Johann Sebastian Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier I.

Smetana House

June 2023
16. June 2023

A complete rendering of Part 1 of the cycle of twenty-four preludes and fugues for piano solo BWV 846 – 869, which Johann Sebastian Bach composed 300 years ago in Köthen. Produced for the Smetana’s Litomyšl Festival; Part 2 will be staged in 2024

“One not only enjoys the music of the Tempered Clavier, but becomes better through it. Joy, pain, whining, crying, laughter: all of these sound in it for us, but in such a way that the tones that express it take us from a world of unrest to a world of peace…”

Albert Schweitzer

Johann Sebastian Bach

Well-Tempered Clavier I. BWV 846 – 869


venue / Smetana House

Little Smetana gave his first concert in the summer palace in whose place now stands the city’s Neo-Renaissance cultural center.

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Shuttle service

To all festival ticket holders we offer free transports from/to their accommodation facility outside the town of Litomyšl in distance up to 20 km, and from the train station in Česká Třebová.

Marek Kozák
290 / 390 / 490 CZK
50% discount for health disability cards holders


presale from 27th 4.

1 intermission
Estimated end at 4.45 p.m.



Marek Kozák – piano

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