Special concert dedicated to homage to Giya Kancheli, world famous Georgian composer, who died
on October 2nd at the age of 84.
SENSELESS WAR for choir and saxophone quartet
Saxofonové kvarteto Moravia
Conductor Jan Ocetek
„We have all lost a great man, artist, and friend. We take solace from the knowledge that his great work will live on in the hearts of us musicians who loved him and will continue to perform his wonderful music.“
Dennis Russell Davies, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Filharmonie Brno
“We lost a legendary composer, original musical thinker, whose unique compositions revealing the endlessness of time are cherished not only in Georgia but throughout the world. I believe, Maestro Kancheli’s music will sound for many years to come”.
J. E. Mariam Rakviashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to the Czech Republic
Both guests of honor will attend the concert. At the beginning they will give a short introduction speech.
The concert is held under the auspices of Embassy of Georgie to the Czech Republic.
The program of the concert you can download here.
Photo Linda Kim – Davies