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100 Minutes among the Notes

An intergenerational musical encounter

Czech Philharmonic

The program for children is based on a musical part but also on a spoken word that will be given in Czech language only. The program will not be supplied with English subtitles.

Education programs
Duration of the programme 1 hod 40 min
For children and parents
Programme

This special musical performance brings together different generations, different musical approaches, and different instruments bringing music to life. The music is created by a group effort on the spot, and it can never be repeated. What role does music play in finding a shared language? And through rhythm, harmony, and melody, can music lead us to understand each other better or to a happier life?

 

Taking part in the performance are participants in the project Through Music to Ourselves, which is taking place at certain schools and in families. The programme is led by the teacher, musician, and author of the concept Ondřej Tichý, who says: “We often teach children what something looks like, how something is pronounced or spelled, or how a note is played. But then there is very little time left for passing on to children the ability to overcome obstacles, to be satisfied with themselves, to establish contact with another person, or to hold on to joyful feelings. Although words sometimes are not enough, there remains only one possibility: a personal example here and now.”

Through Music to Ourselves is a music education concept that opens up music to various generations and familiarises participants with the principles of playing an instrument, the use of the voice, elementary composing, and improvisation through practical playing.

It encompasses individual instruction, encounters in families, programmes at schools, auxiliary programmes for children and adults, musical workshops, and performances. “I am deeply convinced”, says Ondřej Tichý, “that music opens up completely different possibilities for us and can be a special help in the family, education, and the lives of each of us.”

Performers

Odnřej Tichý
the teacher, musician, and author of the concept

Photo illustrating the event 100 Minutes among the Notes An intergenerational musical encounter
Rudolfinum — Suk Hall
9 Nov 2019  Saturday — 2.00pm
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10 Mar 2020  Tuesday — 4.30pm
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4 May 2020  Monday — 4.30pm
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Tickets: CZK 150 (adult), CZK 100 (child).

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