ECCE HOMO / About the concert

More than anything else, the work Ecce Homo by František Gregor Emmert (1940–2015) performed today is a prayer, which over the course of its duration of about an hour and a quarter guides listeners through the heights and depths of…

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BYZANTINE PASSION / About the concert

This programme, entitled Byzantine Passion, showcases the chants of the Eastern liturgies of Great Week (corresponding to Holy Week). Among the innovations of the Byzantine “Ars Nova” was a new musical form, kratéma, which did not use traditional liturgical texts,…

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NOVA ET VETERA / About the concert

Gregorian chant in the liturgy of Holy Week   In the Gregorian chant repertoire, the last week before Easter – Holy Week – offers up a musically rich and emotionally powerful set of hymns. Historically, these are among the oldest…

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Standing room tickets for the Closing concert

Garden / Island.  The Closing concert of the Festival with Brno Philharmonic and its forthcoming Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Dennis Russell Davies is completely sold out. We would like to comply with maximum of our visitor´s request – we…

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Change of Cast

Dear visitors, we would like to inform you about a change of cast of the opening concert of the Easter Festival of Sacred Music Christ on the Mount of Olives by Ludwig van Beethoven. Instead of Jan Martiník, which is unable…

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Programmer about the Festival

When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples.And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted…

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