April14 2020 (Tue)
7:30 PM

Zemlilnsky Quartet

Euroart Prague Festival 2019/2020

Liechtenstein Palace - Martinů Hall | Classical Music

90 minutes | Not available

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Date: April 14, 2020 | 19:30 (Tue)
Venue: Liechtenstein Palace - Martinů Hall
Duration: 90 minutes
Status: Not available
Group discount 10+ people

Czech ensemble present their version of compositions by J. Haydn, D. Shostakovich and A. Borodin


  • Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C major, No.3, Op. 76
  • Dmitry Shostakovich: String Quartet in C minor, No.8, Op.110
  • Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 1 in A major

Zemlinsky Quartet:

František Souček - violin
Petr Střížek - violin
Petr Holman - viola
Vladimír Fortin - violoncello

The Zemlinsky Quartet was founded in 1994. The ensemble is named after the Austrian composer Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871–1942), who greatly contributed to Czech, German and Jewish culture during his 16-year residence in Prague.

The quartet performs regularly in the Czech Republic (i.e. the Prague Spring Festival) and abroad (including London, Paris, Washington and Seoul). It won the First Grand Prize at the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition in 2010.

In addition to works by Zemlinsky, the quartet’s vast repertoire contains pieces by Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904), Josef Suk (1874–1935), Viktor Kalabis (1923–2006), Franz Schubert (1797–1828) and Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847).

Euroart Prague Festival 2019/2020:

Monthly, from September to June, the guests of Festival EuroArt Praha will perform in the famous Prague Martinů Hall at the Liechtenstein Palace in Malá Strana (Lesser Town). The festival is dedicated to quartets. 


  • One 15 min. intermission
  • Dress code: casual

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