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Young Laureates of International Competitions Close 24th Year of Festival

Published: 25/8/2015 - The official closing concert which concluded the International Music Festival Český Krumlov 2015 took place on…

Masquerade Hall Resounded with Baroque Music Superbly Interpreted by Roger Isaacs and Musica Florea Ensemble

Published: 25/8/2015 - On the penultimate evening of the IMF Český Krumlov 2015 on Friday 7th August the last concert from the chambe…

Argentine Tango Dance in Kooperativa Garden

Published: 25/8/2015 - Real summer weather was characteristic for the closing festival week. The first of three literally scorching t…

Broadway Stars in Bond Stylization

Published: 6/8/2015 - On Saturday 1st August the sold-out Brewery Garden witnessed the concert titled James Bond Music and World Mus…

24th year of IMF Český Krumlov

A Look Back at the Closing Weekend of IMF Český Krumlov 2015

Published: 25/8/2015 - Real summer weather was characteristic for the closing festival week. Festival visitors heard Argentine tango and Baroque music, the official closing concert presented two young interpreters.

24th Year of IMF Český Krumlov Brought Unique Experiences Once Again

Published: 19/8/2015 - The 24th year of the International Music Festival Český Krumlov took place during four long weekends in July and August. And even this year it was a presentation of different genres under the open skies and in the historical spaces of the Český Kruml…

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Festival feedback

Today’s concert was full of warm reactions of the audience which I am very pleased about. The program of the concert in Český Krumlov consisted solely of opera arias and the audience accepted it without reservation. The beauties of the Czech Republic, your cities and picturesque scenery are generally well known. But I would like to mention another…
Sumi Jo, coloratura soprano
I have to say that I was totally enchanted by the town of Český Krumlov. Until now I had known only Prague and I had no idea about the beauty of Český Krumlov. Český Krumlov took my breath away thanks to its picturesqueness and atmosphere. I chose two arias for my performance at the opening concert of the IMF. And it is appropriate that I chose the…
Danilo Formaggia, tenor
During Sumi Jo’s performance today we witnessed artistically perfect blending of two cultures – Asian equilibristics with the European school. Sumi Jo demonstrated her vocal technical mastery but also emotional interpretation and a strong experience. After all she studied music in Europe, cooperated with great European artists, such as Herbert von…
Petr Vronský, conductor
It is a pleasure for me to conduct a program as the one tonight. The reaction of the audience was fantastic. Today is the third time I have performed in Český Krumlov and it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. And the fact that I can bring this beautiful music here makes me a happy man!
Manuel Hernández-Silva, conductor
In the Baroque period perfect instruments, which are still played today, were created. The focus of our repertoire is still on Baroque music but we do not stick solely to it. We like to play, for example, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, who is a follower of Baroque composers in his works. We also premiered several contemporary compositions which were writte…
Josef Krečmer, artistic director of Barocco sempre giovane ensemble

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