Especially landmark, historic, or innovative Czech performances. For a complete list of all events, click on the Events Calendar above.
28: Letters from Spain, Wihan Quartet, with dancer & castanets, and reading from K Čapek's book (in Czech); at Smetana's Litomyšl Festival, 10:30 am. 29: Puppetino Grando, grand puppet show with Baroque music, for kids 5-12; at Smetana's Litomyšl Festival, 4 & 6:30 pm. 29: Credo of Master John, cantata for baritone, mixed choir, orchestra; at Smetana's Litomyšl Festival, 7:30 pm.
3: J Tůma performs several organ works of and his own variations on Adam Václav Michna of Otradovic, Our Lady before Týn, 6 pm. 3: Your chance to hear a rare, period instrument, the basset clarinet, with the Clarimonia Ensemble performing Mozart, Salieri; part of Clarinet Days (see below); Clam-Gallas Palace, 7:30 pm./ 6: Guitar history has been made by Štěpán Rak; his concert at Mikulov Castle will show why. Part of 29th Guitar Festival (see below); 8:20 pm.
Festivals & Workshops
In Prague unless noted otherwise.
Continuing til June –-
- 21: Terezín Festival of Forbidden Music, Terezín - 21: Dvořák Festival, mid-Bohemia towns - 25: Tanec Praha, dance festival - 25: Concentus Moraviae concerts, events in 20 S Moravian towns - 25: Ludwig van Beethoven Festival, Teplice - 26: Mahler Jihlava Festival, Jihlava -July 15: American Spring Festival, various towns - Oct 11: Forfest, contemporary music with a spiritual orientation, Moravia, Slovakia
2, 9, 16, 21, 23: Festival na Dvanacti Strunachv (Festival on 12 Strings), guitar festival, Českě Budějovice 7-28: Bystřicke Zamecke Slavnosti (Bystřicke Chateau Festival), Bystřicke pod Hostýnem 11-July 5: Smetana's Litomyšl, Litomyšl 14-Aug 2: Festival Mitte Europa, Czech-German locations 21-Aug 8: Hudba v Zahradách (Music in the Garden), Kroměříž 27-July 12: Janáček's Hukvaldy Music Festival, Hukvaldy 29-Aug 30: 9 Weeks of Baroque, concerts, activities, Pilsen area 30-July 8: Prague Clarinet Days/Intl Clarinet Festival in Žirovnice, concerts, master classes, Prague, Žirovnice, Jindřichův Hradec.
(Above) Clarinet Days & Festival
Continuing til July --
- 5: Smetana's Litomyšl, Litomyšl - 8: Prague Clarinet Days/Intl Clarinet Festival in Žirovnice, concerts, master classes, Prague, Žirovnice, Jindřichův Hradec - 12: Janáček's Hukvaldy Music Festival, Hukvaldy - 15: American Spring Festival, various towns
(Above) Mikulov Guitar Festival 9-26: Hudební Festival Znojmo, concerts, activities, Znojmo 13-18: Intl Contemporary Dance Workshop, classes for teens thru professionals 13-Aug 6: Letní Slavnosti Staré Hudby (Summer Festivities of Early Music) 17-Aug 8: International Music Festival, Český Krumlov -Aug 2: Festival Mitte Europa, Czech-German locations -Aug 8: Hudba v Zahradách (Music in the Garden), Kroměříž -Aug 30: 9 Weeks of Baroque, concerts, activities, Pilsen area - Oct 11: Forfest, contemporary music with a spiritual orientation, Moravia, Slovakia
The Berg Orchestra invites the public to vote for one of three previous programs to be their next concert, which will be scheduled in September. Voting ends July 12.
The Festival of Master Jan Hus 2015 includes several concerts among many other events at Old Town Square July 5-6. For example, The Prague Brass Ensemble will perform at 5:45 pm, introducing the July 5 Opening Ceremonies at 6 pm, with a concert by The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra of Olomouc. On the 6th, music will be provided by The Brass Orchestra of Oldrichovice at 9:45 am, and the Master Jan Hus Oratorio by R Pachman will begin at 8:30 pm.