Solo for 100 Strings IV – Finale

Festival Hall

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June 2024
19:00
24. June 2024
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“The incredible project succeeded beyond expectations, and the conductor managed to get the orchestra to produce a compact dense sound from the ethereal fluttering pianos to the powerful fortissimo. All this with a heartfelt romantic flourish and energetic rhythmic potential.

Karla Hofmannová, 2019

The programme of the final part of this exceptional concert tetralogy includes:

Arcangelo Corelli
arr. Ettore Pinelli
Suite in D minor

Bedřich Smetana
The Fisherman
music for live scene

Leoš Janáček
Idyll for Strings
– (selection)

Alexander Glazunov
Theme and Variations for string orchestra

Jan Kučera
Pljeskavica – duel of orchestras
Premiere

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Fantasia On Greensleeves

Ilya Zeljenka
Musica Slovaca
for solo violin and string orchestra
on folk songs from Čičmany

Peteris Vasks
Musica serena
for string orchestra

Petr Iljič Čajkovskij
Memories of Florence Op. 70 – (selection)

Antonín Dvořák
Serenade in E major for strings, Op. 22 – (selection)


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venue / Festival Hall

The multifunctional hall was nominated for the European Union's Mies van der Rohe Award for Contemporary Architecture in 2007.

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Festival catalogue

A catalogue with all program details, Litomyšl tour guide with tourist tips how to get the most from your festival visit.

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Intermission table

Private table with sparkling wine and refreshments.

Served in castle garden nearby during intermissions or before the show.

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Programme

Programme booklet of a show

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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.

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Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín
Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc
Pardubice Chamber Philharmonic
Leoš Svárovský
conductor

This concert will be broadcast
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tickets

presale from 27th 4.

Ouverture at 6 pm in the Church of St. Anne
1 intermission
Estimated end at 9 pm

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performers

United String Sections Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice Conductor Leoš Svárovský

United String Sections
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc
Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Conductor Leoš Svárovský

United String Sections
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc
Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Conductor Leoš Svárovský

frequently asked questions

Where to park?
We recommend parking in the upper part of Smetana Square near the Marian Column. The Festival Hall is about a 5-minute walk away.

Where does the overture take place?
The lector’s introduction is prepared one hour before the start of the performance at St. Anne. You will pass the Baroque church with white plaster as you approach the Festival Hall.

Wheelchairs
We want do everything possible to make things easy for people in wheelchairs. To purchase tickets, please contact Jitka directly: nazdravetska@smetanovalitomysl.cz, +420 602 457 338.

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