The Dvořák Society for Czech and Slovak Music

DecEMBER 2018
International Diary

Performances and other events outside the United Kingdom

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This section of the website provides details of concerts, operas and festivals featuring Czech and Slovak composers and performers. In compiling these lists, we rely heavily on information supplied to us by event organisers and members of the Dvorak Society.

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Please note: We aim to provide accurate details but The Dvorak Society is not responsible for any changes to programmes made by event organisers or for errors in information provided. We would advise you to check with the event organiser or venue before making arrangements to attend an event.

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Finding more information about concerts and events featuring Czech and Slovak music and performers:

Every month there are numerous concerts and events in the UK, and around the world, which feature Czech and Slovak music and performers, but sadly we cannot list them all!

There are some additional online sources of information which are well worth checking for details of forthcoming classical concerts:

>  Chamber Music Plus
>  BachTrack
>  Concert Diary
>  Classical Events
and in the US
>  Instant Encore

And individual composers are featured on these sites
>  Kapralova Society
>  Korngold Society
>  Mahler Society

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Czech Republic

1 December | 11.00am
Prague National Theatre Opera, Chalupecky
Dvořák: The Devil and Kate (Cert a Kácal)
VENUE: National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz/en

4 December | 7.00pm
Prague National Theatre Opera, Štrunc
Dvořák: Rusalka
VENUE: Karlín Music Theatre, Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz/en/karlin-music-theatre

7 December | 5.00pm
Prague National Theatre Opera, Kyzlink
Janáček: The Excursions of Mr Brouček
VENUENational Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz/en

19,20,21 December | 7.30pm
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Zimmermann, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Hrůša
Dvořák: Te Deum
Gemrot: Resurrection of Light and Hope (world première)
Martinů: Violin Concerto no. 1
VENUE: Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague
>  www.rudolfinum.cz

28 December | 5.00pm
Prague National Theatre Opera, Jindra
Dvořák: Rusalka
VENUE: National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz/en

> Please note: There are many more performances featuring Czech music taking place during December 2018, especially outside the UK, and it is worthwhile checking some of the other listing sites mentioned on this website.

Austria

2, 3 December | 7.30pm
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Fischer
Dvořák: Legend no. 6 in C sharp minor, Op.59 no.6
Slavonic Dance no. 5 in A major, Op.46 no.5;
4 Sbory (Choruses): Nepovím (I Do Not Say It), Op.29 no.3;
Symphony no. 6 in D major, Op.60
VENUE: Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna
>  www.musikverein.at/en

Finland

8 December | 3.00pm
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Renes
Janáček: Sinfonietta, Op.60
VENUE: Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki
>  www.musiikkitalo.fi/en

France

5, 6 December | 8.30pm
Orchestre de Paris, Urbański, Batiashvili
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
VENUE: Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris
>  https://philharmoniedeparis.fr/en

11 December | 8.00pm
Leif Ove Andsnes
Janáček: On an Overgrown Path
VENUE: Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris
>  www.theatrechampselysees.fr/en/

Germany

1,9,12, 15 December | 7.30pm (6.30pm on 9th)
Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, Lavoie, Rhine Ballet
Ballet: Fantaisies (Urauffuhrung) by Remus Şucheană featuring Martinů Symphony No.6 (Fantaisies Symphoniques)
VENUE: Dusseldorf Opera House
>  https://operamrhein.de/en_EN/opernhaus-duesseldorf

5, 6 December | N/K
Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, Lavoie, Rhine Ballet
Ballet: Fantaisies (Urauffuhrung) by Remus Şucheană featuring Martinů Symphony No.6 (Fantaisies Symphoniques)
VENUE: Gutersloh Theatre
>  Not known

11,12 December | 8.00pm
Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra, Piollet
Martinů: Memorial to Lidice, H 296
VENUE: Konzerthaus, Dortmund
>  www.konzerthaus-dortmund.de

19 December | 8.00pm
Bell, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Măcelaru
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin
>  www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/

20, 22, 29 December | Various
Gnann, Ballet of Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin Deutsche Opera Children's Chorus, Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus & Orchestra
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
VENUE: Deutsche Oper Berlin
>  www.deutscheoperberlin.de/en_EN

Italy

15,16, 18, 19, 20 December | Various
Coro del Teatro di San Carlo, Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo, Valčuha
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
VENUE:Teatro di San Carlo, Naples
>  www.teatrosancarlo.it/en/spettacoli/katia-kabanova.html

Netherlands

6, 7 December | 8.15pm
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Aimard, Harding
Dvořák: Piano Concerto in G minor, Op.33
VENUE: Concertgebouw: Main Hall, Amsterdam
>  www.concertgebouw.nl/en/

Norway

9 December | 6.00pm
Leif Ove Andsnes
Janáček: On an Overgrown Path
VENUE: Oslo Opera House, Main Stage, Oslo
>  https://operaen.no/en/

Spain

7 December | 8.00pm
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, Herbig
Dvořák: Eight Slavonic Dances, Op.46
Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
>  www.ofgrancanaria.com

14, 15, 16 December | 8.00pm
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Ono, Bell
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
VENUE: L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona
>  www.auditori.cat/en

Sweden

8 December | 7.00pm
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Canellakis, Batiashvili
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
VENUE: Konserthuset Stockholm: Stora Salen
>  www.konserthuset.se/en

Switzerland

5, 6, 7 December | 7.30pm
Bell, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Hrůša
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
VENUE: Tonhalle Maag, Zürich
>  https://tonhalle-maag.ch/home-tm/

U.S.A

1 December | 8.00pm
Nézet-Séguin, Philadelphia Orchestra
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia
>  www.kimmelcenter.org