November18 2019 (Mon)
8:00 PM

From Baroque to Jazz

J. S. Bach, A. Dvořák, G. Gershwin

St. Nicholas Church on Old Town Square | Classical Music

60 minutes | Not available

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Date: November 18, 2019 | 20:00 (Mon)
Venue: St. Nicholas Church on Old Town Square
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Not available
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Group discount 10+ people

Prague Brass Ensemble & organist Aleš Bárta build a musical bridge from J. S. Bach to G. Gershwin

Program:

  • J. S. Bach: Preludium and Fugue E minor BWV 548
  • A. Dvořák: Humoresque
  • F. Liszt: Preludium and Fugue on Theme B-A-C-H
  • G. Gershwin: Four Hits For Five

Prague Brass Ensemble 

The Prague Brass Ensemble made its first appearance in 1979 in the contest "Dušek's Bertramka", and this first won the 1st prize. Since then, this ensemble, composed of leading musicians, has become a renowned part of the Czech music scene and has established its status as a frequent guest at prestigious festivals.

Soloist:

Aleš Bárta - organ

Aleš Bárta is one of the most successful Czech organists. He appears as soloist with leading symphony and chamber orchestras, such as the Czech Philharmonic, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and outstanding soloists. Aleš Bárta concerts all over the world and records for labels such as Arco Diva, Supraphon and Japanese company Pony Canyon and Octavia Records.

He made thirty solo CDs, which have won numerous awards. His first recording for the company Pony Canyon (J. S. Bach: Organ Works) won the prize "Recording of the Year" (1995) in Japan. Based on this success Aleš Bárta recorded ​​for this label complete organ works of J. S. Bach on sixteen CDs.

Important:

  • No intermission
  • Children under 11 years free of charge
  • Dress code: casual

Feel free to check our Calendar of classical concerts in Prague.