May23 2024 (Thu)
7:00 PM

Ave Maria, Alleluia and Czech Music

Famous Prague organ from 1702

St. Francis Church - Charles Bridge | Classical Music

60 minutes | Available

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Date: May 23, 2024 | 19:00 (Thu)
Venue: St. Francis Church - Charles Bridge
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Available
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Classical concert near Charles Bridge: Ave Maria, Alleluia & Czech Baroque music

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:

  • J. S. Bach – Aria Bereite Dich
  • J. S. Bach – Fantasia in G minor
  • J. S. Bach – Suita B minor – Badinerie
  • G. F. Händel – Aria Father of Heaven
  • F. Schubert – Ave Maria
  • F. X. Brixi – Prelude
  • L. Janáček – Ave Maria
  • A. Dvořák – Biblical song
  • F. Benda – Andante from Sonata F minor
  • J. F. N. Seger – Fugue
  • C. Saint-Saëns – Aria from Samson and Dalila
  • W. A. Mozart – Laudamus Te
  • J. F. N. Seger – Fugue for Organ
  • G. Caccini – Ave Maria
  • W. A. Mozart – Alleluia

Soloists:

Barbora Polášková de Nunes-Cambraia - mezzo-soprano
Žofie Vokálková - flute
Drahomíra Matznerová - 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. 

Important:

  • No assigned seating, seating on first come – first served basis
  • The soloists perform most of the concert from the front right balcony by the organ. The last two pieces will be performed on the ground floor in front of the pews.
  • The church opens 20 minutes before the concert
  • Children under 10 years accompanied by 2 adults free of charge
  • No intermission
  • Dress code: casual
  • Program subject to change

 

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