Programme of Chopin Festival

61st Chopin Festival 13. - 22. 8. 2020

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.

Advance ticket purchase available from 1. 3. 2020

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


Prologue - Piano Recital

Prologue - Piano Recital

Thursday, 2020-08-13, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: 300/200/150 CZK  buy a ticket

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

Festival Prologue - winners of the 12th Chopin International Piano Competition in Mariánské Lázně 

F. Chopin:
Waltzes Op. 64
Scherzo in B minor Op. 20
Nocturnes Op. 27
Ballade in G minor Op. 23

S. Rachmaninoff: Sonata in B flat minor Op. 36

Vojtěch Trubač /Czech Republic/ - piano
Edwin Swaikowski /Poland/ - piano
 

Opening concert

Opening concert

Friday, 2020-08-14, 8.30 pm Municipal House Casino
entrance fee: 800/700/600 CZK  buy a ticket

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F. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1, E minor, Op. 11
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major Op. 88 „English“

Charles Richard-Hamelin /Canada/ - piano
Leoš Svárovský (Czech rep.) – conductor
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně

Piano Matinée - concert of young pianists

Piano Matinée - concert of young pianists

Saturday, 2020-08-15, 10:30 pm Music Hall, Chopin House
entrance fee: 300 CZK  buy a ticket

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Matinée of the youngest Chopinists

F. Chopin:
Preludes, Op. 28 (selection)
Polonaises (selection)
Mazurkas, Op. 24

Alexander Klement, Nora Lubbadová, Vít Kittel /Czech Republic/ - piano
 

Multigenre Chamber Concert

Multigenre Chamber Concert

Saturday, 2020-08-15, 8 pm Evangelical Church
entrance fee: 300 CZK  buy a ticket

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

D. Scarlatti, J. S. Bach

Claudio Piastra /Italy/ - guitar

Exhibition preview

Exhibition preview

Sunday, 2020-08-16, 4 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: free

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Piano Recital

Piano Recital

Sunday, 2020-08-16, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: 300/200/150 CZK  buy a ticket

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F. Chopin, L. Godowski: 24 etudes Op. 10 and 25 for left hand

Henri Sigfridsson /Finland/ - piano

Lenoška Iva Šmoldase (Ivo Šmoldas’ Sofa)

Lenoška Iva Šmoldase (Ivo Šmoldas’ Sofa)

Monday, 2020-08-17, 3 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
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Public recording of Czech Radio 2

Guests: prof. Ivan Klánský and MgA. Martin Kasík and a guest of Czech Radio 2 - Dagmar Pecková.

The programme is presented in Czech

Piano Recital

Piano Recital

Monday, 2020-08-17, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: 300/200/150 Kč  buy a ticket

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

L. v. Beethoven: 
Sonata in E flat major Op. 27 No. 1
Sonata in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 „Moonlight“

F. Mendelssohn – Bartholdy: Fantasy in F sharp minor Op. 28

F. Chopin: 24 Preludes op. 28

Charles Richard-Hamelin /Canada/ - piano


SFCH Members’ Meeting

SFCH Members’ Meeting

Tuesday, 2020-08-18, 2 pm Music Hall, Chopin House
entrance fee: free

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

Year of 2019, programme for 2020 and 2021, introduction of new members of the Fryderyk Chopin Society.

Lecture “F. Chopin and his heart – the latest knowledge on the cause of his death”

Lecture “F. Chopin and his heart – the latest knowledge on the cause of his death”

Tuesday, 2020-08-18, 3 pm Music Hall, Chopin House
entrance fee: free

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

doc. MUDr. Richard Urbánek, CSc.

The lecture is presented in Czech.

Chamber concert

Chamber concert

Tuesday, 2020-08-18, 8 pm Teplá Monastery
entrance fee: 500 CZK  buy a ticket

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

J. Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
A. Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81

Wihanovo kvarteto (Wihan Quartet) /Czech Republic/
Martin Kasík /Czech Republic/ - piano


FREE TRANSPORT TO TEPLÁ BY BUS WITH DEPARTURE FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 7.15 PM

Orchestral Concert

Orchestral Concert

Wednesday, 2020-08-19, 8 pm Municipal House Casino
entrance fee: 500/400/300 CZK  buy a ticket

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W. A. Mozart: Symphony in G minor, K. 550
F. Chopin: Variations on Mozart’s Theme “La ci darem la mano”, Op. 2
W. A. Mozart: Symphony in C major KV 551

Sabine Simon /Germany/ - piano
Boian Videnoff /Germany/ - conductor
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice /Czech Republic/

Piano Recital

Piano Recital

Thursday, 2020-08-20, 8 pm Municipal Theatre Marienbad
entrance fee: 300/200/150 CZK  buy a ticket

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F. Schubert:
Allegretto in C minor D 915
Sonata A major D 959

F. Chopin: 3 mazurkas Op. 59

S. Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7

Eric Lu /Canada/ - piano



Multigenre Chamber Concert

Multigenre Chamber Concert

Friday, 2020-08-21, 6 pm a 8:30 pm Kynžvart Chateau
entrance fee: 500 CZK  buy a ticket (6 pm)   buy a ticket (8:30 pm) 

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

Recital of Songs
F. Chopin: Songs
G. Fauré: Songs /selection/

Rafal Zurakowski /Poland/ - tenor
Anna Miernik /Poland/ - piano

FREE TRANSPORT TO THE CHATEAU BY BUS WITH DEPARTURE FROM THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE AT 5.15 and 7.45PM. THE BUS WILL TAKE THE AUDIENCE BACK TO MARIÁNSKÉ LÁZNĚ AT THE END OF THE CONCERT.

Chamber concert

Chamber concert

Saturday, 2020-08-22, 10:30 pm Evangelical Church
entrance fee: 300 CZK  buy a ticket

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Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

 J. S. Bach: Inventions for two voices 2, 4, 8
A. Vivaldi: Sonata in E minor
L. v. Beethoven: Duo with obligatory glasses
A. Dvořák: Humoresque in G flat major Op. 101
C. Saint – Saëns: The swan
R. Haas: Duo No. 1
               Variations on a Moravian song
A. Skoumal: Beauty and the beast

Kristina Fialová /Czech Republic/ - viola
Petr Nouzovský /Czech Republic/ - cello

Grand Finale Concert

Grand Finale Concert

Saturday, 2020-08-22, 7:30 pm Municipal House Casino
entrance fee: 700/600/500 CZK  buy a ticket

61st Chopin Festival 13-22 August 2020

Organiser: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, Association

F. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
A. Dvořák: Symphony in D major No. 6, Op. 60

Ivo Kahánek /Czech Republic/ - piano
Mariusz Smolij /Poland/ - conductor
West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně