In famous Estates Theatre W.A.Mozart first conducted his opera Don Giovanni
Enjoy the festive atmosphere of the Estates Theatre! An evening spent here will take you to the times when Mozart enjoyed enthusiastic ovations after the introduction of his new opera.
The Estates Theatre was built in 1783 by the patriotically minded count Nostic. Although German at first the theatre soon started staging Czech plays. Later, the theatre was bought by Czech estates. The Czech national anthem was first played here.
In 1787, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart conducted his opera The Marriage of Figaro in the Estates Theatre, and under the impression of enthusiastic reception he composed the Don Giovanni opera for Prague, also premiered here.
The Estates Theatre is currently the only surviving theatre where Mozart worked
(it was one of the locations in the famous film Amadeus by Milos Forman) and Mozart's operas can also be seen here today.
Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
Accessibility by public transport:
metro A ( green line) or B (yellow line) - Mustek stop
Nearest car parking:
Millenium Plaza, V Celnici 10, Praha 1, or Palladium or Kotva shopping malls on Namesti Republiky
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