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CZECH STRINGS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

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St.Giles Church
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Listen to renowned CZECH STRINGS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE and GREAT ORGAN playing famous classical masterpieces!

 

In the concert, you will hear a unique Baroque romatic organ with 50 registers, 3 manuals and 3500 pipes! The organ was built in 1733 and for its perfect music qualities and pleasing tones it is often a popular destination for prominent Czech and foreign organists.


Program:

  • N. Paganini: Grand variazioni
  • J. S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
  • A. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Spring, Winter
  • W. A. Mozart: Introduction and Fugue in C Major
  • F. Schubert: Ave Maria
  • A. Dvorak: Romantic pieces
  • A. Dvorak: Largo from New World Symphony
  • M. Ravel: Bolero
  • L. Böellmann: Toccata

 


Performed by:

 

CZECH STRINGS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE


Artistic leader: Jakub Jansky
Great organ: prof. Josef Popelka


Please note there is no intermission.

 

Feel free to choose from the Calendar of Prague classical concerts and Schedule of opera in Prague.

 

 

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St.Giles Church

Husova 8
Praha 1
Capacity:
200
Type:
Church
Winter heating:
No
Wheelchair access:
Yes

Get captivated by Prague classical concerts in magic atmosphere of St. Giles Church.

Get captivated by Prague classical concerts in magic atmosphere of St. Giles Church.

 

Immerse yourself into the winding streets of the Old Town and enjoy one of the great Prague classical concerts in a beautiful gothic church with one of the biggest organ in Prague!

St. Giles Church was one of the locations where Milos Forman shot scenes of his famous film Amadeus.

In St. Giles Church you can enjoy mainly organ and chamber classical music concerts

 

St. Giles Church built in the 14th century as a cathedral was temporarily an Utrakvists church until 1626 when it was donated to the Dominican order. The Dominicans built up a large convent, in which the order has been operating until today.
The interior of St.Giles Church features artistically valuable baroque altars, beautiful preserved confessionals and a unique organ with 50 registers, 3 manuals and 3500 pipes from 1733. The famous baroque painter V.V.Reiner is buried here.

Apart from its spiritual role, the church serves as a cultural center presenting popular concerts of classical and sacred music.



* Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
10 min

* Accessibility by Prague public transport:
metro A (green line) - Staromestska or Mustek stops
tram 17, 18 - Karlovy lazne stop

* Nearest car parking:
Rudolfinum Car Parking, Alsovo nabrezi 12, Praha 1, or National Theatre, Ostrovni 1, Praha 1

Number of available seats: 60 Please note that Euro exchange rate is only indicative, you will be billed in Czech Crowns.
Seat category Number of tickets Price
Full Price 0 21 € (580 CZK)
Student 0 19 € (500 CZK)
Senior over 65 years 0 19 € (500 CZK)
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