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22nd International Organ Festival - Eternal Intentions

Basilica of St James (Bazilika sv. Jakuba), Malá Štupartská 635/6, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00

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When?

7. 9. 2017
19.00

St. James Basilica´s Organ from 1705 is the largest organ in Prague and second largest in the Czech Republic. If you would like to experience pure magic whilst listening to the highly praised Organ, you are in the right place!

Programme:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in E minor BWV 548
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
La Nativité du Seigneur/ The Nativity of the Lord
La Vierge et l´Enfant / The Virgin and Child
Desseins éternels / Eternal Designs

Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Sixth Symphony in G minor Op. 42/2
Allegro – Adagio – Intermezzo – Cantabile - Final

Soloist:
Linda Sitkova studied Organ at the Prague Conservatory, at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague with prof. Jan Hora and then at Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart with prof. Joan Laukvik. She has been awarded prestigious prizes at international competitions in Czech Republic and abroad: She won the Opava competition in 2000, took 1st place at Mühlheim competition in 2004, received honourable mention at Prague Spring Organ Competition in 2006 and 2nd prize at the St. Albans competition (UK) in 2009, etc. Besides her regular solo concerts both in her home land and abroad she also co-operates with prestigious Czech orchestras, choirs and chamber ensembles.

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