Musical Delicacies

— Early Music Concert Series —

250 Kč / 150 Kč / 90 Kč

Plaisirs de la Campagne

A programme that enchants through its pastoral and cheerful character with a pinch of improvisation, evoking the atmosphere of the French countryside, numerous rural pleasures and the singing of the nightingale.

Friday 1 October 2021 19:00 — Chapel of the Convent of the Sisters of St Elizabeth, Kamenná 36, 639 00 Brno, Czech Republic. (Wheelchair accessible)

Charity concert: The proceeds from the concert will be donated to the activities of the Hospice St. Elizabeth.


Jacques-Christophe Naudot (1690 – 1762) Plaisirs de la Campagne:
 • Chant d’oiseaux.   Lentement.
 • Musette.   Gracieusement.
 • Bruit de chasse.
 • Menuet en Rondeau.
 • Contredanse.
 • La d’Hastrel.   Gracieusement.
Leopold I. (1640 – 1705) Gavotte G major
Francesco Geminiani (1687 – 1762) Airs   (A Treatise of Good Taste in the Art of Musick, 1749)
 • Auld Bob Morrice.   Affetuoso.
 • Sleepy Body.   Allegro moderato.
 • Lady Ann Bothwell’s Lament.   Affetuoso. Allegro.
Jean Jacques Hotteterre (1674 – 1763) Pourquoi doux Rossignol dans ce sombre séjour
Leopold I. (1640 – 1705) Chaconne G major
Antonio Bertali (1605 – 1669) Ciaconna

Marta Kratochvílová

Photo: Marta Kratochvílová.

Marta Kratochvílová studied flute at the Conservatory in Pardubice and then at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno. Subsequently, she completed studies in France at the Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg, where she specialized on baroque and renaissance traverse flute with Jean-François Alizon and Nancy Hadden, and on chamber music with Martin Gester and Patrick Blanc. She attended masterclasses and workshops by prominent figures such as Paul McCreesh, Barthold Kuijken, Jan Latham-Koenig and Sir Neville Marriner. In France she performed in the ensembles Le Parlement de Musique, Le Masque, Bohemia Duo and NotaBene. At renaissance workshops (Ferrara, Munich, Stuttgart, Basel) she performed regularly with the Consort of traverso players from Strasbourg.

Photo: Marian Friedl.

She performs regularly throughout Europe, primarily in chamber projects with her artistic partners, including artists such as Christophe Coin, Jan Čižmář, Karel Fleischlinger, Joel Frederiksen, Marc Hervieux, Martin Jakubíček, Petr Kolař, Ján Krigovský, Martyna Pastuszka, Emmanuel Soulhat, Marcin Świątkiewicz, Marc Vonau, and the ensembles {oh!} Orkiestra Historyczna or Plaisirs de Musique, of which she is a founding member. She is also the artistic leader of the renaissance flute consort Tourdion.

As a teacher with many years of experience she is invited to presentations and masterclasses throughout Europe; she teaches also privately baroque and renaissance traverso playing and historical interpretation.

Marian Friedl

Marian Friedl, musician, ethnomusicologist, pedagogue, member of several music projects of various specializations, in which he sings, plays the double bass, folk flutes, bagpipes, clarinet, small dulcimer and other instruments. He has performed on more than two dozen CDs, often with leading performers from the Czech scene and abroad. In 2014 he recorded, for example, the album NOCZ and Iva Bittová (Hevhetia), in 2016 Divé Husy with Jitka Šuranská and Martin Krajíček (nominated for the Anděl Music Award 2016) and in the same year the album Mateřština with Jiří Slavík (Anděl award 2016 in the World Music category). He embodied his personal vision of Moravian World Music in his self-conceived project Lambs and Wolves; the album of the same name won the Anděl 2017 award in the Folk category. In 2019 he released his solo album Beskydská Odysea (Indies Scope), the neo-folklore project Píseň ZEMĚ (Animal Music), and also performed as sideman on albums of the Norwegian-Czech group NOCZ and Choir (Hevhetia) and in the project Slovak Dances of the composer and conductor Peter Reiner (Naxos).

Thank you

The concert takes place with financial support from the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the Statutory City of Brno.

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