November16 2024 (Sat)
8:00 PM

Velvet Revolution Concert

Czech Philharmonic, Petr Popelka

Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: November 16, 2024 | 20:00 (Sat)
Venue: Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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Traditional concert on the occasion of the Velvet Revolution anniversary

At this year’s Velvet Revolution Concert, three fantastic younger generation artists will take centre stage. Violinist Josef Špaček performs music by Suk, and Antoine Tamestit will play Martinů’s Rhapsody-Concerto on the very first viola made by Antonio Stradivari. Petr Popelka returns for the second time to conduct the Czech Philharmonic, and culminating the Czech programme are works by Smetana and Janáček.


  • Bedřich Smetana
    The Two Widows, overture to the opera
  • Josef Suk
    Fantasy in G minor for violin and orchestra, Op. 24 
  • Bohuslav Martinů
    Rapsody – Concerto for viola and orchestra, H 337
  • Leoš Janáček


Josef Špaček violin
Antoine Tamestit viola

Petr Popelka conductor
Czech Philharmonic


  • Dress code: elegant
  • 20 min. intermission
  • Please note that the price of the ticket includes service fee of 10%.

Czech Philharmonic program

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