July13 2018 (Fri)
8:00 PM

Wonderful Antonín Dvořák

Beautiful arias and melodies by A. Dvořák

Villa Amerika - Dvořák Museum | Classical Music

80 minutes | Not available

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Date: July 13, 2018 | 20:00 (Fri)
Venue: Villa Amerika - Dvořák Museum
Duration: 80 minutes
Status: Not available
Reviews: (15)

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Chamber operatic performance of beautiful melodies from Antonín Dvořák´s compositions

Visit the charming operatic concert in beautiful Villa America! Here await you the arias from Antonín Dvořák´s  operas - Rusalka, Jakobin, as well as Moravian Duets, Biblical Songs, Gypsy Songs, Mazurek and other unforgettable pieces of Czech classical music.

On May 1, 1904, an opera singer, soprano Marie, organizes a music festival. Her salon is one of the most popular in Prague, so excellent artists gather here. Even Antonín Dvořák himself is announced. And because everyone loves the composer, they want to prepare him a nice surprise - everyone will play or sing what the like the most from Master´s music. Then, they would choose together what would delight him the most ...

Thanks to the soloists of the National Theatre, the State Opera Prague, and the leading concert artists, musicians and dancers wearing exquisite historical costumes, with whom the public is in a direct contact, the old-fashioned atmosphere of Prague salons revives again. The perfect illusion of 18th and 19th centuries is furthermore enhanced by the selection of the most beautiful compositions. You will also enjoy a welcome toast with a glass of Becherovka (traditional Czech herbal liqueur).

Program:

Antonín Dvořák:
Moravian Duets, op. 32 - "Skromná", "Prsten"
Love Songs, op. 83 - choice
Sonatina G major, op. 100 - Scherzo
Biblical Songs, op. 99 - choice
O, sanctissima, op. 19
Romance F minor, op. 11
Cunning Peasant, op. 37: Aria of the Prince: "Kdo jest jen slovy vypoví…"
Opera Rusalka, op. 114, Aria of Rusalka: "Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém…" (Song to the Moon)
Stabat Mater, op. 58 - Inflamatus
Gypsy Songs, op. 55 - Když mě stará matka
Opera Jakobin, op. 84 - Aria of the burgrave: "Počkejte, vy blázni…"
Gypsy Songs, op. 55 - choice
Mazurek, Op. 49

Artistic direction:

Josef Prudek - head of the Prague National Theatre Opera

Please note:

  • No intermission
  • The performance is featured in English or in Czech, arias in the original Czech language.
  • Dress code: casual 

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