April30 2024 (Tue)
7:00 PM

Ave Maria – Air and other arias for soprano and violin

Famous Prague organ from 1702

St. Francis Church - Charles Bridge | Classical Music

60 minutes | Available

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Date: April 30, 2024 | 19:00 (Tue)
Venue: St. Francis Church - Charles Bridge
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Available
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St. Francis Church by the Charles Bridge features soprano, violin and organ chamber concert

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 sensibly repaired.

Program: 

  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Preludium C Major, BWV 553
  • Francesco Maria Veracini – Sonata A Minor
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Oratorio Joshua - aria
  • Tomaso Albinoni – Adagio G Minor
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Cantata BWV 68 – aria
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Toccata D Minor
  • W. A. Mozart – Ave Maria
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Air – Suite No. 3
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Oratorio Paulus - aria
  • Jules Massenet – Meditation
  • Antonín Dvořák – Biblical Song
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Meine Seele hört im Sehen, HWV 207
  • Jan Křtitel Kuchař – Fantasie G Minor
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Arioso
  • Franz Schubert – Ave Maria

Soloists: 

Terezie Švarcová – soprano
Tomáš Kokš –  violin
Jiřina Marešová – organ

Our tip:

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 usually 30 minutes before beginning of 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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