Wednesday - January 1, 2020, 4:00 pm New Year’s Concert in St. James´ Basilica in the Old Town of Prague

 

Come to celebrate the arrival of New Year with Festive Music For Trumpet And Organ - a New Year’s Concert in St. James Basilica in the Old Town of Prague. The baroque church in the heart of the ancient Old Town. Due to video projection during the concert, you will have a chance to see the organist playing the organ.

Program:

HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
Trumpet Tune and Air

GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL (1685-1759)
Overture from The Royal Fireworks Music 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)
 Chorale „Jesu bleibet meine Freude“
Pièce d´Orgue BWV 572

TOMASO ALBINONI (1671-1750)
Concerto in B flat major Op. 7 No. 3
Allegro – Adagio - Allegro

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)
Trio in G BWV 1027a

LEOPOLD MOZART (1719-1787)
Allegro moderato from the Concerto in D major

FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY (1809-1947)
 Allegro in D minor

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Ave Maria

LOUIS VIERNE (1870-1937)
Final from the 1st Symphony in D minor, Op. 14

MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER (1634-1704)
Preludium (Te Deum)


Performing artists: MIROSLAV SMRČKA - trumpet & MARIE POCHOPOVÁ - organ. The program lasts 60 minutes.

The address of the concert:

Bazilika sv. Jakuba / St. James´ Basilica
Malá Štupartská 6
Praha 1 - Staré Město

How to get tho 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. 

 

 



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