The Rudolfinum, a neorenacentist building opened in 1885 as a cultural complex, situated in Prague’s city centre, at Jan Palach’s Square.

 

Great concerts room Antonín Dvořák, situated inside Rudolfinum building, in the Czech composer’s honour, used by the Czech philharmonic orchestra as a headquarters of their musical season, and frequently visited by Kryštof Lecian, due to his participation as a soloist in more than 100 concerts promoting Prague’s musical and cultural life with the collaboration of the mayor, Jan Kasl.

 

Program of ¨the concert offered, in Martinů’s room, of Prague’s Musical Arts Academy Music Faculty, of Niccolo Paganini’s 24 Caprices for violin adapted for cello, in a world premiere, on 18th June, 1996, by Kryštof Lecian, directed by Professor Miloš Sádlo.¨

Since then, Kryštof Lecian has been renowned as World Premier, and included in the prestigious dictionary of the most important musicians of the world called ¨ Who is Who in Music & Musician – Cambridge¨ for being the only cellist who plays the complete cycle.

 

The artistic and musical director of Global Music Productions Kryštof Lecian shot a promotional videoclip taking as musical background the Caprice No 24 by Niccolò Paganini, in the emblematic scenarios of the Pérez Galdós Theatre and the Literary Cabinet of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. During one year, it was in the schedule of Antena3 (a Spanish national television).

 

This caprice was taken from the "24 Paganini's caprices" whose complete cycle was adapted and played in entirety for the first time in the hall Martinů of the Faculty of Music of the AMU in Prague by Krystof Lecian.