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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. 

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
Josef Bohuslav FOERSTER (* 30.12.1859)

Josef Bohuslav FOERSTER (* 30.12.1859)

155th anniversary of birth (1859 - 1951)


composer and pedagogue
TODAY, Czech Republic, Central-Bohemian Region, Beroun
Afflatus Quintet
TODAY, Czech Republic, Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) Region, Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad)
Gala opereta Strauss, Labitzký, Lehár
TODAY, Czech Republic, Prague
Wonderful Dvořák
TODAY, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
Feast of Strings - chamber concert
TODAY, Czech Republic, Moravian-Silesian Region, Ostrava
Excursions of Mr Brouček
TODAY, Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region, Teplice
In the enchanted forest - concert for schools
TODAY, Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region, Teplice
In the enchanted forest - concert for schools
TODAY, Czech Republic, Pilsen Region, Pilsen
The Chattering Slug
TODAY, Czech Republic, Pilsen Region, Pilsen
The Chattering Slug
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Moravian-Silesian Region, Ostrava
Ballads
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Prague
Josef Špaček plays Suk and Janáček - subscription concert
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Prague
Concert on the 80th birthday of composer Jan Klusák
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Prague
Concert of works by Czech composers
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
Bouquet of Flowers - From the fragrant flowers and weeds of bitter
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Moravian-Silesian Region, Ostrava
Year of Czech Music 2014 for children
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region, Teplice
In the enchanted forest - concert for schools
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region, Teplice
In the enchanted forest - concert for schools
TOMORROW, Czech Republic, South-Bohemian Region, České Budějovice
What is music made from? - concert for children and parents
23.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Barocco sempre giovane - subscription concert
23.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Josef Špaček plays Suk and Janáček - subscription concert
23.10.2014, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
Bouquet of Flowers - From the fragrant flowers and weeds of bitter
23.10.2014, Czech Republic, South-Moravian Region, Brno
The Bartered Bride
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Moravian-Silesian Region, Ostrava
The Devil´s Wall
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
The Czech Ballet Symphony II
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Pilsen Region, Pilsen
Wild Bara
24.10.2014, Mexico, Guanajuato
Glagolitic Mass
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Josef Špaček plays Suk and Janáček - subscription concert
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Wonderful Dvořák
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Prague
Pygmalion
24.10.2014, Czech Republic, Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) Region, Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad)
Festive Concert to the Anniversary of the Republic

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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