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The theatrical costumes of Smetana's operas: Renewed beauty

The exhibition will give you a glimpse into the magical world of opera costumes and the secrets of restoration work.

1. 3. 2024 from 10.0h – 28. 2. 2025 do 17.0h | Bedřich Smetana Museum

Exhibition: Photographs that play

We would like to invite you to the opening of the exhibition, which will take place on March 1st from 7.30 p.m. at the Paris-Praguie Jazz Club. The Czech band E Converso will also perform. The curator is Ondřej Bezr.

1. 3. 2024 from 19.0h – 13. 10. 2024 do 19.0h | Czech Center Paris

Bedřich Smetana and Litomyšl

The exhibition presents the composer's relationship to Litomyšl and the development of local musical traditions. It also includes an interactive accompanying programme and worksheets.

3. 3. 2024 from 09.0h – 15. 9. 2024 do 17.0h | Regional Museum in Litomyšl

Through the landscape of music

Art-photographs exhibition present places in the part of central Bohemia where personalities such as Bedřich Smetana, Josef Suk, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Gustav Mahler and others stayed. The photographs

2. 4. 2024 from 09.0h – 28. 10. 2024 do 16.0h | Castle Růžkovy Lhotice

PETROF 160 – Piano as a Technical Masterpiece

The exhibition was created on the occasion of the 160th anniversary of the founding of the company, which is one of the leading European manufacturers of acoustic pianos and grand pianos.

10. 4. 2024 from 09.0h – 31. 1. 2025 do 18.0h | National Technical Museum

Bedřich Smetana and Jindřichův Hradec

The mini-exhibition prepared for the 200th anniversary of the birth of the important music composer Bedřich Smetana emphasizes the stay of little Bedřich in Jindřichův Hradec in the years 1831 - 1835.

1. 5. 2024 from 09.0h – 30. 9. 2024 do 16.0h | Jindřichův Hradec Museum

Czech music interpretation competition 2024

We announce the 20th year of the Competition in the interpretation of Czech music! This year, the a cello category is included, too. The preliminary round will take place in August, the main competition will take place in October.

1. 5. 2024 from 10.0h – 10. 7. 2024 do 22.0h | Czech Center Tokyo

Exhibition Czech Primadonnas at the Met Opera

Czech Center New York helds an exhibition in collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera and the National Museum about Czech female opera singers whose careers brought them to the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

23. 5. 2024 from 19.0h – 23. 6. 2024 do 19.0h | Czech Center Gallery

Rosenberg Night

Rosenberg Night is a unique experience that goes beyond the boundaries of an ordinary concert, theatre performance or historical sightseeing tour; it is a magical journey into the past, where history comes alive through music.

29. 5. 2024 from 18.30h – 21. 9. 2024 do 22.0h | CHATEAU TŘEBOŇ

The exhibition Famous Czech Composers

The life and work of greats of the Czech classical music The exhibition Famous Czech Composers will present the four most famous names in the history of Czech classical music (B. Smetana, A. Dvořák, L. Janáček and B. Martinů).

29. 5. 2024 from 19.0h – 19. 7. 2024 do 19.0h | Czech Center Tokyo

Drawings and caricatures by Bohuslav Martinů

An exhibition of drawings by Bohuslav Martinů, a native of Polička. The exhibition on a bridge where the composer himself certainly passed.

1. 6. 2024 from 17.0h – 31. 8. 2024 do 12.0h | Bridge in the Town park

Martin Patřičný: Dřevo a hudba

Martin Patřičný je výtvarník a spisovatel. Hlavní práce: vytváří dřevěné obrazy skládáním dřev. Jeho specialitou jsou dřevěné pulty na noty. Vystavujeme kromě dřevěných obrazů i pět jeho originálních kreací.

9. 6. 2024 from 10.0h – 7. 7. 2024 do 17.0h | Galerie Dudycha

Comic book exhibition by Renata Fučíková "Antonín Dvořák - life and music in pictures"

The comic book exhibition will be on display from June 11 to 26 at the Green Education Center in Shabla. The basis for the exhibition was the same name book of by Renata Fučíková, which tells the story of Antonín Dvořák.

11. 6. 2024 from 00.0h – 26. 6. 2024 do 00.0h | Green Eudaction Center in Shabla

Hurvínek Barters the Bride

In the new family show, the famous puppet characters Spejbl, Hurvínek and Mánička will take you through The Bartered Bride and the world of opera.

20. 6. 2024 from 11.0h | Theatre Reduta

Fête de la Musique / Music Festival

The Music Festival (Fête de la Musique) in České Budějovice is a traditional event. Many musicians join this festival. We organize the festival in cooperation with Alliance Française South Bohemia.

20. 6. 2024 from 15.0h – 21. 6. 2024 do 19.0h | Piaristické náměstí and other places in the city center of České Budějovice

Hurvínek Barters the Bride

In the new family show, the famous puppet characters Spejbl, Hurvínek and Mánička will take you through The Bartered Bride and the world of opera.

20. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Theatre Reduta

Tribute to Czech Composers

The Janáček Mixed Choir and The Liberec Symphony Orchestra will honor major Czech composers on the occasion of the Year of Czech Music.

20. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Eurocentrum Jablonec nad Nisou

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

20. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Pod Palmovkou Theatre

Der Bergmönch

After two hundred years, a musical-dramatic work that can without exaggeration be called the national opera of the Ore Mountains is returning to the stage. The entire essence and identity of the region are embedded in it.

20. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Theater Teplice

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - World Czech music

Czech music has always proudly kept pace with world music. Martinů and Dvořák are excellent proof of this. The program is perfectly complemented by the ageless master cello concerto of “Papa” Haydn.

20. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Beskydské divadlo

Sitkovetsky Plays Dvořák

Dvořák's Violin Concerto in A minor will feature the British violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky, who collaborated with the Brno Philharmonic on its UK tour in autumn 2022.

20. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Concentus Moraviae: Duo Ardašev

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

20. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Lysice Château

Bedřich Smetana: The Two Widows / A new view

Extraordinary international project Opera Europa for 200. anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana. A chamber version of a comic opera through the eyes and by young artists under 35, winners of an international competition in w

20. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Riding Hall

Devil and Kate at Vysoká

Damn good opera! Do you want extraordinary music in a unique setting? Then come in June to see one of the most famous operas directly at the place of its creation - the Antonín Dvořák Memorial in Vysoká u Příbrami!

20. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Antonín Dvořák Memorial in Vysoká u Příbramě

Open Air Concert in Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad is a sacred place. No wonder Smetana began his brilliant cycle of poems at Vyšehrad.

19. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Vyšehradské sady

Dvorak 120

Benefit concert to support the education of children in war-affected areas. Antonín Dvořák - Mass in D major Op.86 "Lužanská" (orch. version) Played and sung by students of universities and conservatories. Admission is voluntary.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of St. Salvator

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Symphonic concert

Mozart wrote nothing but beautiful words about Josef Mysliveček and highly valued his work. Moreover, with his work together with J. Haydn, he became an inspiration for many composers of the 20th century.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | DK Poklad

Káta Kabanová

On 28 April, the opera company of the Silesian Theatre Opava will premiere the opera Káta Kabanová by Leoš Janáček to his own libretto based on the drama by Alexander Nikolajević Ostrovsky, translated by Vincenzo Cervinka.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Silesian Theatre Opava

Ľubica Čekovská: Here I am, Orlando

The opera, inspired by the novel of Virginia Woolf, looks at the turning points in Orlando's life, from his first love to his search for identity.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

From My Life

Bedřich Smetana titled his String Quartet No. 1 in E minor aptly, From My Life. "I wanted to depict the course of my life in the tones," he writes, emphasising that he did not write the music according to the usual recipes.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Rudolfinum

František Xaver Brixi: Missa solemnis in D - Vyšehradská

We will perform, at 2nd concert of the St. John's Organ Cycle, the grand solemn mass of the Czech author F. X. Brixi, Missa solemnis in D. The soloists,mixed choir and orchestra of the Bach-Collegium Prague will be dir. by J. Matl

19. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Church sv. John of Nepomuk am Felsen

Concentus Moraviae: Duo Ardašev

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Manor House

Concentus Moraviae: Matouš Zukal

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

19. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Evangelical Church

Let Us Rejoice

Festive evening combined with drama, music, poster exhibition and celebratory drink

18. 6. 2024 from 16.30h | Art school Rychvald

A concert like a fairy tale

Music band with fairytale melodies. Children's choirs and a fairy tale band perform. The concert is part of the 25th annual Music in the Gardens and Castle International Music Festival, summer 2024.

18. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | The cold greenhouse of the Flower Garden in Kroměříž

Favorite Songs and Arias of Czech Prima Donnas: A Narrated Concert

Favorite Songs and Arias of Czech Prima Donnas – The Songs and Arias They Sang. Concert accompanying the exhibition "Czech Prima Donnas at the Met Opera".

18. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Bohemian National Hall

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Piano recital

Thanks to Ivo Kahánek, two great pianists and mutually respectful Romantic composers Bedřich Smetana and Ferenc Liszt will meet in an imaginary way in the art nouveau hall of the National House in Místek.

18. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | National House

The Kiss

How will the argument about the kiss between Lukáš and Vendulka turn out? A story based on real story from Podještědí.

18. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

Twenty years of the S series — Contemporary Prague music cocktail

Guests and performers at this special concert will be the most important composers of the contemporary Czech generation: Petr Wajsar, Jan Kučera, Miloš ORSON Štědroň, Martin Hybler, etc.

18. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Švandovo divadlo na Smíchově

From My Life

Bedřich Smetana titled his String Quartet No. 1 in E minor aptly, From My Life. "I wanted to depict the course of my life in the tones," he writes, emphasising that he did not write the music according to the usual recipes.

18. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Rudolfinum

Concentus Moraviae: Jan Bartoš

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

18. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Culture House

Devil and Kate at Vysoká

Damn good opera! Do you want extraordinary music in a unique setting? Then come in June to see one of the most famous operas directly at the place of its creation - the Antonín Dvořák Memorial in Vysoká u Příbrami!

18. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Antonín Dvořák Memorial in Vysoká u Příbramě

Sylvie Bodorová: Quo Vadis

A historical opera about the birth of Christianity. Libretto by Sylvie Bodorová and Martin Otava based on the novel of the same name by Henryk Sienkiewicz and the works of Tacitus, Suetonius and Petronius

18. 6. 2024 from 20.30h | Festival Hall

Apollon Quartet plays Czech masters

Apollon Quartet plays Czech masters (F. X. Richter, J. Suk, A. Dvořák)

17. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Virgin Mary of the Snows Church

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Medea – Czech melodrama

The story of one of the most powerful sorceresses of Greek mythology has been remade and retold many times. The Benda's work is one of the most successful.

17. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Silesian Theater Opava

Jiří Kučera, David Radok: Don Buoso

The story of the Florentine wise guy Gianni Schicchi

17. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Concentus Moraviae: Josef Špaček & Vilém Vlček & Miroslav Sekera

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

17. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Town ​Theatre

DREAMS_CONSCIENCE

Project for the Year of Czech Music 2024 and its three anniversaries: 200 years since the birth of composer Bedřich Smetana, 100 years since the birth of choreographer Luboš Ogoun and 20 years of ProART activity.

17. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Czech Museum of Music

Wernisch

The work of Ivan Wernisch, a poet, translator, editor, journalist, pundit, mystifier, solitaire, wanderer and dreamer, viewed through the lens of his friend, director Jan Nebeský.

17. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | The New Stage

What About a Wedding, Prince?

A musical fairytale for the whole family based on the popular story about prince David who is forced by his parents to chose a bride.

16. 6. 2024 from 00.0h | The Small Stage

Opera is Fun! The Year of Czech Music II.

A cycle of entertainment and educational programmes for children and parents.

16. 6. 2024 from 11.0h | The Estates Theatre

PhilHarmonia Octet – Má vlast

Cycle of symphonic poems in arrangement for wind octet, 3rd horn, harp, cello and double bass

16. 6. 2024 from 15.0h | Riding Hall

Spring concert

The Choir of Decin invites you for a traditional spring concert in Castle of Decin. The choir will perform titles of czech and also foreign authors, with or without acompaniment.

16. 6. 2024 from 16.0h | The castle of Decin

Ľubica Čekovská: Here I am, Orlando

The opera, inspired by the novel of Virginia Woolf, looks at the turning points in Orlando's life, from his first love to his search for identity.

16. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Janáček Theatre

Bedřich Smetana: Libuše

The concert performance of Smetana’s opera is the main and most festive point of the bicentenary of the birth of the founder of Czech classical music at the festival that bears his name. A production of an iconic opera specially f

16. 6. 2024 from 18.30h | Festival Hall

Concentus Moraviae: Pavel Svoboda & Adam Suk

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

16. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Ss Cyril and Methodius

Bedřich Smetana: Tajemství

The production is part of the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of Bedřich Smetana’s birth.

16. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Devil and Kate at Vysoká

Damn good opera! Do you want extraordinary music in a unique setting? Then come in June to see one of the most famous operas directly at the place of its creation - the Antonín Dvořák Memorial in Vysoká u Příbrami!

16. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Antonín Dvořák Memorial in Vysoká u Příbramě

Year of Czech ro(c)k music

Get ready for a day of great music in the neighbourhood of Antonín Dvořák's birthplace. Meet musical stars, discover new talents and enjoy a unique cultural experience that will warm you from the heart to the feet.

