Subscription Series B • Six evening concerts


In the Subscription Series B, you will hear Bohuslav Martinů’s opera Ariane, the world première of piano concerto by Thomas Larcher played by Kirill Gerstein, two of Antonín Dvořák’s symphonies, Mahler’s First as well as a mix of other orchestral works and solo concertos. Among the conductors are Semyon Bychkov, Jakub Hrůša and Tomáš Netopil.

Subscription Series B

Subscription Series B also offers a concert performance of an opera – Ariane by Bohuslav Martinů under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Tomáš Netopil and with soprano Jessica Muirhead in the lead role. Kirill Gerstein will give the world première of a piano concerto by Thomas Larcher. Two of Antonín Dvořák’s symphonies will be performed along with Mahler’s First Symphony, and besides that there will be a nice variety of other orchestral compositions and instrumental concertos. Conductor Juanjo Mena and harpist Jana Boušková are preparing a special Spanish programme. Violinist Karen Gomyo and violist Lawrence Power will be appearing before the Prague public for the first time. Famous, popular soloists Jan Mráček and Gautier Capuçon will also be on hand. Besides the conductors mentioned above, Chief Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Semyon Bychkov will prepare three other programmes, and principal guest conductors Jakub Hrůša and Tomáš Netopil will present two.

B1 — Czech Philharmonic • Karen Gomyo


Dvorak Hall

What's on

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in G Major, KV 216 (24')

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36 (35')

Concert without intermission.

Performers

Karen Gomyo violin

Semyon Bychkov conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Czech Philharmonic Karen Gomyo

B2 — Czech Philharmonic • Ariane


Dvorak Hall

What's on

Bohuslav Martinů
Ariane, a lyric opera in one act, H 370, concert performance of the opera (35')
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Antonín Dvořák
Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Op. 60 (41')

Performers

Jessica Muirhead soprano
Zoltan Nagy baritone
Richard Samek tenor
Jozef Benci bass
Peter Mikuláš bass

Members of the Prague Philharmonic Choir
Lukáš Vasilek choirmaster

Tomáš Netopil conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Czech Philharmonic Ariane

B3 — Czech Philharmonic • Semyon Bychkov


Dvorak Hall

What's on

Richard Strauss
Don Quixote, Op. 35, symphonic poem (38')
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Sergei Rachmaninoff
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 (40')

Performers

Gautier Capuçon cello
Lawrence Power viola

Semyon Bychkov conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Czech Philharmonic Semyon Bychkov

B4 — Czech Philharmonic • Jana Boušková


Dvorak Hall

What's on

Joaquín Turina
Danzas fantásticas, op. 22 (17')

Joaquín Rodrigo
Concierto de Aranjuez (arranged for harp) (21')
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Claude Debussy
Iberia, Part II of the cycle Images pour orchestre (20')

Maurice Ravel
Bolero (13')

Performers

Jana Boušková harp

Juanjo Mena conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Czech Philharmonic Jana Boušková

B5 — Czech Philharmonic • Jakub Hrůša


Dvorak Hall

What's on

Leoš Janáček
The Wandering of a Little Soul, Violin Concerto (12')

Josef Suk
Triptych, Op. 35 (24')
Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale ‘Saint Wenceslas’, Op. 35a (8')
Legend of the Dead Victors, Op. 35b (9')
Towards a New Life, Op. 35c (7')
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Bedřich Smetana
Triptych (47')
Richard III, Op. 11 (14')
Wallenstein’s Camp, Op. 14 (16')
Hakon Jarl, Op. 16 (17')

Performers

Jan Mráček violin

Jakub Hrůša conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Czech Philharmonic Jakub Hrůša

B6 — Czech Philharmonic • Kirill Gerstein


Dvorak Hall

What's on

Thomas Larcher
Piano Concerto (world première) (30')
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Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 1 in D Major

Performers

Kirill Gerstein piano

Semyon Bychkov conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Czech Philharmonic Kirill Gerstein

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