Karl-Peter Kammerlander which gave him decisive momentum for his artistic development.
While still a student Patrick Grahl was able to work on and perform roles such as Alfred (in prize at the XX International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig.
The Prague Philharmonic Choir (PPC) is a leading European vocal ensemble, and as one of the Czech Republic´s foremost artistic institutions operates under the trusteeship of the Czech Ministry of Culture.
In the course of the choir´s long history since its foundation in 1935, it has been directed by a succession of some of the most distinguished Czech choirmasters (including among others Jan Kühn, Josef Veselka and Pavel Kühn).
He is already much in demand as an oratorio and concert singer and has been invited to perform as soloist with orchestras such as the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, the Dresden Philharmonic, the NDR Radio Philharmonic, the Gürzenichorchester Cologne as well as the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and the London Symphony Orchestra; he has worked with conductors such as Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Hartmut Haenchen, Ludwig Güttler, Peter Schreier, Andrew Manze and Leopold Hager. Thomas Choir of Leipzig and with the Dresdner Kreuzchor.
Patrick Grahl’s concerts in the 2018/2019 season include Mendelssohn’s with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Manfred Honeck Besides his many commitments on the concert and opera stage Patrick Grahl also has a dedicated interest in chamber music projects and recitals, for instance with his male voice quartet Thios Omilos or the ensemble Barockwerk Ost, with which in 2014 he won 1 prize of the Advancement prize for Early Music awarded by Saarland Radio and the Academy of Ancient Music in the Saarland.
Beyond its standard choral repertoire, the PPC is likewise active in the domain of opera, working regularly with the National Theatre in Prague, and since 2010 holding the status of choir in residence at the opera festival of Bregenz, Austria.
Apart from these commitments, the PPC engages in a number of its own projects.
In recent years the choir has taken part in several unique recording projects, two of them in association with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.the CD Antica e moderna) – some compositions of young Czech composer generation have been written rightly for the Schola and were premiered in its interpretation.Regarding the records and concert projects, the audience as well as expert reviews appreciate chiefly their dramaturgical imaginativeness and musical interpretation, with which the ensemble brings alive the repertoire originating from the very roots of European musical culture.Customer Service of Czech Philharmonic Tel.: 420 227 059 227 E-mail: [email protected] Service office hours are on weekdays from a.m. During first two years of its existence the ensemble was allowed to sing only in the liturgy. Sequenz SCHOLA GREGORIANA PRAGENSIS Hasan El-Dunia, Jan Kukal, Stanislav Předota, Ondřej Múčka, Ondřej Holub, Ondřej Maňour, Michal Medek, Tomáš Lajtkep and David Eben – artistic director The Schola Gregoriana Pragensis was established by David Eben in the year 1987.