Thursday - August 27, 2020, 7:00 pm The Alchemy of the Organ - 25th International Organ Festival in St. James´ Basilica in the Old Town
We invite you to attend the fourth concert of 25th International Organ Festival held in St. James´ Basilica in the Old Town - The Alchemy of the Organ. The venue is the basilica of St. James Greater in the Old Town of Prague. Due to video projection during the concert, you will have a chance to see the organist playing the organ and the other performing artists on-line.
The Alchemy of the Organ
In honour of Jiří Teml at the occasion of his 85th birthday
JAN HORA (Czech Republic)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685−1750)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Chorale „Jesu bleibet meine Freude“ / “Jesu, Joy of Man´s Desiring” BWV 147
JIŘÍ TEML (1935)
Noe (Biblical story No. 2)
FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY (1809−1847)
Sonate No. 2 in C minor Op. 65
Grave. Adagio – Allegro maestoso e vivace – Fuga. Allegro moderato
LADISLAV VYCPÁLEK (1882−1969)
Two Variation Fantasias “Lift Up Your Hearts” Op. 30
Jesus Christ, the large-hearted priest
The concert lasts about 60 minutes, there is no intermission.
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.