4th Concert / Přemysl Kšica, Miroslav Smrčka

Saturday 21. 7. 2018 from 18 h
Church of st. Peter and Paul, Broumov

Přemysl Kšica, organ
Miroslav Smrčka, trumpet

Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto in D Major for trumpet and organ

Johann Pachelbel: Ciaccona in f

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott BWV 721

Fugue in E flat Major BWV 552/II

Leopold Mozart: Concerto in D Major

Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer: Chaconne in F

Přemysl Kšica: Improvisation on a theme from St. Wenceslas choral

Jiří Ropek: Hommage to the anonymous

The organist and improvisator, Přemysl Kšica, is active in the field of church music, as a concert organist as well as pedagogue. His activities are visible in our country and abroad. He comes from Prague, where he studied organ at the Prague Conservatory and at the Academy of Music. He attended Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart (Prof. Dr. Ludger Lohmann). Jaroslav Vodrážka, doc. Jaroslav Tůma and Johannes Mayr where his main organ improvisation leaders. His education was enriched through many organ courses led by excellent foreign organists (Lorenzo Ghielmi, Olivier Latry, Günter Kaunzinger and others). Přemysl Kšica is a holder of number of awards from organ competitions. He won the 3 rd prize for organ improvisation at the Opava competition, won the 3rd prize at the International Competition of Young Organists in Ljubljana in 2004, won the 2nd prizes at the Organ Competition Competition in Most in 2005 and at the 2010 Peter Eben International Organ Competition in Opava. He has been living in Prague for many years and is active here as a church organist, most recently especially in the St. Nicholas Church in Lesser Town. He teaches the organ at the Church's Primary Art School in Prague and at the Conservatoire in Teplice.

Miroslav Smrčka comes from a musical family. He learned trumpet for eight years under the direction of his father. He graduated from the Prague Conservatory in the class of prof. Miroslav Kejmar, completed his MA in HAMU in 2012. He participated in several competitions, and played many solo concerts for trumpet and orchestra performed by orchestras in Bohemia and abroad. He was a member of the National Theater symphony orchestra and the chamber orchestra Berg. He also plays jazz and Latin music. His cooperation with organist Přemysl Kšica lasts many years. He is a member of the KVintet brass. From 2016 he is the 1st trumpet player of the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra.

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