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Simon Rattle for Year of the Czech music

Simon Rattle for Year of the Czech music

Magdalena Kožená for Year of the Czech music

Magdalena Kožená for Year of the Czech music

Jiří Bělohlávek - spot

Jiří Bělohlávek - spot

Three Czech Quartets

Three Czech Quartets

Premiere 5.10.2014, 7 p.m., Second premiere 26.10.2014, 7 p.m.

The Estates Theatre Prague

Vivat Musica!

Vivat Musica!

25.4.-9.11.2014, Veletržní palác

Exposition of pictures with motifs of music across the history. Prepared from the depository of the National Gallery in Prague. Organised to the Year of Czech Music 2014.

Opening concert with Brno Philharmonic

Opening concert with Brno Philharmonic

conducted by Jakub Hrůša.

Opening concert with Czech Philharmonic

Opening concert with Czech Philharmonic

from left side: Sir Simon Rattle, Magdalena Kožená, Davide Mareček (director of Czech Philharmonic) with his son, Jiří Bělohlávek, Jiří Balvín (Minister of Culture), Josef Špaček (violinist).

Opening concert with Czech Philharmonic

Opening concert with Czech Philharmonic

Sir Simon Rattle with Jiří Bělohlávek 

Mirandolina - oficial stage opening of the Year of Czech Music

Mirandolina - oficial stage opening of the Year of Czech Music

7.p.m. Estates Theatre Prague

Mirandolina by Bohuslav Martinů

Kateřina Kněžíková-Mirandolina

 

Sir Simon Rattle & Magdalena Kožená

Sir Simon Rattle & Magdalena Kožená

Partons of the Year of Czech Music 2014. 

Bohumír LIŠKA (* 2.10.1914)

Bohumír LIŠKA (* 2.10.1914)

90th anniversary of birth (1914 - 1990)


Czech conductor
František Ignác TŮMA (* 2.10.1704)

František Ignác TŮMA (* 2.10.1704)

240th anniversary of death (1704 - 1774)


Czech composer
Vilém BLODEK (* 3.10.1834)

Vilém BLODEK (* 3.10.1834)

180th anniversary of birth (1834 - 1874)


Czech composer, chorister and pedagogue

Jan Dismas ZELENKA (* 16.10.1679)

335th anniversary of birth (1679 - 1745)


Bohemian baroque composer
Pavel HAAS (✝ 17.10.1944)

Pavel HAAS (✝ 17.10.1944)

115th anniversary of birth (1899 - 1944)


Czech composer
Karel REINER (✝ 17.10.1979)

Karel REINER (✝ 17.10.1979)

25th anniversary of death (1910 - 1979)


Czech composer
Hans KRÁSA (✝ 18.10.1944)

Hans KRÁSA (✝ 18.10.1944)

115th anniversary of birth (1899 - 1944)


Czech composer of German-Jewish birth
Dalibor VAČKÁŘ (✝ 21.10.1984)

Dalibor VAČKÁŘ (✝ 21.10.1984)

30th anniversary of death (1906 - 1984)


Czech composer

Jan NOVÁK (✝ 11.11.1984)

30th anniversary of death (1921 - 1984)


Czech composer

Prague Small Philharmonic Orchestra (* 17.11.1994)

10th anniversary of foundation (1964)


František BENDA (* 22.11.1709)

František BENDA (* 22.11.1709)

295th anniversary of birth (1709 - 1786)


Bohemian composer, conductor, distinguish representative of the Czech musical classicism
František Vincenc KRAMÁŘ - KROMMER (* 27.11.1795)

František Vincenc KRAMÁŘ - KROMMER (* 27.11.1795)

255th anniversary of birth (1759 - 1831)


composer, conductor, distinguish representative of the Czech musical classicism
Hans KRÁSA (* 30.11.1899)

Hans KRÁSA (* 30.11.1899)

115th anniversary of birth (1899 - 1944)


