Musical Delicacies

— Early Music Concert Series —

Woodcut: Château.

Pastimes with Baroque music

Charity concerts of Early Music, drawing from the treasures and history of the music collection of the archbishops, linking Baroque music with singing, dancing, poetry and other forms of selected courtly arts in an authentic performance with historical instruments.

The Archbishops’ château in Kremsier (Kroměříž) offers dignified and inspiring venues for the concerts: It is home to a large collection of music, paintings, etc.; together with its unique architecture and gardens, it appears on the UNESCO World Heritage List. A visit to the concerts can be combined with a tour of the château and a stroll through the Château Garden or the Flower Garden (Lust-Garten, Pleasure Garden) which is located 1100 m from the château.

Plaisirs de Musique (CZ) and its guests will present programes drawing on the rich links to Baroque culture. The ensemble, led by Jan Čižmář, has performed regularly in concerts throughout Europe since 2013.

The admission is 150 , or 100 (concession for children up to 15 years old, students up to 26, seniors 60 years or older, and handicapped persons with ZTP card or equivalent). Tickets are sold at the evening box office. The proceeds from the concerts are donated to the operation of music archive which houses the Archbishops’ music collection.

Tue 26 Jun 2018 19:00
Throne Hall

150 Kč / 100 Kč
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Harpsi­chord recital

Selected virtuoso harpsichord music of the 18th century not only from the Kroměříž archive.

F. Couperin, G. Paisiello, J. Ch. Bach, J. N. F. Royer.

Martin Hroch (harpsichord)

Thu 19 Jul 2018 19:00
Liege Hall

150 Kč / 100 Kč
??????????????????: Marc Hervieux
Plaisirs masquéz

Secret pleasures in the French Baroque music.

M. Marais, P. P. Philidor.

Marc Hervieux (recorder)
Marta Kratochvílová (traverso)

Tue 24 Jul 2018 19:00
Picture gallery

150 Kč / 100 Kč
??????????????????: Robert Bachara
Violin frescoes

Virtuoso violin music performed under the old masters’ portraits.

H. I. F. Biber, J. S. Bach.

Robert Bachara (violin)
Jan Čižmář (lute)

Tue 28 Aug 2018 19:00
Sala Terrena

150 Kč / 100 Kč
Magic with Madrigals

The English Renaissance madrigal and its echo in 20th century Czech music.

Henry VIII, J. Dowland, W. Byrd, T. Morley, O. Gibbons, B. Martinů, J. Novák.

OctOpus Vocalis
Plaisirs de Musique
Martin Franze (artistic leader)
Throne Hall.

Thank you

The concerts enjoy the auspices of the Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic, PhDr. Ilja Šmíd. They take place in collaboration with the ensemble Plaisirs de Musique, the National Heritage Institute (administration of the Archbishops’ Château and the Kroměříž gardens) and the Czech National Trust.

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