13th International Festival Prague Proms

June and July 2017
What a pleasure to present great international classic and jazz music Prague Proms Festival for the thirteenth year in a row! Traditional Proms style is to put together a charming blend of classics and jazz music performed in Prague concert venues by the top artists from all around the world.

About The Prague Proms 2017 classic and jazz music Festival

We are happy to present the classical and jazz music festival - the Prague Proms festival highlights for the thirteenth year in a row. Do not worry about the number thirteen, be assured you can expect only good surprises!
The festival will kick off with a Danny Elfman concert. Yes, no other than the original composer and Oingo-Boingo rock singer who, altough very briefly, performed with the CNSO in the Czech Republic back in 2014. The wonderful John Mauceri will once again be entrusted with baton duties for the evening including introducing Sandy Cameron’s world premiere of Elfman’s violin concerto. Audience members may still recall her killer solo from Edward Scissorhands which were accompanied by some unprecedented dance moves. We are not neglecting Czech bands either! This year we delighted to welcome one of our most loved – Michal Prokop and Framus Five.

Other big names on The Prague Proms 2017 Festival program

Widely celebrated for her interpretations of Kurt Weil but also for her Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich songs, singer Ute Lemper rose to fame in the musicals “Chicago” and “The Blue Angel”. Her concert promises to be a true festival gem! Vince Mendoza will be charge of concert preparations and direction. Gordon Goodwin´s Big Phat Band will most definitely appeal to all those with a penchant for jazz in its purest form. This 18-member jazz big band combines thirties and forties swing with contemporary musical styles such as funk and jazz-fusion –earning them several Grammy and other nominations since they started out back in 1999. We also recommend you to grab tickets to the star-studded concert headed by the one and only Denise Donatteli, a singer nominated several times over for her “Best Jazz Vocal Album”. The concerts take place in the Smetana Hall in the Municipal House and other Prague concert venues. 

The Prague Proms 2017 Festival classical music - Libor Pesek

Fans will be thrilled with the scheduled Libor Pesek´s Impressions concert. Don’t miss out on the chance to witness the greatly admired Czech conductor, Prague Proms prezident, chief conductor of Czech National Symphony Orchestra, share his most cherished works over the course of what can only be described as an incredibly abundant career. The concert will also feature piano virtuoso Ivo Kahanek
Another concert dedicated to the late Zdenek Tylsar, the outstanding horn soloist and longstanding principal horn player at the Czech Philharmonic and the CNSO, who made the Czech Horn School an international name, will involve an eclectic program ranging from organs to brass.
Following on from last year’s incredible event, we can look forward to hearing our wonderful CNSO chamber soloists perform once again at the Lichtenstejn Palace in Prague.

Czech Philharmonic in Rudolfinum

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August 2017

Chamber concerts of the world renowned Czech Philharmonic take place in Rudolfinum, in the Suk Hall. Members of the Czech Philharmonic will perform for you the baroque music as well as cimbalom, folk and the best of classic tunes.

Night Organ Concert by Candlelights

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August 2017

A very special organ concerts starting at 10pm. You´ll get the chance to fully enjoy the late evening concert listening to the best of classic being surrounded by candles at the St.Salvator Church right by the Charles Bridge.

Organ Festival at St. James Basilica

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August and September 2017

Visit the 22nd edition which welcomes all organ lovers and newbees. St. James Basilica´s Organ from 1705 is the largest organ in Prague and second largest in the Czech Republic. Surely, the best organ concerts in Prague take place here!

International festival Dvorak´s Prague

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September 2017

From the very beginning the main goal of the Dvorak Prague International Music Festival is to promote the good name of Czech culture via the legacy of the works of Antonin Dvorak, his contemporaries, and his pupils.

Summer walks in Prague

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Summer is the perfect time for walking through Prague. See our list of sightseeing tours.

Listen and Dine

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Pairing delicious Czech meal and classical or jazz music.

Sightseeing Tours

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Discover and enjoy Prague with excellent guides!

Gift Certificates

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Offer to precious people in your life the Via Musica Gift Certificate!

Group Discounts

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Are you a group of 10 + people? We offer The Group Discounts!

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