Jan Kučera, Jan Ryant Dřízal, Jiří Gemrot, Sylvie Bodorová: A Bohemian Pilgrim (world premiere)

17. 6. 2018 Autor: default_author

15 June 2018, Castle Courtyard, Litomyšl

Smetana's Litomyšl

A Bohemian Pilgrim, Cantata for narrator, baritone, children's choir, mixed choir and orchestra to a libretto by Vojtěch Stříteský and poems by František Hrubín, Jiří Orten, Josef Václav Sládek, Josef Kainar, Karel Hlaváček, Josef Hora and Jaroslav Seifert (world premiere to a commission from the 60th year of the Smetana's Litomyšl National Festival on the centenary of the declaration of the republic)

I. Prologue. Bohemia – Jan Kučera

II. On the Road – Jan Ryant Dřízal

III. A Prayer – Jiří Gemrot

IV. Epilogue. Time – Sylvie Bodorová

Jan Šťastný – narrator, Adam Plachetka – baritone, JITRO Czech Children's Choir (choirmaster Jiří Skopal), Prague Philharmonic Choir (choirmaster Lukáš Vasilek), Czech Philharmonic, cond. Tomáš Netopil

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Jan Kučera, Jan Ryant Dřízal, Jiří Gemrot, Sylvie Bodorová: A Bohemian Pilgrim (world premiere)

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