The Dvořák Society for Czech and Slovak Music

MARCH 2019
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 March | 7.30pm
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kožená, O'Neill, Rattle
Dvořák: The Golden Spinning Wheel, Symphonic poem, Op.109
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
VENUE: Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague
>  www.rudolfinum.cz

14, 15, 16 March | 16 mat
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Robertson
Martinů: Sinfonietta La Jolla, H 328
VENUE: Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague
>  www.rudolfinum.cz

19 March | 7.00pm
Prague National Theatre Opera, Jindra
Dvořák: Rusalka
VENUE: National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz

24,27 March | 7.00pm
Prague National Theatre Opera, Kyzlink
Janáček: Jenůfa
VENUE: National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz

24 March | 11.00am
Prague National Theatre Opera, Jindra
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
VENUE: National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague
>  www.narodni-divadlo.cz

Austria

4 March | 7.30pm
Karklina, Ensemble Kontrapunkte, Keuschnig, Conductor
Janáček: Capriccio for Piano Left Hand and Winds
VENUE: Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna
>  www.musikverein.at

17 March | 7.30pm
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jansons
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna
>  www.musikverein.at

Canada

10 March | 3.00pm
Grosvenor
Janáček: Piano Sonata 1. X. 1905 "From the Street"
VENUE: Palais Montcalm: Salle Raoul-Jobin, Quebec
>  www.palaismontcalm.ca/salles/salle-raoul-jobin/

France

1 March | 8.00pm
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, Trinks
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Salle Érasme, Strasbourg
>  www.strasbourg-events.com

2 March | 8.00pm
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Urbański, Bell, Metzger, Viallon, Saint-Yves, Benlolo
Martinů: Quartet for clarinet, horn, cello and side drum H.139
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
VENUE: Maison de la radio: Auditorium, Paris
>  www.maisondelaradio.fr

10 March | 3.30pm
Choeur de l'Opéra de Dijon, Duquesnois
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op.58
VENUE:Église Notre-Dame de Dijon, Dijon
>  www.diocese-dijon.com

18 March | 8.30pm
Faust, Richter, London Symphony Orchestra, Haitink
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Mahler: Symphony no. 4 in G major
VENUE: Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris
>  https://philharmoniedeparis.fr

Germany

2, 8, 16, 22, 24, 30 March | 7.30pm; 3.00pm on 24th Frankfurt Opera, Soltesz
Smetana: Dalibor
VENUE: Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurt Opera
>  www.oper-frankfurt.de

6 March | 7.30pm
Boulez Ensemble, Michael Barenboim, Shani, Baborák
Janáček: Concertino for two violins, viola, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano VENUE: Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin
>  https://boulezsaal.de/

8, 13, 16, 22, 25 March | 7.00pm
Semperoper Dresden, Netopil
Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná nevěsta)
VENUE: Semperoper Dresden
>  www.semperoper.de/en/

10, 13, 16, 22, 24, 28, 30 March | Various
Oper Köln, Gedschold, Chor der Oper Köln, Gürzenich Orchestra
Dvořák: Rusalka
VENUE: Oper Köln: Staatenhaus Saal 2, Cologne
>  http://www.oper.koeln

12 March | 7.30pm
Widmann, Lonquich
Janáček: Violin Sonata
VENUE: Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin
>  https://boulezsaal.de/

21, 22 March | 8.00pm
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Hrůša
Janáček: From the House of the Dead: instrumental suite
VENUE: Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig
>  http://www.gewandhausorchester.de

30 March | 8.00pm
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Canellakis
Dvořák: The Noon Witch (Polednice), Symphonic poem, Op.108
VENUE: Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin
>  www.berliner-philharmoniker.de

31 March | 6.00pm
North West German Philharmonic, Städtischer Musikverein Gütersloh, Berning
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op.58
VENUE: Stadthalle: Grosser Saal, Gütersloh
>  www.stadthalle-gt.de

Italy

14, 15, 16 March | Various
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Gardiner
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma: Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome
>  www.auditorium.com

Ireland

29 March | 7.30pm
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Vengerov (Conductor)
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
VENUE: National Concert Hall, Dublin
>  www.nch.ie

Japan

3 March | 3.00pm
Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, Olivieri-Munroe
Dvořák: Othello: Overture, Op.93
Smetana: String Quartet no.1 in E minor 'From my life' (arr. George Szell)
VENUE: Hiroshima Bunka Gakuen (HBG) Hall, Hiroshima

Netherlands

15 March | 5.00pm
Lahav Shani, Igor Gruppman, Charlotte Potgieter, Roman Spitzer, Julien Hervé, Martin van de Merwe, Pieter Nuytten
Janáček: Concertino for two violins, viola, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
VENUE: De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam
>  www.dedoelen.nl

22 March | 8.15pm
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jansons
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Concertgebouw: Main Hall, Amsterdam
>  www.concertgebouw.nl

Norway

28 March | 7.00pm
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mena
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen – suite
VENUE: Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo
>  www.oslokonserthus.no

Spain

9 March | 8.00pm
Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi, Zukerman
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
>  www.euskalduna.eus

11 March | 8.00pm
Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi, Zukerman
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Kursaal Auditorium, San Sebastián
>  www.kursaal.eus

14 March 7.30pm Orquesta de Valencia, Tebar
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Palau de la Musica: José Iturbi, Valencia
>  www.palauvalencia.com/es/

20 March | 7.30pm
Orquestra de Cadaqués, Robertson
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid
>  www.auditorionacional.mcu.es/es

21 March | 8.00pm
Orquestra de Cadaqués, Robertson
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Palau de la Música, Barcelona
>  www.palaumusica.cat/ca/

U.S.A

1, 2 March | 8.00pm
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Elder, Peter Serkin
Dvořák: The Noon Witch (Polednice), Symphonic poem, Op.108
Suk: Scherzo Fantastique, Op.25
Janáček: Sinfonietta, Op.60
VENUE: Music Hall, Cincinnati
>  www.cincinnatiarts.org/music-hall

1, 2 March | 8.00pm on 1st; 1.30pm on 2nd
Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra Nelsons, Opolais, Urmana, Popov, Anger
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op.58
VENUE: Symphony Hall, Boston
>  www.bso.org

1, 2 March | 7.30pm
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Blomstedt
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City
>  https://nyphil.org/

7, 9, 10 March | 8.00pm; 3.00pm on 10th
Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Afkham
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago
>  www.cso.org

7 March | 8.00pm
Schiff
Janáček: In the Mists
VENUE: Carnegie Hall: Stern Auditorium, New York City
>  www.carnegiehall.org

8 March | 7.30pm
Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Afkham
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
VENUE: Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton
>  www.wheaton.edu

23, 24 March | N/K
Milanov, Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: Alexander Hall: Richardson Auditorium, Princeton
>  https://richardson.princeton.edu/

25 March | 2.00pm & 7.30pm
Evren Ozel, Josef Špaček jr, Cong Wu, Ani Aznavoorian, Xavier Foley, Barry Crawford, Hassan Anderson, Vadim Lando, Karl Kramer, Frank Morelli
Fiala: Bassoon Quartet no. 3 in F Major
Smetana: From My Homeland: two duos for violin and piano, T 128
Foerster: Nonet in F major, Op.174 (Op.147)
Dvořák: Piano Trio no. 2 in G minor, Op.26
VENUE: Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, New York City
>  www.goodshepherdfaith.com/

28, 30 March | 7.00pm on 28th; 8.00pm on 30th
National Symphony Orchestra. Abrams
Dvořák: In Nature's Realm (V prírode) Overture, Op.91 VENUE: Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington
>  www.kennedy-center.org