Czech Philharmonic New Year’s Concert

Czech Philharmonic ⬩ New Year’s Concert

For New Year’s Eve, the repertoire will reflect the start of the Year of Czech Music. For the occasion, conductor Jakub Hrůša has made a varied selection of Czech compositions with a solo opportunity for the violinist Jiří Vodička, and at the conclusion, the pianist Olga Kern will commemorate the 100th birthday of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

Duration of the programme 1 hour 30 minutes


Antonín Dvořák
Nocturne in B major, Op. 40

Antonín Dvořák
Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 11 (13')

Leoš Janáček
Lachian Dances (Selections) (6')

Antonín Dvořák
Mazurek for violin and orchestra, Op. 49 (6')

— Intermission —

Bedřich Smetana
The Bartered Bride, overture to the opera (7')

Oskar Nedbal
Valse triste from the ballet pantomime
The Tale of Simple Johnny (5')

Antonín Dvořák
Suite in A major, Op. 98b (8')
“American Suite”
movements I and V

George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue (16')


Olga Kern piano
Jiří Vodička violin

Jakub Hrůša conductor

Czech Philharmonic

Open the Year of Czech Music with us

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gift or cancellation vouchers are not accepted for these concerts.
Thank you for your understanding.

Concerts take place in collaboration with the Prague Sounds Festival.

Rudolfinum — Dvořák Hall

12/31/2023 Sunday 11:00 AM

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1/1/2024 Monday 3:00 PM

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1/1/2024 Monday 8:00 PM

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