Advent Concerts • Four afternoon concerts


Popular Advent concerts take place in the Suk Hall of the Rudolfinum on all four Advent Sundays at 3 p.m. You can look forward to exciting programmes prepared by chamber ensembles of the Czech Philharmonic musicians and their guests. We also invite you to enjoy a pre-concert cup of coffee in Café Rudolfinum.

Advent Concerts

AK1 — Advent Concert I • Czech Carols and Rorates


Suk Hall

What's on

František Xaver Thuri

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

Georg Friedrich Händel

Czech Carols and Rorates

Performers

Jana Brožková oboe
Vladislav Borovka oboe
Jiří Zelba oboe
Tereza Doubravské oboe
Vojtěch Jouza oboe
Ondřej Roskovec bassoon
Jaroslav Kubita bassoon
Tomáš Františ bassoon
Martin Petrák bassoon
Olga Dlabačová harpsichord

Double Reed Orchestra

Ensemble of the Czech Double Reed Instrument Society

En Arché Chamber Choir

Vojtěch Jouza conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Advent Concert I Czech Carols and Rorates

AK2 — Advent Concert II • Czech Philharmonic Cimbalom Ensemble


Suk Hall

What's on

Zdeněk Zelba
Ciocarlia on Romanian motifs

Folk songs, carols, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Moravian, Polish, Romani, Slovak, and Jewish songs

Performers

Czech Philharmonic Cimbalom Ensemble

Zdeněk Zelba and Václav Prudil violin
Jan Jouza viola
Jan Holeňa cello
Jaromír Černík double bass
Jiří Zelba oboe, English horn, recorders
Markéta Riesová cimbalom

Taťána Roskovcová singing

Photo illustrating a concert - event Advent Concert II Czech Philharmonic Cimbalom Ensemble

AK3 — Advent Concert III • Carols and Christmas songs arranged by Jaroslav Krček


Suk Hall

What's on

Carols and Christmas songs arranged by Jaroslav Krček

Performers

Czech Philharmonic Quartet
Leoš Čepický violin I
Viktor Mazáček violin II
Jiří Poslední viola
Jakub Dvořák cello

Musica Bohemica
Jaroslav Krček artistic director and conductor

Photo illustrating a concert - event Advent Concert III Carols and Christmas songs arranged by Jaroslav Krček

AK4 — Advent Concert IV • Dvořák goes to Jazz


Suk hall

What's on

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
Largo from the Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 ("From the New World”)

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
Pastorale from the Czech Suite, Op. 39

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Jakub Dvořáček
Slavonic Dance No. 4 in F major, Op. 46

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Jakub Dvořáček
Slavonic Dance No. 2 in E minor, Op. 46

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
In Nature’s Realm, concert overture, Op. 91
Carnival Overture, Op. 92

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
Humoresque, Op. 101

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
The Water Goblin, symphonic poem, Op. 107

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
Slavonic Dance No. 8 in A flat major, Op. 72

Antonín Dvořák / arr. Tomáš Kopáček
Adagio from the Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

Performers

Czech Philharmonic Jazz Band

Tomáš Kopáček artistic director, clarinet, tenor saxophone
Jaroslav Halíř trumpet
Lukáš Moťka trombone
Petr Ries double bass
Jan Keller cello
Jakub Dvořáček piano
Michal Kostiuk baritone saxophone
Jan Prchal percussion

Photo illustrating a concert - event Advent Concert IV Dvořák goes to Jazz

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