WASBE 2022 in Prague
Official Concert Program in Žofín Palace
20:00 Central Army Band (Czech Republic)
Conductor: Jaroslav Šíp
Conductor: Juan José Fernández Olivares
WASBE Conference is a unique festival of symphonic wind music, hosting the best wind bands and ensembles, conductors, musicians and music experts from around the world. This biennial event has taken place in different cultural centres all over the globe for the last 40 years. The WASBE Conference Prague 2022 will be a special one, thanks to its link to Karel Husa, the Pulitzer Prize winner and one of the most important composers for symphonic wind, and also because of its unique location on an island in the heart of his beloved Prague. The World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) is the only international organization of wind band conductors, composers, performers, publishers, teachers, instrument makers and friends of wind music. It is completely dedicated to enhancing the quality of wind bands throughout the world and exposing their members to new worlds of repertoire, musical culture, people and places.