A special gift for the Chief Conductor on his 80th birthday: a composition by several composers

The composition “Happy Birthday Maestro” was written as a gift for the 80th birthday of the Filharmonie Brno’s chief conductor Dennis Russell Davies. We chose the opening from Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 80 in D minor as the main theme. We approached several Czech and international composers who have collaborated with Dennis Russell Davies in recent years…

Má vlast for piano four hands. Dennis Russell Davies celebrates his birthday with two sold-out concerts

PRESS RELEASE 12. 4. 2024   2024 isn’t just the Year of Czech Music and the two hundredth anniversary of Bedřich Smetana’s birth, but also a year in which Dennis Russell Davies, Filharmonie Brno’s Chief Conductor will be celebrating a significant birthday. Two days after his eightieth birthday, which falls on 16 April, Davies and his…

Masterpieces, dramaturgical discoveries and the Year of Czech Music. Filharmonie Brno enters its 68th season with unconventional projects featuring Czech composers, and new options for subscribers

PRESS RELEASE Brno, 3. 5. 2023 A Year of Czech Music, but interestingly done. Careful attention to unfairly neglected composers. Great monumental symphonies. The marking of important anniversaries. Filharmonie Brno is introducing its 68th season, which continues its approach of many years, while introducing new features for subscribers. The orchestra begins its…

Filharmonie Brno is setting off on an American tour. They will play the New York premiere of Glass‘ Symphony No. 12, “Lodger“ in Carnegie Hall, with the author personally participating

Press Release Brno, Czech Republic January 6th, 2023 Filharmonie Brno is setting off on an American tour. In February, they will play seven concerts in seven locations on the other side of the ocean, kicking off the tour in Carnegie Hall where they will perform the New York premiere of Symphony No. 12,…