MILAN SVOBODA & RADEK KRAMPL
Concert of the acclaimed jazz pianist Milan Svoboda, whose work ranges from modern jazz to musical, film and stage music to contemporary classical music. He will be accompanied by Radek Krampl on vibraphone in the chamber hall of the Vyšehrad Castle. You can look forward to original and playful compositions such as Calm Morning, Situation or Spring in Boston.
Milan Svoboda is one of the leading personalities of the Czech music scene. As a jazz pianist and bandleader he has gained a great international reputation. He was born in Prague (1951*), where he graduated from the organ department of the Conservatory, studied musicology at the Faculty of Philosophy of Charles University, composition at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts and worked as a scholarship holder in the USA at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. His ballet Mowgli brought him international success.
Radek Krampl comes from Písek (*1961). He is a pupil of the leading European vibraphonist K. Velebný and a graduate of the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where he is currently a professor in the percussion department. His artistic range extends from swing through mainstream, blues and Latin to funk and, last but not least, contemporary classical music. His distinctive solos can be found on the recordings of Jana Koubková and the Swing Quintet Prague, Jan Spálené’s blues ASPM, Milan Svoboda’s big band, as well as on the debut album of the funky band Monkey Bussines and the latest CD of Miró Žbirka.
In pre-sale (until 22. 2.): 220 CZK,
On the day of the concert + at the venue: 270 CZK
Seating only, seats are not numbered.