Emmaus Abbey - baroque refectory |
60 minutes |
Hana Müllerová – harp
Hedvika Mousa-Bacha – harp
Kamila Jouzová – harp
Mariana Jouzová – harp
Unique family ensemble was founded in 2016. The Prah-a-harP Quartet is led by Hana Müllerová-Jouzová, the well known Czech harpist. The other three members are her daughters. Among its recordings are works by Antonín Dvořák and compositions for four and two harps. Its vast repertoire contains works from the Baroque period through to the 20th century.
The emperor Charles IV founded the Emmaus Monastery with a daring idea of unifying Greek and Roman churches. He invited monks from Balkan and Slavic liturgy was served here. At present, the monastery is a part of the Slavonic Congregation of St. Adalbert, founded in 1945.
The interior is decorated with paintings that are among the rarest sights of Czech Gothic and Beuron Art School. The paintings depict scenes from both biblical laws. These frescoes are a European rarity and among the most precious surviving monuments of the Gothic period.
Baroque Refectory of Emmaus Abbey has a great acoustics and the concerts of classical music are often held here.
* Accessibility by public transport:
metro B (yellow line), Karlovo náměstí stop
trams 3, 4, 10, 14, 16, 18, 24 - Moráň stop
* Nearest car parking:
Central Parking Prague, Karlovo náměstí 292/15
September 23, 2020 | 18:30 (Wed)
Please note that the Euro exchange rate is only indicative. You will be billed in Czech korunas.
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