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CCMS – Subscription Series
Programme of 123rd season of the Czech Chamber Music Society includes four subscription series, with Bennewitz Quartet as the Residential Ensemble for the 2017/2018 season. Also appearing will be a number of renowned quartets, trios and young talented soloists.
The concerts within the Early Evening Concerts cycle will be given by brilliant artists too. The pianists Boris Krajný and Martin Kasík, the violinists Roman Patočka and František Novotný, the mezzo-soprano Markéta Cukrová, the Herold Quartet, Trio Martinů, and the reputable all-female Kalabis Quintet, to name but a few.
The Morning Concerts cycle will present the violinist Milan Al Ashhab and the pianist Adam Skoumal, both of them winners of prestigious international competitions. A joint concert will be given by the outstanding pianists Jan Bartoš and Miroslav Sekera. The other artists to perform within the cycle include the organist Aleš Bárta, the Prague Guitar Quartet, the Czech Trio, as well as the acclaimed Variace ensemble.
Morning Concerts with a variety of programming will offer not only the classic chamber ensembles such as chamber trios and a string quartet, but also organ music and appearances by the laureates of the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Competition in the fields of harpsichord and wind instruments.
The Bennewitz Quartet will be giving two concerts in this series as the ensemble-in-residence, and for one of them it has invited a foreign guest, the clarinetist Ib Hausmann. The ensemble Schola Gragoriana Pragensis with its artistic director David Eben will be offering a choral music performance of the highest quality.
In this series, the renowned Bennewitz Quartet will be introducing itself as the season’s ensemble-in-residence of the Czech Chamber Music Society. A Benefit Concert at Dvořák Hall for the construction of the organ at St Vitus’s Cathedral will unquestionably be a major event, with a performance by the organist Pavel Svoboda.