PKF - Prague Philharmonia
is one of the top Czech orchestras. PKF - Prague Philharmonia organizes concerts of classical music in Prague, performs at music festivals in the Czech Republic and regularly appears abroad.
The orchestra was founded in 1994 by the world renowned conductor Jiří Bělohlávek and under his leadership quickly became one of the best Czech orchestras with an international reputation. This has been confirmed by the orchestra's long-term success with the audiences and critics alike, regular invitations for tours abroad and recording contracts with major international labels. Prague Philharmonia's current chief conductor and music director is Jakub Hrůša.
The average age of the musicians is currently 34 years. The young spirit of the orchestra is accompanied by genuine enthusiasm and vigour with which the orchestra performs at home and abroad.
The first of the evenings within the PKF – Prague Philharmonia’s new concert cycle will comprise a programme that will delight admirers of passionate tango and Latin American rhythms, as well as ardent classical music lovers. After a few months, the foremost Czech orchestra will again present on a domestic stage Miloš Karadaglić, a critically acclaimed classical guitar star of Montenegro origin, performing under the name MILOŠ. The guitar master, who has captivated audiences in sold-out concert halls all over the world with his passionate and elaborate playing, first captured the attention of Czech music-lovers as one of this year’s hottest attractions at the prestigious Prague Spring festival. Accompanied by the PKF – Prague Philharmonia’s resident players and under its chief conductor Jakub Hrůša, his unfettered performance will launch the cycle of donators’ evenings PKF de luxe, whose aim it is to support the orchestra’s activity by means of unique concerts.