Principal guest conductor Tomáš Netopil will be leading the Czech Philharmonic for the first time in Mozart’s Linz Symphony. However, the bulk of the programme will consist of a concert performance of Bohuslav Martinů’s one-act opera Ariane. It will be sung in the original French.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 36 in C major, K 425 “Linz” (26')
— Intermission —
Ariadne, concert performance of the opera, H 370 (45')
Simona Šaturová Ariane
Peter Kellner Thésée
Richard Samek Bouroun / Watchman
Jozef Benci Minotaur
Richard Novák Old Man
Prague Philharmonic Choir 6 youths of Athens
Šárka Csölle Knížetová choirmaster
Tomáš Netopil conductor
These concerts are supported financially by the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation.
The concert on 8 December 2023 is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the start of regular radio broadcasting in Czechoslovakia. The concert will be broadcast live on Czech Radio Vltava.