PKF-Prague Philharmonia

19, 20, 21 November, 2019

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With one of the most recognized orchestras in the world, PKF-Prague Philharmonia, JACC hosts three classical evenings for music lovers, featuring a selection of classical pieces and Kuwaiti composed pieces on the first two nights, and a selection of film gala scores on the third night.

The PKF-Prague Philharmonia is an orchestra based in Prague, Czech Republic. It was founded in 1994 at the initiative of the world-famous conductor Jiří Bělohlávek, and under his leadership has developed into one of the most recognized Czech musical ensembles with a worldwide reputation.

Today, PKF's music director and chief conductor is Emmanuel Villaume, a French conductor based in Dallas, who performs on prominent opera and concert scenes all around the globe, in cities such as New York, London, and Paris.


Concert I

November 19, 2019




 HAYDN: Piano Concerto No. 11, D Major, Hob. VIIb. 11 - 1stMovement – Vivace

with Rawan Behbehani

A. MOZART: Symphony No.29, K.201 (186a), A major – 1stMovement(7’)

A. MOZART: Concerto, Piano, No.21, K.467, C major – 2ndMovement – Andante (6')

 with Andrew von Oeyen

van BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, op.62 (9')

van BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.5, op.67, C minor – 1stMovement – Allegro con brio (7’)


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GLINKA: Ruslan and Lyudmila: Overture (5')

RACHMANINOFF: Concerto, Piano, No.2, op.18, C minor, 1stMovement (12')

with Andrew von Oeyen

STRAUSS: Fledermaus - Overture (9')

STRAUSS: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, op.214 (3')


Concert I

November 20, 2019


KUWAITI MUSIC 8 to 10 min


 HAYDN: Piano Concerto no. 11, D major, Hob. VIIb. 11 - 1st Movement – Vivace(7’)

with Rawan Behbehani - encore – solo piano

RACHMANINOFF: Concerto, Piano, No.2, op.18, C minor, FULL CONCERTO (35')

with Andrew von Oeyen


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SMETANA: Bartered bride - Overture (7’)

DVORAK: Symphony No.8, op.88, B.163, G major – 4th Movement - Allegro ma non troppo (9’)

SMETANA: Louisa’s polka (3’30’’)

SMETANA: Scherzo from Triumphal Symphony (10’)

SMETANA: Dance of the comedians from Bartered Bride (5'30'')

ENCORE: A. DVORAK: Slavonic Dance, no. 8 in G minor: Presto, op.46, B.83 (3’)


Concert I

November 21, 2019


A. MOZART: Symphony no. 29 – 1st movement (7’)

MORRICONE: Gabriel’s oboe (4’)

MANCINI: “Moon River” (2’50’’)

MORRICONE: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly theme (3’)

MORICCONE: Once upon a time in the west theme (4 min)



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BARBER:Adaggiofor strings (9’)

A. MOZART: Le nozzedi Figaro, K.492: Overture (4')

MOZART: Concerto, Piano, No.21, K.467, C major – 2nd Movement – Andante (6')

van BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 7, 2nd movement (Allegretto) (9’)

A. MOZART: The Magic Flute, K.620: Overture (7’)

MASCAGNI:Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (3')

ROSSINI: La gazzaladra(The Thieving Magpie): Overture (arr. Kogel) (10')



: 19, 20, 21 November, 2019

: Jaber Al-Ali Hall

: Starting From 15 K.D

: 120 minutes incl. intermission

: 20 min

: 7 Years and above






- No food or drinks are permitted inside the auditorium.

- No professional photography is allowed.

- The age limit indicated on the show ticket must be respected.

- No exchange or refunds are permitted unless the event is canceled or postponed.

- Only tickets sold via our official sales channels shall be honored.

- Tickets may not be resold or offered for resale under any circumstances.

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- Anytime during the show, and for any reason, should the ticketholder decide to exit the venue, a re-entry may not be granted to the auditorium due to security reasons.

- Auditorium doors will close at the time indicated on the ticket.

- Late entries will not be allowed except during the intermission.

- Neither the promoter nor the venue can accept responsibility for lost or stolen items.

- Violating any of the above terms and conditions grants us the right to cancel your tickets without refund and deny you from attending or continuing the show.