Emmanuel Villaume, music director and chief conductor

Orchestral Series (A)

2017-2018 Season

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M1 Sumi Jo, Emmanuel Villaume & PKF – Prague Philharmonia
Sun 17 December 2017, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

RICHARD STRAUSS
Metamorphosen
Ariadne auf Naxos, aria of Zerbinetta 'Grossmächtige Prinzessin'

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Die Zauberflöte, Overture and aria of Pamina 'Ach ich fühl’s'
No, no, che non sei capace KV 419
Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio! KV 418
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Overture
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, aria of Constanze 'Martern aller Arten'
Sumi Jo, soprano / Emmanuel Villaume, conductor

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A4 New Year’s Concert / The Czech Element
Fri 5 January 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Op. 62
Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor Op. 104
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major Op. 88
Daniel Müller-Schott, violoncello
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor

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A5 The Creation
Sat 20 January 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

JOSEPH HAYDN
Die Schöpfung Hob. XXI:2 / The Creation

Simona Houda-Šaturová, soprano
Paul Groves, tenor
Martin Snell, bass
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Petr Fiala, choirmaster
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor

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A6 Impression and Expression
Sun 4 February 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Claude Debussy: Petite Suite
Luciano Berio: Folk Songs 
Ondřej Štochl: Jin – Nostalgy and Hope (premiere of the version for vibraphone and orchestra)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major Op. 21
Angela Brower, mezzosoprano
Martin Opršál, vibraphone
Ilyich Rivas, conductor

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A7 Eroica
Sun 25 February 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Edward Elgar: Serenade for String Orchestra Op. 20
Benjamin Britten: Nocturne Op. 60
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 55 'Eroica'
Jeremy Ovenden, tenor
Rory Macdonald, conductor

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A8 Karita Mattila and Paul McCreesh
Sat 21 April 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, Chaconne from the Ballet Music KV 366
Ludwig van Beethoven: Ah! Perfido Op. 65
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 in G major Op. 55
Karita Mattila, soprano
Paul McCreesh, conductor

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A9 Cadence and Decadence
Wed 9 May 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Alexander Zemlinsky: Sinfonietta
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Songs Op. 4, 14, 21, 26, 38
Alban Berg: Lyric Suite
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major K 504 'Prague'
Dinara Alieva, soprano
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor

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A10 'Fate' for the Ending
Wed 27 June 2018, 7.30 pm
Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum / Orchestral Series (A)

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin, Overture
Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 'Fate'
Lucas Meachem, baritone
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor

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