APRIL 2022

Josef Špaček | The Voice of Rare Violin

Thursday 28 April 2022, 7.00 pm
Dům kultury města Ostravy, Ostrava, CZ

Antonín DVOŘÁK: The Noon Witch, Op. 108
Bohuslav MARTINŮ: Violin Concerto No. 1, H 226
Franz SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 4 in C minor “Tragic”, D 417

Josef Špaček (violin)
Vasilij Sinajskij (conductor)
Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava

The first violin concerto composed by Martinů in Paris between 1932-1933 was not performed during his life and after his death it was considered lost, it was only discovered in 1968 in Washington. The solo part is going to be performed by Josef Špaček. He will play Guarneri’s violin from 1732. It is said that this Violin Concerto by Martinů is technically challenging but beautiful.

The concert is supported by the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation.

More information: