March21 2023 (Tue)
7:30 PM

Zemlinsky Quartet

A. Dvořák, J. Suk

Sts. Simon and Jude Church | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: March 21, 2023 | 19:30 (Tue)
Venue: Sts. Simon and Jude Church
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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The Zemlinsky Quartet and its guests pays tribute to love, nation, refined chamber music

Antonín Dvořák praised his son-in-law Josef Suk for his String Quartet No. 1, calling it the best piece composed. After all, at the time it was written, Suk had already been working as a violinist of the famous Czech quartet for four years. Antonín Dvořák then declared about his own composition Cypresses: "Think of a young man in love - that's what's about!" Even the third composition of the evening can be declared a masterpiece, whose quality the composer was well aware of. He entered the work under the slogan "To my Nation" in a competition organized by the Art Forum and won...

Program: 

  • JOSEF SUK
    String quartet No. 1 in B flat major Op. 11
  • ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK
    Cypresses for soprano and string quartet (arr. Jiří Gemrot)
    String quintet in G major Op. 77

Performing: 

Jana ŠREJMA KAČÍRKOVÁ | soprano
Michal NOVÁK | double bass

ZEMLINSKY QUARTET:

František SOUČEK | violin I
Petr STŘÍŽEK | violin II
Petr HOLMAN | viola
Vladimír FORTIN | cello

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  • 20 min. intermission

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