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.
In the concert, you will hear a unique Baroque romatic organ with 50 registers, 3 manuals and 3500 pipes! The organ has been built in 1733 and for its perfect music qualities and pleasing tones it is often a popular destination for prominent Czech and foreign organists.
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.
Enjoy compositions by the composers J.Pachelbel, W.A.Mozart and A.Vivaldi played by the famous Prague Royal Orchestra at St. Georges Basilica, Prague Castle.
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