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Martinů. Monteverdi. Sibelius. Fauré

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Martinů. Monteverdi. Sibelius. Fauré

Remarkable evenings in the magical Lobkowicz Palace attract guests to special gatherings with the curators of the Lobkowicz Collections and to fascinating discussion about subjects connecting both history and the present. The guests have a unique opportunity to meet the PKF – Prague Philharmonia’s artists and management. Refreshments provided by the head chef of the Lobkowicz Palace and a glass of wine make a welcoming and friendly atmosphere that pervades the whole evening.

Programme

6.00 pm     Welcome drink and tour of the exhibition
6.30 pm     The curators of the Lobkowicz Music Collection reveal its treasures through enthralling story-telling
7.00 pm      Concert by the PKF – Prague Philharmonia and soloists in the Imperial Hall
8.15 pm      Meeting the artists with refreshments provided by the head chef of the Lobkowicz Palace   

Wednesday
24. April 2019, 7.00 pm
Start of subscription sales on 30 October 2018. Donor's tickets: CZK 4 000

 

CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI Lamento d'Arianna "Lasciatemi morire"
BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ Lamento d'Arianna from the opera Arianne H. 370
JEAN SIBELIUS Valse triste Op. 44 (from Kuolema)
GABRIEL FAURÉ selection of songs for soprano and orchestra
MAURICE RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin

Kateřina Kněžíková – soprano

 

A recipient of ‘Classic Prague Award 2018’, Kateřina Kněžíková is one of the most significant figures in the contemporary Czech opera scene. She studied at the Prague Conservatory (2007) and the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (2010). She has won numerous competitions (e.g. the Antonin Dvořák International Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary). She has guested at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre and at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava, the Theatre de Caen, Royal Opera of Versailles and Opera de Dijon. She has been a soloist of the National Theatre in Prague since 2006. Her repertoire includes Mozart and bel-canto roles such as Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Despina (Così fan tutte), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Adina (L’elisir d'amore), Juliette (Romeo et Juliette), Marguerite (Faust) and many others. She has worked with leading Czech and international musical groups such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Camerata Salzburg and the Czech Philharmonic. She has made recordings for Czech Radio, the MEZZO television channel and the RTFB International radio station in Belgium.

 

Start of subscription sales on 30 October 2018

The subscription for 1 person costs 16,000 CZK including VAT. The subscription covers all four concerts, a reserved seat in the hall and entry to all parts of the evening. The subscription is transferable. When purchasing the subscription you automatically become a member of the PKF – Philharmonia Club.

For reservations and further information contact:

Dana Syrová
director of the Lobkowicz subscription project
Phone +420 724 245 372
E-mail: syrova@pkf.cz

 

 

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