NEW YEAR´S CONCERT – 01. 01. 2023 AT 4.00 P.M.

FESTIVE MUSIC FOR TRUMPET, ORGAN AND TIMPANI   MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER (1634-1704) Preludium (Te Deum)   VINCENT LÜBECK (1656-1740) Preambulum in E   GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL (1685-1750) Gloria in excelsis Deo   FRANTIŠEK XAVER BRIXI (1732-1771) Preludium in F – Pastorela in C   ADAM VÁCLAV MICHNA Z OTRADOVIC (1600-1676) Christmas dew – Christmas night  – Christmas […]

ST. JAMES´ CHRISTMAS – 26. 12. 2022 AT 4.00 P.M.

JAN KŘTITEL KUCHAŘ (1751-1829) Partita in C   JAROSLAV KRČEK (1939) Intermezzo (Little Suite, 1st part)   Christmas songs from Baroque hymn books (arrangement by J. Krček) God in Heaven Oh, what a graceful dove from the Ark God was born now Who wants to have a baby Let us all rejoice now Intermezzo   […]

THE OCEAN OF FANTASY – 25 August, 2022 AT 7.00 P.M.

STEPHEN THARP (USA) Programme:   JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor BWV 903 (arrangement by  S. Tharp) Chorale prelude “By the Rivers of Babylon” / „An Wasserflüssen Babylon“ BWV 653   MARCEL DUPRÉ (1886-1971) Carillon Op. 27 No. 4 Prelude and Fugue in F minor Op. 7 No. 2   […]

THE LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS – 1 September, 2022 AT 7.00 P.M.

IRENA CHŘIBKOVÁ (Czech Republic) Kühn Choir of Prague   Jaroslav Brych choirmaster Tomáš Trnka trombone Programme:   PETR EBEN (1929-2007) Missa Adventus et Quadragesimae Kyrie – Credo – Offertorium – Benedictus – Agnus Dei   JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) Partita „Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig“ BWV 768 / “Greetings, kind Jesus”   PETR EBEN (1929-2007) Two […]

A GREETING FROM ITALY – 8 September, 2022 AT 7.00 P.M.

EUGENIO MARIA FAGIANI (Italy) Programme:   JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) Toccata and Fugue in F major BWV 540   ERMANNO WOLF-FERRARI (1876-1948) Prayer from the opera The Jewels of the Madonna / I gioielli della Madonna   MARCO ENRICO BOSSI (1861-1925) Scherzo in G minor from the cycle  Sinfonia tematica   HENRI ÉDOUARD DALLIER (1849-1934) […]

JUBILEES OF MASTERS – 15 September, 2022 AT 7.P.M.

JAN KALFUS (Czech Republic) Programme: JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 546   JOHANN ERNST BACH (1722-1777) Fantasy and Fugue in F major   CESAR FRANCK (1822-1890) Prayer   SIGFRID KARG-ELERT (1877-1933) Chorale improvisation “Now, everyone, thank God” / „Nun danket alle Gott“   THOMAS DANIEL SCHLEE (1957) Seefeld Prelude […]

PARIS FIREWORKS – 22 September, 2022 AT 7.00 P.M.

DAVID CASSAN (France)   Programme:   CÉSAR FRANCK (1822−1890) Chorale No. 1 in E major   MAURICE DURUFLÉ (1902-1986) Scherzo MARCEL DUPRÉ (1886-1971) Final from the cycle Evocation Op. 37   CÉSAR FRANCK (1822−1890) Andantino in G minor   IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Firebird The Dance of King Kashchei – Lullaby – Finale (arrangement by P. […]

ST. JAMES´ CHRISTMAS – 26. 12. 2019 AT 4.00 P.M.

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) Prelude in C major BWV 547  GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL (1685-1759) Let us rejoice THE FIRST NOËL – Let us all with one accord sing praises (traditional) CLAUDE BALBASTRE (1727-1799) Noël Bourguignon  JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) What an adorable sound! FRANTIŠEK XAVER BRIXI (1732-1771) Quem vidistis GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL (1685-1759) Sonata in […]

NEW YEAR’S CONCERT – 01. 01. 2020 AT 4.00 P.M.

FESTIVE MUSIC FOR TRUMPET AND ORGAN HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695) Trumpet Tune and Air   GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL (1685-1759) Overture from The Royal Fireworks Music   JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750) Chorale „Jesu bleibet meine Freude“ BWV 147 Pièce d´Orgue BWV 572   TOMASO ALBINONI (1671-1750) Concerto in B flat Major Op. 7 No. 3 Allegro – Adagio – […]

Sancti Jacobi Organum Foundation

Dear friends! St. James´ Basilica is surprisingly squeezed among the narrow lanes and streets of the Old Town of Prague. As soon as you enter the building, you are surely stunned by the breathtaking interior. The first thing which catches visitors´ eye is the Baroque organ case build by Abraham Stark of Loket at the […]