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Prague Symphony Orchestra

Friday, March 12, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Program

Beethoven Egmont

Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Tomáš Jamník, violoncello

Dvorak Symphony No. 8

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The Prague Symphony Orchestra was founded in the autumn of 1934 by the conductor Rudolf Pekárek. He defined the new ensemble’s fields of activity with the words Film-Opera-Koncert, and such the abbreviation FOK became part of the orchestra’s title. By recording music for the majority of Czech films in the 1930s and performing regularly in live broadcasts on the Czechoslovak Radio, the FOK Orchestra made a name for itself and its economic existence was assured.

Over the course of the orchestra’s history many of the world’s most important conductors have appeared with the FOK as guest conductors, as well as a wide range of soloists. The orchestra has performed in nearly every country in Europe, repeatedly in Japan and the USA, and has also visited South America, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Korea, Turkey, Israel and Oman.

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Prague Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble

Tomáš Brauner

Conductor

Tomáš Jamník

Cellist

Details

Date:
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608
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Phone:
508-799-1463
Website:
http://www.mechanicshall.org