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Program in the Dvořák Hall features Czech composers of the 20th century
According to Jakub Hrůša, “the composers Jaroslav Krček, Bohuslav Martinů, and Leoš Janáček have something in common. Above all, their music is communicatory in the best sense of the word. In just a few bars, each creates a bond with the listener and maintains it long after the last notes die away. All three owe their deserved success in part to their firm grounding in the wonderful sources of folk tradition, which lends credibility to their engaging yet simple utterances. Another thing all three composers have in common for me personally is that I already liked their music when I was a child.”
These concerts are supported financially by the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation.
- Jaroslav Krček
Symphony No. 7, Op. 153 for symphony orchestra and concertante marimba (world premiere)
- Bohuslav Martinů
Violin Concerto No. 2, H 293
- Leoš Janáček
Daniel Mikolášek - marimba
Leonidas Kavakos - violin
Jakub Hrůša - conductor
Band of the Castle Guards and the Police of the Czech Republic
Czech Philharmonic concert season program