Prague Philharmonic Choir

Prague Phil Choir

The Prague Philharmonic Choir was founded in 1935, and performs classical to contemporary works — and not only in the Czech Republic.

The Prague Philharmonic Choir (PPC), which marked 80 years of its existence in January 2015, ranks among Europe´s leading professional choral ensembles.

Initially named Radiojournal Prague Choir, it was founded in 1935 by choirmaster Jan Kühn. Its current principal choirmaster, Lukáš Vasilek, has stood at the helm of the Prague Philharmonic Choir since 2007.

The Prague Philharmonic Choir has to its credit many prestigious collaborations with, among others, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

It has appeared in some of the world´s most renowned concert halls and opera houses, including the likes of Milan´s La Scala and the Bavarian State Opera. Figuring on the impressive list of prominent conductors with which the PPC has worked are the names of Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Christoph Eschenbach, Fabio Luisi, Jiří Bělohlávek, Manfred Honeck, and Sir Simon Rattle, among others…

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