From 12 to 16 July, the 19th year of the summer festival Třeboňská nocturna (the Třeboň Nocturnes) will fill the historical centre of the South Bohemian Renaissance town of Třeboň with music.
The internationally recognized harpist Kateřina Englichová and oboist Vilém Veverka will open the festival with a program of compositions by Maurice Ravel, Alphonse Hasselmans, Ilja Hurník, Martin Hybler and Claude Debussy.
In addition, Třeboňská nocturna will present the winners of the International Prague Spring Music Competition the Korean Arete String Quartet, the trio of the violinist Martina Bačová, French horn player Hana Šuková and pianist Karel Košárek, the chanson singer Chantal Poullain accompanied by the saxophonist Štěpán Markovič and the pianist Martin Krč, special project Ellaboration by Epoque Quartet and the singer Dasha.
The festival will close with a tribute to Ema Destinnová by the Philharmonic of Hradec Králové together with the Slovak opera singer Eva Hornyáková under the direction of the conductor Miriam Němcová.
The classical music, crossover, and chanson evenings will take place at several venues in Třeboň, from the chateau’s stable, through the J. K. Tyl Theatre and the Tunel music bar, to the court of the municipal authority.
Tickets for Třeboňská nocturna are available for purchase at the festival website or through the sales network GoOut.net, or in person at the tourist information centres in the towns Třeboň and České Budějovice, in culture departments of the Třeboň spas Aurora and Berta, or directly at the individual venues before the concerts start. Passes for the entire festival are also on sale for CZK 1,350 (the price does not include the performance by Chantal Poullain) and can be bought at the tourist information centre in Třeboň at Masarykovo Square 1. For more information, go to trebonskanocturna.cz.
This year, the festival Třeboňská nocturna received a significant support from the South Bohemian Region, the town of Třeboň, the State Fund for Culture, Renomie, a.s., Pražská energetika, a.s., as well as from other companies and individuals.
Full festival program:
12 July 2022 | 19:30 | the stable, the Třeboň chateau
- Vilém Veverka – oboe
- Kateřina Englichová – harp
13 July 2022 | 19:30 | Divadlo J. K. Tyla
- Martina Bačová – violin
- Hana Šuková – French horn
- Karel Košárek – piano
14 July 2022 | 19:30 | small court of the Třeboň chateau
- Arete String Quartet / South Korea
14 July 2022 | 22:00 | Tunel music bar
- Chantal Poullain
- Štěpán Markovič – saxophone
- Martin Krč – keyboard
15 July 2022 | 19:30 | court of the municipal authority
- Epoque Quartet
16 July 2022 | 19:30 | court of the municipal authority
- Tribute to Ema Destinnová
- Eva Hornyáková / Slovakia – soprano
- The Philharmonic of Hradec Králové
- Miriam Němcová – conductor