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Concerts for Schools

Sunday June 6th, 2021

The great Prague Radio Trio takes charge of this year’s LVHF educational concerts. And what will the children learn? The oboe, clarinet and bassoon basics – what their construction is, what they can do and how to practice them properly. There will also be space to talk about the importance of the overall musician training [...]

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Photo exhibition: Memoryscape

Sunday June 6th, 2021

The upcoming exhibition Memoryscape is being created in collaboration with a portrait and documentary photographer, a two-time winner of Czech Press Photo Honza Sakař, who also deals with large-format cameras and historical photographic techniques in addition to today’s usual digital photography. He takes pictures with 170-year-old technique called the wet collodion process, which creates unique [...]

LVHF2021 Krajina paměti (c) Honza Sakař

Lecture: A Rediscovery of the Work of Antonio Vivaldi in the 20th Century

Tuesday March 9th, 2021

Francesco Fanna is the current director of the Italian Antonio Vivaldi Institute in Venice, founded in 1947 by his father Antonio, author of one of the first catalogues of Antonio Vivaldi’s works. Therefore, it is clear that the Fanna family is very closely connected with the Venetian master. Francesco Fanna studied violin with Antonio Carmignola [...]

LVHF 2021 Václav Kapsa & Francesco Fanna: přednášky

Lecture: Vivaldi and the Bohemian Lands

Tuesday March 9th, 2021

Musicologist Václav Kapsa has been dealing with the topic of aristocratic bands in the Kingdom of Bohemia in the 18th century for a long time. In his work, he specializes in musicians such as Antonín Möser, František Jiránek, Jan Joseph Ignaz Brentner and others. His research work in the field of the Prague aristocratic music ensemble of Count Václav of Morzin (Wenzel [...]

LVHF 2021 Václav Kapsa & Francesco Fanna: přednášky

Fabio Biondi & Europa Galante

Thursday February 25th, 2021

The Italian violinist Fabio Biondi and the ensemble Europa Galante, whose joint discography includes an incredible twenty-two titles dedicated to the work of Antonio Vivaldi, which has been awarded Diapason d’Or or Star Recording of The Strad, will present four concerts from the so-called “Collalto” collection in the Czech premiere. According to a receipt Vivaldi [...]

LVHF2021 Europa Galante & Fabio Biondi (c) Ana Biondi

Farnace | Contemporary Premiere

Thursday February 25th, 2021

Opera! Vivaldi wrote more than forty of them. One of the most popular is the drama of love, death and hope with the struggle for power called Farnace. It has a total of five versions of the libretto – Venetian, Prague from 1730, Mantua, Treviso and Pavia from 1731. And the very last version mentioned is an object [...]

LVHF2021 Antonio Vivaldi Farnace | Musica Florea

Patricia Janečková & Collegium Marianum

Thursday February 25th, 2021

On our 6th evening, our Vivaldi show graduates with two modern world premieres. The programme, which will take place under the majestic octagon of the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary in Břeclav-Poštorná, will present Antonio Vivaldi in the “competition” of his Italian contemporaries and the disciple František Jiránek, whose Concerto in C [...]

LVHF2021 Collegium Marianum & Patricia Janečková (c) Petra Hajská

Delphine Galou & Accademia Bizantina

Thursday February 25th, 2021

On the fifth evening of the festival, we will be guided by the fantastic Italian baroque orchestra Accademia Bizantina led by violinist and viola d’amore player Alessandro Tampieri and French counteraltist Delphine Galou, one of the baroque music world celebrities, who collaborated with stars such as Ottavio Dantone, Andrea Marcon, Jean-Christophe Spinosi or Jordi Savall. This time, the [...]

LVHF2021 Accademia Bizantina & Delphine Galou (c) Giulia Papetti

Amandine Beyer & Gli Incogniti

Thursday February 25th, 2021

French violinist Amandine Beyer, winner of the prestigious French award Diapason d’Or de l’année, will present the less frequent compositions from Vivaldi’s concert work with her ensemble Gli Incogniti, including the Violin Concerto in E minor RV 278, which is considered to be one of the most admirable compositions Vivaldi has created in this genre [...]

LVHF2021 Gli Incogniti & Amandine Beyer (c) Francois Sechet

Javier Lupiáñez & Ensemble Scaramuccia

Thursday February 25th, 2021

Critics describe his play as “devilish”, oscillating between Paganini and Mephistopheles. However, a Spanish musician Javier Lupiáñez is not only an excellent violinist and artistic leader of the Ensemble Scaramuccia, which received a nomination for the International Classical Music Award (ICMA) 2019 for its recording 1717. Memories of a Journey to Italy, but also a [...]

LVHF2021 Javier Lupiáñez & Ensemble Scaramuccia (c) David Morales