Online Lectures on Musical Repertoire and Interpretation

Dr. Haig Utidjian, the chief conductor of the Chorus and Orchestra of Charles University in Prague, will discuss using interesting recordings the development of composers, their compositions, and tradion of interpretation of their interpretation from the position of a conductor, musicologist, and enthusiast of a good music.

The lectures are to be delivered in English and are open both to students and employees of CU FA. The programme is to be held on Zoom, each Wednesday 19:30-21:30 from Wednesday 28 October 2020:

28 October: On Mahler’s Ten Symphonies

4 November: Interpreting the Bach Mass in B Minor, BWV 232

11 November: The origins of the Komitas/Sahakiants Liturgy for Strings

18 November: An evening of words and music with Neil Metcalfe, Chorus Master, Edinburgh University Music Society Chorus

25 November: An evening of words and music with Michael Ostrzyga, Generalmusikdirektor, Cologne University

2 December: Interpreting Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine of 1610

9 December: An evening of words and music with the pianist Béla Hartmann

16 December: The life and work of Otto Klemperer (1885-1973)

Through one link on Zoom, all lectures may be accessed. If you are interested, ask for a link at

Event detail

Event start
11. 11. 2020 19:30
Konec události
16. 12. 2020 21:30
online - Zoom
Organizing Institution
Dr. Haig Utidjian
Event type