27th season
BREAKING THE SILENCE
PKF — LOBKOWICZ series L

Dvořák. Voříšek

L1
Dvořák. Voříšek

Remarkable evenings in the magical Lobkowicz Palace attract guests to special gatherings with the curators of the Lobkowicz Collections and to a 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     Stories from the Arts - curators of the Lobkowicz Palace lecture on art collections
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   

Thursday
24. June 2021, 7.00 pm
Start of subscription sales on 13 November 2020. Donor's tickets: CZK 5000


ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK:
 Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185

JAN VÁCLAV HUGO VOŘÍŠEK: Symphony in D major, Op. 24

Peter Kellner – bass/bassbaritone

Jan Fišer – artistic leader

 

“When I first heard opera singing, I immediately knew I had to learn it!”

Already at the beginning of his so far short career, the young Slovak singer Peter Kellner has already performed as a soloist in all professional opera houses in Slovakia. Abroad, he multiplied his success and credited his performances at the Graz Opera, the Vienna State Opera or the Royal Opera House and Wigmore Hall in London. He has given concerts with leading ensembles such as the Camerata Salzburg, the Vienna Philharmonic and the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Experts predict him a long career for his immeasurable talent.

In the opening concert of the PKF - LOBKOWICZ Series, we will offer two jewels of Czech music. Biblical Songs, the intimate and idiomatic late work of Antonín Dvořák, incurred during the composer's stay in the USA. These songs were created in just three weeks and the author's spontaneous mastery, as well as his sincere faith, is directly tangible in it. Symphony in D major by Jan Václav Hugo Voříšek, who was appreciated during his studies also by Ludwig van Beethoven, is the composer's only symphony. At the same time, however, it is one of the most admired works of this composer, organist and pianist, who has a crucial place in the Czech music history as a representative of the turn of classicism and romanticism periods.

 

 

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. Start of subscription sales on 13 November 2020.

Contact us to make a reservation:
Dana Syrová

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

 

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