Czech Christmas carols, J. J. Ryba, A. V. Michna
Emmaus Abbey - baroque refectory |
65 minutes |
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Christmas time is approaching and while in Prague we recommend visiting this chamber concert with Czech carols you won't hear that often. This is a unique Prague event.
Musica Dolce Vita:
Daniela DEMUTHOVÁ – mezzo-soprano
Zbyňka ŠOLCOVÁ - harp
Žofie VOKÁLKOVÁ - flute
Other Prague classical music concerts
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