About the project

About the project

The goal of the project:

Commemorate very fruitful collaboration of the Czech and Austrian musicians during the history, especially in the XVIIIth century.

Working together with the Austrian musicians (soloists, singers, orchestras), Austrian archives and libraries or scholars.

Searching for the not published  not (or not often, rarely) performed and not recorded works by selected Czech composers of the second half of  the XVIIIth Century living and working  in Vienna  of that time.

Editing the modern scores and parts, publishing these works and producing concerts with this repertory.

Performing these works by Czech Chamber Philharnmonic Orchestra,  Prague Symphony Orchestra Wiener Concert Verein Orchester etc.

Recording and  worldwide distribution with Naxos label.

Marketing and promotion of this aktivity.


The project participants:

Naxos company

Czech Radio Prague

Czech Museum of Music, Prague

Wiener  Conzert Verein Orchester, Austria

ArcoDiva management, Prague

Hudebni rozhledy, Music magazine Czech Republic

Gustav Mahler Festival, Gustav Mahler Society  Czech Republic

Academy of Performing Arts Prague, prof. Jaromir Havlik

Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra  Pardubice

Prague Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Director Marek Štilec


Czech  (born and grew up  in Bohemia, Moravia or Silesia) composers living and composing in Vienna in the XVIIIth century

Between  1740 – 1810 there lived 79 Czech or in Bohemia (Moravia or Silesia) born composers in Vienna (according to: Dlabacz Johann Gottfried: Allgemeines historisches Künstler-Lexikon für Böhmen und zum Theil auch für Mähren und Schlesien, Prag 1815).

František Ignác Antonín Tůma (1704 – 1774)

Josef Antonín Štěpán (1726  - 1797)

Florian Leopold Gassmann (1729  - 1774)

Jan Křtitel Vaňhal (1739 – 1813)

Václav Pichl (1741 – 1805)

Josef Bárta (1744 - 1787)

František Adam Míča (1746 – 1811)

Leopold Koželuh (1747 – 1818)

František Vincenc Krommer –Kramář (1759 – 1831)

Pavel Vranický (1756 – 1808)

Antonín Vranický (1761 – 1820)

Jan Václav Hugo  Voříšek (1791 – 1825)

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