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World renowned conductor Andrej Borejko will arrive to Ostrava mainly to work with the orchestra and will present an exclusive program to the audience, which will be the culmination of the 67th season of JPO. The concert will be held without the personal presence of the audience on Thursday 13 May from 7 pm in the House of Culture of the City of Ostrava, from where it will be broadcasted live online on YouTube and JPO social networks.
Beethoven’s Triple Concerto – performed by the Lobkowicz Trio and conducted by the principal guest conductor Petr Popelka. The second symphony of Arthur Honegger, a member of the Paris Six, was also on the program of the concert on April 28, thus replacing Suk’s originally planned Maturation, which unfortunately could not be played due to the large cast of the orchestra.
Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy, Gustav Mahler, Sergei Prokofiev – the compositions of these greats were performed at a concert on Thursday, April 22, performed by five young soloists – the winners of the Jeunesses musicales Interpretation Competition. They were accompanied by the orchestra of the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava under the direction of conductor Chuhei Iwasaki.
Due to the health indisposition of the Spanish violinist Leticia Moreno, the concert will be held without her solo performance. Romanian conductor Gabriel Bebeselea, a regular guest of JPO, will present the concert with Bartók classics from his homeland. You will hear Ravel’s magnificent Couperin’s Tombstone suite, in which he quotes the named baroque composer.
Gustav Mahler and Nino Rota – this is the program of the concert, which we offered on Thursday, March 4, from 7 pm in a live online broadcast on our social networks. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major was performed under the direction of conductor Tomáš Netopil and with soprano Kateřina Kněžíková in a solo role. The soloist of the Nina Rota double bass concert was Martin Raška, the first double bass player of the JFO orchestra. The concert took place The House of Culture of the City of Ostrava without the personal participation of the listeners.