Smetana’s Litomyšl National Festival Ceremonial Opening Concert

Smetana’s Litomyšl National Festival ⬩ Ceremonial Opening Concert

At the opening concert of the 65th anniversary edition of the Smetana Litomyšl Festival, the Czech Philharmonic will perform together with pianist Kirill Gerstein, winner of the prestigious Gilmore Artist Award. Listeners can look forward to three compositions by renowned composers - Bedřich Smetana, Sergei Rachmaninov and Antonín Dvořák.


Bedřich Smetana
Scherzo from Triumphal Symphony in E Major, Op. 6

Sergej Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto in C minor No. 2, Op. 18

Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Rhapsodies, Op. 45


Kirill Gerstein piano

Tomáš Netopil conductor

Czech Philharmonic

Litomyšl — Festival Hall

6/15/2023 Thursday 8:15 PM

Live stream

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