After a successful tour to Prague the previous year, Ondřej Soukup is invited back to conduct EUMS tour orchestra and chorus. This year’s destination is the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The first concert will take place is Portree, while the second at the Gaelic College. The orchestra programme includes Beethoven’s Coriolan overture, Rossini’s Barber of Seville overture, Fauré’s Pavane, and Berlioz’s Hungarian March, and March to the Scaffold. The choir will perform Rachmaninoff’s Bogoroditse Devo, Mendelssohn’s Baal we cry to thee, Mozart’s Laudate Dominum, Stanford’s Blue Bird, Rutter’s For the Beauty of the Earth, Wagner’s Bridal March, and Vivaldi’s Gloria.
Ondřej Soukup is an experienced conductor of operatic, orchestral and choral music with repertoire ranging from Renaissance to 21st century music. He has conducted numerous performances in six countries and his work engagements regularly see him involved in international projects. Ondřej’s work as a conductor has been recognised and supported by a number of awards and scholarships.