the “Prague spring”, “the Smetana litomyšl”, “Hukvaldy Janacek”, international music festival in český Krumlov international organ festival in Olomouc or “strings of autumn” – this is only the most significant music festivals in the Czech Republic. In addition to them annually a number of other traditional music events. And each of them has its own unique atmosphere.
the “Prague spring” is an integral part of national culture
International music festival “Prague spring” will be held this year on may 12 – 2 June. His concerts will be held at the prestigious state rooms, exclusive and unusual places of Prague. It will be attended by prominent Czech and foreign musicians. At the solemn opening ceremony will feature, as always, symphonic poem, B. Sour cream “My home”, this time performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.
The second oldest, yet forever young festival «Smetana Litomysl”
The second oldest music festival in the Czech Republic is an international Opera festival «Smetana Litomysl”, which is held annually in the homeland of classic Czech music composer bedřich Smetana. The program consists primarily of the Opera, operas in concert performance and gala concerts, oratorios, cantatas and song evenings, also one type of vocal genre. 55th festival this year will be held from June 13 to June 30. It will open a speech at the II courtyard Litomyšl castle Czech Philharmonic orchestra under the baton of jiří Belohlavek. The festival will feature a number of young performers, including, for example, the soloist of the National theatre Katerina Kajikawa.
Musical treasures in Hukvaldy
Festival «Hukvaldy Janacek” takes place regularly in the summer in Halvardsson the castle and the adjacent Park. Most of the concerts and performances are open-air. The very first festival in Hukvaldy took place in 1994 on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the birth of leoš janáček’s First concert of the current 20 account of the festival will be held June 22.
In concert halls and open air
– I’m always surprised how much we have performed a wonderful music festivals and, of course, that the od of them in the international music festival in český Krumlov are among the best, said about the last festival of the recent Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus. This year it is a famous cultural event will take place from 19 July to 17 August. At the opening of the festival will be glorious Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca.
Traditional repertoire, improvisation and novelties
We invite you also to Olomouc, which always belonged to the most important Royal cities in the Czech state and due to its location, the old University, spiritual and cultural traditions for centuries was the natural centre of Moravia. International organ festival is held here since 1969. This year it will be held on 7 – March 28. Festival guests will hear the works of famous Czech and world-famous composers, performed by talented young musicians.
The festival is not only for adults but also for children
If your visit to our country is planned from mid-September to mid-November, we invite you to attend some of the concerts of the festival ’s strings of autumn”. Since its founding in 1996, this festival is the original program of classical and jazz genre, a synthesis of tradition and experiment, and every year the organizers try to please his audience with something new.
We invite you to a music festival, they will leave you a very thrilling experience!