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January 2018

1 Monday

*62* MK 4.1 GREETINGS FROM VIENNA TO THE WORLD

*62* MK 4.1 GREETINGS FROM VIENNA TO THE WORLD

Cultural center Babylon
Hall Stadion, Kounicova 20

4:00 PM

New Year’s concert           


JOHANN STRAUSS Jr., GUSTAV MAHLER, RICHARD STRAUSS, HECTOR BERLIOZ, LEONARD BERNSTEIN and others


Brno Philharmonic, conductor Caspar Richter


• A celebration of the Brno Philharmonic’s 62nd birthday in a traditional New Year’s concert, this time, however, in the Stadion Hall and, given the hall’s smaller capacity, performed twice (the afternoon concert has a shortened programme) • Popular waltzes, polkas and well-known melodies from Vienna and elsewhere under the baton of Caspar Richter, a regular guest conductor of the Philharmonic

*62* MK 4.2 GREETINGS FROM VIENNA TO THE WORLD

*62* MK 4.2 GREETINGS FROM VIENNA TO THE WORLD

Cultural center Babylon
Hall Stadion, Kounicova 20

8:00 PM

New Year’s concert          


JOHANN STRAUSS Jr., GUSTAV MAHLER, RICHARD STRAUSS, HECTOR BERLIOZ, LEONARD BERNSTEIN and others


Brno Philharmonic, conductor Caspar Richter


• A celebration of the Brno Philharmonic’s 62nd birthday in a traditional New Year’s concert, this time, however, in the Stadion Hall and, given the hall’s smaller capacity, performed twice (the afternoon concert has a shortened programme) • Popular waltzes, polkas and well-known melodies from Vienna and elsewhere under the baton of Caspar Richter, a regular guest conductor of the Philharmonic

2 Tuesday

3 Wednesday

4 Thursday

5 Friday

Tour České Budějovice

Tour České Budějovice

Tour

7:00 PM

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6 Saturday

7 Sunday

8 Monday

9 Tuesday

10 Wednesday

11 Thursday

*62 FS 2 A Quiet before the storm

*62 FS 2 A Quiet before the storm

Cultural center Babylon
Hall Stadion, Kounicova 20

7:00 PM

 


Philharmonic at the Stadion Hall


CLAUDE DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, BENJAMIN BRITTEN Violin Concerto, Op. 15, JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39


Milan Paľa violin, Brno Philharmonic, conductor James Feddeck


• Captured in music, the atmosphere of a hot summer afternoon as experienced by the mythological demigod, resting on a seashore and reminiscing about his loves, or, a representative fin-de-siècle work and the most famous opus by the French impressionist Claude Debussy (1862-1918), inspired by Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem, reminds us of the hundredth anniversary of its composer’s death • One of Benjamin Britten’s earlier concertos, finished during his stay in the USA and dedicated to the Spanish violinist Antonio Brosa, premiered by the New York Philharmonic in 1939 and responding to the anxieties of the times, in particular, the Spanish civil war • Written in 1899, the First Symphony by Finland’s foremost composer, imbued with Nordic colour and melancholy romanticism • Milan Paľa, the exceptional Slovak violinist living in Brno • James Feddeck, winner of the prestigious Solti conductors’ competition in 2013, an up-and-coming American conductor whose renown is growing worldwide

12 Friday

*62 FS 2 B Quiet before the storm

*62 FS 2 B Quiet before the storm

Cultural center Babylon
Hall Stadion, Kounicova 20

7:00 PM

Philharmonic at the Stadion Hall


CLAUDE DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, BENJAMIN BRITTEN Violin Concerto, Op. 15, JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39


Milan Paľa violin, Brno Philharmonic, conductor James Feddeck


• Captured in music, the atmosphere of a hot summer afternoon as experienced by the mythological demigod, resting on a seashore and reminiscing about his loves, or, a representative fin-de-siècle work and the most famous opus by the French impressionist Claude Debussy (1862-1918), inspired by Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem, reminds us of the hundredth anniversary of its composer’s death • One of Benjamin Britten’s earlier concertos, finished during his stay in the USA and dedicated to the Spanish violinist Antonio Brosa, premiered by the New York Philharmonic in 1939 and responding to the anxieties of the times, in particular, the Spanish civil war • Written in 1899, the First Symphony by Finland’s foremost composer, imbued with Nordic colour and melancholy romanticism • Milan Paľa, the exceptional Slovak violinist living in Brno • James Feddeck, winner of the prestigious Solti conductors’ competition in 2013, an up-and-coming American conductor whose renown is growing worldwide

13 Saturday

14 Sunday

15 Monday

16 Tuesday

17 Wednesday

*62 JWM 3 Nitai Hershkovits

*62 JWM 3 Nitai Hershkovits

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

JAZZ & WORLD MUSIC (III)


The concert is sold out, we offer tickets to Standing+.


piano Nitai Hershkovits


Formerly pianist of choice to the Israeli bassist and singer Avishai Cohen, who enjoys an immense popularity in this country. Hershkovits’s solo performance will offer unmatchable virtuosity and music that does not recognise stylistic or creative boundaries. 


