June23 2019 (Sun)
7:00 PM

The Beatles and their World

Prague Proms Festival 2019

Municipal House - Smetana Hall | Jazz Music

110 minutes | Available

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Date: June 23, 2019 | 19:00 (Sun)
Venue: Municipal House - Smetana Hall
Duration: 110 minutes
Status: Available
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Smetana Hall hosts a night full of Beatles songs

For this year’s festival the legendary conductor Carl Davis has put together a project which not only celebrates the immortal group, but also the work of its individual members from the time following on from their split.

Prague Proms 2019 will be hosting the world premiere of the Beatles and their World concert.

Program: 

  • A Hard Day's Night
  • Strawberry Fields / Penny Lane
  • Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
  • Across the Universe
  • Good Day Sunshine
  • The Fool on the Hill
  • Yesterday
  • Live and Let Die
  • The Long and Winding Road
  • Blackbird
  • A Little Hostelry / Save the Child, From Liverpool Oratorio
  • Let It Be
  • Norwegian Wood
  • Here Comes The Sun / Something
  • My Sweet Lord
  • Imagine
  • All Together Now Medley (All Together Now, With a Little Help from my Friends, Yellow Submarine, Michelle, Ob-La-Di, When I'm 64, Hey Jude)
  • All You Need Is Love

Soloists: 

Eva Burešová - vocals
Tereza Mašková - vocals
Merkell Williams - vocals
Jeremy Winston - vocals

Conductor: 

Carl Davis

Czech National Symphony Orchestra: 

The orchestra has gained a position among both Czech and Europe’s top symphonic ensembles. Renowned for its versatility, the orchestra presents annually a broad program ranging from classical music concerts through contemporary genre, film scores, jazz, or musicals.

In its new era, The Czech National Symphony Orchestra is also organizing summer Prague Proms Festival which annually attracts the audience for presenting greatest international performers.

Such composers, conductors, and performers as Ennio Morricone, Lalo Schifrin, James Morrison, Branford & Wynton Marsalis, Pino Donnagio, Giuliano Taviani, José Carreras, Danny Elfman, Vince Mendoza, Giuseppe Tornatore, Carl Davis repeatedly come back to Prague to either record with the orchestra or perform in the beautiful Smetana Hall of Prague´s Municipal House, the home concert stage of the orchestra.

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra was established in 1993 by trumpet player Jan Hasenöhrl. A spiritual father at the birth of the CNSO was the legendary conductor Zdeněk Košler. In the year 1996, the American Paul Freeman took over as Chief Conductor, and remained in this position for fantastic ten years. At the beginning of the year 2007, Maestro Libor Pešek was named the Chief Conductor. In 2019, Pešek stepped down from his role. The sceptre was taken by an American conductor Steven Mercurio, former pupil of Leonard Bernstein. 

Please note: 

  • One 20 min. intermission
  • Recommended dress code: smart casual 
  • Program is subject to change. 

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