The Czech Boys Choir introducing new conductor
July 9th, 2013
The Czech Boys Choir is pleased to announce new conductor for the coming season 2013/2014, Lukáš Jindřich. Founding artistic director Jakub Martinec has accepted a respected position of Assistant Professor of choral activities at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and will remain in cooperation with the Czech Boys Choir as an artistic advisor.
Mr. Lukáš Jindřich (b. 1984) began singing in Bambini di Praga at the age of five. He studied choral conducting at the Pedagogical Faculty of Charles University in Prague. In 1999 he began to work closely with the Bambini di Praga Choir School. In 2004 he was named the assistant conductor of Bambini di Praga and conducted under the tutelage of Dr. Blanka Kulínská. He is a competent arranger for children's choirs and has made several recordings with the Czech Radio Children's Choir, and conducted successful concerts with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. He conducted Bambini di Praga on concert tours to England (2006), Germany (2008, 2010) and South Korea (2006-2009). In 2010 he founded the girls' choir Cancioneta Praga. Mr. Jindřich is delighted to join the artistic staff of the Czech Boys Choir in Hradec Kralove.
The Czech Boys Choir is preparing for Palm Sunday concert
February 27th, 2013
The Czech Boys Choir will present an unique work next month. Beside the pop project the choir works on Responsorias pro Feria Quinta, Sexta Sabath et Sancto written in 1812 by Czech composer Jakub Jan Ryba. "It's kind of a schizophrenia, because we work on the hits from the world of popular music and simultaneously on very musicological project - the baroque Responsorias, which we will perform together with Hradec Kralove Philharmonic Orchestra," said conductor Jakub Martinec.
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New video blog about recording in Prague
February 21st, 2013
Members of the Czech Boys Choir filmed new episode of their popular video blog. This time, they will show you in few minutes the atmosphere of the weekend recording of a new pop CD in Prague. For English subtitles press icon CC.
The Czech Boys Choir Goes Pop!
February 18th, 2013
The Czech Boys Choir during this weekend stood again in front of the microphones. After two "classical" CD the choir is now going to a completely different genre and prepares CD "The Czech Boys Choir Goes Pop". The recording is created under the supervision of All Senses Productions form Prague.
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Director of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra thanked to the boys
February 4th, 2013
Czech Boys Choir performed before Christmas in the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House in Prague together with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Libor Pesek the Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba. The director of this renowned orchestra Jan Hasenöhrl today sent to the choir letter:
The Czech Boys Choir from Hradec Králové under the leadership of Jakub Martinec added to the traditional Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba the slightly ethereal fragility, filigree delineation of each fold of this ingenious and popular holiday songs of Czech music history. Their a capella performance in the first half of the concert tuned atmosphere for its diversity, wide range and interpretive clarity. Truly excellent and decent representation of Czech choral singing school!
director Czech National Symphony Orchestra
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Czech Boys Choir again on Czech Television
January 28th, 2013
The Czech Television broadcasted today medallion of the Czech Boys Choir. The presenter Kamila Zetelová interviewed conductor Jakub Martinec and one of the singers, bass Lukas Vesely. In the reportage there are also a few shots from last year's successful trip to the United States of America.
The Czech Boys Choir is preparing in the new year a lot of projects
January 16th, 2013
The Czech Boys Choir will be busy in 2013. The choir is preparing several diverse projects. In February will continue in recording of a new pop CD, then on Easter will premiere Responsorias by Jakub Jan Ryba together with Hradec Kralove Philharmonic Orchestra, in April will introduce a brand new piece commisioned by Ivana Loudová. In May will the choir was invited to the festival in Cornwall.
We wish you a Happy New Year!
December 31st, 2012
We wish you a Happy New Year 2013!
The Czech Boys Choir received an invitation to the festival in the Land of King Arthur
May 4th, 2012
The Czech Boys Choir received an official invitation to participate at the 6th Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival. This international meeting of Men and Boys Choirs will be held in early May 2013. "I am delighted that the choir will be able to make this very special appearance," said Festival Director Peter Davies.
April 9th, 2012
We wish you Happy Easter!