Programme of Chopin Festival

60th Chopin Festival 15. - 24. 8. 2019

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

DRNEK PIANA – Official Partner of the 60th Chopin Festival

Advance ticket purchase available from 1. 3. 2019

The reservation is valid for 3 days. If interested in prolongation contact the sales department: tel. +420 777 670 319, info@chopinfestival.cz. Use the opportunity of buying E-TICKET or COOL-Ticket.

Any change to the programme reserved


FINALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL F. CHOPIN COMPETITION IN MARIENBAD

FINALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL F. CHOPIN COMPETITION IN MARIENBAD

Thursday, 2019-08-15, 18:00 hrs. Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: CZK 220/160/90  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019

Programme:
F. Chopin: Concerto for piano and orchestra in E minor, op. 11
Concerto for piano and orchestra in F minor, op. 21

Finalists of the International F. Chopin Competition in Marienbad
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic)

OPENING CEREMONY CONCERT

OPENING CEREMONY CONCERT

Friday, 2019-08-16, 19:30 hrs. Municipal House Casino
entrance fee: CZK 700/600/500  buy a ticket

60th year of the Chopin Festival 15th – 24st August 2019


Programme:

F. Chopin: Concerto for piano and orchestra in E minor, op. 11
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, op. 21

Kevin Kenner (USA) – piano
Petr Altrichter (Czech Republic) – conductor
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic)
Alexandr Komarnický (Czech Republic) - Master of Ceremonies

YOUNG PIANISTS CONCERT

YOUNG PIANISTS CONCERT

Saturday, 2019-08-17, 10:30 hrs. Chopin House - Music Hall
entrance fee: CZK 220  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:
F. Chopin: Fantasie – impromptu in C sharp minor, op. 66
2 polonaises, op. 40
4 preludes, op. 28
F. Liszt: Consolation
Hungarian rhapsody No. 12

Denis Stefanov (Czech Republic) - piano
Klára Gibišová (Czech Republic) - piano
Jan Schulmeister (Czech Republic) - piano

From the collections of the F. Chopin Society

From the collections of the F. Chopin Society

Saturday, 2019-08-17, 16:00 hrs. Municipal Museum
entrance fee: free

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019

Opening of the exhibition

CHAMBER CONCERT

CHAMBER CONCERT

Saturday, 2019-08-17, 20:00 hrs. Evangelical Church
entrance fee: CZK 220  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:
Jan Kučera: Birth
John Williams: Schindler´s list
Jan Kučera: Sun clock
Django Reinhardt: Minor Swing
Mateusz Smoczynski: Manhattan Island
Astor Piazzolla: Adios Nonino & Libertango
Vladimir Cosma: Un Grand Blond avec une Chaussure Noir
Pat Metheny: Jaco

Epoque quartet (Czech Republic)
David Pokorný – 1. violin, Vladimír Klánský – 2. violin, Vladimír Kroupa – viol, Vít Petrášek - cello

Dominik Petr – VIA CHOPIN

Dominik Petr – VIA CHOPIN

Sunday, 2019-08-18, 16:00 hrs. Municipal Theatre Marienbad - Gallery
entrance fee: free

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019

Opening of the exhibition

PIANO RECITAL

PIANO RECITAL

Sunday, 2019-08-18, 20:00 hrs. Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: CZK 220/160/90  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:
C. Debussy : 6 preludes
F. Schubert: Sonata in C major, D 840
I. Paderewski: 3 pieces, op. 16
Melody op. 16, no. 2
Legend op. 16, no. 1
Nocturne op. 16 no. 4
F. Chopin: Ballade in G minor, op. 23
Waltzes (selection)
Rondo a la Mazurka in F major, op. 5

Dang Thai Son (Canada) - piano

IVO ŠMOLDAS’ ARMCHAIR

IVO ŠMOLDAS’ ARMCHAIR

Monday, 2019-08-19, 15:00 hrs. Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: CZK 220/160/90  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019

