Festival Janáček a Luhačovice
Leoš Janáček
The 29th Janáček and Luhačovice Festival will take place from 12 to 17 July 2021

PROGRAM OF JANÁČEK AND LUHAČOVICE FESTIVAL



Monday 18/7/2011

4.30 pm FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONY
with participation of guests of honour
Performers: Brass Harmony Brno
Bust of Leoš Janáček under the Spa Theatre
7.30 pm OPENING CONCERT
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín
Žerotín Academic Choir Olomouc
Soloists: Petra Šimková - soprano, Eliška Weissová - alto, Michal Lehotský - tenor, Jiří Sulženko - bass, Petr Rajnoha - organ
PROGRAM: L. Janáček: Glagolitic Mass
Holy Family Church

Tuesday 19/7/2011

7.30 pm RECITAL OF VIOLIN VIRTUOSO PAVEL ŠPORCL
best-known young Czech violinist who has won several important prizes and awards and gives concerts all over the world. Pavel Šporcl as the only one of young Czech violinists was included by world reputable critic Henry Roth in his book "Violin Virtuosos: From Paganini till the 21st century".
PETR JIŘÍKOVSKÝ - piano accompaniment
PROGRAM: L. Janáček, A. Dvořák, B. Smetana, B. Martinů
Spa Theatre

Wednesday 20/7/2011

7.30 pm JAROSLAV TŮMA ORGAN CONCERT
Jaroslav Tůma has been awarded the first prizes in organ improvisation competitions in Nuremberg in 1980 and in Dutch Haarlem in 1986. He is also the laureate of numerous interpretation organ competitions, such as A. Bruckner's in Linz in 1978, Prague Spring in 1979, J. S. Bach's in Leipzig in 1980 and many others. His rich concert activities have brought him to the majority of European countries, including Island, the USA, Canada, Japan, Mongolia, Singapore or Republic of South Africa.
Concert guest: LIBĚNA SÉQUARDTOVÁ, oboe,
she ranks among best players in her specialization, not only in the Czech Republic. She played as the soloist with all major Czech orchestras and with some foreign orchestras abroad (Liverpool, Salzburg, Luxembourg) - Royal Philharmonic Liverpool, Solistees europeenes Luxembourg, etc.).
PROGRAM: F.X.Thuri, L.Janáček, G.P.Telemann, J.S.Bach, B.Britten, L.J.A.Lefébure-Wély
Holy Family Church

Thursday 21/7/2011

7.30 pm HRADIŠŤAN AND JIŘÍ PAVLICA
Hradišťan with its artistic leader Jiří Pavlica is a unique ensemble of high artistic and interpretation qualities, with unusually broad genre reach and untraditional repertoire, initially inspired predominantly by folklore. Jiří Pavlica has led Hradišťan and its music to above genre musical interpretation and introduced his special approach in tens of projects, including Rákoš Rákoczy - a scenic collage based on Leoš Janáček's original ballet.
Spa Theatre

Friday 22/7/2011

7.30 pm RECITAL OF EVA URBANOVÁ
the first lady of Czech opera who has ranked among the stars of the National Theatre in Prague for almost twenty years and has won laurels abroad. Major awards of Eva Urbanová include the Thalia Award for Kostelnička in Janáček's Jenůfa and American Grammy Award for the recording of Celeste Aida: Famous Opera Arias. Her recording of Fibich's Šárka under the baton of Sir Charles Mackerras was nominated for Grammy in 2001. Eva Urbanová sings in various world opera houses, including Milan La Scala and Metropolitan Opera in New York, where she made her debut in 1998.
DAVID ŠVEC - piano accompaniment
PROGRAM: Best Opera Arias - L. Janáček, A. Dvořák, G. Verdi, G. Puccini, B. Smetana
Spa Theatre


ACCOMPANYING PROGRAM:

LEOŠ JANÁČEK - PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
Exhibition of photographs of L. Janáček, prepared by the Moravian Museum in Brno.

HUKVALDY, birthplace of Leoš Janáček
Trip to Hukvaldy, the birthplace of Leoš Janáček.

The organizers reserve the right to change the programme.
Lazne Luhacovice, a.s., Lazenske namesti 436, 763 26 Luhacovice, Czech Republic, Phone: +420 724 585 773, E-mail: hrbacova@lazneluhacovice.cz