15. 6. 2024 from 15.0h | Nelahozeves

PhilHarmonia Octet – Má vlast

Cycle of symphonic poems in arrangement for wind octet, 3rd horn, harp, cello and double bass

15. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Riding Hall

Concert for the Year of Czech Music - Biblical songs by Antonín Dvořák and solo organ compositions

The concert is performed by: Roman Janál – baritone and Vladimír Roubal – organ

15. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Čelákovice

Concentus Moraviae: ČaroTaJ

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

15. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Boskovice Château

Year of Czech music with HARMONIE

Festive concert for the Year of Czech Music. The HARMONIE Louny Choir, the CARMEN Louny Children's Choir, Jakub Malát - bass, Tomáš Borl - piano, Alžběta Štolová - violin will perform.

14. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Vrchlický Theater in Louny

Ľubica Čekovská: Here I am, Orlando

The opera, inspired by the novel of Virginia Woolf, looks at the turning points in Orlando's life, from his first love to his search for identity.

14. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Wernisch

The work of Ivan Wernisch, a poet, translator, editor, journalist, pundit, mystifier, solitaire, wanderer and dreamer, viewed through the lens of his friend, director Jan Nebeský.

14. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | The New Stage

Manuscript under the microscope: Humoresque, op. 101

Lecture from pianist Tomáš Víšek.The most famous composition of Antonín Dvořák definitely did not appear out of the blue.

13. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Antonín Dvořák museum

Manuscript under the microscope: Humoresque, op. 101

Lecture from pianist Tomáš Víšek.The most famous composition of Antonín Dvořák definitely did not appear out of the blue.

13. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Antonín Dvořák museum

Concentus Moraviae: Epoque Quartet

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. The concert is held as part of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Kuřim's promotion to a town.

13. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | 1st May Square

My country before Smetana

My Country Before Smetana´s My Country Patriotic Motifs in Czech Music of the Nineteenth Century Magdaléna Hebousse - soprano, North Czech Philharmonic Petr Vronský conductor

13. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Holy Cross' Elevation church

Concert of the Chidren Choir Radost Praha for the Year of Czech Music

The Radost Praha Children's Choir concert for the Year of Czech Music will present neglected works of Czech choral work by this year's jubilants (Jan Hanuš, Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Petr Eben, Jan Novák, Luboš Fišer etc.)

13. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of St. Simon and Judas

Wedding shirt - Antonín Dvořák

Opening concert of the 25th International Music Festival Music in the Gardens and Castle Kroměříž, summer 2024

13. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Flower garden

Wernisch

The work of Ivan Wernisch, a poet, translator, editor, journalist, pundit, mystifier, solitaire, wanderer and dreamer, viewed through the lens of his friend, director Jan Nebeský.

13. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | The New Stage

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

Conductor: Martin Leginus, Directed by: Zuzana Fischer, Cast: Monika Fabianová, Alena Grach, Daniel Čapkovič, Michal Onufer, Ondrej Šaling, Peter Račko, Jolana Fogašová, Pavla Vykopalová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Benci

12. 6. 2024 from 11.0h | The SND New Building

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

Conductor: Martin Leginus, Directed by: Zuzana Fischer, Cast: Monika Fabianová, Alena Grach, Daniel Čapkovič, Michal Onufer, Ondrej Šaling, Peter Račko, Jolana Fogašová, Pavla Vykopalová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Benci

12. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | The SND New Building

Year of Czech Music and Dance Theater

Dance interpretation of the music of important Czech composers: A. Dvořák, B. Smetana, L. Janáček and J. Ježek in choreographies by renowned creators: Pavel Šmok, Petr Zuska, Attila Egerházi, Vlasta Schneiderová and others.

12. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Estates Theatre

Concentus Moraviae: Tomáš Netopil & Markéta Klaudová & Collegium Colloredo

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

12. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Castle Riding School

My Fatherland – additional concert

The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra’s season will culminate in style. At the final concert of the subscription season, the orchestra under the direction of chief conductor Petr Popelka will perform Smetana's My Fatherland.

12. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum

Jewels of Czech Music

Final concert of the 2023/2024 season of the Cancioneta Praga Choir

12. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | The Church of St. Simon and St. Jude

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

Conductor: Martin Leginus, Directed by: Zuzana Fischer, Cast: Monika Fabianová, Alena Grach, Daniel Čapkovič, Michal Onufer, Ondrej Šaling, Peter Račko, Jolana Fogašová, Pavla Vykopalová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Benci

11. 6. 2024 from 11.0h | The SND New Building

Josef Benda -12 Capriccii for Violin (300th anniversary of his birth

Josef Benda - 12 Capriccii for Violin solo (1724-1804)

11. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Saint Mary of Victory at Prag

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Tribute to Antonín Dvořák II.

A unique project by the concertmaster and director of the Czech Philharmonic, where we can listen to all of Dvořák’s chamber pieces for violin and piano in one evening.

11. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Chamber Hall of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ostrava

Juliette

Even in opera, one can let oneself be carried away on the waves of fantasy and dreams. Bohuslav Martinů's top opera invites us to do just that. The central office of dreams, where the action takes place, is open to everyone.

11. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | The Grand Theatre

Smetana and Martinů in the song and strings

The twelve-member ensemble Martinů Strings Prague will perform with soloist Roman Janál (Slovak songs - Martinů and Večerní písné - Smetana) together with arrangements for strings

11. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | 29 / 5 000 Baroque refectory of the Dominicans

Concentus Moraviae: Miroslav Sekera

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

11. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Synagogue

Music and its power - a composed evening with a concert

A evening dedicated to music as a carrier of beauty, emotions and deep feelings capable of bringing the human soul closer to timeless values. The evening will feature works by mainly Czech classical composers.

10. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Nová Akropolis

Concentus Moraviae: Aliaksandr Yasinski

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

10. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | State Castle Pernštejn

Concentus Moraviae: Jan Mráček & Lukáš Klánský

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

10. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Milotice Château

My Fatherland

The Radio Symphony season will climax in style. The orchestra, led by chief conductor Petr Popelka, will bid farewell to the audience with a performance of the complete cycle of symphonic poems My Fatherland by Bedřich Smetana.

10. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum

SOUNDSPACE - Dreams of Generation Y

Generation Y performed by the BERG Orchestra. The world premiere of Pavel Šabacký's spatial composition and the Czech premieres of music by Bára Gísladóttir (Iceland) and Sofia Avramidou (Greece). How does their world sound like?

10. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Gabriel Loci

Concert at the Dresdner Musikfestspiele

In June, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra will bring a purely Cream programme to Dresden. At the traditional Dresdner Musikfestspiele festival, the orchestra will play under the direction of its guest conductor Jakub Hrůša.

9. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Kulturpalast

Czech Landscapes

Czech music concert in Ateneo de Madrid, by the excellent piano trio, Guarneri Trio Prague, with works by Smetana, Suk and Dvorak.

9. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Ateneo de Madrid

Concentus Moraviae: Kalabis Quintet

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

9. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Princely House City Museum and Gallery

Concentus Moraviae: Nora Lubbadová & Alexandr Klement & Klára Gibišová

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

9. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Mikulov Château

The beauty of Prague through the eyes of a philosopher or a walk with a musical surprise

A walk around Prague. In the "Year of Czech Music" we will visit places associated with important musicians such as Bedřich Smetana and Antonín Dvořák.

8. 6. 2024 from 10.0h | Prague

Česko zpívá Smetanu

UČPS realizuje ve spolupráci s CCSH projekt Česko zpívá Smetanu, který připomene v Roce české hudby 200. výročí narození slavného skladatele. V sobotu 8. června 2024 se v Praze uskuteční Slet zpěváckých spolků.

8. 6. 2024 from 10.30h | Mariánské náměstí, Praha 1

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - Festive culmination

The culmination of the 103rd year of the oldest music festival to honor the memory of our national composer. Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - a music festival for the hearing and deaf is artistically interpreted into sign language.

8. 6. 2024 from 13.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

Opening of the Birthplace of Bedřich Smetana

After a complete restoration, one of the most important parts of the castle grounds will open

8. 6. 2024 from 13.0h | Native Flat of Bedřich Smetana

Preludium - Smetanovo Trio

Josef Suk: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in C minor Op. 2 Antonín Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 4 "Dumky" Op. 90, B166 Bedřich Smetana: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15

8. 6. 2024 from 15.0h | Riding Hall

The museum night - together again!

Museum night with the subtitle Together again! represents three municipal organizations-the Municipal Museum of BnP, the Deposit Tatra Museum and the BnP Basic Art School. And the connecting link of these organizations is music.

8. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Municipal Museum of Bystřice nad Pernštejnem

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Organ concert

A concert bringing many surprises: the combination of the sound of the royal instrument with the dark color of the viola and, above all, unknown transcriptions of well-known classics.

8. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Ludgeřovice, church of St. Nicholas

Slavnostní koncert Mozartových dětí: Smetana 200

The traditional concert of the Mozart's Children Festival.

8. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Concentus Moraviae: Olli Mustonen

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

8. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Austerlitz Château

Opening concert - Hommage á Bedřich Smetana

A cross-section of the works of the Litomyšl native, including the premiere of the work Z domoviny written for the festival for violin and orchestra; Arr. Tomáš Ille.

8. 6. 2024 from 20.15h | Festival Hall

Smetana National

The third and final afternoon dedicated to the creator of Czech national music Bedřich Smetana on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birth in an authentic rendition by an internationally renowned Smetana performer.

7. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Church of St. John Nepomucene

Hommage a Bedřich Smetana

A cross-section of the works of the Litomyšl native, including the premiere of the work Z domoviny written for the festival for violin and orchestra; Arr. Tomáš Ille.

7. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Festival Hall

The Bartered Bride

Smetana's The Bartered Bride by Janka Ryšánek Schmiedt will be full of imagination and visually impressive images. The director, who has long explored Czech classics, will retell the opera with reverence and love through the memor

7. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | The Moravian Theatre Olomouc

Concentus Moraviae: Olli Mustonen & Bennewitz Quartet

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

7. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Boskovice Château Greenhouse

Bena Havlů: With xylophone through Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and 50 km north of Spitsbergen

We would like to invite you to a discussion with a virtuoso playing on a five-row xylophone, followed by a guided tour of the exhibition On Tour.

6. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Czech Museum of Music

OPENING THE WELLS – IUVENTUS, GAUDE!

Premiere performance of Bohuslav Martinů's cantata by the choir Iuventus, gaude! under the direction of choirmaster Anežka Šebová with soloist Jaroslav Patočka from the National Theatre Opera. Actor Justin Svoboda will narrate the

6. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Summer Stage of Eurocentrum, Jablonec nad Nisou

Concentus Moraviae: Jan Martiník & David Mareček

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

6. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Náměšť nad Oslavou Château

OK Percussion Duo & Pala

Virtuózní i meditativní perkuse doplněné intenzivním prožitkem houslí Milana Paly nás provedou objevným večerem převážně českých soudobých skladatelů.

6. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Church of the St. Barbara

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - SMETANA FOR KIDS - KIDS FOR SMETANA

Program for elementary school children: morning concert of the Čachovice Women's Chamber Choir and tour of the Bedřich Smetana Memorial. Program for registered schools. produkce.budil@gmail.com

5. 6. 2024 from 09.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Janáček festival and Opava 800

Opava is celebrating its 800th anniversary. To honor this occasion we’re coming with an original double concert, where the compositions of the most important natives will be performed by performers who came from this city.

5. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Petr Bezruč Library Hall

7TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL JAKUBA JANA RYBY 2024: CONCERT IN MNÍŠEK POD BRDY

"2024 World and Mníšek pod Brdy Premieres" Dramaturgical introduction by Zdeněk Klauda, ​​Jaroslav Krček and Jiří Kabát - works by authors Jaroslav Krček and Jiří Kabát composed for the Festival of Jakub Jana Ryba 2024

5. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | parish church of St. Václav Mníšek pod Brdy

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - The return of a famous countrywoman crowned with art

Compositions by Bedřich Smetana, Leoš Janáček, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven will be performed by Hana Kotková on the violin and Marek Kozák on the piano.

5. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of St. Wenceslas

Concentus Moraviae: Iva Bittová & Duo Jedlinský - Fischer

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

5. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | New Synagogue

AGILE QUINTET

The String Quintet was founded in 2017 on the initiative of cellist Martin Švajda. It is composed of mature personalities endowed with exceptional inner feeling, great instrumental sovereignty and musical erudition.

4. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Concentus Moraviae: Iva Bittová & Duo Jedlinský - Fischer

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

4. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Svratka Cinema

Wimbledon 1973

Eben's late piano trio, written under the impression of a family tragedy, contrasts with Kukal's celebration of Kodes' Wimbledon victory.

4. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Church of the St. Barbara

Hvězdné nebe Maxe Broda

V den 100. výročí úmrtí Franze Kafky přiblíží Viera Glosíková a Barbora Šrámková osobnost Kafkova přítele Maxe Broda, jenž by letos v květnu oslavil 140. narozeniny, a zvláště pak jeho vztah k dílu Leoše Janáčka.

3. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Rudolfinum, Sukova síň

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival - Tribute to Antonín Dvořák I.

Two different faces of Antonín Dvořák’s world of chamber music – “Czech and American”. This year marks 130 years since the famous premiere of the string quintet in New York, and this extraordinary work has not aged at all!

3. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Chamber Hall of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ostrava

Concentus Moraviae: Ivo Kahánek

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

3. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Rájec-Jestřebí Château

Belfiato Q & Youth

The young quintet Belfiato, bringing together top brass players, and Janáček's brass sextet Mládí symbolise an evening of harmonious harmony between music and performers.

3. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Corpus Christi Chapel

Prague Spring — Closing Concert

The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with Josef Špaček under the direction of David Robertson will perform works by Czech classical composers.

3. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Municipal House

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

Conductor: Martin Leginus, Directed by: Zuzana Fischer, Cast: Monika Fabianová, Alena Grach, Daniel Čapkovič, Michal Onufer, Ondrej Šaling, Peter Račko, Jolana Fogašová, Pavla Vykopalová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Benci

2. 6. 2024 from 11.0h | The SND New Building

Hostivař Baroque and Contemporary

The programme of the concert will consist of compositions from the Baroque period, supported by a traditional instrument of that period, the viola d'amore, and modern compositions.

2. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Kostel Stětí sv. Jana Křtitele Praha - Hostivař

Smetana200 Kladno

The most beautiful melodies by B. Smetana will be sang by two amateur choirs: Smetana-Slovanka Kladno and Hornický pěvecký sbor Kladno, soloists N. Císařová and V. Pošvář, accompanied by Humble orchestra, conductor D. Kadlec.

2. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Kino Sokol

A MY TAKY Concert for the year of Czech music

Concert of the Liberec Chamber Choir for the Year of Czech Music.

2. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Church of St. Bonifac

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

2. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Concentus Moraviae: Simona Šaturová & Zemlinsky Quartet

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

2. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Art WIne Hall

Opening Concert: La Revue de Cuisine

The jazz suite Kuchyňská revue lent its name to the opening concert, an opulent evening of four courses of completely different tastes, yet together promising an "extraodinaire" gourmet experience!

2. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Church of the St. Barbara

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

Conductor: Martin Leginus, Directed by: Zuzana Fischer, Cast: Monika Fabianová, Alena Grach, Daniel Čapkovič, Michal Onufer, Ondrej Šaling, Peter Račko, Jolana Fogašová, Pavla Vykopalová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Benci

1. 6. 2024 from 11.0h | The SND New Building

Walk through Vyšehrad + opera

An unique experience connecting guided tour of Vyšehrad and the visit of the most national Czech opera, The Bartered Bride (in Czech only).

1. 6. 2024 from 15.30h | Letní scéna Vyšehrad

Festival for children or a feast of songs and fairy tales | Festival of Songs Olomouc 2024

The premiere of a series of fairy-tale songs by Jaroslav Uhlíř and Zdenek Svěrák arranged for children's choirs and orchestra. Children's choirs from ZUŠ Campanella and BoDo Centre will perform together with the competitin choirs.

1. 6. 2024 from 16.0h | Reduta hall, MFO

Preludium I: Smetana Unknown

Jitka Čechová is so far the only pianist who has recorded the complete piano legacy of Smetana. The first afternoon dedicated to the creator of Czech national music Bedřich Smetana on the bicentenary of his birth in an authentic p

1. 6. 2024 from 17.0h | Church of St. John Nepomucene

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

Conductor: Martin Leginus, Directed by: Zuzana Fischer, Cast: Monika Fabianová, Alena Grach, Daniel Čapkovič, Michal Onufer, Ondrej Šaling, Peter Račko, Jolana Fogašová, Pavla Vykopalová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Benci

1. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | The SND New Building

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - CHILDREN'S DAY

18:00 Early evening picnic for children with their families 20:00 Pleasure at Smetana for the whole family COMPETITION: bake your best dessert on cream, bring it, taste each other - we will mark the numbers and draw a winner!

1. 6. 2024 from 18.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

Bedřich Smetana a Růžkovy Lhotice

Lecture - PhDr. Mojžíšová Olga, Ph.D. The musical accompaniment will recall Smetana's early compositions (Louisina polka, Jiřinková polka and others) as well as works that could have inspired the young composer.

1. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Castle Růžkovy Lhotice

The Bartered Bride

The "most national" Czech opera on the iconic place of Czech history

1. 6. 2024 from 19.0h | Letní scéna Vyšehrad

Concentus Moraviae: Simona Šaturová & Zemlinsky Quartet

Concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

1. 6. 2024 from 19.30h | Žďár nad Sázavou Château

Smetana & Dvořák at the Opera

The most beautiful arias of Smetana's and Dvořák's operas will be performed by leading Czech and Slovak singers Iveta Jiříková, Peter Berger, Daniel Hůlka and Vladimír Chmelo accompanied by the Virtuosi di Praga chamber orchestra

1. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | Summer Scene Vyšehrad

Prague Spring — Klangforum Wien II.

The second evening with Klangfor Wien at the Prague Spring Festival will bring the world premiere of five works by Czech and Slovak composers and will commemorate the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho.

1. 6. 2024 from 20.0h | DOX+

Preludium II: From My Life

What connects the melancholically dreamy quintet by the prematurely deceased composer Hanuš Bartona, Bedřich Smetana's quartet From My Life and Messiaen's mystical movement from the Quartet for the End of Time?

1. 6. 2024 from 21.0h | Corpus Christi Chapel

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - SMETANA FOR KIDS - KIDS FOR SMETANA

Program for elementary school children: a morning concert by the Nymburk ZUŠ and a tour of the Bedřich Smetana Memorial. Program for registered schools. produkce.budil@gmail.com

31. 5. 2024 from 09.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

Release and welcome of the book "Where is my home?"

Ceremonial welcoming of a book that charts the Rotterdam story of the author of the Czech national anthem, František Škroup. Violin virtuoso Pavel Šporcl will play from the variations "Where is my home". Entry by invitation only.

31. 5. 2024 from 15.0h | Stavovské theatre, Prague

7TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL JAKUBA JANA RYBY 2024: CEREMONY AND OPENING CONCERT

Church of the Ascension of St. Crosses – Starý Rožmitál 17.30 REMEMBRANCE WITH A PRAYER FOR J. J. RYBA AT HIS GRAVE - Father Misař 18.00 MASS OF ST. IN HONOR OF ST. THE CROSS SACRIFICED FOR J. J. RYBA - Father Misař 19.00 Concert.

31. 5. 2024 from 17.30h | Starý Rožmitál

Concentus Moraviae: Janne Thomsen & Olli Mustonen & Prague Philharmonia

Opening concert of International Music Festival Concentus Moraviae. With the Theme Metamorphoses: Czech Smetana! festival joins the celebration of the „Year of Czech Music“ and the 200th anniversary of the birth of B. Smetana.

31. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Culture House

A Tribute to Czech Composers | Festival of Songs Olomouc 2024

The Festival of Songs Olomouc will offer a concert with Czech music where choirs Spevácky zbor slovenských učiteľov, Smíšený pěvecký sbor Smetana – Hulín, Pěvecký sbor Canticum - Ostrava and other will perform.

31. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Reduta hall, MFO

Prague Spring — Klangforum Wien I.

At DOX in Holešovice, the members of Klangfora Wien are known for the hottest of contemporary music. On the first evening they will perform the world premiere of Slavomir Hořínka's Grain, Chaff and Fire.

31. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | DOX+

Opening concert of Festival of Songs Olomouc 2024

At the opening concert of Festival of Songs Olomouc 2024, the last year's absolute winner Kajetán – the DJKT Children's Choir will present the Czech program together with the Mixed Choir of the KOS Pedagogical School Litomyšl.

30. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Reduta hall, MFO

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

30. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

The Leoš Janáček International Music Festival 2024 - Opening concert

Leoš Janáček – Sinfonietta Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Bella mia fiamma, addio – concert aria for soprano and orchestra, K. 528 Edward Elgar – Enigma, Variations on Own Theme

30. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

30. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Pod Palmovkou Theatre

Prague Spring — Glorious Libuše II.

The concert performance of the opera with the participation of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kateřina Kněžíková, Adam Plachetka and others under the direction of Jakub Hrůša is the flagship event of the Year of Czech Music.

30. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Rudolfinum

TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE

Get ready for a captivating multidisciplinary performance by the Basic Art School that will take you on a fascinating journey through the world of 20th-century Czech popular music!

29. 5. 2024 from 09.30h | Summer Stage of Eurocentrum, Jablonec nad Nisou

The Devil's Wall

Romantic exuberance, comedy, the intimate sensitivity of arias and duets, the sophistication of musical ensembles, choral scenes and dissonance, and a brevity that anticipates the world of the next 20th century music.

29. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

A concert of three generations

The works of Czech masters will be heard and we will go through the operas The Bartered Bride and Rusalka with choirs and soloists.

28. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Catholic folk house Frýdek - Místek

Káta Kabanová

On 28 April, the opera company of the Silesian Theatre Opava will premiere the opera Káta Kabanová by Leoš Janáček to his own libretto based on the drama by Alexander Nikolajević Ostrovsky, translated by Vincenzo Cervinka.

28. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Silesian Theatre Opava

DREAMS_CONSCIENCE

Dance project for the Year of Czech Music 2024 and its three anniversaries: 200 years since the birth of composer Bedřich Smetana, 100 years since the birth of choreographer Luboš Ogoun and 20 years of ProART activity.

28. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Czech Museum of Music

The Kiss

How will the argument about the kiss between Lukáš and Vendulka turn out? A story based on real story from Podještědí.

28. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

Prague Spring — Glorious Libuše

Concert performance of the magnificent fresco about the mythical princess, the wife of Přemysl Oráč and the oracle who foretold the glory of Prague, will be performed by conductor Jakub Hrůša.

28. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Rudolfinum

Tribute to Juraj Filas

Juraj Filas Egmont – Immortal (World Premiere) Jan Václav Hugo Voříšek Symphony in D major Antonín Dvořák Concerto for violin and orchestra in A minor Jiří Vodička, violin Ludmila Pavlová, concertmaster

28. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Concert Hall of Sts. Simon & Jude

Prague House Concert Series - Nela Dusová 2in2out

The year of Czech music will be celebrated by the Prague House in Brussels as part of the traditional Prague House Concert Series.

28. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Prague House

Charity concert of ZUŠ Open with Magdalena Kozena

A festive concert of masters of famous names accompanied by pupils of elementary art schools will be the highlight of the 8th year of the national festival of elementary art schools ZUŠ Open.

28. 5. 2024 from 20.15h | St. Nicholas Church in the Malá Strana

Prague Spring — Kryštof's Sanctuaries

A concert by Orchestre de Radio France and violinist Amaury Coeytaux under the direction of Mikko Franck will present the world premiere of Kryštof Mařatka's composition inspired by prehistoric cave paintings.

27. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Rudolfinum

Prague Spring — Suk's Křečovice

Traditional concert in picturesque Křečovice from the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, Jan Křtitel Vaňhal, Georg Friedrich Händel, Antonín Dvořák, Leoš Janáček and Franz Liszt.

26. 5. 2024 from 10.30h | Church of St lukas

Musical program for the lecture About the mission of Moravian Church in the Caribbean in the 18th ce

Musical fantasy on period themes, examples from literature, projection of photographs.

26. 5. 2024 from 14.0h | Milíč Chapel - Rektorská 715/54, Praha 10

Come and Play With Us

The Come Play With Us open air concert, where we invite all young musicians to come and play with the children of our orchestras, is the biggest and most special public event of the year.

26. 5. 2024 from 15.0h | Střelecký Island, Prague

Prague Spring — Rejcha in France

During his lifetime, few composers have influenced one musical culture as much as Antonín Rejcha influenced the French one. A group of five French musicians, led by flautist Alexis Kossenek, will prove it.

26. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | St Agnes' Convent

Martinů Fest Policka 2024

HAYDEN ENSEMBLE Orchestra led by the bassoonist of the Czech Philharmonic, Martin Petrák

26. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Tylův dům Polička

Bedřich Smetana: Tajemství

The production is part of the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of Bedřich Smetana’s birth.

26. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Prague Spring — Organ of the Smetana Hall

Elbphilharmonie organist Iveta Apkalna will perform monumental works of the organ repertoire, including Eben's Faust, Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, and Boëllmann's Gothic Suite.

26. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Municipal House — Smetana Hall

Celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the birth of J. L. Zvonař

To honour the memory of the composer and pedagogue J. L. Zvonař, a cultural programme has been prepared in his birthplace, the village of Kublov. You can look forward to various concert and folklore performances, puppet theatre..

25. 5. 2024 from 09.0h | Park at the Veský pond

Prague Spring — Matinee in the Convent

The play by the recent winner of the Jiří Bělohlávek Prize, Vilém Vlček, together with pianist Denis Linnik, invites us to the Agnes Monastery in a programme full of fantasy and stories.

25. 5. 2024 from 11.0h | St Agnes' Convent

Festive day on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the death of Jarmila Novotná

As part of the Jarmila Novotná Festival, the tomb of the Daubk family will be made available during a memorial service on the last Saturday in May.

25. 5. 2024 from 15.0h | Castle Liteň

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

David Radok presents Dvořák's Rusalka as a fateful drama full of desire and human failure in a cruel world where pure love is not enough to overcome betrayal.

25. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Janáček Theatre

Prague Spring — Alinde Quintet

The award-winning woodwind quintet will perform for the first time at the festival with works by Pavel Haas, Antonín Rejcha and Marice Ravel.

25. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Carolinum

Violin Recital by Tereza Horáková

The traditional violin recital of Tereza Horáková in the Church of the Centenary of St. John the Baptist in Hostivař awaits us on Saturday 25 May! Performers: Tereza Horáková (violin), Martina Hájková (piano)

25. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Kostel Stětí sv. Jana Křtitele Praha - Hostivař

Martinů Fest Policka 2024

Choral Association of Moravian Teachers and Male Choir of B. Martinů of the town o Poličky Choir masters - Jiří Šimáček and Oldřich Růžička

25. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Tylův dům Polička

Prague Spring — Z.E.N. Trio

The trio, composed of renowned soloists and chamber musicians performing in Europe, America and Asia, will present a programme combining the works of Johannes Brahms and Antonín Dvořák.

25. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Rudolfinum

The Forest Chap - book

Opening of a forest playground for children, where we were inspired by the musical cycle The Chap-Book by the famous native, composer Bohuslav Martinů.

