Backstage visitors at the National Theatre's 2nd annual late-nite tour take a gander at Don Giovanni's transport to Hell, Nov 15, 2014. Photo: Miroslav Setnička
Several Prague concerts Nov 17 mark Czech Students' Day and the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. Among them, the Czech Philharmonic; and three at the Academy of Music (see Performances Under 200 Kč, below.
The Czech Museum of Music marks its 10th anniversary in its current location with tours and special activities for children, Nov 18 starting at 3 pm.
Antonín Dvořák's original manuscript of Symphony from the New World will be on display Nov 17-21 at the New York City Czech Center, its first journey out of the Czech lands since Dvořák brought it home in 1895. The display is part of activities celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Czech Republic's Velvet Revolution.
Mon, Nov 17: Concerts Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, Students' Day, and the Fall of Communism, all at HAMU Academy of Music: Chamber soloists, 3 pm, 190 kč. A concert by various soloists and ensembles, 6 pm, free. A concert of new music by students in the composition dept., 8 pm, free.
Tues Nov 18: Musica Bohemica, The Atrium, 160 kč.
Tues Nov 18: Christian Benda, cello, The Academy of Music, 8 pm, free.
Fri, Nov 21: Pilsen Philharmonic, The Academy of Music, 7:30 pm, 100 kč.
Fri, Nov 21: Martinů Quartet, The Czech Museum of Music, 7 pm, admission.
Sat, Nov 22: Variace chamber choir, The Academy of Music, 10:30 am, 200 kč.
Sat, Nov 22: L Silkenová, soprano, M Janoušková, violin, M Sekera, piano, O Kepka, narrator, The Atrium, 3 pm, admission.
Dresden: Collegium 1704, Semperoper Dresden, Saxon State Opera Dresden, Nov 19, 7:30 pm.
Munich: Prague Philharmonic Choir, Prinzregententheater, Nov 23, 7 pm.
Washington, DC: The Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek conducting, Washington National Cathedral, Nov 17, 7 pm.