Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic perform Má vlast on 17 November 2020 as a Velvet Revolution concert

Czech Philharmonic and Semyon Bychkov (chief conductor & music director) launch annual series commemorating the VELVET REVOLUTION with SMETANA’S MÁ VLAST in collaboration with Prague Spring International Music Festival  on Tuesday 17 November 2020 on Facebook at 7.15pm GMT (AVAILABLE ON DEMAND FOR 7 DAYS)

Semyon Bychkov (conductor) & Czech Philharmonic (c) Marco Borggreve

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The Czech Philharmonic will welcome capacity audiences for their forthcoming 125th season

CZECH PHILHARMONIC – 125th SEASON LAUNCH – 23 & 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

The Czech Philharmonic’s 125th season launches to capacity audiences on 23 September 2020. Conducted by Semyon Bychkov at the start of his third year as the Orchestra’s Chief Conductor and Music Director, the concert will open with Shostakovich’s First Piano Concerto with pianist Daniil Trifonov and trumpeter Selina Ott, and close with Mahler’s Symphony No.5. Earlier in the month on 4 and 5 September, Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic will open the 2020 Dvořák Prague International Music Festival with an all Dvořák programme featuring the Cello Concerto performed by the Czech Philharmonic’s Cello Principal Václav Petr and the New World Symphony.

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Olomouc Ensemble Shines in Quirky Così fan tutte at Prague’s Opera 2020 Festival

Czech RepublicCzech Republic Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Moravian Theater Olomouc / Miloslav Oswald (conductor). Moravian Theater Olomouc guest performance, Estates Theater Prague, 6.1.2020. (SS)

Così fan tutte (c) Daniel Schulz

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A diabolical double bill of Rachmaninoff at Prague’s Opera 2020 Festival

Czech RepublicCzech Republic Rachmaninoff, Francesca da Rimini & The Miserly Knight: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the F. X. Šalda Theater Liberec / Martin Doubravský (conductor), F. X. Šalda Theater guest performance, Národní Divadlo Prague, 5.1.2020. (SS)

Francesca da Rimini (c) Michaela Škvrňáková

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