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Festival of Baroque Arts in Český Krumlov 2012

Festival of Baroque Arts in Český Krumlov 2012

Nám. Svornosti 2
38101 Český Krumlov
Contact: Infocentrum

Telephone: +420 380 704 621

E-mail: vstupenky@ckrumlov.cz
WWW: www.festival.krumlov.cz

Location: Český Krumlov
Type: Highlights 2012 - Archiv

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After centuries, the timeless works of Baroque artists – architects and music composers – meet once again to create a one-of-a-kind cultural event.



Gala concert 20th anniversary of the entry of Český Krumlov in the UNESCO

Dates From - To
15.09.2012   (Sa)   Order 19:00

World Heritage List 290th anniversary of the birth and 230th anniversary of the death of Prince Josef Adam of Schwarzenberg (1722–1782), Duke of Krumlov

Hof-Musici Baroque Orchestra with Ondřej Macek, Artistic Director

Newly discovered cantata (ca. 1732) to celebrate the birthday of Josef Adam of Schwarzenberg, who is credited with the Baroque form of Český Krumlov as well as the decorations in the Masquerade Hall.

Where: Masquerade Hall, Český Krumlov Castle, Státní hrad a zámek, Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov

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Johann Adolf Hasse: Enea in Caonia

Dates From - To
21.09.2012   (Fr)   Order 17:00
22.09.2012   (Sa)   Order 19:00
23.09.2012   (Su)   Order 17:00

Contemporary World Premiere
Hof-Musici Baroque Orchestra; Castle Theatre Engineers
Director and Baroque gesture: Zuzana Vrbová
Artistic Director and Harpsichord: Ondřej Macek

Cast:Jana Dvořáková, Jana Bínová Koucká, Veronika Mráčková Fučíková,
Pavla Štěpničková, Pavel Valenta
Duration: 2.5 hours

Opera from one of the most important opera composers of the 18th century.
An episode from Aeneis by Publius Vergilius Maro.

Premiered in 1727 in Napoli on order of the Austrian Viceroy of Cardinal Michael Friedrich, Count of Althann. He was born in 1680 in Glatz (Kladsko in Bohemia), studied in Hradec Králové. His kinswoman Marie Anna Pignatelli, a charming and intelligent favourite of Emperor Charles VI, asked Court Architect Anton Erhart Martinelli to build new parts of the Vranov nad Dyji Castle (Frain an der Thaya) in South Moravia.

Where: Castle Baroque Theatre, Český Krumlov

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Concert of Austrian sacred music of the 17th century

Dates From - To
21.09.2012   (Fr)   Order 20:00

Dolce Risonanza (Austria), Florian Wieninger (Artistic Director)

Where: Egon Schiele Art Centrum, Široká 71, Český Krumlov, 38101, Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Saturday matinee: Baroque Chamber music

Dates From - To
22.09.2012   (Sa)   Order 11:00

Silva Rerum arte (Poland)

Where: Egon Schiele Art Centrum, Široká 71, Český Krumlov, 38101, Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Harpsichord recital

Dates From - To
22.09.2012   (Sa)

Claire Meyer (Belgium)

Where: Vlašský dvůr, Panská Street, Dlouhá 32, Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Baroque festive fireworks and illuminations

Dates From - To
22.09.2012   (Sa)   Order 21:30

Theatrum Pyrotechnicum (Český Krumlov),
Jiří Honc and Zdeněk Štěpánek;
PhDr. Pavel Slavko

Where: Castle Gardens, Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Sunday matinee: Organ recital

Dates From - To
23.09.2012   (Su)   Order 11:00

Austrian and Italian Baroque music performed on the unique instruments (1682) of Nicolaus Christeindl and Bernhard Wollerse
(Girolamo Frescobaldi, Johann Jakob Froberger, Georg Muffat, Johann Kaspar Kerll)
Performing: Jiřina Marešová (Czech Republic)

Where: Church St. Vitus, Horní 156, Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Final concert

Dates From - To
23.09.2012   (Su)   Order 13:00

Wind quintets of Viennese classicism on period instruments Ensemble Cinque Tarli (Austria), Andrea Straßberger (Artistic Director)

Where: Villa Bellaria, Český Krumlov castle gardens, Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




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