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Author Archives: Karin Kocourková

Congratulations to Ivo Kahánek on his Classic Prague Award

The winners of the Classic Prague Awards have been announced. The classical music awards were bestowed on the pianist Ivo Kahánek, the Czech Philharmonic or the Clarinet Factory Classic Prague Awards mají vítěze. Ceny klasické hudby získali pianista Ivo Kahánek, Česká filharmonie nebo Clarinet Factory Read More »

Spring Concert in the Kořenského Elementary School

Proč bychom se netěšili (aria from Bedřich Smetana´s opera The Bartered Bride) Spring concert in the Kořenského elementary school At 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018 we will perform with the Kořenského Elementary School Choir Read More »

Harmonie Foundation Seeks a Violin Teacher

The Harmonie Foundation is looking for a violin teacher for its exceptional socio-musical project El Sistema in Prague. The teacher – a musician – will teach children (aged 6–15 years) to play a musical instrument (violin in this case), applying the El Sistema methodology. Successful applicant will receive initial training from the Harmonie Foundation. Our expectations: professional approach, qualification, teaching ... Read More »

Lucka in Gothenburg, Side by Side 2018

We are happy to report to all our fans that Lucka, who was a concertmaster at the Side by Side 2017 event during rehearsals and at the concert in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, is now the “face“ of the Side by Side 2018 web! Read More »

International Children´s Festival Prague 2017

Here is a short edited video showing our participation at the final event of the International Children´s Festival, organized by the Music Academy of Prague and held in the Wallenstein Hall of the Senate of the Czech Republic´s Parliament on October 15, 2017. We would like to thank Austin Beaart, an exchange student in Prague and our temporary volunteer, for ... Read More »

Christmas Concert at the Kořenského Elementary and Nursery Schools – December 21, 2017

“Christmas Singing and Christmas Markets“, an event prepared by the Kořenského Elementary and Nursery Schools for their children, pupils, parents and friends, will be held this year from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on December 20 and 21, 2017. The Children´s Orchestra will perform on December 21. We are looking forward to a good turnout and a relaxed pre-Christmas atmosphere throughout ... Read More »

Temporare

Events of the Children´s Orchestra An Epiphany Concert – January 8, 2018 Selected members of our orchestra will play at the concert for the listening pleasure, this time for senior citizens in Běchovice.     Christmas Concert at the Kořenského Elementary and Nursery Schools – December 21, 2017 “Christmas Singing and Christmas Markets“, an event prepared by the Kořenského Elementary ... Read More »

Santa´s Mail – December 20, 2017

The Children´s String Orchestra will give its debut performance this year at an event called Santa´s Mail, held by the Pražské děti (Prague Children) Foundation in conjunction with the Prague 1 Borough Municipal Authority. Also this year, Santa will bring to the Old Town Square Christmas presents for the children from the Krásná Lípa children´s home.   Read More »

Christmas Concert in St. Ludmila´ s Church in nám. Míru Square in Prague´s Vinohrady District – December 6, 2017

Our children coped fabulously with the new space and the prevailing winter conditions. St. Ludmila´s Church was packed with music lovers for whom our children with their teachers prepared a small musical surprise. Photo: Patrik Holčák Read More »