GREGORIAN CHANT AND EARLY POLYPHONY
The workshop is available for beginners or advanced music students (from the age of 15 years old), amateur or professional musicians of any religious persuasion interested in historically informed interpretation of Gregorian chant and Early Polyphony. The participants should be able to sing.
The main topics of the workshop are:
– “The mystery of Gregory the Great” – the origin and notational types of Gregorian chant
– Milestones of Gregorian chant history – compositional styles
– Hildegard von Bingen – the manifestation of medieval mind
– Early Polyphony
– Practice of selected pieces for the final concert
Daily between 25 and 29 September from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Concert on 29th afternoon.
Wednesday, 25/9, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., led by Barbora Kabátková
Thursday, 26/9, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., led by Barbora Kabátková
Friday, 27/9, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., led by Jan Baťa
Saturday, 28/9, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., led by Jan Baťa
29/9, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Venue: HAMU, Malostranské náměstí 13/258, Prague 1
Price: 1200 CZK, 800 CZK (students)
For HAMU students participation is free of charge
Price includes free entrance to the concert and lecture by Michaël Lévinas.
You can register for the complete programme for a really better price,
i. e. 2500 CZK, 1800 CZK (students)
All workshops and lectures are held in English