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:
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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
Choirmaster: 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, op. 15. Cantata for soli, mixed choir, orchestra, and reciter (orchestration completed by Martin Kostas). World premiere.

Presenter:

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

The world premiere of Ilena was made possible by the Janacek Academy of Performing Arts in Brno and the Kapralova Society that initiated and financially assisted the project. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Ministry of Education (Program na podporu rozvoje a inovace studijnich programu). The performance was recorded by the Czech Radio and is available to broadcasters.

[program notes in czech]

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