Emmanuel Villaume, music director and chief conductor

Concert Archive

S2 In the Rhythm of Jazz – Jiří Stivín
Tue 14 November 2017, 7.30 pm
Experimental Space NoD / The Beauty of Today (S)

The foremost Czech jazz musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer Jiří Stivín talks about the place of jazz and swing on today’s musical scene. Is this music represented among young musicians?
Jiří Stivín, flute
Vladimír Strnad, piano
Hana Jarošová Kubisová, violin
Marta Hajšmanová, violin
Stanislav Svoboda, viola
Teodor Brcko, violoncello

 

K4 Muse’s Kiss or Cherchez la femme
Mon 13 November 2017, 7.30 pm
Czech Museum of Music / Chamber Music Series (K)

Giuseppe Tartini: Sonate for Viola and Piano No. 10 in G minor Op. 1 „Didone abbandonata“
Joseph Haydn: Cantata for Solo Voice and Piano „Arianna and Naxos“ H. 26b/2
Robert Schumann: Carnaval Op. 9 (selection)
Vítězslav Novák: Fairytale of the Heart for Mezzosoprano and Piano Op. 8
Johannes Brahms: Sonate for Viola and Piano No. 2 in A major Op. 100
Hana Jarošová Kubisová, violin
Lucie Hilscherová, mezzosoprano
Slávka Vernerová Pěchočová, piano

D2 / E2 Music and Nature
Sat 4 November 2017, 10 am and 12 pm
Dvořák Hall Rudolfinum / Concerts for Children (D/E)

The second concert will introduce compositions that find inspiration in nature. In Czech.

K3 Dvořák Trio
Mon 30 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Czech Museum of Music / Chamber Music Series (K)

Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 44 in E major Hob. XV:28
Bohuslav Martinů: Piano Trio No. 2 in D minor H 327
Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major Op. 100 D 929
Jan Fišer, violin
Tomáš Jamník, violoncello
Ivo Kahánek, piano

A3 Jakub Hrůša and Kateřina Kněžíková
Sun 22 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonora III, Overture  
Ludwig van Beethoven: Aria of Marzellina 'O, wär' ich schon mit dir vereint'
Bohuslav Martinů: Concerto for Piano Trio and Strings H.231
Bohuslav Martinů: Concertino for Piano Trio and Strings H.232
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 'Bella mia fiamma, addio' KV 528
Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Overture
Kateřina Kněžíková, soprano
Dvořák Trio
Jakub Hrůša, conductor

Double Bass’ Paganini
Tue 17 October 2017, 7 pm
Lobkowicz Palace – Prague Castle / PKF – Lobkowicz Series 2017

Antonio Rosetti: String Quartet Op. 6 No. 1 in A major, 1st movement (Allegro spiritoso)
Giovanni Bottesini: Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra No. 2 in B minor
Giovanni Bottesini: Duo Concertante for Violin and Double Bass
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor KV 183
Ödön Rácz, double bass
Jan Fišer, violin, artistic leader

D1 / E1 Music and Mood
Sat 14 October 2017, 10 am and 12 pm
Dvořák Hall Rudolfinum / Concerts for Children (D/E)

The first part of the series will highlight the role of music as the perfect vehicle of emotions and feelings – as an enchantress that has power over our mood at a particular moment. In Czech.

S1 The Power of Words – Zdenek Merta
Tue 10 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Experimental Space NoD / The Beauty of Today (S)

The producer, pianist, and composer Zdenek Merta will talk about the importance of text for composers. How can you tell a good lyricist, and what inspires them?

Zdenek Merta (vocals, piano), Kristýna Daňhelová (vocals), Lenka Říhová (piano), Quasi Trio

K2 Loveless Songs
Mon 9 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Czech Museum of Music / Chamber Music Series (K)

Ottorino Respighi: Song Cycle Deità silvane P. 107
Jan Novák: Orpheus et Eurydice for Soprano, Viola d’amore and Piano
Petr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Five Romances for Mezzosoprano and Piano
Petr Eben: Loveless Songs for Alto and Viola
Johannes Brahms: Zwei Gesänge for Alto, Viola and Piano Op. 91
Dagmar Mašková, viola
Michiyo Keiko, soprano
Eva Garajová, mezzosoprano
Jaroslav Šaroun, piano

A2 Suppé’s Great Mass
Sun 8 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

FRANZ VON SUPPÉ
Grosse instrumental Messe / Great Instrumental Mass
Marie Fajtová, soprano
Jana Hrochová, mezzo-soprano
Jaroslav Březina, tenor
Jiří Brückler, baritone
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Petr Fiala, choirmaster
Leoš Svárovský, conductor

Tour of China

Sat 23 September 2017, Zhengzhou – Zhengzhou Poly Theatre
Sat 25 September 2017, Zhuhai – Zhuhai Poly Theatre
Sat 27 September 2017, Quingtao – Qingdao Poly Theatre
Sat 29 September 2017, Zhuzhou – Zhuzhou Poly Theatre
Sat 1 October 2017, Wenzhou – Whenzhou Poly Theatre 
Sat 2 October 2017, Hefei – Hefei Poly Theatre
Bedřich Smetana: Hubička, Overture
Antonín Dvořák: The Wild Dove (Holoubek) Op. 110
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet. Overture-Fantasia
Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont, Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 ´Fate´

Leoš Svárovský, conductor
Zdeněk Müller, conductor

 

K1 Usurpator Tiranno or Love’s Woes in Early Baroque Songs
Mon 18 September 2017, 7.30 pm
Czech Museum of Music / Chamber Music Series (K)

Claudio Monteverdi: Interotte speranze. Concerto settimo libro madrigali / Pur ti miro. L´Incoronazione di Poppea
Giovanni Antonio Rigatti: Occhi miei. Musiche concertate op. 2
Girolamo Frescobaldi: Canzon Prima á 2 Canti. Canzoni da sonare, Libro primo. / Canzon Seconda á 2 Canti. Canzoni da sonare
Barbara Strozzi: Lagrime mie. Diporti di Euterpe op. 7
Tarquinio Merula: Su la cetra amorosa. Arie e capricci / Ciaccona à Canti
Giovanni Felice Sances: Usurpator tiranno. Cantade, Libro secondo / Lagrimosa beltà. Cantade, Libro secondo
Musica cum Gaudio

A1 Pastoral Opening
Sun 10 September 2017, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Anton Webern: Im Sommerwind
Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major Op. 68 'Pastoral'
Andrei Bondarenko, baritone
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor

Dvořák Prague – Opening Concert
Thu 7 September 2017, 8 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Dvořákova Praha

Antonín Dvořák: Stabat Mater Op. 58, B. 71
Kristine Opolais, soprano
Jana Kurucová, mezzo-soprano
Richard Samek, tenor
René Pape, bass
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Petr Fiala, chorus master
PKF – Prague Philharmonia
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor