BAROQUE CELEBRATIONS / CITY AND CHURCH OF ST VITUS IN DOBŘANY
15 July | Wednesday 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Ceremonial inauguration of the collected work of the composer J. J. I. Brentner. Concert of the main programme in the Church of St Vitus performed by Ensemble Hipocondria. Historic refreshments and Baroque fireworks on the square.
The Baroque Church of St Vitus is the crowning achievement of the Pilsen architect Jakub Auguston Jr. from the first half of the 18th century. The structure with an oval layout is situated on an elevated site in the upper corner of the square. In the middle of the church, there is a unique piece of work, the two-sided altar originating from the Prague workshop of the Sorbian sculptor and carver Matěj Václav Jäckl.
The evening will begin in the Gallery of Dobřany with the inauguration of the collected work of a native of Dobřany, the composer Jan Josef Ignác Brentner. All are welcome. Afterwards, visitors will be able to join the main programme of the evening – a concert of Baroque music presented by Hipocondria Ensemble in the Church of St Vitus. After the music experience, a gourmet experience will follow with the opportunity to taste historic refreshments. The programme of the evening will end with Baroque fireworks on the square.
6:00pm – 6:45pm launch of the release of the collected works of J. J. I. Brentner in the Gallery
6:00pm programme of Bus Line 2015 on the square
7:00pm – 8:00pm concert of Baroque music by Hipocondria Ensemble
8:00pm – 9:00pm gourmet experience after the concert – a Baroque banquet for attendees of the concert
9:30pm Baroque fireworks on the square