Chamber operatic performance of beautiful melodies from Antonin Dvorak´s compositions.
Visit the charming operatic concert in beautiful Villa America! Here await you the arias from Antonin Dvorak´s operas - Rusalka, Jakobin, as well as Moravian Duets, Biblical Songs, Gypsy Songs, Mazurek and other unforgettable pieces of Czech classical music.
On May 1, 1904, an opera singer, soprano Marie, organize a music festival. Her salon is one of the most popular in Prague, so excellent artists gathered here. Even Antonín Dvorak himself is announced. And because everyone loves the composer, they want to prepare him a nice surprise - everyone will play or sing what the like the most from Master´s music. Then, they would choose together what would delight him the most ...
Thanks to the soloists of the National Theatre, the State Opera Prague, and the leading concert artists, musicians and dancers wearing exquisite historical costumes, with whom the public is in a direct contact, the old-fashioned atmosphere of Prague salons revives again. The perfect illusion of 18th and 19th centuries is furthermore enhanced by the selection of the most beautiful compositions. You will also enjoy a welcome toast with a glass of Becherovka (traditional Czech herbal liqueur).
Moravian Duets, op. 32 - "Skromna", "Prsten"
Love Songs, op. 83 - choice
Sonatina G major, op. 100 - Scherzo
Biblical Songs, op. 99 - choice
O, sanctissima, op. 19
Romance F minor, op. 11
Cunning Peasant, op. 37: Aria of the Prince: "Kdo jest jen slovy vypovi…"
Opera Rusalka, op. 114, Aria of Rusalka: "Mesicku na nebi hlubokem…" (Song to the Moon)
Stabat Mater, op. 58 - Inflamatus
Gypsy Songs, op. 55 - Kdyz me stara matka
Opera Jakobin, op. 84 - Aria of the burgrave: "Pockejte, vy blazni…"
Gypsy Songs, op. 55 - choice
Mazurek, Op. 49
Josef Prudek, head of the Prague National Theatre Opera.
The concert has no intermission.
The performance is featured in English or in Czech, arias in the original Czech language.