Famous Organ Concerts

Tue, Apr 16 2024, 19:00
St. Francis Church
No assigned seating
Total price 550 CZK
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A monastery Baroque church of St. Francis next to Charles Bridge have a long tradition of organ concerts.

Enjoy GREAT ARIAS with organ in St. Francis church. This is a popular organ concert becouse of unique dramaturgy and high artistic level. Enjoy a rich sound of baroque organ together with solo instruments or vocal!

Listen to festive fanfares, played by two trumpeters in stylized costumes on the heraldic trumpets thirty minutes before beginning of the concert at the staircase of the church.

Imagine going back in time to hear the music just as in Mozart's times. Spend an evening in the beautiful baroque interior of St. Francis of Assisi Church in the heart of Prague, listening to the city’s second oldest organ from 1702, delicately restored to its original baroque tuning. You will hear esteemed Czech musicians perform famous baroque pieces interleaved by other exquisite musical treasures. Usually three artists perform at the concerts – soloists of our prominent opera and orchestra bodies, pedagogues of the Academy of music and drama and Prague conservatory.

Ave Maria and other famous arias Mozart, Bach, Dvořák, Händel, Schubert, Seger, Gounod, Franck, Vivaldi

Famous organ together with two Czech soloists. The program consists of the pieces of famous baroque, classicism and Czech composers.

Soloists:
Ludmila Vernerova - soprano
Vladimir Rejlek - trumpet
Josef Popelka - organ

Duration: 60 minutes