Jan Čižmář - lute, theorbo, guitar

Harrach collection

Harrach family were influential polititians and supporters of art. Their music collection is today dislocated in various places, including New York Public Library, Brussels, Den Haag, or the original location - Schloss Rohrau in Austria.
Jan Čižmář is making reseach into items from this colection and in cooperation with various ensembles, libraries, institutions and castles is aiming to reacreate once flourishing musical enviroment in live concerts, recordings and editions.
The events so far icluded: (list not complete)

Le Masque - Musiques pour Empereur - Strasbourg 3.2.2013
Nova Silesia - Music at the Habsburg court - Utrecht, Den Haag - incl. items from NYPL
Nova Silesia - Music of the Danube monarchy - Amsterdam
lute solo - large collection of lute music andchambre music with lute - thanks to Tim Crawford
chamber music - flute sonatas (Sarri, Hasse) - Strasbourg, Ostwald, Brno, Znojmo
editions of selected items - Amadori, Hulick, Sarri, anonym
multiple concerts at Kunín castle - built by Harrach family in 1720´s
more under: http://jancizmar.com/search/node/harrach
pictured: Count Alois Thomas Raimund Von Harrach - Viceroy of Naples 1669-1742