April12 2020 (Sun)
8:00 PM

J. S. Bach, L. van Beethoven, A. Dvořák

Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra

Municipal House - Smetana Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Not available

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Date: April 12, 2020 | 20:00 (Sun)
Venue: Municipal House - Smetana Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Not available
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Hear the New World Symphony - one of the most popular and beautiful symphonies at all times

Program:

  • J. S. Bach - Concerto for block flute, violin and orchestra in C minor
  • L. van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4
  • A. Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" (New World Symphony)

Soloists:

Yasaman Mashhouri - block flute
Toelke Burghard - violin
Maria Czech - piano

Conductor: 

Roman Mogilevskiy

Orchestra: 

Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1835 as a seasonal spa orchestra and later transformed into a permanent symphony orchestra with many activities and versatile repertoire.

In 1894, Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra premiered Dvořák´s New World Symphony. In 1911 - 1941, conductor Robert Manzer raised the orchestra to a remarkable artistic level and made contacts with important personalities of European music (i.e. P. Casals and R. Strauss.)

Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra performs regularly in Czech Republic (Prague Spring Festival) and abroad. Apart from symphonic programes, the orchetra plays on opera festivals (Oviedo), ballet soirees (Bregenz), international competitions (Zaragoza), and cantata concerts (Antverps, Bonn, Karlsruhe, etc.).

With Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra have collaborated renowned conductors, such as Jiří Bělohlávek, Dean Dixon, Aram Khachaturjan, Zdeněk Košler, Charles Mackerras, Libor Pešek, pianists Emil Gilels, Ivan Moravec, violinists David Oistrach, Gidon Kremer and Josef Suk, violoncellist Mstislav Rostropovich, harpsichordist Zuzana Růžičková, opera soloists Magdaléna Hajossyová and Eva Urbanová, to name just a few.

Important:

  • One 15 min. intermission
  • Recommended dress code: smart casual 

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