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Hope for Prague

Author: Czech Television

Unique Concert in Prague: renowned British violinist Daniel Hope played on a floating stage on the Vltava river.

  • Daniel Hope | Copyright: © Daniel Vrabec

    Daniel Hope © Daniel Vrabec

  • Daniel Hope | Copyright: © Petra Hajská

    Daniel Hope © Petra Hajská

A special concert in a stunning setting: British violinist Daniel Hope, who studied under the legendary Yehudi Menuhin, performs Max Richter’s iconic composition “Vivaldi Recomposed”, a re-imagining of the Four Seasons, with the Epoque Orchestra on a floating stage on the Vltava against the backdrop of Prague Castle and overlooked by the imposing National Theatre complex. The concert also features the world premiere of a new version of Czech composer Bedřich Smetana’s “Vltava”, which is named after the river. The concert was part of the “Strings of Autumn” annual multi-genre music festival.

Production Company Czech Television
Genre Concert TV recording
TV Director Adam Rezek
Recording location floating stage on the Vltava river in the historic centre of Prague
Recording date 19 September 2020
English title of music work Bedřich Smetana / Jiří Slavík: Vltava on Vltava
English title of music work Recomposed by Max Richter: Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
English title of music work Kurt Weill: September Song
English title of music work Antonín Dvořák: Humoresque no. 7, op. 101
Soloist Daniel Hope
Orchestra / Band The Epoque Orchestra
Distribution TV Czech Television
Camera Filip Havelka
Video format 16:9 HD
Duration 70'
Production year 2020

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