Jakub JANŠTA / 10th July 2018, 7pm


Jakub JANŠTA :



(1873 - 1916)

Phantasy on „Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme” Op. 52 No. 2

Antonín DVOŘÁK :
(1841 - 1904)

Symphony No. 9 Op. 95 „From the New World” - selection

2. Largo

4. Allegro con fuoco


Bohumír Rabas
He studied organ at the Prague kozervatoři by Dr. Josefa Kubáně
and at the University of Performing Arts in Prague Dr. Jiřího Reinbergera.
As a student of the Conservatory was the youngest participant in the first Organ Competition of the International Prague Spring Festival in 1958. He has participated in numerous organ competitions. He became a laureate of the International Organ Competition in Geneva in 1962.
Among his accomplishments mention participation in the finals at the Johanna Sebastiana Bach Competition in Leipzig 1964th
He taught at the Art School in Prague - as Břevnově
teacher of organ playing and improvisation at the second stage. For years known
organist ceremonial hall of the Old Town Hall in Prague. In recent
years, he holds the post of organist at the Church. Nicholas Church in Prague's Old Town Square in Bethlehem Chapel at the graduation ceremony of the Czech Technical University.
Rabasův repertoire includes all stylistic periods. Of the programs can be deduced penchant for romantic and impressionistic compositions. From contemporary Czech composers featured works by Eben, Kl. Slavický, M. Kabeláče and others.
Recorded an entire organ works of Karl he pushed away his prints in stone, flame Toccata per un'orecchio. In the song Vox Humana, which is a dialogue between the organ and the male voice collaborated with master Radovan Lukavský.
For Supraphon and Panton realized many recordings on historical organs in the country.
For Czech Radio is worth mentioning the extensive record Passion Symphony Belgian composer Paul de Maleingreaua on the organ at St. in Olomouc. Moritz.
For Czech Television recorded the Concerto in G minor G.F.Händla.
Collaborates with orchestras, soloists and choirs, he attended many concerts at home and abroad.

Jakub JANŠTA (1979) has studied organ and composition in Brno conservatory. In 1999 he was awarded with Leoš Janáček prize for the best absolvent. Then he graduated the Academy of music in Prague in the class of Prof. Jaroslav Tůma and he studied also in Hochschule fur musik in Stuttgart with Prof. Jon Laukvik. He took part in many masterclasses in the Europe. He was awarded with many prices in the interpretation - and improvisation competitions in the Czech Republic, in Slovenia, Austria and Germany. He gives concerts in various festivals. His specialisation is the improvisation in the historical forms. He also teaches organ and he is organist and regenschori in the church of St. Francis in Prague with unique Starck organ from 1702.