 


 

*62 JWM 3 Nitai Hershkovits - Standing+

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

JAZZ & WORLD MUSIC (III)


Standing+:  Before you start the concert, you will settle for any vacant places - anywhere in the hall. If they are not, tickets are standing on the balcony center. Ticket price is a single 200 CZK.


piano Nitai Hershkovits


Formerly pianist of choice to the Israeli bassist and singer Avishai Cohen, who enjoys an immense popularity in this country. Hershkovits’s solo performance will offer unmatchable virtuosity and music that does not recognise stylistic or creative boundaries. 


 

18 Thursday

*62 FBD II 2 A Early music of the 20th century

*62 FBD II 2 A Early music of the 20th century

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

Philharmonic at home II “Classical and modern”


HANS WERNER HENZE I sentimenti di Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach for flute, harp and strings, MAURICE RAVEL Introduction and Allegro for harp and small orchestra, CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH Flute Concerto in A major, Wq. 168, H. 438, ALFRED SCHNITTKE Requiem for soloists, mixed choir and instrumental ensemble 


Kateřina Englichová harp, Petr Pomkla flute, Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno, choir director Petr Fiala, Brno Philharmonic, conductor Stefan Veselka harpsichord (Bach)


• Solo for a leading Czech harpist and the first flautist of the Brno Philharmonic • C. P. E. Bach in two ways: a flute concerto and an orchestral transcription of his Fantasia-Sonata for violin and piano (with concertante parts for flute and harp) by H. W. Henze, an important 20th-century composer • Originally incidental music for Schiller’s drama Don Carlos, Alfred Schnittke’s work is conceived as a requiem that is being celebrated against the backdrop of the events occurring on stage • Choir accompanied by Schnittke’s favourite combination of instruments, including a large battery of percussion, electric and bass guitar, celesta, piano and organ

19 Friday

*62 FBD II 2 B Early music of the 20th century

*62 FBD II 2 B Early music of the 20th century

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

Philharmonic at home II “Classical and modern”


HANS WERNER HENZE I sentimenti di Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach for flute, harp and strings, MAURICE RAVEL Introduction and Allegro for harp and small orchestra, CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH Flute Concerto in A major, Wq. 168, H. 438, ALFRED SCHNITTKE Requiem for soloists, mixed choir and instrumental ensemble 


Kateřina Englichová harp, Petr Pomkla flute, Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno, choir director Petr Fiala, Brno Philharmonic, conductor Stefan Veselka harpsichord (Bach)


• Solo for a leading Czech harpist and the first flautist of the Brno Philharmonic • C. P. E. Bach in two ways: a flute concerto and an orchestral transcription of his Fantasia-Sonata for violin and piano (with concertante parts for flute and harp) by H. W. Henze, an important 20th-century composer • Originally incidental music for Schiller’s drama Don Carlos, Alfred Schnittke’s work is conceived as a requiem that is being celebrated against the backdrop of the events occurring on stage • Choir accompanied by Schnittke’s favourite combination of instruments, including a large battery of percussion, electric and bass guitar, celesta, piano and organ

20 Saturday

*62 MK 5 THE MOZART EFFECT

*62 MK 5 THE MOZART EFFECT

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

5:00 PM

A concert (not only) for expectant parents


WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Così fan tutte, overture, K588, TOMASO ALBINONI Adagio in G minor, JOSEPH HAYDN Symphony No. 103 in E flat major, Hob. I:103 “Drumroll” (1st movement), GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Concerto for Organ and Orchestra in F major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV292 (1st movement), JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV1068, KARL DITTERS von DITTERSDORF Sinfonia Concertante for Viola, Double Bass and Orchestra in D major (2nd and 1st movements), WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 “Haffner” (4th movement)


Petr Pšenica viola, Marek Švestka double bass, Petra Andrlová organ, Brno Philharmonic, conductor Zdeněk Nádeníček, presenter Marina Stejskalová


