Spotlight Talk – Haydn´s Oratorio The Creation
Regular 15-minute talk about art….
WHEN: 1 pm, Wednesday, 2 November 2016
WHERE: Beethoven´s Room at the Lobkowicz Palace
WHO: Petr Slouka, a historic music expert
Oratorio The Creation, considered to be one of the highlights of Haydn’s oeuvre, became immensely popular soon after its premiere in 1798. The popularity of the composition spread quickly also through Bohemia, particularly thanks to Josef František Maxmilián, 7th Prince Lobkowicz.