Anniversary concert for Lubomír Brabec

5/6/2018 from 7:30pm Dvořák’s Hall Rudolfinum

Anniversary concert for Lubomír Brabec


Program:

  • Antonín Dvořák Polka from Czech Suite
  • Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in D minor for Viola, Guitar and Strings
  • Georg Friedrich Händel Concerto in B minor for Harp, Guitar and Strings
  • Joaquín Rodrigo Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez
  • Gioacchino Rossini La scala di seta, Overture
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Pamina´s and Papageno´s Duet from Magical Flute
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart La ci darem la mano from Don Giovanni
  • Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op. 8 No. 2 „Summer“
  • Josef Mysliveček Allegro from Tre nocturni
  • Giacomo Puccini O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
  • César Franck Panis Angelicus

  • Lubomír Brabec, guitar and guests:
  • Gabriela Beňačková, soprano
  • Kateřina Englichová, harp
  • Jitka Hosprová, viola
  • Roman Janál, baritone
  • Alžběta Poláčková, soprano
  • Pavel Šporcl, violin
  • Cancioneta Praga, choirmaster Lukáš Jindřich

Lubomír Brabec

Guitarist Lubomír Brabec is undoubtedly one of today’s top Czech performers. An important point in his career represents a year 1974 when he succeeded in the International guitar competition in Paris. In 1980 he received a scholarship by the British Government and continued in his studies at Royal Academy of Music and in world-renowned Early Music Centre. Lubomír Brabec has his own style and a varied repertoire. Frequently, he appears as a guest in a various TV shows and in radio studios. He cooperates with a number of prestigious orchestras, singers and soloist all around the world. He has also captivated a wide audience with his departures into the world of popular and jazz music. Nevertheless, the apex and cornerstone of his activities has always been a classical music. He is also famous for his unconventional traveling and sport activities. In 1997 he became the first musician in the world to perform a concert in Antarctica.

Gabriela Beňačková

Kateřina Englichová

Kateřina Englichová, a graduate from Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and a winner of Pro Musicis International Award in New York. She has collaborated with many famous artists and ensembles such as Mstislav Rostropovič, Josef Suk, Pavel Šporcl, Ivan Ženatý, Vilém Veverka, Pražák Quartet, Wihan Quartet etc. For a number of years she played with the Philadelphia Orchestra and had the opportunity to collaborate with conductors such as sir Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Michael Tilson-Thomas, Seiji Ozawa. She has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, the Hongkong City Chamber Orchestra and the Budapest Symphony Orchestra. In 1998, she made her debut in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York. Other distinguished venues where she has played include the Beethoven Saal in Bonn, Théâtre de l’Athénée in Paris, Auditorio de Nacional de la Musica in Madrid and Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic.

Jitka Hosprová

Roman Janál

Alžběta Poláčková

Pavel Šporcl

Cancioneta Praga