Especially landmark, historic, or innovative Czech performances. For a complete list of all Prague events, click on the Events Calendar above.
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); Clam-Gallas Palace, 7:30 pm. 4-5: Open-air opera, Jenůfa, selections from Taras Bulba, Hukvaldy Nature Reserve (part of Janáček's Hukvaldy Festival), 6 pm. 4, 25: Free, open-air concerts; Na Valech garden, Prague Castle, 10:15 am. 6: Guitar history has been made by Štěpán Rak; his concert at Mikulov Castle will show why (part of 29th Guitar Festival); 8:20 pm. 14: Kids get to try out musical instruments at the Children's program, Czech Museum of Music, 3 pm. 27: Sibylla,works of Hildegard von Bingen, Emauzy, Kostel Panny Marie na Slovanech, Prague (part of Summer Festivities of Early Music), 8 pm.
Festivals & Workshops
In Prague unless noted otherwise.
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.