24. 5. 2024 from 16.0h | Meadow by the pond

Smetanomania or museum night with Bedřich

Visit the museum in the grounds of the Minorite monastery in Štítného street 124/I. You can look forward to a juggler, a brass opening shot, a skit from The Bartered Bride, a musical stage, a map game and a Smetana treat.

24. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Jindřichův Hradec Museum

The Museum Night

The chateau in Benátky nad Jizerou was the temporary home of Bedřich Smetana when he worked for Earl Leopold Thun-Hohenstein. On the occasion of this year's anniversary, we have therefore conceived the Museum Night in the Museum o

24. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | The Museum of Benátky Region

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - FIGARKA

Lecturers and children of ZUŠ Nymburk and a shortened version of The Marriage of Figaro by W. A. Mozart in the original Italian. A program for the whole family with a walk and picnic. ADMISSION FREE

24. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

24. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Opera under the May sky

An opera evening of rising stars in the backdrop of one of the most beautiful places in Litomyšl.

24. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Monastery gardens

Spring Concert of the Frýdek-Místek Symphony Orchestra

The Frýdek-Místek Symphony Orchestra invites you to a concert celebrating the Year of Czech Music 2024. Violin virtuoso Jiří Vodička will present Antonín Dvořák's Violin Concerto.

24. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Národní dům Frýdek Místek

Bedřich Smetana: Tajemství

The production is part of the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of Bedřich Smetana’s birth.

24. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

The Bartered Bride

Since the first production in Pilsen in 1869, The Bartered Bride has never disappeared for a longer period of time from the opera repertoire and is therefore very well known to our audience. Generations of Pilsen opera singers hav

24. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The Grand Theatre

Campanula – choral spring at the town hall

Campanula Jihlava prepared Antonín Dvořák's Biblical Songs, Op. 99 and Six Moravian Double Songs arranged by L. Janáček for the traditional Choral Spring in the Gothic Hall of the Jihlava Town Hall.

23. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Gothic hall of the Jihlava Town Hall

Matyáš Novák and the South Czech Philharmonic

Antonín Dvořák: Koncert pro klavír a orchestr g moll, op. 33, Pavel Haas: Studie pro smyčce, Jaroslav Krček: Symfonie č. 4 "Desiderata"

23. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of St. Anne

The Music Digest - The Best of CZ videos 2010 - 2023

Listening session The Music Digest covering the best and the most known Czech music videos from 2010 - 2023. Majority will be the winners of the best video category within Czech awards Ceny Anděl.

23. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Channel Zero, Lljubljana, Slovenia

Concert for the Year of Czech Music

B. Smetana: Má vlast Severočeská filharmonie Teplice dirigent: Charles Olivieri-Munroe

22. 5. 2024 from 00.0h | Decin's municipal theater

Bohuslav and Vita

A musical literary drama about love, war and hope Music: Bohuslav Martinů, Vítězslava Kaprálová, Terezie Švarcová Performers: Viktorie Kaplanová | soprano, Roman Janál | baritone, Vojtěch Červenka | piano Directed by: Adam Rut

22. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | The Zeliv Monastery

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

The kitchen is the liveliest place in Mokrá Lhota Castle. The smell of cakes and beer attracted the castle servants and villagers. Everyone is dancing except Káča.

22. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Mahen Theatre

Jiří Hostýnek – vzpomínkový večer (August Förster a Rok české hudby)

V rámci komponovaného večera představí oblíbené klavírní duo Hostýnek–Novák život, úspěchy, pedagogickou a koncertní činnost Jiřího Hostýnka (1932–2014), od jehož úmrtí letos uplyne 10 let.

22. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Refectory of the Jesuit College

COVERT SAX QUARTET

The Covert Sax Quartet was formed by joining the leading Czech saxophone trio Tilia Trio with the renowned American saxophonist Dave Camwell.

22. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Quo Vadis

In the theatre season 2021/2022 the opera ensemble of DJKT in Pilsen will present a world premiere of Quo vadis by the Czech composer Sylvie Bodorová, which she had written directly for the Pilsen opera house.

22. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The New Stage

Matyáš Novák and the South Czech Philharmonic

Antonín Dvořák: Koncert pro klavír a orchestr g moll, op. 33, Pavel Haas: Studie pro smyčce, Jaroslav Krček: Symfonie č. 4 "Desiderata"

22. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of St. Anne

Prague Spring — Totally Yours

The Polish Radio Choir, under the direction of choirmaster Maria Piotrowska-Bogalecka, will present a programme combining compositions by the greats of Polish music: Penderecki and Górecki with the works of Martinů and Smolka.

22. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Church of St Anne - Prague Crossroads Centre

Poklady české hudby

National Brass Orchestra | Václav Blahunek, conductor | Eliška Tomeňuková, soprano

21. 5. 2024 from 08.0h | Občanská záložna

Poklady české hudby

National Brass Orchestra | Václav Blahunek, conductor | Eliška Tomeňuková, soprano

21. 5. 2024 from 10.0h | Občanská záložna

Brno Conservatory Symphonic Band Concert

The re-estabilished Brno Conservatory Symphonic Band will be performing a concert dedicated to the music of Czech wind orchestras.

21. 5. 2024 from 16.0h | Concert hall of Leoš Janáček

Almi duo: My Country

Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful Czech compositions performed by the piano duo Alena and Michal Grešl. And right above the Vltava River! Concert is part of the cycle Musical early evenings over the Vltava River.

21. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Bedřich Smetana Museum

Poklady české hudby

National Brass Orchestra | Václav Blahunek, conductor | Eliška Tomeňuková, soprano

21. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Občanská záložna

Eliška Weissová: Recital

Join us for a concert of a soloist of the Wiener Staatsoper and the rising star of the Czech opera scene, soprano Eliška Weissová.

21. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Czech Centre New York

A CORDE QUARTET - DVOŘÁK & SMETANA

A Corde Quartet concert will performe A. Dvořák's "American" String Quartet No. 12 in F major and String Quartet No. 1 in E minor "From my life" by B. Smetana in the chapel of St. Wenceslas in Prague-Suchdol.

21. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | St. Wenceslas Chapel, Prague-Suchdol

Rusalka

A chamber production of the most famous and most performed Czech opera, based on the performances of prominent singers.

21. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Prague Hlahol

DREAMS_CONSCIENCE

Project for the Year of Czech Music 2024 and its three anniversaries: 200 years since the birth of composer Bedřich Smetana, 100 years since the birth of choreographer Luboš Ogoun and 20 years of ProART activity.

21. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Czech Museum of Music

Poklady české hudby

National Brass Orchestra | Václav Blahunek, conductor | Eliška Tomeňuková, soprano

20. 5. 2024 from 09.0h | Sukova síň Domu hudby

Poklady české hudby

National Brass Orchestra | Václav Blahunek, conductor | Eliška Tomeňuková, soprano

20. 5. 2024 from 11.0h | Sukova síň Domu hudby

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - JABKENICE OPEN AIR

Kukal Quartet and Doubravka Součková - concert from the series ROK NA 4 DOBY as part of the Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 festival Bedřich Smetana – String Quartet No. 1 "From My Life" Antonín Dvořák – song cycle Cypriše

20. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

Prague Spring — Pianofonia I.

We all know what a piano sounds like. But what do its individual parts sound like? This will be shown in a new composition commissioned by the festival by Michal Rataj and Jan Trojan.

20. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | National Technical Museum

Prague Spring — Return of a Legend

After almost a quarter of a century, conducting legend Riccardo Chailly returns to the Prague Spring Festival to conduct Janáček's Jealousy at the head of the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in Milan.

20. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Municipal House — Smetana Hall

Prague Spring — Pianofonia II.

We all know what a piano sounds like. But what do its individual parts sound like? This will be shown in a new composition commissioned by the festival by Michal Rataj and Jan Trojan.

20. 5. 2024 from 21.0h | National Technical Museum

Martinů Fest Policka 2024

F. Halas - JÁ SE VRÁTÍM Jaromír Meduna - spoken word, Václav Petr - cello, Ivo Kahánek - piano

19. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Tylův dům Polička

M. D. Rettig Gastronomic Festival

Come and taste not only Litomyšl at the festival of good food and drink! This year's theme is "cream" (in Czech = Smetana) in the kitchen!

18. 5. 2024 from 09.0h – 19. 5. 2024 do 18.0h | Toulcovo náměstí

Setkání pěveckých sborů Plzeňského a Karlovarského kraje

On Saturday, 18 May 2024, the XVIth annual meeting of choirs of the Pilsen and Karlovy Vary regions, which are members of the West Bohemian region of the Union of Czech Choirs, will take place in Klatovy.

18. 5. 2024 from 10.0h | Klatovy

Song Recital Janáček - Haas - Reichl

This unique song cycle brings together important musical gems of Czech and international composers performed by outstanding opera soloists on the stage of the Estates Theatre.

18. 5. 2024 from 11.0h | The Estates Theatre

Káta Kabanová

On 28 April, the opera company of the Silesian Theatre Opava will premiere the opera Káta Kabanová by Leoš Janáček to his own libretto based on the drama by Alexander Nikolajević Ostrovsky, translated by Vincenzo Cervinka.

18. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Silesian Theatre Opava

Choral concert for the Year of Czech Music and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana

In the Epiphany Chapel in Smiřice, the Jizeran Semily Singing Society, the Hron Náchod Choir and the SMETANA Mixed Choir in Hradec Králové will perform.

18. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | The Epiphany Chapel in Smiřice

Antonín Dvořák: Armida

Antonín Dvořák’s final completed piece, the opera Armida, is inspired by Torquato Tasso’s Renaissance epic La Gerusalemme liberata.

18. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | The National Theatre

Martinů Fest Policka

Twelve-member string ensemble under the artistic director and founder, violinist Jaroslav Šonsk

18. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Tylův dům Polička

Antonín Dvořák: Spectre's Bride

This cantata for solo voices, choir and orchestra to a text by Karel Jaromír Erben was a great success at the time of its composition and remains so 140 years later. Let's celebrate the Year of Czech music with this great piece!

18. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Domažlice

Prague Spring — Orchestra di Santa Cecilia & Hrůša

Under the direction of Jakub Hrůša, the most renowned Czech conductor of our time and the principal guest conductor of this Roman orchestra, we will witness a fusion of cultures: the Czech Republic, Italy, Russia, France and USA.

18. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Municipal House - Smetana Hall

PULLING TOGETHER IS EASIER: Celebrated Duos of Czech Authors

A musical odyssey through the 20th century of Czech pop music, inspired by five iconic songwriting duos who have left an indelible mark on Czech musical heritage.

17. 5. 2024 from 09.0h | Municipal Theatre Jablonec nad Nisou

PULLING TOGETHER IS EASIER: Celebrated Duos of Czech Authors

A musical odyssey through the 20th century of Czech pop music, inspired by five iconic songwriting duos who have left an indelible mark on Czech musical heritage.

17. 5. 2024 from 11.0h | Municipal Theatre Jablonec nad Nisou

Czech Dreams: Duo Ardašev

The 5th year of the international project dedicated to the promotion of Czech music and European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time in Kaunas, Lithuania.

17. 5. 2024 from 15.0h | Kaunas 1st Music School

The Bartered Bride

The most popular Czech national opera and one of the best comic operas in the world repertoire returns to our stage after three years.

17. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Alinde Quintet at Newbury Spring Festival and Chiltern Arts

Alinde Quintet, soubor oceněný v roce 2023 na soutěži Carla Nielsena v Kodani a vycházející hvězda české komorní hudby, vystoupí s ryze českým programem na letošním Newbury Spring Festivalu a na festivalu Chiltern Arts.

16. 5. 2024 from 18.0h – 17. 5. 2024 do 14.30h | Church of St. Michael and All Angels High Wycombe

May concert of the guitar ensemble VŠEHOKUS or "Songs about love"

Songs and compositions known and less known. Romantic, tender, wistful, cheerful and joyful. About love for another person, spiritual love, for homeland and freedom, nature and beauty. Reservation: nemethova.marketa@gmail.com

16. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Studio Setkávání

Concert of Czech Classical Music in Lviv

We cordially invite you to a classical music concert in Lviv on 16 May, featuring well-known compositions by Leoš Janáček, Bohuslav Martinů and Antonín Dvořák.

16. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Czech Centre Kyiv

Káta Kabanová

On 28 April, the opera company of the Silesian Theatre Opava will premiere the opera Káta Kabanová by Leoš Janáček to his own libretto based on the drama by Alexander Nikolajević Ostrovsky, translated by Vincenzo Cervinka.

16. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Silesian Theatre Opava

Jiří Teml: Puss in Boots

Who is the most famous fairly-tale cat? The one in the boots indeed! Always charming, always ready to defeat a giant or rescue a princess, and he doesn’t mind the fact that he lives in Žižkov in Prague.

15. 5. 2024 from 10.0h | Theatre Reduta

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

15. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Dalibor

A tragic opera based on the historical figure of the Bohemian knight Dalibor of Kozojed and especially the legends associated with him.

15. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Svatojánský varhanní cyklus: Castle Guard Music Brass Quintet

The opening concert is held on the occasion of the feast of St. Jan of Nepomuck. The concert will havefestive character performed by the Brass Quintet of the Castle Guard. It will be complemented by Bach's Concerto G major.

15. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of Saint John of Nepomuk am Felsen

Bedřich Smetana: Prodaná nevěsta

How to sell a bride? Preferably through the production of director Ondřej Havelka.

15. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Fekete Seretlek in Belgrade

The Czech-Slovak-Slovenian band Fekete Seretlek will dance at the Jewish Cultural Centre in Belgrade on 15 May.

15. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Jevrejski kulturni centar

Under the Starry Sky

Classical and contemporary choral works reflecting the mysterious atmosphere at sunset and the endless depth of the starry sky. Works by B. Smetana, L. Janáček, A. Dvořák, J. Kvapil, J. Brahms, E. Elgar, V. Tormis and E. Whitacre.

15. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | The Museum of Applied Arts

Prague Spring — 75 Years of the Prague Spring Competition

Celebrate 75 years of the Prague Spring Competition with its famous laureates Pavel Haas Quartet, Gábor Boldoczki, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Johannes Grosso, Anna Paulová, Jan Hudeček, Kateřina Javůrková

15. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Rudolfinum

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

14. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Pod Palmovkou Theatre

Czech Song

The concert is dedicated to the celebration of the Year of Czech Music. The Litomyšl Symphony Orchestra will play a selection of vocal and orchestral works by Czech composers Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák and David Lukáš.

14. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Smetana House

The Kiss

“A full sister of The Bartered Bride.” That is how one of the most popular operas by the famous Czech composer could be characterised.

14. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The Grand Theatre

The Bartered Bride - workshop for groups

Operní dílna na téma opery Prodaná nevěsta (Bedřich Smetana)

13. 5. 2024 from 08.30h | The National Theatre

A musical program for the presentation of books about the Moravian Church

Presentation of new books by historian Edita Štěříková - Mon 13/5/2024, 1 p.m. - Milíč Chapel in Prague

13. 5. 2024 from 13.0h | Milíč Chapel - Rektorská 715/54, Praha 10

Manuscript under scrutiny: Dvořák's ouverture In Nature's Realm, Op. 91, B168

Lecture by David Beveridge, an excellent specialist on Dvořák's music. You can view the manuscript of the prelude In nature in the original from May 2 to June 2, 2024 at the exhibition in the Dvořák Museum.

13. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Antonín Dvořák Museum

Martinů Fest Policka

Concert - harp and opera singing Kateřina Kněžíková - soprano Kateřina Englichová - harp

13. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Tylův dům Polička

Smetanovo trio

Brahms's Second Piano Concerto and Dvořák's Golden Wheel in the programme of the JFO's final concert, conducted for the last time by Vassily Sinaisky. The soloist in the Brahms work will be the acclaimed Israeli pianist Boris Gilt

13. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Kino Vesmír

Prague Spring — Opening Concert I.

A concert that will go down in the history of the Prague Spring: opening with Smetana's My Country performed by the Berlin Philharmonic under the baton of its chief conductor Kirill Petrenko.

13. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Municipal House — Smetana Hall

Outdoor Game

An outdoor game prepared by the students is used to gain a deeper understanding of music history. Their aim is to prepare the young generation's view of the personalities of the year of Czech music and their life stories connected

12. 5. 2024 from 14.0h | The Grammar School Štěpánská

Libuše

Smetana originally composed the work for the coronation of Emperor Franz Joseph I as King of Bohemia, but after the coronation did not take place, he decided to dedicate its premiere to another festive event of national importance

12. 5. 2024 from 15.0h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Her Country

Horn Fest Prague is a unique festival whose program is united by one instrument, namely the French horn. It was founded in 2020 on the initiative of the globally recognized Czech horn player and conductor Radek Baborák.

12. 5. 2024 from 16.0h | Pisecka gate

Rusalka/Bartered Bride

A concert composed of the most famous melodies from two of the most famous Czech operas, Dvořák's Rusalka and Smetana's The Bartered Bride.

12. 5. 2024 from 16.0h | Skuteč Culture House

With Respect to Smetana

The Kateřinky area is the historical place where Bedřich Smetana left this world two hundred years ago.

12. 5. 2024 from 16.0h | Church of Saint Catherine

Berliner Philharmoniker on Kampa

Live broadcast of the opening of the Prague Spring Festival in Kampa, open to all. Smetana's My Fatherland performed by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under its chief conductor Kirill Petrenko.

12. 5. 2024 from 16.0h | Kampa Island

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - ORGAN CONCERT IN PODĚBRADY

Tribute to B. Smetana Organ concert as part of the Opening of the spa season in the Havířský church in Poděbrady. Organ: Varhan O. Bauer, soprano: Jana Ryklová and Sabina Müllerová, interpretation into sign language: Hands Dance

12. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Havířský church Poděbrady

Prague Spring — Opening Concert I.

What better way to celebrate the Year of Czech Music and the bicentenary of Bedřich Smetana's birth than with a performance of My Country by the Berlin Philharmonic under its chief conductor Kirill Petrenko.

12. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | Municipal House — Smetana Hall

Let Us Dance - final round

Amateur dancers competition final round - Let Us Dance

11. 5. 2024 from 00.0h | Archa Theatre

Opera is Fun! Bedřich Smetana

A cycle of entertainment and educational programmes for children and parents.

11. 5. 2024 from 11.0h | The Estates Theatre

Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - Opening ceremony

The 103rd year of the oldest music festival to honor the memory of our national composer. Smetanovy Jabkenice 2024 - a music festival for the hearing and deaf is artistically interpreted into sign language.

11. 5. 2024 from 13.0h | Bedřich Smetana Memorial

The Smetana Train to Ostrava for the Opera

Na květnové uvedení Smetanovského operního cyklu Ostrava 2024 budou vypraveny speciální Smetanovské vlaky! Buďte u toho s námi! Mimořádné spojení mezi Prahou a Ostravou pojede hned čtyřikrát.

11. 5. 2024 from 13.19h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Leoš Janáček: Glagolitic Mass / From the House of the Dead

A unique combination of the two works was created, where the scenic form of the Glagolitic Mass as a continuation of the opera From the Dead House gives both works a new statement about the power of faith in man.

11. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Janáček Theatre

The Devil's Wall

Romantic exuberance, comedy, the intimate sensitivity of arias and duets, the sophistication of musical ensembles, choral scenes and dissonance, and a brevity that anticipates the world of the next 20th century music.

11. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Martinů Fest Policka

Opening concert Martinu Fest 2024- Prague Chamber Ballet

10. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Tylův dům Polička

The Secret

Bedřich Smetana's seventh, penultimate completed opera is often referred to as his operatic masterpiece.

10. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Starring the Symphony

At the very end of the 2023/24 concert season, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra and its chief conductor Zsolt Hamar will perform Antonín Dvořák's magnificent Symphony No.7.

10. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Reduta

The Smetana Train to Ostrava for the Opera

Na květnové uvedení Smetanovského operního cyklu Ostrava 2024 budou vypraveny speciální Smetanovské vlaky! Buďte u toho s námi! Mimořádné spojení mezi Prahou a Ostravou pojede hned čtyřikrát.

9. 5. 2024 from 13.19h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

The Kiss

Lukas, a young widower with a child, is to marry Vendulka, but they are both stubborn. As soon as they meet, they argue over the sponge.

9. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Česká klasika v dechovém balení

Podnikový dechový orchestr Škoda Auto Mladá Boleslav

9. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Mladá Boleslav

PRODANÁ NEVĚSTA

2024 is the Year of Czech Music. And how else to celebrate it than with the Czech National Opera. The comic opera was written by Bedřich Smetana to a libretto by Karel Sabina.

9. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

9. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Concert Art 2.4 - Remebering Vítězslava Kaprálová

𝗞𝗮𝗽𝗿𝗮́𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗮́ 𝗤𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗲𝘁 together with 𝗗𝗲𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗮 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗲𝘀̌𝗼𝘃𝗮́ pay tribute to Vítězslava Kapralová

9. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Werichova vila

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride

For over 150 years, The Bartered Bride has occupied the top position among Czech operas. Said to be now part of the Czech DNA, its popularity eclipses that of any other feted Bedřich Smetana opera.

8. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Step behind the Curtain: The Devil and Kate

Take a closer look at the opera! Take a Step behind the Curtain with us. An event made for all curious people, big and small, who would like to learn something new about the world of opera.

7. 5. 2024 from 11.0h | Janáček Theatre

The Smetana Train to Ostrava for the Opera

Na květnové uvedení Smetanovského operního cyklu Ostrava 2024 budou vypraveny speciální Smetanovské vlaky! Buďte u toho s námi! Mimořádné spojení mezi Prahou a Ostravou pojede hned čtyřikrát.

7. 5. 2024 from 13.19h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Antonín Dvořák: The Devil and Kate

The kitchen is the liveliest place in Mokrá Lhota Castle. The smell of cakes and beer attracted the castle servants and villagers. Everyone is dancing except Káča.

7. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Mahen Theatre

The Two Widows

The Two Widows is a comic conversational opera based on the French opéra-comique genre, set in the parlour of a country estate and based on situational comedy.

7. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Gabriela Beňačková & orchestra Severočeského divadla opery a baletu, Ústí nad Labem

Concert of the world-famous opera singer Gabriela Beňačková (ambassador of the Year of Czech Music) with the orchestra of the North Bohemian Theater of Opera and Ballet, Ústí nad Labem.

7. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Multifunctional center LArt

Dvořák – Mass In D Major

Dvořák's life and his work are interwoven with the threads of the Czech landscape, love for God and man, nature and natural humility. Perhaps in every note we can find a small fragment of something very close to him.

7. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Church of Sts Simon and Jude

Smetana Worldwide

The second afternoon dedicated to the creator of Czech national music Bedřich Smetana on the bicentenary of his birth in an authentic performance by an internationally acclaimed Smetana interpreter.

6. 5. 2024 from 17.0h | Church of St. John Nepomucene

Dalibor

A tragic opera based on the historical figure of the Bohemian knight Dalibor of Kozojed and especially the legends associated with him.

6. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Celebratory concert for Jom-ha-šoa survivals

Krása Quartet will celebrate Jom-ha-šoa ve ha gvura - The Day of šoa victims and bravery.

6. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Maisel Synagogue

Bedřich Smetana a jeho následovníci

The evening in Studio S1 will be framed by Smetana's almost unknown Hunting Movement for horn quartet. The next programme will also bring today's almost unknown but remarkable music.

6. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Studio 1, Czech Radio

Ivan Acher: Sternenhoch

An uplifting opera attesting to the lowest human traits.

6. 5. 2024 from 20.0h | The National Theatre

Orchestral concert of works by Bedřich Smetana.

The much-loved national romantic composer Smetana had close ties to Gothenburg. He lived in the centre of the city for five years while in his thirties, and had a major impact on the city’s musical life.

5. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | GöteborgsOperan

The Bartered Bride

The most popular Czech national opera and one of the best comic operas in the world repertoire returns to our stage after three years.

5. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

The Smetana Train to Ostrava for the Opera

Na květnové uvedení Smetanovského operního cyklu Ostrava 2024 budou vypraveny speciální Smetanovské vlaky! Buďte u toho s námi! Mimořádné spojení mezi Prahou a Ostravou pojede hned čtyřikrát.

4. 5. 2024 from 13.19h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

200 YEARS of SMETANA

Koncert Stamic quartet music Bedřich Smetana possibility to see castle exposition

4. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | Maleč u Chotěboře

The Brandenburgers in Bohemia

Bedřich Smetana's first opera was written soon after the composer's return to his homeland from Sweden. The main reason for its creation was the competition for the two best Czech operas announced by Count Jan Harrach.

4. 5. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Music, word and famous Czech string quartets

Evening from a unique series of concerts combining music and spoken word. Return to mutual perception of music without formal barriers. Famous Czech string quartets: B. Smetana: "From My Life" A. Dvořák: "American Quartett"

4. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Podpalubi

OPENING THE WELLS – IUVENTUS, GAUDE!

Premiere performance of Bohuslav Martinů's cantata by the choir Iuventus, gaude! under the direction of choirmaster Anežka Šebová with soloist Jaroslav Patočka from the National Theatre Opera. Actor Justin Svoboda will narrate the

3. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Liberec Regional Scientific Library

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

David Radok presents Dvořák's Rusalka as a fateful drama full of desire and human failure in a cruel world where pure love is not enough to overcome betrayal.

3. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Final concert of the 70th season

Brahms's Second Piano Concerto and Dvořák's Golden Wheel in the programme of the JFO's final concert, conducted for the last time by Vassily Sinaisky. The soloist in the Brahms work will be the acclaimed Israeli pianist Boris Gilt

3. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Kino Vesmír

Year of Czech Music in Kralupy Region

The exhibition will introduce visitors to the legacy of Antonín Dvořák and Bedřich Smetana in the musical tradition of Kralupy nad Vltavou and its surroundings. We will also commemorate the music theorist Josef Srb Debrnov.

2. 5. 2024 from 16.30h – 8. 6. 2024 do 17.0h | Municipal museum in Kralupy nad Vltavou

Bennewitzovo kvarteto

Srdečně Vás zveme na vystoupení Bennewitzova kvarteta, které se koná 2. května od 19.00 hodin ve slavnostní aule Gymnázia Dr. Josefa Pekaře v Mladé Boleslavi.

2. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | aula Gymnázia Dr. Josefa Pekaře

Final concert of the 70th season

Brahms's Second Piano Concerto and Dvořák's Golden Wheel in the programme of the JFO's final concert, conducted for the last time by Vassily Sinaisky. The soloist in the Brahms work will be the acclaimed Israeli pianist Boris Gilt

2. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | Kino Vesmír

Czech Film Music

Ondřej BROUSEK | speaker PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Jan KUČERA | conductor, piano, speaker The commentary is in Czech only.

2. 5. 2024 from 19.30h | Municipal House, Smetana Hall

Antonín Dvořák: Armida

Antonín Dvořák’s final completed piece, the opera Armida, is inspired by Torquato Tasso’s Renaissance epic La Gerusalemme liberata.

1. 5. 2024 from 18.0h | The National Theatre

The Kiss

How will the argument about the kiss between Lukáš and Vendulka turn out? A story based on real story from Podještědí.

