Concerts 2018-2019

MAY

May 4th, Mill Colonnade, 4:30 p.m.

FIRST COLLANADE CONCERT TO WELCOME IN THE SPA SEASON

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”

Jan Kučera – Conductor

May 4th, Karlovy Vary Municipal Theater, 7 p.m.

CARNEVAL OF ANIMALS

Untraditionally conceived piece of art work by Camille Saint-Saens

Karlovy Vary School of Art students musical & dance performance

accompanied by the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra with the chief conductor Jan Kucera

May 8th, Grandhotel Ambassador, 7:30 p.m.

PIANO RECITAL – MAREK KOZÁK

PETR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: Six Piano Pieces op. 19

SERGEI PROKOFIEFF: Sonata no. 2 in D minor op. 14

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Preludes op. 23 (selection)

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Études – Tableaux op. 39

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor op. 36

Marek Kozák – Piano

May 10, Spa III, 7:30 p.m.

CONCERT OF GRADUATES IN COOPERAT|ION WITH ZÜRCHER HOCHSCHULE DER KÜNSTE

BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ: Rhapsody – concerto for viola and orchestra

Jure Cerkovnik – Guitar

Loïc Abdelfettah – Viola

Marc Kissoczy – Conductor

May 17th, Spa III, 7:30 p.m.

ELEMENTARY ART SCHOOL OPEN

The talented students of elementary art schools

solo performances accompanied by the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra

JOSEPH HAYDN: Symphony no. 104 “Bagpipe” with the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra.

Jan Kučera – Conductor

May 23rd, Grandhotel Ambassador, 7:30 p.m.

MOZART / KUČERA / MENDELSSOHN BARTHOLDY

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Symphony no. 35 in D major KV385 “Haffner”

JAN KUČERA: Concerto pro piano and orchestra

FELIX MENDELSSOHN BARTHOLDY: Symphony no. 4 in A major op. 90 “Italian”

Jan Kučera – Piano

Martin Lebel – Conductor

May 30th, Grandhotel Pupp, 7:30 p.m.

BOSSI / STRAUSS

MARCO ENRICO BOSSI: Concerto for the organ and orchestra in A minor op. 100

RICHARD STRAUSS: Thus Spoke Zarathustra op. 30

Michaela Káčerková – Organ

Jan Kučera – Conductor

 

JUNE

THE BEETHOVEN DAYS FESTIVAL

June 5, Grandhotel Amabassador, 7.30 p.m.

OPENING CONCERT OF THE BEETHOVEN DAYS FESTIVAL

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Egmont, overture op. 84

FRYDERYK CHOPIN: Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 2 in F minor op. 21

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 4 in B flat major op. 60

Ivan Klánský – Piano

Petr Altrichter – Conductor

June 12, Spa III, 7.30 p.m.

PIANO RECITAL - SOFJA GÜLBADAMOVA

ROBERT SCHUMANN: Forest Scenes op. 82

RICHARD STRAUSS: Stimmungsbilder op. 9

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Bagatelles op. 119

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata no. 7 D major op. 10 no. 3

Sofja Gülbadamova - Piano

June 15, Mill Colonnade, 4.30 p.m.

COLONNADE CONCERT

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Egmont, overture

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Festival March

JULIUS FUČÍK: Entry of the Gladiators

EDWARD ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance Military March

PYOTR ILLYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: Marche Slave

BEDŘICH SMETANA: March of the Student Legions

JOHN PHILIPP SOUSA: Stars and Stripes Forever

JOHN PHILIPP SOUSA: The Liberty Bell

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Wellington’s Victory

Jan Kučera – Conductor

June 19, Hotel Imperial, 8.00 p.m.

CHAMBER CONCERT

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata for violincello and piano no. 4

GIOACCHINO ROSSINI Duet for violincello and double bass

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Sonata for violincello and piano

Martin Ondráček – Violoncello

Matthew Webber – Double bass

Jan Šimandl – Piano

June 21, Grandhotel Pupp, 7.30 p.m.

CLOSING CONCERT OF THE BEETHOVEN DAYS FESTIVAL

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis D dur op. 123 in D minor op. 123

Veronika Holbová – Soprano

Petra Vondrová – Mezzo-soprano

Jaroslav Březina – Tenor

David Nykl – Bass

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Brno

Petr Fiala – Choirmaster

Martin Lebel – Conductor

June 27, Rolava Complex, 7:00 p.m.

WE PLAY EVERYWHERE V.

For the fifth time the KSO will perform at an open air concert with a program composed of classic popular tunes.

Jan Mikoláš – Conductor

June 30, Hippodrome Holoubek, 14:00-14:20 p.m., 16:15-16:30 p.m.

KSO ON FESTIVAL RACES

KSO performance at the races at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Jan Kučera – Conductor

COLONNADE CONCERTS

June 24, Mill Colonnade, 4:30 p.m.

Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra

Jan Mikoláš - Conductor

June 25, Mill Colonnade, 4:30 p.m.

Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra

Jan Mikoláš – Conductor

June 26, Mill Colonnade, 4:30 p.m.

Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra

Jan Mikoláš - Conductor