In May and June 2014, the Czech Philharmonic will be touring South Korea and China. Under the baton of Chief conductor Jiří Bělohlávek, the orchestra will perform in Seongnam, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

Concert programme includes pieces by Dvořák, Smetana, Brahms, von Weber and Beethoven. In Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, the orchestra will be joined by the renowned English pianist Paul Lewis.

<p><strong>26. 5. 2014 / SOUTH KOREA / SEONGNAM</strong></p> <ul> <li>B.&nbsp;SMETANA:&nbsp;<em>Vltava, symphonic poem from “My Country”</em></li> <li>J.&nbsp;BRAHMS:&nbsp;<em>Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15</em></li> <li>A.&nbsp;DVOŘÁK:&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>28. 5. 2014 / SHANGHAI</strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="line-height: 18px;">C.&nbsp;M. von WEBER: <em>Der Freischütz, overture</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 18px;">J. BRAHMS:</span><span style="line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;<em>Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 18px;">A. DVOŘÁK:</span><span style="line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60</em><br /></span></li> </ul> <p><strong>31. 5. 2014 / BEIJING</strong></p> <ul> <li>B.&nbsp;SMETANA:&nbsp;<em>Vltava, symphonic poem from “My Country”</em></li> <li>J.&nbsp;BRAHMS:&nbsp;<em>Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15</em></li> <li>A.&nbsp;DVOŘÁK:&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>1. 6. 2014 / BEIJING</strong></p> <ul> <li>C.&nbsp;M. von WEBER:&nbsp;<em>Der Freischütz, overture</em></li> <li>L. van BEETHOVEN: <em>Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37</em></li> <li>A. DVOŘÁK:&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 „From the New World“</em></li> <li></li> </ul> <p><strong>4. 6. 2014 / HONG KONG</strong></p> <ul> <li>B. SMETANA:&nbsp;<em>Vltava, symphonic poem from “My Country”</em></li> <li>J. BRAHMS:&nbsp;<em>Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15</em></li> <li>A. DVOŘÁK:&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>3. 6. 2014 / HONG KONG</strong></p> <ul> <li>C. M. von WEBER: <em>Der Freischütz, overture</em></li> <li>L.&nbsp;van BEETHOVEN:&nbsp;<em>Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37</em></li> <li>B. MARTINŮ:&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 4, H. 305</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>6. 6. 2014 / GUANGZHOU</strong></p> <ul> <li>B. SMETANA:&nbsp;<em>Vltava, symphonic poem from “My Country”</em></li> <li>J. BRAHMS:&nbsp;<em>Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15</em></li> <li>A. DVOŘÁK:&nbsp;<em>Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60</em></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><span style="line-height: 18px;"><strong>Paul LEWIS</strong>&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 18px;">– piano</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 18px;"><strong>Jiří BĚLOHLÁVEK</strong>&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 18px;">– conductor</span></li> </ul>