Programme of Chopin Festival

58th Chopin Festival 17 – 26 August 2017
11th International Chopin Piano Competition, 14 – 17 August 2017

The festival and the competition is organized under the sponsorship of the town of Mariánské Lázně, the Karlovy Vary Region and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic

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Concert of the Winners of the 11th International Chopin Piano Competition

Concert of the Winners of the 11th International Chopin Piano Competition

Thursday, 2017-08-17, 6 pm Chopin House - Music Hall
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Laureates of the 11th International Chopin Piano Competition 2017

Programme: F. Chopin (a selection of compositions)

Opening gala Concert

Opening gala Concert

Friday, 2017-08-18, 7:30 pm Municipal House Casino
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Lorenzo di Bella (Italy) – piano
Piotr Sulkowski (Poland) – conductor
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic)

Programme:
W. A. Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C major, KV 425 (Linz)
F. Chopin: Concerto for piano and orchestra in E minor, Op. 11

Concert of Young Pianists

Concert of Young Pianists

Saturday, 2017-08-19, 10:30 am Anglican Chapel
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Matyáš Novák, Jan Čmejla (Czech Republic) – piano

Programme:
J. S. Bach: French Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817
W. A. Mozart: Sonata in D major KV 576
F. Chopin:  Etudes Op. 10 (a selection)
E. Grieg: Etude (Hommage à Chopin)
B. Martinů: Etudes and Polkas (a selection)

Multigenre Chamber Concert

Multigenre Chamber Concert

Saturday, 2017-08-19, 8 pm Evangelical Church
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Five star quartet - Jiří Hlaváč, Vlastimil Mareš, Irvin Venyš, Jan Mach (Czech Republic) – clarinet

Programme:
T. G. Albinoni: Sonata in G minor
J. S. Bach: Three Chorales
I. Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf BWV 617
II. Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639
III. Werde munter, mein Gemüte
W. A. Mozart: Suite
A. Piazzolla: Maria de Buenos Aires y Tango
O. Peterson: Canadian suite
J. Hlaváč: Balada pro starou dámu (A Ballad for an Old Lady)
J. Hlaváč: Hornomlýnská 84

Piano Recital – The Winner of the Warsaw International Piano Competition 1990

Piano Recital – The Winner of the Warsaw International Piano Competition 1990

Sunday, 2017-08-20, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
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Kevin Kenner (USA) – piano

Programme:
F. Chopin: Preludes, Op. 28
S. Rachmaninoff: Preludes, Op. 23

IVO ŠMOLDAS’ ARMCHAIR

IVO ŠMOLDAS’ ARMCHAIR

Monday, 2017-08-21, 3 pm Chopin House – Music hall
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Guests: prof. Ivan Klánský

Programme: public recording of a radio show of CZECH RADIO STATION 2
Only Czech language

Piano Recital – The Laureate of the Valldemossa International Piano Competition 1985

Piano Recital – The Laureate of the Valldemossa International Piano Competition 1985

Monday, 2017-08-21, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
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Jan Simon (Czech Republic) – piano

Programme:
F. Chopin: Mazurkas, Op. 33; Sonata in B minor, Op. 35
B. Martinů: Puppets; Sonata

SFCH Members’ Meeting

SFCH Members’ Meeting

Tuesday, 2017-08-22, 2 pm Small Scene, Chopin House
entrance fee: Members only

SFCH Members’ Meeting


Lecture by doc. MUDr. Richard Urbánek – “F. Chopin and Mallorca…”

Lecture by doc. MUDr. Richard Urbánek – “F. Chopin and Mallorca…”

Tuesday, 2017-08-22, 2:30 pm Small Scene, Chopin House
entrance fee: Free entrance


The lecture is in Czech language.


Vocal Recital

Vocal Recital

Tuesday, 2017-08-22, 8 pm Monastery in Teplá
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Barbara Szymanska (Poland) – voice
Piotr Latoszynski (Poland) – piano

Programme:
F. Chopin: Songs (selection)
V. Bellini: Arias from the operas Sonnambula and Norma (a selection)
K. Weill: Songs (selection)

TRANSPORT TO THE MONASTERY BY BUS LEAVING FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 7:15 PM.
AT THE END OF THE CONCERT THE BUS WILL TAKE THE AUDIENCE BACK TO MARIÁNSKÉ LÁZNĚ.

Orchestral Concert

Orchestral Concert

Wednesday, 2017-08-23, 8 pm Municipal House Casino
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Philippe Giusiano (France) – piano
Amaury du Closel (France) – conductor
North Czech Philharmonic Teplice (Czech Republic)

Programme:
F. Chopin: Variations on “Là ci darem la mano”, Op. 2
B. Martinů: Symfonietta giocosa
K. Weill: Symphony No. 2

Piano Recital

Piano Recital

Thursday, 2017-08-24, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
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Ratimir Martinović (Montenegro) – piano

Programme:
J. S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903
W. A. Mozart: Fantasia in D minor KV 397; Fantasia in C minor KV 475
F. Chopin: Fantasia in F minor, Op. 49
S. Rachmaninoff: Variations on a theme of Chopin, Op. 22

An Evening of Improvisations on themes of Mozart and Chopin

An Evening of Improvisations on themes of Mozart and Chopin

Friday, 2017-08-25, 18:00 hrs. Kynžvart Chateau
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Michal Šupák (ČR) – piano

TRANSPORT TO THE MONASTERY BY BUS LEAVING FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 5:15 PM.

An Evening of Improvisations on themes of Mozart and Chopin

An Evening of Improvisations on themes of Mozart and Chopin

Friday, 2017-08-25, 8:30 pm Kynžvart Chateau
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Michal Šupák (ČR) – piano

TRANSPORT TO THE MONASTERY BY BUS LEAVING FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 7:45 PM.

Chamber Concert

Chamber Concert

Saturday, 2017-08-26, 10:30 am Evangelical Church
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Wihan Quartet (Czech Republic)

Programme:
W. A. Mozart: String Quartet KV 387
K. Weill: String Quartet

Closing gala Concert

Closing gala Concert

Saturday, 2017-08-26, 7:30 pm Municipal House Casino
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Marian Sobula (Poland) – piano
Pawel Przytocki (Poland) – conductor
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic)

Programme:
F. Chopin: Concerto no. 2 for piano and orchestra in F minor, Op. 21
S. Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 13