Quiet before the storm

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  • Cultural center Babylon, Hall Stadion, Kounicova 20

Philharmonic at the Stadion Hall

• Captured in music, the atmosphere of a hot summer afternoon as experienced by the mythological demigod, resting on a seashore and reminiscing about his loves, or, a representative fin-de-siècle work and the most famous opus by the French impressionist Claude Debussy (1862-1918), inspired by Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem, reminds us of the hundredth anniversary of its composer’s death
• One of Benjamin Britten’s earlier concertos, finished during his stay in the USA and dedicated to the Spanish violinist Antonio Brosa, premiered by the New York Philharmonic in 1939 and responding to the anxieties of the times, in particular, the Spanish civil war
• Written in 1899, the First Symphony by Finland’s foremost composer, imbued with Nordic colour and melancholy romanticism
• Milan Paľa, the exceptional Slovak violinist living in Brno
• James Feddeck, winner of the prestigious Solti conductors’ competition in 2013, an up-and-coming American conductor whose renown is growing worldwide

CLAUDE DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
BENJAMIN BRITTEN Violin Concerto, Op. 15

JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39


Milan Paľa violin
Brno Philharmonic, conductor James Feddeck

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When the event takes place

11. january 2018 - 19:00
12. january 2018 - 19:00

Entrance fee

from: 250 CZK

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Cultural center Babylon, Hall Stadion, Kounicova 20


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