The National Theatre

Národní 2, Praha 1

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Address:Národní 2, Praha 1
Capacity:1062
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
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The National Theatre is the most important and representative theatre of the Czech Republic

The National Theatre was built from the desire of the Czech people for national independence. Its building was financed from the collections on which participated broad masses of people as well as important donators (including the nobility and the emperor himself). The theatre foundation ceremonial on 16th May 1868 became a national celebration.

The theatre was opened in 1881. In the same year the theatre burned down, and this tragic event caused a huge wave of new collections to support the restoration of the theatre. The National Theatre was reopened in 1883 by the opera Libuše by Bedřich Smetana and since then it has been serving as a place of Czech national identity and as a flagship of the Czech culture to these days.

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Upcoming events

Macbeth - preview image

Macbeth

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

June 21, 2019 | 19:00 (Fri)

Dalibor - preview image

Dalibor

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

June 27, 2019 | 19:00 (Thu)

Carmen - preview image

Carmen

Opera by Georges Bizet

July 01, 2019 | 19:00 (Mon)

Tosca - preview image

Tosca

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

July 03, 2019 | 19:00 (Wed)

Aida - preview image

Aida

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

July 04, 2019 | 19:00 (Thu)

La Boheme - preview image

La Boheme

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

August 29, 2019 | 19:00 (Thu)

Rusalka - preview image

Rusalka

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

September 04, 2019 | 19:00 (Wed)

The Swan Lake - preview image

The Swan Lake

Ballet by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

September 25, 2019 | 19:00 (Wed)

Libuše - preview image

Libuše

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

September 28, 2019 | 18:00 (Sat)

Prague Proms 2019 International Festival

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15th edition of popular Prague Proms Festival offers great blend of international jazz (Thomas Gansch Big Band), gospel, hot swing, phenomenal opera performance and top Epoque Quartet. Get your tickets now!

Dvořák Prague 2019 International Festival

Dvořák Prague 2019 International Festival - preview image

September 2019: Highly acclaimed classical music festival where top soloists, conductors and the most internationally praised orchestras are presenting works of Antonín Dvořák and other composers in Rudolfinum and St. Agnes Convent.

Listen and Dine - Dinner with live music

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January - December 2019: Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz or blues tunes, classical music or traditional music. Visit great Prague event venues. Taste exquisite meal. Choice is yours. Make your stay in Prague the most memorable: get your tickets now.

Top concert venues in Prague

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Concert Season 2019: concerts in Klementinum Mirror Chapel & Municipal House are the most popular and highly rated chamber concerts in Prague. Dvořák Symphony Orchestra deliver the best of A. Vivaldi, A. Dvořák, W. A. Mozart and more.

Smooth jazz & blues concerts in Prague

Smooth jazz & blues concerts in  Prague - preview image

Book Prague jazz concerts. Explore Prague´s best jazz clubs: Reduta jazz club, U Malého Glena jazz club, Agharta jazz centre, Jazz blues club Ungelt, Cafe Mozart. Live concerts with great Czech musicians. Jazz with menu on Jazz Boat.

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches - preview image

Concert Season 2018: Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

Classical music in famous Prague´s concert halls

Classical music in famous Prague´s concert halls - preview image

Concert season 2019: Prague is a real Mekka for all classical music lovers. Choose from a wide list of concerts at glorious concert halls such as Rudolfinum, Municipal House or few hidden gems such as Boccaccio Hall. They are all located in Prague center.

Popular organ concerts in Prague

Popular organ concerts in Prague - preview image

Choose from wide offer of Prague organ concerts with long tradition in beautiful churches. Admire the organs, some of them originating in the Baroque period. Hear J. S. Bach, C. Franck, G. F. Haendel and more. Truly unforgettable experience.

Prague Castle Organ Festival

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July 2019: A great opportunity to hear organ in the remarkable St. Vitus Cathedral. Listen to the current top organists performing in such a unique venue. The cathedral will be filled by the sound of 4 500 pipes Molzer organ.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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