Edinburgh International Festival: Dvořak’s Requiem

Emerging young conductor Jakub Hrůša is joined by four soloists and Edinburgh Festival Chorus in one of classical music’s greatest choral epics 'Dvořak’s Requiem'.

Edinburgh International Festival:  Dvořak’s Requiem

About Edinburgh International Festival: Dvořak’s Requiem

JAKUB HRŮŠA CONDUCTS THE BAMBERGER SYMPHONIKER

Bamberger Symphoniker
Jakub Hrůša Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Director

Kateřina Kněžikova Soprano
Elisabeth Kulman Mezzo soprano
Pavel Černoch Tenor
Jan Martinik Bass

Dvořák Requiem

One of classical music’s greatest choral epics, from one of the world’s most exciting young conductors.

Czech-born Jakub Hrůša has been praised worldwide for his passion, theatricality and raw energy, and he has an innate passion for the music of his homeland. He is Chief Conductor of the Bamberger Symphoniker, is also Principal Guest Conductor of London’s Philharmonia Orchestra and a former Music Director of Glyndebourne Touring Opera.

Dvořak’s monumental Requiem is a deeply involving lament for the dead, shot through with the composer’s unmistakable rich melodies, dramatic flair and bright orchestral colours.

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