January06 2022 (Thu)
7:00 PM

Ivan Ženatý: The Great Fantasies of my Life

Czech Touches of Music 23th Year

Municipal House - Smetana Hall | Classical Music

100 minutes | Available

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Date: January 06, 2022 | 19:00 (Thu)
Venue: Municipal House - Smetana Hall
Duration: 100 minutes
Status: Available
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Concert for the life anniversary of the famous Czech violinist Ivan Ženatý in the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House

Program: 

  • Juraj Filas (1955)
    Concerto fantasy “To the Lost Loves” for violin and orchestra (dedicated to Ivan Ženatý – World Premiere)
  • Josef Suk (1874–1935)
    Fantasy in G minor for violin and orchestra, Op. 24
    ----- Intermission -----
  • Max Bruch (1838–1920)
    Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major for violin and orchestra, Op. 46
    Einleitung. Grave. Adagio cantabile
    Scherzo. Allegro. Adagio
    Andante sostenuto
    Allegro guerriero

Performing:

IVAN ŽENATÝ – violin
LEOŠ SVÁROVSKÝ  – conductor
MORAVIAN PHILHARMONIC OLOMOUC

About the festival:

The international music festival Czech Touches of Music is among the seven greatest festivals of classical music in the Czech Republic. Its aim is to offer audiences valuable musical experiences while listening to top repertory compositions as well as interesting compositions that are not performed so frequently.

The festival’s dramaturgy has a unique concept based primarily on classical music, namely orchestral, chamber and recital works, and ancient music. The popular series is represented by crossover concerts. The festival regularly introduces special programme projects – exclusive concerts as part of the cycles entitled Prague Castle Music, Gems of Russian Music, Music of the V4 Countries, Concert for Children and Parents, and multi-genre projects involving literature, film, the creative arts and architecture.

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