Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

Event title:

Festival mass given to celebrate the birthday of the Archduchess Sophie

Venue: St Clement's [Catholic] Church [Kostel svatého Klimenta]

Event type: Church music events

Date: 27/01/1854 11am

Season: Carnival

Programme comprising:

General participants:
  • Žofín Academy: pupil(s) of institute, vv
  • VOGL, František Arnold: director of institute
FÜHRER, Robert Jan Nepomuk : unspecified Mass, [solo vv, chorus, orch / org?]
LISZT, Franz : graduale Pater Noster, vv
LOHR, ? : offertorium Ave Maria, vv, org obbl.


News was publised by Der Tagesbote 25/1/1854 that on Friday 27th January for the birthday celebrations of Her Serene Royal Highness Archduchess Sophie, the Žofín Academy was arranging a performance in St Clement’s church in Charles Street [Karlová ulice] of a solemn high mass. This would include a performance of a Mass by Führer, a graduale (Pater noster) by Liszt and an offertorium (Ave Maria) with obbligato organ by Lohr, a former pupil of Pietsch [Pitsch]. 

Summary of sources:

Tagesbote aus Böhmen (25/01/1854)