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Love’s Pleasure and Sorrow (Troupová & Matějová)

11 / 12 / 2022 at 18:00

07 Tropova Matejakova

For this very intimate concert in December we have chosen songs and canzonettas by the important Czech composers of the Classical and early Romantic periods, Jiří Antonín Benda (300 years since his birth) and Jan Ladislav Dusík (210 years since his death). The concert will be complemented by Canzonettas by Franz Joseph Haydn, whose birth 290 years ago is being commemorated this year. Both performers (soprano Irena Troupová and pianist Petra Matějová) are respected specialists in historical interpretation, which, in conjunction with the beautiful space of the Respirium at Liechtenstein Palace, the hammerklavier and the beautiful songs, presents an ideal constellation.

Attention, the concert starts at 18h due to technical reasons!


  • Franz Joseph Haydn: VI Original Canzonettas

  • Jiří Antonín Benda: Rondeaux und Lieder

  • Jan Ladislav Dusík: Sei Canzonette op. 52


  • Irena Troupová – soprano
  • Petra Matějová – hammerklavier

The compositions will be performed in the original languages and accompanied by Czech subtitles.


The Concert Season 2022 is held under the auspices of the Minister of Culture Mgr. Martin Baxa and council member of the capital city of Prague MgA. Hana Třeštíková.

Lichtenštejnský palác – Respirium

Malostranské nám. 13
Praha 1, 11800 Česká republika
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