25th anniversary season

Martinů. Monteverdi. Sibelius. Fauré

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.


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   

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
 – artistic leader

Czech audiences will never forget her performance in Don Giovanni, conducted by Plácido Domingo. However, this charming singer with a beautiful voice has many other successful international highlights to her name such as her work with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg and the theatre houses in Caen, Brussels, Versailles and Dijon. Until recently her core repertoire mainly consisted of Mozart’s operas, but she has been gradually adding Bel canto works from the 19th and 20th centuries. She divides her time between her career as an opera and concert singer, and she was the recipient of the Classic Prague Award 2018 for her chamber project with the harpist Kateřina Englichová. On the first evening we will hear her captivating soprano voice in an incredibly beautiful repertoire — the impressionist-styled songs of Gabriel Fauré and the laments of Ariadne in versions by Claudio Monteverdi and Bohuslav Martinů.


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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