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

PIANO RECITAL

PIANO RECITAL

Monday, 2019-08-19, 20:00 hrs. Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: CZK 220/160/90  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:

F. Chopin: Ballade in G minor, op. 23
Mazurkas op. 17
Sonata in B flat minor, op. 35
B. Smetana: Hulán (from Czech dances)
Scherzo-polka in F sharp major, op. 5 no. 1
Polka de salon in E major, op. 7 no. 3
Luisa´s polka
L. Janáček: Sonata 1. X. 1905
B. Martinů: Three Czech dances

Eliška Novotná (Czech Republic) - piano

“F. CHOPIN AND SCOTLAND…”

“F. CHOPIN AND SCOTLAND…”

Tuesday, 2019-08-20, 15:00 hrs. Chopin House - Music Hall
entrance fee: free

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019

Lecture by doc. MUDr. Richard Urbánek
The lecture is in Czech language.

SONG RECITAL

SONG RECITAL

Tuesday, 2019-08-20, 20:00 hrs. Monastery in Teplá
entrance fee: CZK 400  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:
F. Chopin: Songs (selection)
F. Liszt: Songs (selection)

Rafal Zurakowski (Poland) – baryton
Ania Sobula (Poland) – piano


TRANSPORT TO THE MONASTERY BY BUS LEAVING FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 7:15 p.m.

ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Wednesday, 2019-08-21, 20:00 hrs. Municipal House Casino
entrance fee: CZK 400/300/200  buy a ticket

60th year of the Chopin Festival 15th – 24st August 2019


Programme:
F. Chopin: Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante in E flat major, op. 22
E. Schulhoff: Concerto for flute, piano and orchestra
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, op. 55 „Eroica“

Massimo Mercelli (Italy) – flute
Lukáš Klánský (Czech Republic) – piano
Amaury du Closel (France) – conductor
Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice (Czech Republic)

PIANO RECITAL

PIANO RECITAL

Thursday, 2019-08-22, 20:00 hrs. Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: CZK 220/160/90  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:

F. Chopin: 2 nocturnes op. 27
Sonata in B minor op. 58
Etudes op. 10

Marina Samson (France) – piano

CHAMBER CONCERT

CHAMBER CONCERT

Friday, 2019-08-23, 20:30 hrs. the Kynžvart Chateau
entrance fee: CZK 450  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019

ZEURÍTIA & ŠMOLDAS & LEVÍČEK
Jazz Trio - Unconventional instrumentation (vocal, guitar and piano)

Programme:
jazz, Brazilian bossa nova and own works

Vendula Šmoldasová (Czech Republic) -vocal
Libor Šmoldas (Czech Republic) – guitar
Jiří Levíček (Czech Republic) - guitar


TRANSPORT TO THE MONASTERY BY BUS LEAVING FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 7:45 p.m. AT THE END OF THE CONCERT THE BUS WILL TAKE THE AUDIENCE BACK TO MARIÁNSKÉ LÁZNĚ.

CHAMBER CONCERT

CHAMBER CONCERT

Saturday, 2019-08-24, 10:30 hrs. Evangelical Church
entrance fee: CZK 220  buy a ticket

60th Chopin Festival 15 - 24 August 2019


Programme:
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: String quartet in A minor, op. 13
A. Dvořák: String quartet in G major, op. 106

Bennewitz quartet (Czech Republic)
Jakub Fišer - 1.violin, Štěpán Ježek - 2.violin, Jiří Pinkas – viola, Štěpán Doležal - cello

CLOSING GALA CONCERT

CLOSING GALA CONCERT

Saturday, 2019-08-24, 19:30 hrs. Municipal House Casino
entrance fee: CZK 600/500/400  buy a ticket

60th year of the Chopin Festival 15th – 24st August 2019


Programme:
F. Chopin: Concerto for piano and orchestra in F minor, op. 21
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony in A major, op. 92

Ivan Klánský (Czech Republic) – piano
Jacek Rogala (Poland) – conductor
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic)
Alexandr Komarnický (Czech Republic) - Master of Ceremonies