MARTINŮ / ŠTRUNC /BERLIOZ

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Category
Abonentní cyklus B
Date
2022-03-10 19:30 - 21:30
Venue
Grandhotel Ambassador

 Bohuslav Martinů

Serenade No. 2 H216

Dalibor Štrunc

Concert for Violoncello and Orchestra G major - premiere

Hector Berlioz

Symphonie Fantastique

 

Martin Ondráček, Concertmaster KSO – Violoncello

Marek Šedivý – Conductor

 

Conductor Marek Šedivý (b. 1987 in Prague) is a principal guest conductor of Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of National Moravian – Silesian Theatre Ostrava. He was a chief conductor of the Silesian Theatre in Opava (2016 - 2018), where he led new productions of Cavalleria rusticana (P. Mascagni, 2016), Rusalka (A. Dvorak, 2017), Falstaff (G. Verdi, 2017) and The Cunning Little Vixen (L. Janáček, 2018). He has cooperated with the Prague State Opera (Verdi: Macbeth), JK Tyl Theatre in Pilsen (Khachaturian: Spartacus, Verdi: Macbeth) and National Moravian – Silesian Theatre Ostrava (Z. Fibich: The Tempest, G. Verdi: Masked ball, G. Puccini: Tosca, B. Smetana: The Kiss). He has also performed at the following music festivals: Prague Spring (2015, 2018, 2021), Chopin Festival Marienbad (2009), Young Prague (2011), Dvorak Prague (2012, 2020), Pardubice Music Spring (2016 and 2018), Mozartfest Würzburg (2016) and the Internationale Gluck Opern Festspiele Nürnberg (2014 and 2016). In the 2012/13 season he was, on the recommendation of Jiří Bělohlávek, engaged as an assistant conductor in a production of Tristan and Isolde (Wagner) at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. In January 2015 he recorded two piano concertos (Nos. 1 and 4) by Ludwig van Beethoven with the Chinese pianist Fang Yuan and the BBC Symphony Orchestra (Sony). Marek Šedivý was the artistic director of the Ensemble Terrible HAMU, which focuses on new compositions by young composers. He graduated from the Prague Conservatory and Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in conducting and has participated in numerous master classes, e.g. K. Kiesler (University of Michigan), V. Ponkin (Moscow Conservatory) or N. Baxa (European Academy of Music in Teplice). He received a stipendium from the Wagner Society – Bayreuther Festspiele 2017.

 
 

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  • 2022-03-10 19:30 - 21:30