December18 2022 (Sun)
7:00 PM


Czech Touches of Music 24th Year

New Town Hall | Classical Music

80 minutes | Not available

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Date: December 18, 2022 | 19:00 (Sun)
Venue: New Town Hall
Duration: 80 minutes
Status: Not available
Group discount 10+ people
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How will it turn out when four excellent cellists meet in Prague?

Captivating compositions of several composers performed by four important cellist of V4 countries await you. 

A concert on the occasion of the chairmanship of the Slovak Republic in the V4, held under the auspices of His Excellency E. Rastislav Káčer, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Czech Republic, and organised jointly with the Slovak Institute of Prague.


  • Marek Kopelent: Cantus Rogans for cello 
  • Pavel Zemek: Sonata for cello solo No. 2 (1995).
  • Samu Gryllus: “-.”
  • Csaba Ajtony: Spiegel im Spiegel
  • Krzystof Penderecki: Capriccio per Siegfried Palm
  • Witold Lutoslawski: Sacher Variations
  • Vladimír Godár: „O, Crux“ meditation for solo cello dedicated to J. Lupták d
  • Józef Lupták: Improvisation – Three in One
  • Kukulienka - Slovak folk song 
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Ach Gott und Herr, BWV 714
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Von Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV 700
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Ach Gott, wie gross und schwer, BWV 680


Jiří Bárta (CZ) 
Tomás Mérei (HU) 
Aleksandra Ohar (PL) 
Jozef Lupták (SK) - cello

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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