Carmina Burana – unusually with wind orchestra

30. 10. 2015 - 5:00 PM

Smetana Hall in the Municipal House, Republic square 5, Prague 1

Dutch Royal Symphonic Wind Orchestra Koninklijke Sophia’s Vereeniging is coming to Prague at the end of October with Carl Orff´s Carmina Burana, a famous piece based on satirical, amorous and drinking texts sang by medieval minstrels. Since 1937, when the piece was composed, it´s been successfully performed all over the world. Unorthodox interpretation with wind orchestra and 90 voices in one of the most beautiful concert halls in Prague is an event not to be missed. The concert is under the patronage of the Charles University rector prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, DrSc., MBA.

Programme:
Carl Orff (1895-1982): Carmina Burana
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Symphony no. 1 (3rd and 4th movement)

Performed by:
soprano – Lucie Silkenová
countertenor – Jan Mikušek
baritone – Jakub Tolaš

Koninklijke Sophia’s Vereeniging (NL) – Heinz Friesen
Charles University Choir Prague (CZ) – Jakub Zicha
Children choir Radost Prague (CZ) – Vladislav Souček, Jan Pirner

conducted by Jos Schroevers