Concert in celebration of the Velvet Revolution Anniversary

17. 11. 2017 - 7:00 PM

The Great Auditorium of Carolinum, Ovocný trh, Prague 1


At the invitation of the Charles University Rector´s Office we will participate in the gala concert at the occasion of the Velvet revolution (17 November 1989) anniversary. The evening will be hosted by an excellent actor Petr Kostka, who will read former Czech president Václav Havel´s reflections on the topic of the 17th November.
The music will mainly be dedicated to Czech composers – Dvořák, Foerster, Lukáš etc.


Josef Bohuslav Foerster: Píseň česká
Zdeněk Lukáš: Requiem (a selection)
Antonín Dvořák: V přírodě (a selection)
Antonín Dvořák: Biblické písně (a selection)

Performed by:

Petr Kostka – narration

Jan Kalfus – organ
Charles University Choir

Conducted by Jakub Zicha