April21 2024 (Sun)
7:00 PM

Famous Ave Maria and Czech Baroque music

Sopano, tenor and organ from 1702

St. Francis Church - Charles Bridge | Classical Music

60 minutes | Available

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Date: April 21, 2024 | 19:00 (Sun)
Venue: St. Francis Church - Charles Bridge
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Available
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Enjoy famous classical masterpieces at St. Francis of Assisi Church by Charles Bridge

We invite you to popular organ concerts at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Thanks to high artistic level these Prague classical concerts are an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a rich sound of Baroque organ together with soprano and tenor. 

Program:

  • Antonio Vivaldi – Laudamus Te - duet
  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Toccata in D Minor
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Aria Ombra mai fu from oratorio Xerxes
  • Georg Friedrich Händel – Aria from oratorio Josua
  • Joseph Haydn – Duet Welch ein Glück
  • Josef F. Norbert Seger – Toccata and Fugue in D
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Alleluia
  • Antonín Dvořák – Duet from Stabat Mater
  • Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský – Toccata in C major
  • César Franck – Panis Angelicus
  • Franz Schubert – Ave Maria
  • Giuseppe Verdi – Aria Ingemisco tanquam reus
  • Charles Gounod – Ave Maria
  • G. Rossini – Domine Deus

Soloists:

Lucie Laubová - soprano
Dušan Růžička - tenor
Markéta Šmejkalová - 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. 

About the organ:

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. Dvorak or J. Seger played this unique music instrument, which has been recently sensibly repaired.

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 four 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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