Besedni dum
Premiere of Ilena on 31 May 2007

Ondrej Tajovsky
Ondrej Tajovsky (photo: Tomas Trumpes)

Gaudeamus Choir
Gaudeamus Choir Brno

Brno Philharmonic
Brno Philharmonic

Photographs courtesy of Frantisek Nantl, Tomas Trumpes, Portal Cs. sbory and Nachtigall Artists

More photos from rehearsals:
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]


World Premiere

ILENA

Concert celebrating the 60th anniversary of Janacek Academy of Music

Thursday | 31 May 2007 at 19:30

Czech Republic | Brno - Besedni dum

Performers:

Kristina Vaculova | flute
Irena Lukacova | soprano
Vaclav Barth | tenor
Martin Frybort | bass
Roman Groszmann | reciter
Brno Academic Choir
Gaudeamus Choir Brno
Brno Philharmonic
Choir conductor: Katarina Maslejova
Orchestra conductors: Ondrej Olos, Jakub Zidek, Ondrej Tajovsky

Program:

Ivo Medek: Grain - Concerto for flute and orchestra (Brno premiere)
Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony No. 4
Vitezslava Kapralova: Ilena - cantata for soli, mixed chorus, orchestra, and reciter (world premiere), orchestration by Martin Kostas

Presenter:

Janacek Academy of Performing Arts, Faculty of Music (JAMU)

The world premiere of Ilena, op. 15, by Vitezslava Kapralova, was realized by the Janacek Academy of Performing Arts, Faculty of Music in Brno based on the impetus of the Kapralova Society that also financially assisted this project.

[program notes in czech]

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