• Church of St. Simon and Jude in Prague
  • Church of St. Simon and Jude in Prague

National Reflections — Music of the Central European Region

Prague, Church of St. Simon and Jude (Kostel sv. Šimona a Judy) — Main concert hall

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In this highly‐anticipated concert, hear the mellifluous sounds of classical music by Smetana, Bartók, Szymanowski and Suchoň at Prague's treasured and world‐renowned Church of St. Simon and Jude Kostel.

The internationally renowned violist Jitka Hosprová and the young Polish violinist Maria Machowska, who is making her debut in Prague following her successes at Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall and the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In addition to Bartók's brilliant Concerto for Viola and Szymanowski's imposing post‐Romantic Violin Concerto op. 2, the audience will hear the 'Bartók Reflections' in the orchestral music of V. Godár, a modern Slovak composer.


  • Suchoň, Eugen – “Sinfonietta Rustica” from the cycle Pictures from Slovakia
  • Szymanowski, Karol Maciej – Concert for violin and orchstra no. 2 op. 61
  • Smetana, Bedrich – Wallenstein's Camp, op. 14, symphonic poem
  • Bartók, Béla – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, Sz 120
Program is subject to change


Viola: Hosprova, Jitka
Violin: Machowska, Maria
Conductor: Tóth‐Vajna, Gergely
Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra


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