Mezinárodní hudební festival Janáčkovy Hukvaldy



25 June Hukvaldy, castle motta at 2 PM26 June Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 5 PM29 June Hukvaldy, castle motta at 6 PM1 July Frýdek-Místek, Národní dům at 6 PM2 July Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 5 PM3 July Hukvaldy, St. Maxmilian Church at 3 PM6 July Rychaltice, St. Nicholas Church at 5 PM8 July Příbor, St. Valentine Church at 6 PM9 July Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 8 PM10 July Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 6 PM

XXIII International Music Festival Janáčkovy Hukvaldy
25 June – 10 July, 2016
Hukvaldy – Frýdek-Místek – Příbor


25 June Hukvaldy, castle motta at 2 PM

Opening ceremony and chamber concert Janáčkovy Hukvaldy 2016 will be opened by young Czech and Slovak artists performing compositions of 17th to 19th century masters

Brass Sextet of Janáček Conservatory Ostrava

Flauti Ostravienses

Mucha Quartet


Jiří Ignác Linek: Coronation Intradas

Johannes Ch. Schickhardt: Concert for Four Fipple Flutes and Cembalo

Wolfgang A. Mozart: String Quartet in B-flat major, K 458 "The Hunt"


26 June Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 5 PM

Choral concert A legendary children’s chorus and its founder and director Eva Šeinerová will celebrate the 50th anniversary of artistic work!

Children’s chorus Permoník Karviná

Eva Šeinerová, Director


Milan Báchorek: Frenštát Wedding Bow

Otmar Mácha: Silesian Halo Songs

Jan Vičar: Owl; I Slept on Hay; Hey John, Johny; Highlanders

Leoš Janáček: Hukvaldy Folksongs, selection


29 June Hukvaldy, castle motta at 6 PM

Dulcimer as we do not know it including reflections of Leoš Janáček work and personage One of the best and most original dulcimer players of the present age and also a music composer will pay tribute with his musical friends and excellent players to the genial Hukvaldy native.

Daniel Skála, Gabriela Jílková – dulcimer

SLPT Hlubina


1 July Frýdek-Místek, Národní dům at 6 PM

Our famous natives A good many outstanding musical artists, whether composers or performers were given to the world by North Moravia and Silesia. They include also Martin Kasík a piano virtuoso who chose a really festival programme for his concert.

Martin Kasík – piano


Leoš Janáček: On the Overgrown Path, series 1

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Four Study Pictures

Modest Petrovich Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition


2 July Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 5 PM

Orchestral concert Let us not forget our natives – outstanding personages! Trombone concert by Jožka Matěj, born in Brušperk, ranks among the best musical compositions for this instrument. It will be played by the 1st trombonist of Prague Symphony Orchestra accompanied by a philharmonic orchestra proudly bearing Janáček’s name for several decades.

Kurt Neubauer – trombone

Stanislav Vavřínek – conductor

Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava


Leoš Janáček: Suite, Op. 3

Jožka Matěj: Concert for Trombone and Orchestra

Antonín Dvořák: Suite A major, Op. 96


3 July Hukvaldy, St. Maxmilian Church at 3 PM

Chamber concert „Homage to Leoš Janáček“ At the anniversary date of Leoš Janáček’s birth, the Master’s remembrance of his childhood days spent both at Hukvaldy and in Brno will sound – Wind Sextet “Youth”.

Musica Per Cinque

Robert Heger – flute

Dušan Foltýn – oboe

Tomáš Čistecký – clarinet

Petr Hernych – French horn

Michael Verner – bassoon

Miroslav Plechatý – bass clarinet


Claude Gervaise: Renaissance Dances

Franz Danzi: Wind Quintet in B flat major

Darius Milhaud: The Chimney of King Rene

Leoš Janáček: Wind Sextet “Youth”


6 July Rychaltice, St. Nicholas Church at 5 PM

Organ concert

Tomasz Stoczek – organ


Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasie and Fugue g minor BWV 542

Chorale Prelude BWV 622

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Sonata No.4 in B flat major op.65

Tomasz Stoczek: Improvisation


8 July Příbor, St. Valentine Church at 6 PM

Chamber concert “Vita Caroli” at the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Charles IV birth Czechs unambiguously chose Charles IV as “the greatest Czech man”. For the evening, which will be devoted to the 700th anniversary of his birth and in which not only music works but also original texts by the Father of the Nation will sound, interior of St. Valentine Church in Příbor was selected purposefully.

Bohemia Luxembourg Trio

Stanislav Šárský - spoken word


9 July Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 8 PM

Musical nocturne The evening in which Mozart’s charming A Little Night Music will sound under exquisite night sky of Hukvaldy deer park is devoted to romantically tuned listeners.

Bohuslav Martinů Chamber Orchestra

Lubomír Čermák – Artistic Leader


W. A. Mozart: Serenade in G major, K 525 „A Little Night Music”

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor “Farewell”


10 July Hukvaldy, deer park amphitheatre at 6 PM

Closing concert This year’s festival will be closed by Slovak guests performing Lachian, Silesian and Moravian folk dances and texts originally styled by Leoš Janáček.

Lúčnica Chorus

Slovak Sinfonietta

Leoš Svárovský – conductor


Ján Cikker: Reminiscences

Leoš Janáček: Rákos Rákoczy, Musical Pictures of Moravia