Czech Christmas Mass is one of the basic Czech Christmas symbols that have been traditionaly used over the years and this year is no exception. On 30th November at 19:30 a special concert was held, marking the 250th aniversary of birth of Jakub Jan Ryba.
In the prestigious halls of Rudolfinum under the command of conductor Oldrich Vlček acompanied by european musical talents as well as choir, which consisted of members of House of Lords of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and members of Parliament of the Czech Republic, brought Jakub Jan Ryba's music to life.
Christina JOHNSTON soprano (England)
Eva GARAJOVÁ alto (Slovakia)
Aleš BRISCEIN tenor
Luděk VELE bass
Mixed choir PONTÉS supported by members of British Parliament Choir a child choir of orchestra VIRTUOSI DI PRAGA, PÍSECKÝ KOMORNÍ ORCHESTR
Jiří EMMER organ
OLDŘICH VLČEK conductor