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Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK: Absolute Tribute to Beethoven

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

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  • Wed 5. 2. 2020 19.30
  • Thu 6. 2. 2020 19.30

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In 2020, the world marks the 250th birthday of one of classical music's singular artists, Ludwig van Beethoven. Hence, the evening will be dedicated to this genius. The programme features the Egmont overture, the famous Fifth – Destiny Symphony and the Concerto Absolute Jest by the American composer John Adams, which was inspired by Beethoven’s late quartets. The Prague Symphony Orchestra will be joined by the excellent Bennewitz Quartet. 

Programme:

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Egmont, overture Op. 84

JOHN ADAMS: Absolute Jest for string quartet and orchestra

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 "Fate"

 

BENNEWITZ QUARTET

Jakub FIŠER | 1st violin, Štěpán JEŽEK | 2nd violin

Jiří PINKAS | viola, Štěpán DOLEŽAL | cello

PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Michael SANDERLING | conductor

 

 

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Information source: www.fok.cz