The Dvořák Society for Czech and Slovak Music

October 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.

We also use Twitter to publicise concerts and events. You can follow our tweets @DvorakSociety on Twitter.

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

3 October | 6.00pm
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kahánek, Kroutil, Bychkov
Concert for the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of Czechoslovakia: Traditional, Czech National Anthem,
Smetana: The Bartered Bride: overture, Polka, Furiant, Skočná
Martinů: Double Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani, H 271
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
VENUE: Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague


1, 2 October | 7.30pm
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Blomstedt
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
+ Berwald
VENUE: Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna


2 October | 8.00pm
Bamberger Symphoniker, Hrůša
Dvořák: The Golden Spinning Wheel, Symphonic poem, Op.109
Martinů: Violin Concerto no. 1
+ Brahms
VENUE: DR Koncerthuset: Concert Hall, Copenhagen


11,12,13 October | 8.00pm (7.00pm on 13th)
Zimmermann, Berliner Philharmoniker, Hrůša
Dvořák: The Golden Spinning Wheel, Symphonic poem, Op.109
Martinů: Violin Concerto no. 1
Janáček: Taras Bulba
VENUE: Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

19,21,26 October | Various
Bavarian State Opera, Young, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Janáček: From the House of the Dead
VENUE: Nationaltheater, Munich


6, 9, 11, 14, 17, 20, 22, 25 October | Various
Dutch National Opera, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Netopil
Janáček: Jenůfa
VENUE: Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam


3 October | 7.30pm
Bamberger Symphoniker, Hrůša, Zimmermann
Martinů: Violin Concerto no. 1
+ Howard, Brahms
VENUE: Gothenburg Concert Hall