Sacconi Quartet London & Wihan Quartet

Castle Riding Hall

2.
July 2022
14:30
1. July 2022

In this already proven combination of two prominent chamber ensembles from the UK English and Czechia we will be treated to three string octets from the early compositional era of Mozart, Brahms and Shostakovich, but also a selection from The Art of the Fugue, which symbolically concludes the Bach XXII festival project for this year.

“Music with the intimacy of a string quartet and the sound colours of a chamber orchestra – that is the Octet in E flat major by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.”

Dita Hradecká

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Divertimento in F major KV 138


Johann Sebastian Bach / Sylvie Bodorová

Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten

The Art of Fugue for soprano, two string quartets and harp (selection)


Dmitrij Dmitrijevič Šostakovič

Two Pieces for String Octet Op. 11


Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

String Octet in E flat major Op. 20


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venue / Castle Riding Hall

Due to the golden color of the laminate material that dominates the room’s design – which includes a “tunable” ceiling – the castle’s riding hall has been given the nickname “the Amber Chamber.”

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V tomto ročníku se konaly tyto akce:

Carmina Burana & Pictures at an Exhibition      10. 6. 2022 / 20:00
Czech Philharmonic Piano Trio      10. 6. 2022 / 17:00
Klavírní trio České filharmonie      10. 6. 2022 / 17:00
Carmina Burana & Obrázky z výstavy      10. 6. 2022 / 20:00
Magical Inspiration – Johann & Antonio      11. 6. 2022 / 15:00
Magické inspirace – Johann & Antonio      11. 6. 2022 / 15:00
That Dream of Love...      11. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Ten lásky sen...      11. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Láska za časů romantismu      12. 6. 2022 / 14:30
BACH XXII | Bach nonstop      12. 6. 2022 / 10:00
Love in the Time of Romanticism      12. 6. 2022 / 14:30
Bach XXII | 
Oddíl I, 1 – 3: Bachovo mládí
     13. 6. 2022 / 10:30
Po Čajkovského b moll až na vrcholky Alp      14. 6. 2022 / 19:30
J. S. Bach: Umění fugy      15. 6. 2022 / 20:00
J. S. Bach: The Art of Fugue      15. 6. 2022 / 20:00
Zbigniew Preisner: Requiem for my friend      16. 6. 2022 / 20:30
Zbigniew Preisner: Rekviem za mého přítele      16. 6. 2022 / 20:30
Gala Musical      17. 6. 2022 / 20:30
Gala muzikál      17. 6. 2022 / 20:30
Jan Kučera: Perníková chaloupka      18. 6. 2022 / 13:30
Jan Kučera: Hansel and Gretel      18. 6. 2022 / 13:30
Jan Kučera: Perníková chaloupka      18. 6. 2022 / 16:00
Jan Kučera: Hansel and Gretel      18. 6. 2022 / 16:00
Georg Friedrich Händel: Mesiáš      18. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Georg Friedrich Händel: Messiah      18. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Sólo pro 100 smyčců III.      19. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Bach XXII | 
Slavná Mše svatá
     19. 6. 2022 / 09:00
Solo for 100 Strings III      19. 6. 2022 / 19:30
K2 – Twice Kateřina      19. 6. 2022 / 14:30
K2 – Dvakrát Kateřina      19. 6. 2022 / 14:30
And Love Again... & Midsummer Vigils      20. 6. 2022 / 20:00
A znovu láska... & Svatojánské vigilie      20. 6. 2022 / 20:00
And Love Again... & Midsummer Vigils      21. 6. 2022 / 20:00
A znovu láska... & Svatojánské vigilie      21. 6. 2022 / 20:00
Ensemble Esperanza      22. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Večer na zámku v Nových Hradech - Il Farnace      22. 6. 2022 / 20:00
Ensemble Esperanza      22. 6. 2022 / 19:30
Wihanovo kvarteto
Kaňková Lucie
Sacconi Quartet London
290 / 390 / 490 CZK 50% discount for health disability cards holders

tickets

presale from 27th 4.

1 Intermission Estimated end o the concert at 4 p.m.

invitation

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performers

Lucie Kaňková – soprano   Sacconi Quartet London Ben Hancox – violin 1, Hannah Dawson – violin 2, Robin Ashwell – viola, Cara Berridge – cello   Wihan Quartet Leoš Čepický – violin 1, Jan Schulmeister – violin 2, Jakub Čepický – viola, Michal Kaňka – cello

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