Jiří Bárta - cello

Important: 

  • 15 min. intermission
  • Recommended dress code: smart casual/elegant 
  • Program subject to change

Prague opera and ballet performances not to be missed.

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