• The Mozart effect as the human ability to remember positive emotional experiences • Presented by a music therapist, baroque and classical music has beneficial effect on expectant parents and their children • A concert that all lovers of the most classic of classics will appreciate

21 Sunday

22 Monday

23 Tuesday

24 Wednesday

*62 FBD I 2 A Romantic fairy-tales

*62 FBD I 2 A Romantic fairy-tales

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

 


Philharmonic at home I


CARL MARIA von WEBER Der Freischütz, overture, ANTONIO CARTELLIERI, Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in B flat major (modern premiere), FRANZ SCHREKER Der Geburststag der Infantin, dance pantomime after Oscar Wilde’s fairy-tale


Emil Drápela clarinet, ProART Companyartistic director Martin Dvořák choreography, Brno Philharmonic, conductor Robert Kružík


• Overture to the first German Romantic opera (premiered in 1821 in Berlin) with a fairy-tale story, taking place perhaps somewhere in Šumava (Bohemian Forest) • A modern premiere of a Clarinet Concerto by Antonio Cartellieri (1772-1807), Beethoven’s contemporary, a composer, violinist and Kapellmeister in service of the Lobkowicz family at the Eisenberg chateau (today Jezeří u Litvínova) • A fairy-tale pantomime with graceful, secessionist music by Franz Schreker (1878-1934) written in 1908 for the celebrated Vienese dancer, Grete Wiesenthal • Dance performance by ProART Company, choreographed by Martin Dvořák

25 Thursday

*62 FBD I 2 B Romantic fairy-tales

*62 FBD I 2 B Romantic fairy-tales

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

Philharmonic at home I


CARL MARIA von WEBER Der Freischütz, overture, ANTONIO CARTELLIERI, Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in B flat major (modern premiere), FRANZ SCHREKER Der Geburststag der Infantin, dance pantomime after Oscar Wilde’s fairy-tale


Emil Drápela clarinet, ProART Companyartistic director Martin Dvořák choreography, Brno Philharmonic, conductor Robert Kružík


• Overture to the first German Romantic opera (premiered in 1821 in Berlin) with a fairy-tale story, taking place perhaps somewhere in Šumava (Bohemian Forest) • A modern premiere of a Clarinet Concerto by Antonio Cartellieri (1772-1807), Beethoven’s contemporary, a composer, violinist and Kapellmeister in service of the Lobkowicz family at the Eisenberg chateau (today Jezeří u Litvínova) • A fairy-tale pantomime with graceful, secessionist music by Franz Schreker (1878-1934) written in 1908 for the celebrated Vienese dancer, Grete Wiesenthal • Dance performance by ProART Company, choreographed by Martin Dvořák

26 Friday

*62 FBD I 2 C Romantic fairy-tales

*62 FBD I 2 C Romantic fairy-tales

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

Philharmonic at home I


CARL MARIA von WEBER Der Freischütz, overture, ANTONIO CARTELLIERI, Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in B flat major (modern premiere), FRANZ SCHREKER Der Geburststag der Infantin, dance pantomime after Oscar Wilde’s fairy-tale


Emil Drápela clarinet, ProART Companyartistic director Martin Dvořák choreography, Brno Philharmonic, conductor Robert Kružík


• Overture to the first German Romantic opera (premiered in 1821 in Berlin) with a fairy-tale story, taking place perhaps somewhere in Šumava (Bohemian Forest) • A modern premiere of a Clarinet Concerto by Antonio Cartellieri (1772-1807), Beethoven’s contemporary, a composer, violinist and Kapellmeister in service of the Lobkowicz family at the Eisenberg chateau (today Jezeří u Litvínova) • A fairy-tale pantomime with graceful, secessionist music by Franz Schreker (1878-1934) written in 1908 for the celebrated Vienese dancer, Grete Wiesenthal • Dance performance by ProART Company, choreographed by Martin Dvořák

27 Saturday

28 Sunday

29 Monday

30 Tuesday

62. KC SPH 4 Evening Piano Trio

Besedni dum
Concert Hall

7:30 PM

JOSEPH HAYDN Piano Trio no. 44 E major Hob. XV: 28, WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Piano Trio no. 5 B major KV 502, LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN Piano Trio no. 7 B major Op. 97 "Grand Ducal"


Lobkowicz trio


 

31 Wednesday

.BCO 4 From Czechoslovakia

DUmB / Besední dům
Malinovského / Komenského nám.

7:30 PM

BAKLA, MRKVIČKA, LEJAVA – songs on demand BCO


violin Milan Paľa

1 Thursday

2 Friday

3 Saturday

4 Sunday

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