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Program

15 May 2014 19:30

Bohemian Legends Series: Dvořák’s Cello Concerto and Suk’s Asrael Symphony

A rare opportunity to hear one of the large-scale masterpieces of the repertoire. Suk’s Asrael Symphony is a vast eulogy to his mentor Antonín Dvořák, and his own wife (Dvořák’s daughter). Before this, Truls Mørk performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto. Special offer of 20% discount on all tickets for Czech Centre fans. To apply enter promo code “BOHEMIA” at check-out stage online. Part of Bohemian Legends series conducted by Jakub Hrůša.

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Jakub Hrůša
is a Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Prague Philharmonia and Principal Guest Conductor of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

Photos: Jakub Hrůša

This event is organised as part of the YEAR OF CZECH MUSIC 2014 programme

2014 is a remarkable year for Czech music, with over sixty prominent Czech composers, performers and musical organizations celebrating anniversaries – from Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Leoš Janáček, Bohuslav Martinů and Josef Suk to Rafael Kubelík and Milada Šubrtová to the Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava.

Years ending with the number 4 have been traditionally recognised as years of music since 1924.

The Year of Czech Music 2014 programme has been initiated by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and Ministry for Regional Development with the objective to support projects promoting Czech music in the Czech Republic and abroad.

Venue:

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Date

15 May 2014 19:30

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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