Czech composer of German-Jewish birth
František Xaver RICHTER (* 1.12.1709)

František Xaver RICHTER (* 1.12.1709)

305th anniversary of birth (1709 - 1789)


Czech composer, violinist, distinguish representative of the early musical classicism

National Theatre in Brno (* 6.12.1884)


Škroup and Tyl´s Fidlovačka premiere (* 21.12.1834)

170th anniversary of premiere of Fidlovačka, written by Tyl and


Škroup, in which the Czech national anthem "Kde domov můj" was sung firstly
Jiří ŠLITR (✝ 26.12.1969)

Jiří ŠLITR (✝ 26.12.1969)

90th anniversary of birth (1924 - 1969)


Czech composer, pianist and artist, one of the couple of Suchý-Šlitr

Andrew Yin SVOBODA (✝ 29.12.2004)

10th anniversary of death (1977 - 2004)


Composer of czech-china orgin
TODAY, Czech Republic, Prague
The Jacobin
TODAY, Czech Republic, Olomouc Region, Olomouc
PhilHarmonia Octet - Kramář, Pärt, Mozart
TODAY, Czech Republic, Pilsen Region, Pilsen
The Bartered Bride
TODAY, Czech Republic, Prague
CD Edition: Janáček - Glagolitic Mass, The Eternal Gospel
TODAY, Czech Republic, Prague
CD Edition: J. D. ZELENKA Lamentation - the first Czech recording
TODAY, Czech Republic, Prague
Opening Concert on the 120th anniversary of the CCMS
TODAY - 30.11.2014, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
Bouquet of Flowers - From the fragrant flowers and weeds of bitter
TODAY - 31.12.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Causa: A New Country
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region, Teplice
Alfonso Scarano conducts Dvořák - subscription concert
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Prague
František Sušil and Jaroslav Hutka
TOMORROW, Brasilia, Vitória
Concert to the Year of Czech Music
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, South-Bohemian Region, České Budějovice
Trio Symbioza - subscription concert
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Prague
Opening concert of the Season 2014/2015
3.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Nine Sketches of Dvořák
3.10.2014, Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region, Děčín
Festival concert
3.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Wonderful Dvořák
3.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Olimpiade
3.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Opening concert of the Season 2014/2015
3.10.2014, Germany, Großschönau
Zemlinsky Quartet
4.10.2014, Czech Republic, Moravian-Silesian Region, Šilheřovice
Aerea Ensemble - chamber concert
4.10.2014, Czech Republic, Liberec Region, Liberec
Eva - 2nd premiere
4.10.2014, USA, Ann Arbor, Michigan
All Czech Recital
4.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Concert of contemporary music to the Year of Czech Music
4.10.2014, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
Rusalka
4.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Rusalka
4.10.2014 - 05.10.2014, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Boskovice
11th Biennale of Flute Ensembles
5.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Advent Stop-time
5.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Beethoven´s Ninth - A (V)oříšek to Crack* - subscription concert
5.10.2014, Czech Republic, Vysočina Region, Jihlava
HKPO and Štefan Margita in Jihlava
5.10.2014, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
The Fate

The year 2014 is a remarkable year for Czech music, with over sixty prominent Czech composers, performers, and musical organizations celebrating anniversaries – from Antonín DvořákBedřich SmetanaLeoš JanáčekBohuslav Martinů, and Josef Suk to Rafael Kubelík and Milada Šubrtová to the Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava. As the attentive public may be aware, years ending in the numeral 4 are recognized as “years of music.” The tradition is very long and started in the year 1924 with celebration of Smetana´s anniversary.

The Ministry of Culture CR in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and Ministry for Regional Development of the CR, initiated the 2014 Year of Czech Music program with the primary objectives of supporting projects promoting Czech music both at home and abroad.

Artistic partons of the programme are mezzo soprano Magdalena Kožená and chief conductor of Berliner Philharmoniker Sir Simon Rattle.

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