26-30 August 2010


Prague, Czech Republic

Lenka Charvátová-Štukheilová - conductor

Competition Concert

Title Composer
Tiebie Pojem Sergej Rachmaninov
Villanella alla Napolitana Baldassare Donato
My head aches Bohuslav Martinů
Why you didn’t come Slovak folk song; arr. by Petr Eben
Ajde da se zemime Dragan Shuplevski
Flanders fields Paul A. Aitken
My Lord, what a mornin' Spiritual; arr. by Norman Luboff

Folk Concert

Title Composer Lyrics
A Farmer Goes to the Mill Zdeněk Lukáš folk song
Beyond our Barn Zdeněk Lukáš Moravian folk song
Raining, raining Miroslav Hroněk Slovak folk song
Hey Girl! Dobri Christov Bulgarian folk song

The choir Labyrint was established in 1989 as a choir of secondary schools and university students. Labyrint is a member of the Czech Choir Association. The choir participates in national and international festivals and choir competitions. Its greatest achievements include six silver awards at the Prague Days of Choral Singing (1998), the Festival of B. Martinů in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic (1999), the Festival of Songs in Olomouc, Czech Republic (2002, 2003), the Prague Christmas Festival (2003), and Musica Religiosa Olomouc, Czech Republic (2009). Labyrint also does concert tours to various European countries, such as Sweden, Hungary, Greece, England, Poland and Holland. The choir performs in Prague and other Czech towns throughout the year in events such as the annual Prague Christmas concert, and Easter performances of the Mass in D Major by A. Dvořák. The shorter pieces repertoire includes examples from the Renaissance, the classical period, music of the twentieth and twenty-first century, arrangements of negro spirituals and Czech and Slovak folk songs. The choir is a member of the International Choral Federation, an association which gathers choirs from all over the world and keeps them connected to the international cultural life. The choir founder and conductor Lenka Charvátová-Štukheilová has a Masters degree in music and Czech language teaching from the Charles University in Prague, and she expanded her education in conducting at the Prague Conservatory of J. Ježek. Prague is the historical capital of the Czech Republic, connecting culture and everyday life.

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