June26 2024 (Wed)
8:15 PM

Czech Philharmonic - free entry

Open Air concert

Hradcany Square | Free concerts and shows in Prague

70 minutes | Available

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Date: June 26, 2024 | 20:15 (Wed)
Venue: Hradcany Square
Duration: 70 minutes
Status: Available
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The most prominent Czech Philharmonic performs by the Prague Castle. An experience not to be missed. No ticket needed! 

The Czech Philharmonic’s Open Air Concert on Hradčany Square is the traditional conclusion of the concert season, and admission is free for everyone. The programme devoted to the Year of Czech Music is being prepared by the Czech conductor Petr Altrichter, who will get the public dancing and singing along with the orchestra and an outstanding vocal trio.

Program:

  • Antonín Dvořák
    Festival March, Op. 54a (6')
    Slavonic Dance No. 7 in C minor, Op. 46 (3')
    Rondo for Violoncello and Orchestra G minor, Op. 94 (8')
    Infernal Dance from Act II of the opera The Devil and Kate (4')
    “Od dětství ku oltáři” (“From childhood to the altar”), Ludmila’s aria from the oratorio Saint Ludmila (4')
  • Antonín Dvořák / arranged by Jiří Teml
    “Když mne stará matka” (“Songs my mother taught me”), song from the cycle Gypsy Melodies, Op. 55 (2')
  • Zdeněk Fibich
    Poem from the idyll At Twilight, Op. 39 (5')
  • Bedřich Smetana
    “A ty mé robě” (“And you, my baby”), lullaby from Act I of the opera The Kiss (4')
    “Já ale zůstanu” (“But I shall remain”), Přemysl’s aria from Act II of the opera Libuše (3')
    Furiant from Act II of the opera The Bartered Bride (2')
  • Vítězslav Novák
    The Country Musicians, movement IV of the Moravian-Slovak Suite for small orchestra, Op. 32 (4')
  • Antonín Dvořák
    “Jářku, jářku, klouče milé…” (“Tell me, dear boy…”), duet of the Gamekeeper and the Kitchen Boy from Act II of the opera Rusalka (4')

Performing: 

Kateřina Kněžíková - soprano
Arnheiður Eiríksdóttir - mezzo-soprano
Jiří Brückler baritone
 

Vilém Vlček cello
Petr Altrichter conductor
Marek Eben host
Czech Philharmonic

Important: 

  • Entrance to the concert is free until the capacity of the place is full. There are 100 seats available, then it's standing only. 

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