Sample: Studánka by Ilja Hurník
Jan Jirásek: Sanctus
CD sample: Czech and Moravian Christmas Carols by Jan Jirasek
Jitro Czech Children's Choir

Jitro is an award-winning choir from the Czech Republic. The choir tours regularly in many European, Asian and American countries. Jitro takes part in international music festivals and cooperates with philharmonic orchestras. Choir is a complex institution with a membership of around 450 young singers ranging between 5 and 19 years of age. MORE INFO

Selected events ...

USA Tour 2014

During our 13th USA tour in our history, we toured in Chicago (Illinois, 3rd biggest city in the USA), Madison (capital of Wisconsin), Saint Louis (2nd biggest in Missouri), Cedar Rapids and others. We enjoyed Thanksgiving with turkey, apple pie, parades etc.

Jitro - Hana Wa Saku

Jitro sung Japanese song Hana Wa Saku in Japanese television 

Japanese public broadcaster NHK chose our recording of the song Hana Wa Saku sung in Japanese, which was taken as part of a project to support the areas affected by the devastating tsunami in 2011.

Pražské jaro 2014
Solo concert at the International Music Festival Prague Spring 2014

Czech childrens' choir Jitro took part in 69th International Music Festival Prague Spring. Solo concert was held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in the church of the St. Simon and Jude in Prague.

Concert in the oldest church in Paris, France

During our tour in France Jitro sang in the oldest church in Paris Église Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
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Japan Tour 2013

Our next concert tour is in Japan with concerts in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima and others. Photos are on Flickr server.

 

Random photo (more on Flickr(link)):

What's new

More information can be found in the Archive or on social media:

  • 13June

    Navona Records: Parallel Worlds

    Information about our new CD in the Navona Records catalog

  • 1June

    New CD - Jan Jirásek: Mondi Paralleli

    Sample from our new CD which will be available worldwide on June 9, 2017. Buy CD at http://www.prostudiomasters.com

  • 17May

    Review of the new CD

    The very first review of our new CD Parallel Worlds by Jan Jirásek released in USA by Navona Records (a PARMA Recordings company). Buy CD at http://www.prostudiomasters.com/album/page/14225

  • 4April

    José Cura about Jitro

    World-famous tenor José Cura in an interview for the Czech Television: This is the best children's choir in the world.

  • 11July

    European summer

      Our traditional summer tour in Europe is over. This year we have visited France and Italy.

  • 27April

    José Cura

    José Cura wrote: "Dear Kids, dear Maestro, finally having some holidays, I am sitting in my studio and enjoying the recordings you gave me in February. Congratulations, they are superb!!! Looking forward to our future collaboration. A big kiss!!! José" (view on facebook)

  • 23March

    USA Tour 2016

    March 24 to April 8, 2016, Montana & New York City, USA
    During 14th USA tour in our history we tour Montrana and New York City.

  • 21February

    Jitro & Gentlemen Singers

    Today's rehearsal with Gentlemen Singers. We have a common concert on March 16, 2016, a week before our 2016 USA Tour. (photos available here)

  • 15February

    Concerts with José Cura

    : "I knew that will be good nevertheless I was surprised. I must pass a huge compliment to the choir and choirmasters."

  • 20January

    Jitro & Prague Symphony Orchestra

    Dagmar Pecková & José Cura
    February 10 and February 11, 2016, Prague
    On this occasion, the Prague Symphony Orchestra’s Artist in Residence, José Cura, will take on the roles of conductor, choirmaster and composer. The foremost Czech mezzo-soprano Dagmar Pecková has been invited to collaborate. The concert will be recorded and broadcast live by Czech Radio. Contract was signed in these days. Tickets information available.

  • 18January

    Voce Magna International Choir Festival in Slovakia

    October 6 to October 8, 2016, Žilina, Slovakia
    In these days we confirmed an invitation to The International Choir Festival Voce Magna in Slovakia.

  • 1January

    Jitro and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

    New Year's concert with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
    Foto: Ester HavlováCzech Philharmonic Orchestra invited Jitro choir to collaborate on a traditional New Year's concert, which took place on January 1, 2016 in Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague. The gala evening was broadcasted live by the Czech Television.

  • 2September

    Czech and Moravian Christmas Carols

     Our new CD is released in the US, but will be distributed worldwide
    The Navona Records, US record label, releases our new CD - Czech and Moravian Christmas Carols by Jan Jirasek. Thanks to
    the Naxos Records, world's leading classical music group, the recording will be available worldwide as a classical CD and also online. Reviews available.

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