01.12.2019 - 16:30
Enjoy Old Prague Music Ensemble played Best Of Christmas Music at St. Georges Basilica, Prague Castle.
by Old Prague Music Ensemble ( 5 Members and soprano)
Soprano : Libuse Moravcova - Myratska
M. Charpentier: Prelude from Te Deum
G. Tartini: Air from Sonata in G
C. Franck: Panis Angelicus
G. F. Händel: Largo from Xerxes
Music for the Royal Fireworks - Allegro
G. Caccini: Ave Maria
J. Pachelbel: Canon in D
W. A. Mozart: Alleluja from Exsultate jubilate Alleluja z Exsultate, jubilate, Ave verum
A. Vivaldi: Gloria - Domine Deus
A. Corelli: Christmas Concerto Grosso
G. Bizet: Agnus dei
Adeste fideles , O Holy Night, Silent night, Jingle bells
The Old Prague music ensemble was founded in cooperation with the National Theatre and the State opera House and is formed of highly experienced professional musicians from The National Theatre, The State Opera House, The Czech Radio, The Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. From the date of itsformation it has featured as part of both Czech and international musical culture.
The St. George´s Basilica at Prague Castle is one of the oldest church buildings in Prague. Despite numerous restorations this monastery dates back to the year 920 and ranks great monuments of Romanesque architecture in Bohemia. Several Czech princes of the house of Premyslid, including the founder of basilica, Prince Vratislav, are buried here. The tomb of St. Ludmila a patron saint of the Bohemia Lands, is located in the chapel. In the year 973 the convent of St. Geoge was founded at the basilica. It was the first convent of Benedictine nuns in Bohemia. It´s abbess was always chosen from the family of the sovereign or a high noble. It now houses the early Bohemian art collection of the National Galery.No barrier to entry for handicapped.
How to get there :
Subway - Green line A - station " Malostranska " - then two stations by tram no. 22 up to Prague castle station " Prazsky hrad "
by walk from subway station " Malostranska " up to castle via old castle stairs - " Starozamecke schody " street or " Na Opyši " street
We recommend to arrive 40 minutes before the concert because of the security check-in spots within the Prague Castle area.
Duration: 60 minutes
There is no intermission.
Children under 8 years go free of charge.
LISTEN TO PEARLS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC in Lobkowicz Palace‘s beautifully decorated concert hall with impressive 17th-century painted stucco ceilings. Professional musicians, including members of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, play for your pleasure during the Prague Castle visit.
St. Nicholas Church on the Old Town Square in Prague is famous for its unique acoustics, where every visitor enjoy the charm of Baroque church with a pleasant listening to classical music concerts, which have become longlasting and popular tradition. Guarantee The quality of these concerts is guaranteed by selection of artists, who works from outside the other in the National Theatre or in Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Organ concerts at Knights of the Cross are drafted as one hour long coherent programmes. Besides compositions of world known masters of baroque and classicism period, sounds regularly music of Czech authors. Popular dramaturgy by listeners however artistic valuable completes rich sound of organ and its combination with solo instruments or song, so listener is still surprised by new colours and sound variations. Usually three artists perform at the concerts – soloists of our prominent opera and orchestra bodies, pedagogues of the Academy of music and drama and Prague conservatory.
Enjoy an opportunity to listen to a unique concert of classical music. In the church they are located one of the biggest classical organ in Prague with 3500 reed-pipes, 3 manuals and 50 ranks (organ - pistons). Organ built in baroque-romantic style in 1737.
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