Czech Chamber Music Society Jakub Józef Orliński

Czech Chamber Music Society ⬩ Jakub Józef Orliński

The young Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński is making his professional debut in Prague. He has sung major roles of Baroque opera around the world in opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The sought-after soloist is known not only for his beautiful vocal tone, but also for his dance creations.

Czech Chamber Music Society


Johann Josef Fux
Non t’amo per il ciel (I love you not for the heaven), aria from the oratorio Il Fonte della Salute, Aperto dalla Grazia nel Calvario, K. 293

Henry Purcell
Music for a While 
Fairest Isle 
The Cold Song 
Strike the Viol 

Henryk Czyż 
Kochałem Panią (I loved you)
Na wzgórzach Gruzji (Over the Hills of Georgia) 
Ostatni raz (For the Last Time)

from the song cycle Pożegnania (Farewells)

Henry Purcell
Your awful voice I hear, from The Tempest

— Intermission —

Mieczysław Karłowicz
Nie płacz nade mną (Don't cry over me)
Z erotyków (From the Love Poems)
Mów do mnie jeszcze (Speak to me still)
Przed nocą wieczną (Before the eternal night)
Na spokojnym, ciemnym morzu (Upon the calm, dark ocean)
W wieczorną ciszę (In the evening stillness)
Zaczarowana królewna (An enchanted princess) 

from the song cycle 10 Pieśni (10 Songs), Op. 3

Stanisław Moniuszko
Łza (Tear) from the Home Songbook VII
Prząśniczka (Distaff) from the Home Songbook III

Georg Friedrich Handel
Amen Alleluja, antiphon in D minor, HWV 269


Jakub Józef Orliński countertenor 
Michał Biel piano 

Signing session

After the concert and a short break, we invite you to Jakub Józef Orliński's signing session, which will take place in the foyer (near the Bělohlávek Lounge).

Rudolfinum — Dvořák Hall

2/11/2024 Sunday 5:30 PM

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