Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881


Václav Proška

Proška, Václav (1817-1872). Czech organist and composer. Provincial musical education after which he attended the Prague Organ School (1844-1846). Occupied organist and choir director posts at various Prague churches, including organist at St James [Kostel sv. Jakuba] from 1850 and choir director there from 1861. In his musical programmes he particularly patronized the works of Czech composers of the Baroque. As a composer himself his works comprise almost exclusively church music and secular choral works.

Events in which this person participated as a director of ensemble