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Author Archives: Karin Kocourková

SEYO Summer Camp

Eight children from the Harmonie Foundation Orchestra have been selected for the first time this year to attend the SEYO – Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra –camp. Its culmination will be a festive performance on the stage of the mythical Odeon amphitheater in Athens. As many as 250 young musicians will give their performance on August 1 at the end of ... Read More »

SEYO Summer Camp – July 20, 2017

We were part of an unforgettable performance featuring children and young musicians from 20 European countries. The atmosphere in the Odeon Amphitheater in Athens was truly inimitable… The Czech daily newspaper Hospodářské noviny also reported on the event: Before the sun set behind the Acropolis in the Greek capital Athens on Tuesday evening, it shone on almost 350 children who ... Read More »

Klánovice – June 23, 2017

Farewell to the school year. We played in a garden at Klánovice for the parents and friends of our Children´s Orchestra and the Harmonie Foundation. Read More »

Side by Side 2017

Let´s take a quick look back at those lovely days several of our children and their teachers spent at this year´s El Sistema summer camp in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Between June 16 and 21, 2017, seventeen of our children had a chance to attend another El Sistema-inspired Side by Side global music youth camp in Gothenburg. You are ... Read More »

Khamoro 2017 – June 2, 2017

This year we gave our debut performance also at the Khamoro 2017 Festival. Our nice and experienced teachers opened a small workshop for those children who wanted to make their own paper musical instruments. Read More »

Photographic Exhibition in the Bez zábradlí Theater

A touring and sales exhibition of photographs called “From the Life of the Harmonie Foundation“ was opened in the Bez zábradlí Theater in Prague on Friday, May 26. Visitors are invited to view pictures acquainting with the way our young musicians learn to play their musical instruments and perform at concerts. The exhibition ends on June 24. Read More »

New Orchestra Members Recruited & Performance in the Černý Most Center

The Harmonie Foundation Children´s Orchestra Takes Pleasure in Inviting You to Its Performance or You Can Play Like This, Too! Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. Černý Most Center in front of the New Yorker Store New members of the children´s orchestra will also be recruited as part of the performance. Read More »

Open-air Concert – May 21, 2017

The second Open-air Concert in Prague´s Střelecký ostrov featured dozens of professional as well as amateur musicians playing again under the baton of our conductors Chuhei Iwasaki and Jiří Korynta. For the first time this year we had a chance to play together with Ivo Kahánek, an outstanding pianist and patron of the Harmonie Foundation, and violinist Josef Špaček, a ... Read More »