Abonentní cyklus A
2021-12-16 19:30 - 22:00
Grandhotel Ambassador

Georges Bizet

Arlesanka, Suite No. 1


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker Suite


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 23


Ivo Kahánek – Piano

Sébastien Bagnoud – Conductor


As an interpreter of extraordinary emotional strength and depth, Ivo Kahánek has earned a reputation as one of the most impressive artists of his generation. He can immediately use his gift to establish an emotional bond with the audience in compositions from Baroque to Modern with a focus on romantic repertoire. Abroad, he is also considered a specialist in the interpretation of Czech music.

Sébastien Bagnoud conducts orchestras in Switzerland and Czech Republic for over a decade. He is also credited with founding a professional ensemble in Sion (CH) in 2012, the Sedunum String Orchestra SSO and in 2016 the association Opera Studio Praha (CZ) which has staged critically acclaimed shows. The latest, Časoplet, a comic opera created by the young Czech composer Lukas Sommer, on the occasion of 100 years of the Republic. In 2014 Sébastien Bagnoud was charged by the international festival Les Sommets du Classique in Crans-Montana (CH), with assembling and conducting its orchestra in residence.

Sébastien Bagnoud holds a diploma in wind ensemble conducting at the Conservatoire of Fribourg, a Bachelor of Music and a Master in conducting orchestra from the Haute École de Musique of Lausanne (HEMU), also a professional diploma DAS in orchestra conducting at the Haute École de Musique of Berne (HKB), and finished in 2018 a second Master in orchestra and opera conducting at the Music Academy in Prague (HAMU). In July 2017, he won the Yuri Simonov Special Prize in the final of the International Conducting Competition “Audite”, in Radom, Poland.



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