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 13/7/2015

4.00 pm FESTIVAL GALA OPENING
Featuring Brass Harmony Orchestra from Zlín.
Leoš Janáček bust
7.30 pm OPENING CONCERT
Michaela Fukačová - cello
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra
Stanislav Vavřínek - conductor

Michaela Fukačová, presently one of the leading cellists, has been living in Denmark for many years. Nevertheless she is in contact with the Czech culture. She is a sought-after solo player at many international festivals and a holder of many awards. www.fukacova.com


Municipal Community Centre MěDK Elektra

Tuesday 14/7/2015

7.30 pm WIHAN QUARTET
Leoš Čepický - first violin
Jan Schulmeister - second violin
Jakub Čepický - viola
Aleš Kaspřík - cello

In 2015, Wihan Quartet will celebrate 30th anniversary of its establishment. During its career, the Wihan Quartet gained an outstanding reputation for the interpretation of its native Czech heritage and of the many classical, romantic and modern masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire. The quartet participated in many top world festivals and won numerous prizes. www.wihanquartet.co.uk


Spa Theatre

Wednesday 15/7/2015

7.30 pm SIMONA HOUDA ŠATUROVÁ CONCERT
Simona Houda Šaturová - soprano
Petr Nekoranec - tenor
Eva Ferguson Mazanovska – Piano

Currently one of the leading Slovak soprano singers with a world reputation Simona Houda Šaturová is a sought-after interpreter of Mozart roles and Italian belcanto repertoire. She performed in concert and opera productions in Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Carnegie Hall in New York, Konzerthaus in Vienna, Tonhalle in Zürich and at festivals in Salzburg, Edinburgh and Luzern. She cooperates with renowned conductors, such as Christoph Eschenbach, Neville Marriner, Sylvain Cambreling, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Helmuth Rilling and others. www.saturova.com




Tenor Petr Nekoranec is one of the most talented Czech singers of the youngest generation. Recently he has won the 2nd Grand Prix at the International Singing Contest Concours International de Chant in Toulouse, France. www.petrnekoranec.com


Spa Theatre

Thursday 16/7/2015

7.30 pm MUSICA FLOREA & JAROSLAV TŮMA

Musica Florea ensemble was established by the cellist and conductor Marek Štryncl in 1992. The ensemble's repertoire includes instrumental chamber music, secular and sacred vocal-instrumental music, orchestral concertos and monumental works in the genres of symphonic music, opera and oratorio from the early Baroque to the twentieth century. Musica Florea appears at important festivals of the world and collaborates with outstanding soloists and ensembles. It has received many prestigious honours. www.musicaflorea.cz

Organist, hapsichordist, improvisator, composer and pedagogue Jaroslav Tůma performed at concerts in many countries in Europe, in USA, Japan and Singapore and won many awards. www.jaroslavtuma.cz


Holy Family Church

Friday 17/7/2015

7.30 pm PAVEL ŠPORCL CONCERT
Pavel Šporcl - violin
Petr Jiříkovský - piano

Pavel Šporcl, a violin virtuoso and one of the most popular Czech artists. He has been reaping triumphs with audiences of any generation in major music venues thanks to his formidable art, distinctive personality and unorthodox platform presence. www.pavelsporcl.cz


Petr Jiříkovský, a pianist and a conductor, is one of the leading representatives of the middle generation of Czech artists, whose excellent performance earned him international acclaim. Foreign engagements have brought him to the top concert venues in Europe, USA, South America and Japan. www.jirikovsky.cz


Spa Theatre
Lazne Luhacovice, a.s., Lazenske namesti 436, 763 26 Luhacovice, Czech Republic, Phone: +420 724 585 773, E-mail: hrbacova@lazneluhacovice.cz