Orchestral Series (A)

2017-2018 Season

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

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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

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

Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, 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: Leonora III, Overture
Kateřina Kněžíková, soprano
Dvořák Trio
Jakub Hrůša, conductor

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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
tbc, bassCzech 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 Paul McCreesh and British Music
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
Paul McCreesh, conductor

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

Maurice Ravel: Pavane for Dead Princess
Ludwig van Beethoven: Ah! Perfido Op. 65
Maurice Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye, Suite
Karita Mattila, soprano
conductor TBC

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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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