Thursday - August 5, 2021, 7:00 pm and 7 others 26th INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL St. James´ Basilica in the Old Town
26th INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL Basilika St. Jakob
Solo organ recitals of prominent world and Czech organists.
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM
The Ocean of Fantasy - STEPHEN THARP (USA). Program: J. S. Bach, M. Dupré, Ch. M. Widor, J. Demessieux. Live video.
Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Homage to Marcel Dupré - KAREL MARTÍNEK (Czech Republic). Program: J. S. Bach, M. Dupré, Z. Gárdonyi, improvizace / improvisation. Live video.
Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Belgian Cantabile - JOHAN HERMANS (Belgie / Belgium). Program: D. Bédard, J. Stanley, C. Franck, J.- N. Lemmens, F. Peeters. Live video.
Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM
The Mystery of Faith - IRENA CHŘIBKOVÁ (Czech Republic). Program: D. Buxtehude, B. Storace, J. Zwart, C. Saint-Saëns, G. Verschraegen, N. Hakim. Live video.
Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 7:00 PM
With Songs, without Words - CHRISTIAN-MARKUS RAISER (Germany). Program: G. Frescobaldi, J. P. Sweelinck, J. S. Bach, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, J. Ch. H. Rinck, Ch.-M. Raiser, J. Grison. Live video.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM
The Journey through Centuries from the West to the East - ALEŠ NOSEK (Czech Republic). Program: N. de Grigny, J. S. Bach, J. L. Krebs, E. Köhler, J. Klička, G. A. Mušel. Live video.
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM
The Harmony of Four Hands and Four Feet - LEYLIE YEKTA (Azerbaijan) & NILS LARSSON (Sweden). Program: J. S. Bach, A. F. Hesse, G. F. Händel, G. Merkel, O. Lindberg, G. Gullin, J. Rutter. Live video.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Unconquerable Notre-Dame - JOHANN VEXO (France). Program: J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, Ch. M. Widor. Live video.
The festival is held under the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and the City of Prague, under the auspices of the Apostolic Nuncio to Prague Archbishop Mons. Charles Daniel Balvo and Ms Hana Třeštíková, MgA. Councillor of the City of Prague.
The address of the concert:
|Bazilika sv. Jakuba v Praze
Malá Štupartská 635/6
Praha 1 - Staré Město
How to get to the concert:
The church of St. James Greater is located in eastern part of the Old Town of Prague. The shortest walk from the public transportation is to arrive by trams 6, 8, 15 or 26, by bus 207 or metro B line to the stop “Náměstí Republiky". Walk directly towards Municipal House, leave it on your left, following U Obecního domu Street, at the end turn to the right to Rybná, then left and right – you will find the church on your right. At the end of the lane if you turn again to the right, you will get to the front of the church (about 450 m/ 0,310 miles).
If you prefer longer walk, than for example use metro A line to Staroměstská metro station following Kaprova Street, crossing the Old Town Square, leave the church of Our Lady before Týn of your right, get through Ungelt courtyard and, turn left and you are standing in front of the entrance to the church.