Czech Philharmonic

Opening concert of the Czech Philharmonic

The season opens with one of the most iconic 20th century works. Dmitri Shostakovich refused evacuate from Leningrad, surrounded by the German army, and wrote a new symphony, the premiere of which was broadcast on radio during the siege in 1942. Semyon Bychkov has close family ties to the event – his mother lived through the siege in Leningrad.

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Wednesday

9/29/2021


7:30 PM


Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall

Praha 1


200 - 1900 CZK

Thursday

9/30/2021


7:30 PM


Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall

Praha 1


200 - 1900 CZK

Description

ABOUT THE CONCERT

The season opens with one of the most iconic 20th century works. Dmitri Shostakovich refused evacuate from Leningrad, surrounded by the German army, and wrote a new symphony, the premiere of which was broadcast on radio during the siege in 1942. Semyon Bychkov has close family ties to the event – his mother lived through the siege in Leningrad.

PROGRAM

Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60 (“Leningrad”)

PERFORMERS

Semyon Bychkov conductor

Czech Philharmonic

Length 90 minutes
Wheelchair access
Music
Dmitrij Dmitrijevič Šostakovič