30.05.2019 - 17:30
Enjoy Old Prague Music Ensemble played Best Of Classic at St. Georges Basilica, Prague Castle.
PRAGUE CASTLE CONCERT - The best of world and czech music with singer
by Old Prague Music Ensemble ( 5 Members and soprano)
Soprano : Libuse Moravcova - Myratska
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: 70 minutes
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.
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