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Prague Spring 2019: Prague Symphony Orchestra & Alexander Vedernikov

Municipal House - Smetana Hall (Obecní dům - Smetanova síň), náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00

  • Music
  • classical music

When?

  • Tue 28. 5. 2019 20.00

Hearing Prokofiev’s cantata Alexander Nevsky is an electrifying experience. Its suggestive quality and dramatic spirit are timeless. The work also demonstrates the superlative standard of film music eighty years ago. The piece will be performed by one of the most sought-after conductors of Russian music, Alexander Vedernikov.

Programme

  • Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky Op. 78 (cantata for mezzo-soprano, choir and orchestra)

Interprets

  • Prague Symphony Orchestra
  • Alexander Vedernikov - conductor
  • Emmanuel Tjeknavorian - violin
  • Lucie Hilscherová - mezzo-soprano
  • Prague Philharmonic Choir
  • Jaroslav Brych - choirmaster

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