1. 5. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

Káta Kabanová

On 28 April, the opera company of the Silesian Theatre Opava will premiere the opera Káta Kabanová by Leoš Janáček to his own libretto based on the drama by Alexander Nikolajević Ostrovsky, translated by Vincenzo Cervinka.

30. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Silesian Theatre Opava

Graz in Prague

As part of the celebrations of the Year of Czech Music, a project of cooperation between student orchestras of two art universities - the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (AMU) and Kunstuniversität Graz (KUG) - will take place

30. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Bethlehem chapel

THE TRIO – Klavírní trio České Filharmonie

Piano trio of the Czech Philharmonic formed from the long-term cooperation of our great leading soloists. / Jiří Vodička, Martin Kasík and Václav Petr /

29. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

DREAMS Smetana 200

The jubilant ProART was inspired by the Year of Czech Music and two anniversaries in 2024. The work of the composer Bedřich Smetana is at the center of musical events in 2024, when we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the compo

29. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Vila Engelsmann

Suk–Dvořák–Martinů

The renowned conductor Petr Altrichter will present a programme of music by three generations of Czech composers with the PRSO who are interconnected by the teacher-student relationship. Josef Suk, whose brilliant Fantastic Scherz

29. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum

From the Homeland

We bring you a cycle of three concerts with performances by excellent students of HAMU in various chamber ensembles. The three Sunday matinees will celebrate the Year of Czech Music with a unique dramaturgy and present the best of

28. 4. 2024 from 10.30h | Martinů Hall HAMU

Chamber Concert - 2024 THE YEAR OF CZECH MUSIC

Antonín Dvořák: String Quintet No. 2 in G major Bohuslav Martinů: Three Madrigals Josef Suk: Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale Adam Novák, Rudolf Patrnčiak, Aleksandr Diagilev, Katarína Zajacová, Richard Gašpar

28. 4. 2024 from 15.0h | The SND New Building

Kantilena Spring Concert

Spring concert of all departments of the children's choir Kantiléna will be in the spirit of Czech (and Slovak) music

28. 4. 2024 from 17.0h | Besední dům

Puss in Boots

This renewed production of the popular fairy-tale opera with fresh and imaginative music by a leading Czech composer takes you to places where the human and the animal worlds meet.

28. 4. 2024 from 17.0h | The Small Stage

There is not enough of Smetana

Concert of the double wind quintet of Chamber Wind Harmony Brno, active since 1994 with 9 compositions by Czech composers, mainly Bedrich Smetana and Antonín Dvořák. The program is on the KDHB web.

28. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Brno Observatory and Planetarium

Káta Kabanová

On 28 April, the opera company of the Silesian Theatre Opava will premiere the opera Káta Kabanová by Leoš Janáček to his own libretto based on the drama by Alexander Nikolajević Ostrovsky, translated by Vincenzo Cervinka.

28. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Silesian Theatre Opava

Rusalka

A chamber production of the most famous and most performed Czech opera, based on the performances of prominent singers.

28. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Jihlava Culture House

The Kiss

How will the argument about the kiss between Lukáš and Vendulka turn out? A story based on real story from Podještědí.

28. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

The festive opening of the nature trail "Following the Footsteps of J. L. Zvonař"

FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF J. L. ZVONAŘ, it is a new nature trail in the village of Kublov, prepared in honour of the composer and pedagogue, J. L. Zvonař. You might walk through it for the first time on April 27, 2024.

27. 4. 2024 from 13.0h | Park at the Veský pond

Leoš Janáček: Glagolitic Mass / From the House of the Dead

A unique combination of the two works was created, where the scenic form of the Glagolitic Mass as a continuation of the opera From the Dead House gives both works a new statement about the power of faith in man.

27. 4. 2024 from 17.0h | Janáček Theatre

Bedřich Smetana The Bartered Bride

Conductor: Jaroslav Kyzlink, Directed by: Pavel Mikuláštík, Mařenka: Lenka Máčiková, Michaela Kušteková, Jeník: Tomáš Juhás, Ondrej Šaling, Kecal: Jozef Benci, Gustáv Beláček

27. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | The SND New Building

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

26. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Pod Palmovkou Theatre

BRATŘI ORFFOVÉ

Music by a Czech alternative band that is not afraid to experiment.

26. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

The Kiss

How will the argument about the kiss between Lukáš and Vendulka turn out? A story based on real story from Podještědí.

26. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

Bedřich Smetana The Bartered Bride

Conductor: Jaroslav Kyzlink, Directed by: Pavel Mikuláštík, Mařenka: Lenka Máčiková, Michaela Kušteková, Jeník: Tomáš Juhás, Ondrej Šaling, Kecal: Jozef Benci, Gustáv Beláček

26. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | The SND New Building

Pudlax - Concert at Sunset Sunside

Heartily invite you to the concert of the Pudlax band, which will take place on April 26th at 7:30 PM at the Sunset Sunside Jazz Club!

26. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Sunset Sunside Jazz Club

NeoKlasik Mánes

Festive concert for the jubilee anniversary of the members of the Mánes Music Group- Iša Krejčí, Pavel Bořkovec and Václav Holzknecht.The concert program will be supplemented by notes from publications about the Mánes Music Group.

25. 4. 2024 from 17.30h | Gallery of Kooperativy

NeoKlasik Mánes

Festive concert for the jubilee anniversary of the members of the Mánes Music Group- Iša Krejčí, Pavel Bořkovec and Václav Holzknecht.The concert program will be supplemented by notes from publications about the Mánes Music Group.

25. 4. 2024 from 17.30h | Gallery of Kooperativy

JIŘÍ KUBEČEK A BARBORA BRABCOVÁ

Today's recital by artists with Tábor roots, Barbara Brabcová and Jiří Kubeček, is another in a series of individual concerts at the Tábor Festival.

25. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Bedřich Smetana The Bartered Bride

Conductor: Jaroslav Kyzlink, Directed by: Pavel Mikuláštík, Mařenka: Lenka Máčiková, Michaela Kušteková, Jeník: Tomáš Juhás, Ondrej Šaling, Kecal: Jozef Benci, Gustáv Beláček

25. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | The SND New Building

An American in Paris

Leonard Slatkin is a musical legend. Of all the Czech compositions, in honour of the Year of Czech Music, he chose the evocative Music for Prague 1968 by Czech-American Karel Husa, and of all the soloists in the world he chose Olg

25. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Municipal House

Czech Dreams: CZECH DREAMS Pavel Haas Quartet

5th edition of international project dedicated to presentation of Czech music European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time as a part of Lunalia festival of Flanders Mechelen.

25. 4. 2024 from 20.15h | Church of St. Peter and Paul

Opening of the 13th Litomyšl Spa Season

Na duševní bázně jsou v Litomyšli lázně! Letošní slavnost bude spojená se startem celoměstské hry Bedříšek a stroj času. Část programu se koná před Rodným bytem Bedřicha Smetany.

24. 4. 2024 from 08.0h | in front of the Birthplace of Bedřich Smetana

Teachers concert

Teachers concert. Celebration of Year Czech Music.

24. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Doksy Castle

Koncert nejlepších účastníků přehlídky Mládí a Bohuslav Martinů 2024

Závěrečný koncert nejlepších účastníků přehlídky Mládí a Bohuslav Martinů 2024

24. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Tylův dům Polička

Tribute to Bedřich Smetana

Concert by students of the Brno Conservatory on the anniversary of Bedřich Smetana

24. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Concert hall of Leoš Janáček

The Music Digest - The Best of CZ/SK 2023

Music listening sessions “The Music Digest - The Best Of CZ/SK 2023” of music journalist Dan Sywala (ČT art, ČRo Jazz, Full Moon) presenting some of the most interesting music aspects of these two closely interrelated scenes.

24. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Klub Lúč

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

David Radok presents Dvořák's Rusalka as a fateful drama full of desire and human failure in a cruel world where pure love is not enough to overcome betrayal.

24. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Vilém Blažek - Missa solemnis

Bach-Collegium Prague will perform a unique mass composition by Vilém Blažek - Missa solemnis, op. 5. The program will be supplemented with a Great Concert Fantasy on the chorale of St. Wenceslas by Josef Klička.

24. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Church of Christ the Savior

An American in Paris

Leonard Slatkin is a musical legend. Of all the Czech compositions, in honour of the Year of Czech Music, he chose the evocative Music for Prague 1968 by Czech-American Karel Husa, and of all the soloists in the world he chose Olg

24. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Municipal House

Classical music with babies - oboe

The most famous compositions of Francis Poulence and Maurice Ravel. The oboist Marta Bílá and the pianist Martin Levický will play for the smallest audience and their parents.

23. 4. 2024 from 09.30h | Atrium Žižkov

Classical music with babies - oboe

The most famous compositions of Francis Poulence and Maurice Ravel. The oboist Marta Bílá and the pianist Martin Levický will play for the smallest audience and their parents.

23. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | Atrium Žižkov

The traces of Czech music in Chisinau

A lecture dedicated to Czech musicians active in Chisinau at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century and to Czech-Moldovan musical contacts.

23. 4. 2024 from 15.30h | The National Museum of History of Moldova

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

23. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Martin Hybler (1977) — Portrait

PKF - Prague Philharmonia's music talk show dedicated to contemporary Czech music and its leading personalities: the guest of this concert is Martin Hybler, a composer, pianist and arranger who is dedicated to music across genres.

23. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Švandovo divadlo na Smíchově

Prague House Concert Series - SVA Trio

The year of Czech music will be celebrated by the Prague House in Brussels as part of the traditional Prague House Concert Series.

23. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Prague House

Mládí a Bohuslav Martinů 2024

14th year of the national competition dedicated to the personality and works of Bohuslav Martinů.

22. 4. 2024 from 08.0h – 24. 4. 2024 do 20.0h | Tylův dům Polička

Smetana. A dramatic miniseries about life in music

Meeting with the creators of the radio series "Smetana". It will be presented by actress Andrea Elsnerová, author of the radio play Pavel Molek and dramaturg Klára Novotná. A talk from the cycle Musical Evenings over the Vltava.

22. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Bedřich Smetana Museum

Czech Chamber Music Society • Julia Fischer

Julia Fischer, a superb violinist with Slovak roots, will lead the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in a lovely programme of Bach, Mozart, and Suk.

22. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum

Crossroads of contemporary creation

We invite you to the concert of the FAMA Quartet, which will be dedicated to contemporary Czech composers who studied simultaneously at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musiqu

22. 4. 2024 from 20.0h | Czech Centre Paris

Smetana Cup 2024

International freediving competition, first time in Litomysl.

21. 4. 2024 from 08.0h | Litomyšl swimming pool

Zemlinsky Quartet

Music by Smetana, Janáček and F. X. Richter will be performed at a matinee by a renowned Czech quartet as part of the pan-European project Czech Dreams in the Belgian village of Biévène as part of the Printemps de Silly festival.

21. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | Rosario / Biévène

Year of Czech Music in The Central Bohemian Museum in Roztoky near Prague

The museum joins the celebrations of the Year of Czech Music and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana. On this occasion, we have prepared a themed program that will entertain the whole family.

21. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | The Central Bohemian Museum in Roztoky near Prague

Famous opera choruses

A spectacular celebration of Czech music. This is a brief summary of the programme prepared by the Prague Philharmonic Choir together with its artistic partner, the PKF - Prague Philharmonia Orchestra, for the celebration of the Y

21. 4. 2024 from 20.0h | The Spanish Hall in the Prague Castle

Česko nás baví: Proč bychom se netěšili

At the individual stations you will learn more not only about Bedřich Smetana and Czech music, but also about life in the 19th century. Everything will be in the cheerful spirit of The Bartered Bride and folk traditions.

20. 4. 2024 from 00.0h | Czech Community Centre

Song Recital Dvořák - Suk - Novák

This unique song cycle brings together important musical gems of Czech and international composers performed by outstanding opera soloists on the stage of the Estates Theatre.

20. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | The Estates Theatre

A. Březina and J. Dierickx: Czech music in a nutshell

Aleš Březina, dramaturg of the Czech Dreams 2024 and Smetana200 project, will discuss music from the Czech Republic with Jelle Dierickx, the festival director of Lunalia festival, Mechelen.

20. 4. 2024 from 13.0h | Hall Mandela of the Library Predikheren

Czech Dreams: Alexandr Klement

5th edition of international project dedicated to presentation of Czech music European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time as a part of Lunalia festival of Flanders Mechelen.

20. 4. 2024 from 14.0h | Het Predikheren: de Blauwe Zaal

Czech Dreams: Klára Gibišová

5th edition of international project dedicated to presentation of Czech music European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time as a part of Lunalia festival of Flanders Mechelen.

20. 4. 2024 from 14.30h | Het Predikheren: de Blauwe Zaal

Czech Dreams: Nora Lubbadová

5th edition of international project dedicated to presentation of Czech music European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time as a part of Lunalia festival of Flanders Mechelen.

20. 4. 2024 from 15.0h | Het Predikheren: de Blauwe Zaal

Czech Dreams: Lift Off Iva Bittová & Duo Jedlinský-Fischer

5th edition of international project dedicated to presentation of Czech music European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time as a part of Lunalia festival of Flanders Mechelen.

20. 4. 2024 from 16.30h | Culture centre, Mechelen

Leoš Janáček: Glagolitic Mass / From the House of the Dead

A unique combination of the two works was created, where the scenic form of the Glagolitic Mass as a continuation of the opera From the Dead House gives both works a new statement about the power of faith in man.

20. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Janáček Theatre

Antonín Dvořák: Armida

Antonín Dvořák’s final completed piece, the opera Armida, is inspired by Torquato Tasso’s Renaissance epic La Gerusalemme liberata.

20. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | The National Theatre

The Two Widows

The Two Widows is a comic conversational opera based on the French opéra-comique genre, set in the parlour of a country estate and based on situational comedy.

20. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Czech Dreams: Recital Deluxe Simona Saturova & Zemlinsky Quartet

5th edition of international project dedicated to presentation of Czech music European musical cooperation with an emphasis on the work of Bedřich Smetana. This time as a part of Lunalia festival of Flanders Mechelen.

20. 4. 2024 from 20.15h | St. Peter and Paul Church

TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE

The author's presentation will guide the audience through various historical stages of Czech popular music of the 20th century. The inspiration comes from five of the most significant songwriting duos who have indelibly inscribed.

19. 4. 2024 from 09.0h | Municipal Theatre Jablonec nad Nisou

Concert with babies: Filharmoniště - Best of Renaissance (0-3)

You can enjoy beautiful music even with the smallest children. We bring professional musical experiences for adults and their little companions. On blankets and with a snack.

19. 4. 2024 from 09.30h | Gröbeho vila

Concert with babies: Filharmoniště - Best of Renaissance (0-3)

You can enjoy beautiful music even with the smallest children. We bring professional musical experiences for adults and their little companions. On blankets and with a snack.

19. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | Gröbeho vila

TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE

The author's presentation will guide the audience through various historical stages of Czech popular music of the 20th century. The inspiration comes from five of the most significant songwriting duos who have indelibly inscribed.

19. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | Municipal Theatre Jablonec nad Nisou

Lunalia (Mechelen) presents a Czech focus

Lunalia, music festival in the city of Mechelen which is also part of Festival of Flanders, will with its 7th edition take on the Belgian presidency of the EU and focus on the European music heritage.

18. 4. 2024 from 00.0h | Lunalia (Mechelen)

Antonín Dvořák 120: Josef Suk Piano Quartet

A concert from the series "Dvořák in context" on the 120th anniversary of the composer's death. The concert with the subtitle "Dvořák and his contemporaries" will present the works of authors born in the 1840s.

18. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Antonín Dvořák Museum

Step by Step/Year by Year

The first night of the show took place on 13 October 2019 at the Janáček Theater in Brno.

18. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Krnov – Městské divadlo Krnov

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

18. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

The Brandenburgers in Bohemia

Bedřich Smetana's first opera was written soon after the composer's return to his homeland from Sweden. The main reason for its creation was the competition for the two best Czech operas announced by Count Jan Harrach.

18. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE

The author's presentation will guide the audience through various historical stages of Czech popular music of the 20th century. The inspiration comes from five of the most significant songwriting duos who have indelibly inscribed

18. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Municipal Theatre Jablonec nad Nisou

My Fatherland

Concert of the Slovak State Philharmonic Košice on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana under the baton of chief conductor Robert Jindra.

18. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | House of Art

Smetana 200 & Davies 80

The year 2024 is not only the Year of Czech Music and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana, but also the year in which Dennis Russell Davies, the chief conductor of the Brno Philharmonic, will celebrate his signif

18. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Besední dům

Music Olomouc

The final evening of the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra's "Patriot" concert series, dedicated to a more traditionally oriented audience and marked by everything we can be proud of in Olomouc, will feature a performance by Olomouc

18. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Reduta

International Opera Competition Solo.way

The competition takes place within the Year of Czech Academic Music in collaboration with the Czech Center Kyiv and with the support of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine.

16. 4. 2024 from 00.0h – 26. 4. 2024 do 23.59h | Czech Centre Kyiv

Talk and discussion on the "Osudná hra Bedřicha Smetany" book

Lecture and discussion on the newly published book of the same name by doc. Jiří Ramba, in which he summarizes new findings of his long-term research on Smetana disease. The lecture will be given by prof. Stanislav Tůma.

16. 4. 2024 from 17.0h | Bedřich Smetana Museum

Czech Chamber Music Society • Lada Bočková

The two most famous Czech Romantic composers are admired for, among other things, works that enchant listeners with the sound of the human voice.

16. 4. 2024 from 17.30h | Rudolfinum

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

16. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Dalibor

A tragic opera based on the historical figure of the Bohemian knight Dalibor of Kozojed and especially the legends associated with him.

16. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Recital for cello and piano

With a recital programme composed exclusively of Czech composers, we will celebrate the anniversary of Czech musical greats such as Antonín Dvořák, Leoš Janáček, Bedřich Smetana and Bohuslav Martinů.

16. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Smetana House

Krása Quartet in the serie Music without borders

The Krása Quartet often presents the music of the so-called "Terezín composers" in its programs, which appeals to listeners with its modernity and accessibility, here in the interesting context of the music of Smetana and Dvořák.

16. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Baroque hall of Dominican monastery

A Talk with Pavel Kosatík

The talk with Pavel Kosatík will be led by musicologist Aleš Březina and excerpts from the book will be read by actor and dubber Jiří Miroslav Valůšek, who read selected chapters for Czech Radio.

15. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Rudolfinum, Sukova síň

Concert of the Czech Trumpet Ensemble

Czech and European hunting music from history to the present.

14. 4. 2024 from 14.0h | Castle Liteň

Concert of Matyáš Novák

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Oslo in cooperation with the Edvard Grieg Museum in Bergen cordially invites you to a concert of the young Czech pianist Matyáš Novák, who will recall the compositions of Bedřich Smetana.

14. 4. 2024 from 15.0h | Troldhaugen

Spring koncert of Chamber Strings

The Chamber Strings of the Lidová konzervatoř Ostrava will perform the works of important Czech composers - Ilja Hurník, Josef Micka, Jaroslav Křička and Bedřich Smetana.

14. 4. 2024 from 16.0h | Church of Slezská církev evangelická a. v. in Bystřice

Festive Easter concert

Festive Easter concert by leading Czech authors performed by Andrea Kalivodová, Noema Erba and Kristina Marková.

14. 4. 2024 from 16.0h | Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary

Bartered Bride

The classic work of Bedřich Smetana, the founder of Czech opera, became the inspiration to create a chamber production that would be attractive to contemporary audiences.

14. 4. 2024 from 17.0h | Prague Hlahol

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride

For over 150 years, The Bartered Bride has occupied the top position among Czech operas. Said to be now part of the Czech DNA, its popularity eclipses that of any other feted Bedřich Smetana opera.

14. 4. 2024 from 17.0h | The National Theatre

Cello Republic

A unique quartet of cellists, winners of international competitions, soloists and teachers, popularizers of classical music, who have made a name for themselves in this country, in the world, on YouTube and wherever they set foot.

14. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Střelnice - spolkový dům, Tábor

Spring Academy of Horn Players of the Czech Philharmonic

The aim of this project is to hold the most important meeting of students, players, teachers and lovers of horn music in the Czech Republic. This meeting is very popular among players, educators and the public.

13. 4. 2024 from 10.0h – 14. 4. 2024 do 20.0h | Castle Liteň

"Let us all rejoice now" - Easter songs from old Czech hymnals

The Kladno ensemble Gemini musicales sings and plays historical instruments

13. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Čelákovice

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

13. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Gala concert of horn players of the Czech Philharmonic

Works by world masters and Czech authors performed by the most important horn players in the Czech Republic. The concert is part of the Spring Horn Academy of the Czech Philharmonic 13.–14. 4. 2024.

13. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Castle Liteň

Evening for Karel Kryl

Evening for Karel Kryl on the 80th anniversary of his birth with a lecture, recital and opening, concert. Philosopher A. Hogenová, musicologist A. Opekar, actress H. Ulrichová, teacher D. Válka, singer V. Olejárová will perform.

12. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | KC Kaštan

Concert Art 2.4 – Dvořák: Créme de la créme

Concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, violinist 𝗝𝗶𝗿̌𝗶́ 𝗩𝗼𝗱𝗶𝗰̌𝗸𝗮 and Director of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra pianist 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗰̌𝗲𝗸

12. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Suk Hall of Rudolfinum

Step behind the Curtain – Rusalka

Take a closer look at the opera! Take a Step behind the Curtain with us. An event made for all curious people, big and small, who would like to learn something new about the world of opera.

11. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | Janáček Theatre

Rapsodia Bohemica

The composed evening titled Rhapsodia Bohemica is a powerful fusion of musical styles of five important Czech composers, whose work inspired three significant choreographers of one generation.

11. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Easter Eve

The concert will feature exclusively Czech repertoire: the overture to the opera Libuše by B. Smetana, followed by the Zlín premiere of I. Zelenka's Trombone concerto performed by Robert Kozánek, and Josef B. Foerster's Symphony 4

11. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Zlín Congress Centre

„Am Tanze fehlte es nicht …“

Der junge Bedřich Smetana in Tagebuch und Musik. Lesung und Konzert zum 200. Geburtstag. Bedřich-Smetana-Museum, Prag.

11. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Bedřich Smetana Museum

From my life

Eliška Cílková is the author of another composition composed for the JFO anniversary. The novelty will be followed by one of the most frequently performed orchestral cycles G. Mahler. Songs from it will be performed by the Argenti

11. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Kino Vesmír

Rhapsody in Blue

A contribution to the Year of Czech Music 2024, asking the provocative question: are we willing to accept the German-Jewish Prague-born Schulhoff, whose mother tongue was German but who himself was active in Czech musical culture,

11. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Smetana Gala

Final concert of the Smetana Days festival. Chuhei Iwasaki: conductor University Art Ensemble of Charles University, Pilsen Philharmonic

11. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Měšťanská beseda

Matyáš Novák (August Förster and Year of Czech Music)

This year's first concert in the series August Förster and the Year of Czech Music will belong to the unique Matyáš Novák.

10. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Refectory of the Jesuit College

Concert of the Chamber Orchestra CLASSIC

The concert is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana.

10. 4. 2024 from 19.10h | Czech Centre Sofia

Remembrance of Pilsen - student diary of Bedřich Smetana

The programme is part of a Czech-German project that presents a critical edition of Smetana's student diary.

10. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Discussing the new Smetana biography by Pavel Kosatík

The guests of the discussion will be P. Kosatík and the head of the Bedřich Smetana Museum S. Bergmannová. The new biography offers a fresh look at Smetana's life and brings new reflections on some previously established opinions.

9. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Vila Primavesi

Czech nonet 100

Concert on the occasion of the centenary of the Czech Nonet

9. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

David Radok presents Dvořák's Rusalka as a fateful drama full of desire and human failure in a cruel world where pure love is not enough to overcome betrayal.

8. 4. 2024 from 10.0h | Janáček Theatre

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

8. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Pod Palmovkou Theatre

Gaálová & Pham & Praženica

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

7. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | House of Music, Pilsen

Eliška Tkadlčíková & Stanislav Gallin

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

7. 4. 2024 from 14.0h | House of Music, Pilsen

Daniel Wiesner

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

7. 4. 2024 from 15.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

David Radok presents Dvořák's Rusalka as a fateful drama full of desire and human failure in a cruel world where pure love is not enough to overcome betrayal.

7. 4. 2024 from 18.0h | Janáček Theatre

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Brno Philharmonic: Hořínka, Janáček

The performance of the Glagolitic Mass is one of the most festive concerts of the festival. Under the baton of Tomáš Netopil, it will close this year's festival.

7. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

Spring concert of the Prague 8 Symphony Orchestra

Concert of classical music by our important composers

7. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Koncertní sál Pražské konzervaře

Spring concert of the Prague 8 Symphony Orchestra

Concert of classical music by our important composers

7. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Koncertní sál Pražské konzervaře

Igor Ardašev

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

7. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Pilsen Conservatory, piano department

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

6. 4. 2024 from 11.0h | House of Music, Pilsen

Janáček Academy of Performing Arts, Kento Satsuma

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

6. 4. 2024 from 14.0h | House of Music, Pilsen

Ostrava University of Arts

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

6. 4. 2024 from 15.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Eliška Novotná & Lukáš Michel

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

6. 4. 2024 from 17.15h | House of Music, Pilsen

AXONTORR AT THE REWIRE FESTIVAL

The award-winning producer Oliver Torr and visual artist Axonbody have prepared a new project AXONTORR full of unsettling sci-fi visions for Rewire.

6. 4. 2024 from 19.15h | Paard

Jan Jiraský & Matouš Zukal

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

6. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

David Radok presents Dvořák's Rusalka as a fateful drama full of desire and human failure in a cruel world where pure love is not enough to overcome betrayal.

5. 4. 2024 from 19.0h | Janáček Theatre

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Cappella Mariana: Smolka

In addition to liturgical motets from the 15th and 16th centuries performed in Central Europe, Cappella Mariana will also perform the world premiere of a multi-part vocal composition by Martin Smolka, commissioned by the festival.

5. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | St. Augustine Church

Ivo Kahánek

Smetanomania - the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana The project "Smetanomania" presents a complete performance of Bedřich Smetana's piano works on a concentrated time surface.

5. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Spring concert of the Všehokus guitar ensemble

The Všehokus guitar ensemble will play and sing songs on the theme of "spring", melodies from fairy tales and movies, as well as classical and original compositions.

4. 4. 2024 from 14.30h | ZŠ a SŠ Vinohradská

The first Czech melodramas

The concert will feature works by Bedřich Smetana, Jindřich Káan, Zdeněk Fibich, Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Karel Kovařovic, Jaroslav Jeremiáš and Bohuslav Martinů.

4. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Kantiléna: Zemek Novák, Graham, Emmert

Liturgical compositions for voices and instrumental ensemble from the early 1990s by Pavel Zemek Novák and Peter Graham will be given their world premiere alongside František Emmert's extraordinary hymn Te Deum laudamus in its orc

4. 4. 2024 from 20.0h | Kostel sv. Janů

Czech Chamber Music Society • Czech Trio

After a long absence, returning to Dvořák Hall is the Czech Trio, whose history dates back to the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries. The evening’s programme is a survey of the ensemble’s entire range of activity.

3. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum

Smetana & Dvořák mecenášům

This special concert is dedicated to patrons of the arts. During the evening, we will hear mainly compositions by the two giants of Czech music, whose birth was significantly contributed by their supporters.

3. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

The Kiss

Lukas, a young widower with a child, is to marry Vendulka, but they are both stubborn. As soon as they meet, they argue over the sponge.

2. 4. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Spring concert of the Prague 8 Symphony Orchestra

Concert of classical music by our important composers

2. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Koncertní sál Pražské konzervaře

Spring concert of the Prague 8 Symphony Orchestra

Concert of classical music by our important composers

2. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Koncertní sál Pražské konzervaře

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Paľa: Janáček, Foerster, Wiedermann

The Year of Czech Music provides an ideal opportunity to present a purely Czech-Moravian programme of organ music from the 19th and 20th centuries on the large instrument Rieger-Kloss Op. 3288 performed by Marek Paľa.

2. 4. 2024 from 19.30h | Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

31. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Stabat Mater

On Good Friday, the Opera ensemble of the South Bohemian Theatre will perform one of the most beautiful cantatas, in which the tradition of Czech Baroque music with folk elements will come to life.

29. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (České Budějovice)

Celebrate

Come celebrate with us - our anniversary and yours. Seventy years of our Philharmonic, the arrival of spring, or any other occasion worthy of your time and attention. Don't be left alone, music is inseparable from celebrations!

28. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | Kino Vesmír

STABAT MATER

It is on the eve of Good Friday that four outstanding soloists and the Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno come together with the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonics to perform Dvořák’s Stabat Mater Oratorio for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra

28. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Zlín Congress Centre

„Pre-premiere Opera glasses” of the Rusalka opera

A discussion with the team behind the new staging of Antonín Dvořák's opera. Insights, live appearances, and behind-the-scenes stories from director David Radok and conductor Marko Ivanović.

27. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | Janáček Theatre

NEBE NA ZEMI | Adam Plachetka & Ondřej Havelka a jeho Melody Makers

A famous opera singer and a legendary orchestra join forces to celebrate the legendary songs of the Osvobozené divadlo. The concert show will feature twenty timeless pieces that have lost none of their wit and wisdom.

27. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Leoš Janáček: Katya Kabanova

The opera Katya Kabanova, based on A. N. Ostrovsky’s drama The Storm, deeply impresses every perceptive viewer due to its immense emotionality and Janáček’s extraordinary empathy.

27. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

From the Homeland with Josef Špaček

Concert of the chamber series of the series of commented concerts dedicated to the works of Bedřich Smetana. He composed two duos "From the Homeland" in 1880. They are considered the chamber counterpart of the symphonic poems My C

27. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Rudolfinum

Dvořák – Stabat Mater

Jana SIBERA | soprano Jana HROCHOVÁ | alto Daniel MATOUŠEK | tenor Jan ŠŤÁVA | bass CZECH PHILHARMONIC CHOIR OF BRNO Petr FIALA | choirmaster PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Tomáš BRAUNER | conductor

27. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Municipal House, Smetana Hall

Czech melodramas of today

The concert will feature works by Jiří Bezděk, Michaela Augustinová, Kateřina Trojanová, Ondřej Jíř and Patrik Kotlár.

27. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | House of Music, Pilsen

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Tenebrae I: Hurník, Klauda

The interweaving of world premieres of contemporary compositions by Czech and Moravian composers best fills this year's dark hours.

27. 3. 2024 from 21.0h | Church of the Assumption of Our Lady

LIVE RADIO BROADCAST on the 150th anniversary of Oskar Nedbal's birth

LIVE RADIO BROADCAST on the 150th anniversary of Oskar Nedbal's birth

26. 3. 2024 from 14.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Concert in Villa Primavesi - Year of Czech Music vol. 1

Chamber ensembles of the orchestra of Moravian Theatre Olomouc regularly present themselves at the musical evenings. During this evening original and impressive musical works of Czech authors will be presented.

26. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | Vila Primavesi

MARTIN ŠÁROVEC | Oskar Nedbal

Ceremonial unveiling of the new portrait of Oskar Nedbal.

26. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

From the Homeland with Josef Špaček

Concert of the chamber series of the series of commented concerts dedicated to the works of Bedřich Smetana. He composed two duos "From the Homeland" in 1880. They are considered the chamber counterpart of the symphonic poems My C

26. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Rudolfinum

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

26. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Schola Gregoriana Pragensis: Eben

After five years, the renowned Schola Gregoriana Pragensis returns to the festival as a sovereign and authentic interpreter of Peter Eben's fundamental liturgical compositions.

25. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Church of Saint Thomas

Bohuslav Martinů: The Greek Passion

Bohuslav Martinů's opera takes place in a Greek village during the preparations for the Easter Passion Play. The main characters are given roles in these games, but conflicts and passions escalate when a group of refugees arrive i

24. 3. 2024 from 17.0h | Janáček Theatre

SLAVNOSTNÍ KONCERT Táborského symfonického orchestru Bolech

Festive concert of the Tábor Symphony Orchestra Bolech on the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oskar Nedbal and the 100th anniversary of the death of Fr. Bolech.

24. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Songs With Moravian Scent

A. Dvořák: Moravian Duets op. 20, 32 & 38; K.Slavický: Ej, srdenko moje; A. Tučapský: Kvítí milodějné, op. 7; M. Kabeláč: Love Songs, op. 25 Jana Sibera - sop., Jana Hrochová - mezzo-s., Ondřej Holub - ten., Jan Dušek - pno.

24. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | New Town Hall

Easter Festival of Sacred Music / Ensemble Inégal: Zelenka

As part of the celebrations of the Year of Czech Music, the opening concert of the 31st Easter Festival of Sacred Music will offer the Brno premiere of one of Jan Dismas Zelenka's most important oratorios, "Il serpente di bronzo".

24. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Kostel sv. Janů

Song Recital Kalivoda - Veit

The National Theatre Opera and the State Opera present a unique musical programme of song recitals.

23. 3. 2024 from 11.0h | The Estates Theatre

concert Guarneri Trio Prague

Program: Josef Suk: Elegie op. 23 Bedrich Smetana: Trio g Moll op. 15 Antonin Dvorak: Trio e Moll op. 90 "Dumky"

23. 3. 2024 from 16.0h | Muzeum Cypriana Norwiga w Debinkach

Bedřich Smetana: Dalibor

Smetana's Dalibor tells the story of the desire for revenge, passion and political intrigue. Was Dalibor a villain or a hero?

23. 3. 2024 from 17.0h | Janáček Theatre

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

23. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo pod Palmovkou

Concert tour in European cities - France

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of Antonín Dvořák's works at the second residency concert in Paris

23. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Philharmonie de Paris

Bartered Bride

The classic work of Bedřich Smetana, the founder of Czech opera, became the inspiration to create a chamber production that would be attractive to contemporary audiences.

22. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Prague Hlahol

In the Orchestra (Smetana200)

An unconventional concert, during which the orchestra will be placed all over the Besední dům hall and the audience will sit among the musicians.

22. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Besední dům

Leoš Janáček: Katya Kabanova

The opera Katya Kabanova, based on A. N. Ostrovsky’s drama The Storm, deeply impresses every perceptive viewer due to its immense emotionality and Janáček’s extraordinary empathy.

22. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Concert tour in European cities - France

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of Antonín Dvořák's works at the first residency concert in Paris

22. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Philharmonie de Paris

Spring concert of the Všehokus guitar ensemble

The Všehokus guitar ensemble will play and sing songs on the theme of "spring", melodies from fairy tales and movies, classical and original compositions.

21. 3. 2024 from 15.0h | ZŠ Mohylová

Cello Recital DUO BRIKCIUS [2 Cellists - 2 Siblings] & Year of Czech Music 2024 in. London

You are invited to the Cello Recital DUO BRIKCIUS [2 Cellists - 2 Siblings] & Year of Czech Music 2024, that will take place on Thursday 21st March 2024 at 7 p.m, at Velehrad London (39 Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JP).

21. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Velehrad London

Sláva Vorlová (130) - Gala Concert for the Year of Czech Music

Gala concert for the 130th anniversary of the birth of the original Czech woman composer, whose life and work are deeply intertwined with the history of the 20th century. Join us in celebrating with the proclamation: Sláva!

21. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum - Suk Hall

Sergei Nakariakov & Gábor Boldoczki

In March, two of the world's finest trumpeters will arrive: Sergei Nakariakov and Gábor Boldoczki, who will perform a double concert by Fazil Say for the Czech premiere. The other composer of the evening is Gija Kancheli, from the

21. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Municipal House

Concert tour in European cities - Belgium

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of works by Antonín Dvořák

21. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Queen Elisabeth Hall

WOMEN IN MUSIC: Leiviskä-Kaprálová

There will also be performed compositions by Leevi Madetoja, Vítězslav Novák and Bohuslav Martinů. Zuzana Kohoutová – soprano, Ahmad Hedar – piano

20. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Hall of the Brothers of Mercy

Graduation concert of UHK

The Year of Czech Music in Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra is more than a worthy tribute to Czech musical culture.

20. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra Hall

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

20. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Sergei Nakariakov & Gábor Boldoczki

In March, two of the world's finest trumpeters will arrive: Sergei Nakariakov and Gábor Boldoczki, who will perform a double concert by Fazil Say for the Czech premiere. The other composer of the evening is Gija Kancheli, from the

20. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Municipal House

Workshop for groups - Káťa Kabanová

Opera workshop on the theme of the opera Káťa Kabanova (Leoš Janáček)

19. 3. 2024 from 00.0h | The National Theatre

Concert tour in European cities - Germany

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of Antonín Dvořák's works at the second residency concert in Munich

19. 3. 2024 from 16.0h | Isarphilharmonie

Dalibor

A tragic opera based on the historical figure of the Bohemian knight Dalibor of Kozojed and especially the legends associated with him.

19. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

WOMEN IN MUSIC: Leiviskä-Kaprálová

There will also be performed compositions by Leevi Madetoja, Vítězslav Novák and Bohuslav Martinů. Zuzana Kohoutová – soprano, Ahmad Hedar – piano

19. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Concert Hall of Jan Drtina

Celebration of the year of Czech music

The festive concert fuses the work of three titans of the Czech music (Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák and Josef Suk) creating a harmonious whole. The concert is part of the concert cycle YEAR for 4 BEATS.

19. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Museum Skoda

Brilliant Violinist Jiří Vodička and MFO Chamber Ensemble

Compositions for string chamber ensemble by three giants of Czech music form the main content of the concert, which will ring out the reconstructed space of the Red Church in Olomouc.

19. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Červený kostel v Olomouci

Prague House Concert Series - Ensemble Émeraude

The year of Czech music will be celebrated by the Prague House in Brussels as part of the traditional Prague House Concert Series.

19. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Prague House

Sounds of Diversity

The Sounds of Diversity project, whose pilot year will take place in the second half of March, was created with the idea of ​​presenting Ostrava's work in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia.

18. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Ostrava

DAN BÁRTA & Illustratosphere

One of the most distinctive Czech musical formations composed of first-class musicians has been enchanting listeners across generations and musical genres for more than twenty years.

18. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor

Concert tour in European cities - Germany

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of works by Antonín Dvořák

18. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Heinrich-Lades-Halle

Concert tour in European cities - Germany

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of Antonín Dvořák's works at the first residency concert in Munich

17. 3. 2024 from 16.0h | Isarphilharmonie

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride

For over 150 years, The Bartered Bride has occupied the top position among Czech operas. Said to be now part of the Czech DNA, its popularity eclipses that of any other feted Bedřich Smetana opera.

17. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | The National Theatre

My country

On the occasion of Bedřich Smetana's 200th birthday, we will perform the masterpiece My Country.

17. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

The Two Widows

The Two Widows is a comic conversational opera based on the French opéra-comique genre, set in the parlour of a country estate and based on situational comedy.

16. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

My country

On the occasion of Bedřich Smetana's 200th birthday, we will perform the masterpiece My Country.

16. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | F. X. Šalda Theatre

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

16. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

I Am a Priestess of Fools

The life of one of the most famous Czech writers as a chamber opera.

16. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The Small Stage

IVA BITTOVÁ + NOCZ

On Friday, March 15th, we invite you to the Paris-Prague jazz club for a very special concert. The Parisian audience will be introduced to the band NOCZ for the first time, along with singer Iva Bittová.

15. 3. 2024 from 20.30h | Paris-Prague Jazz club

Luminarium / Year of Czech Music 2024 - public rehearsal

The Year of Czech Music in Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra is more than a worthy tribute to Czech musical culture.

14. 3. 2024 from 10.0h | Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra Hall

Mozartiana

The personality and music of Prague-born Josef Mysliveček (1737-1781) is currently enjoying increased interest thanks to the successful film Il Boemo. The composer, who made his name in Italy, won great sympathy from Wolfgang Amad

14. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Besední dům

Luminarium / Year of Czech Music 2024 - public rehearsal

The Year of Czech Music in Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra is more than a worthy tribute to Czech musical culture.

14. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra Hall

Musical-Literary Evening

With her masterful technique, inner strength and sensitivity to the subject, Jitka Čechová is able to perfectly capture the soul of Smetana's opuses. However, it is not only music that makes a person alive.

14. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Viola Theatre

Jiří Teml: Puss in Boots

Who is the most famous fairly-tale cat? The one in the boots indeed! Always charming, always ready to defeat a giant or rescue a princess, and he doesn’t mind the fact that he lives in Žižkov in Prague.

13. 3. 2024 from 10.0h | Theatre Reduta

The Bartered Bride

The most popular Czech national opera and one of the best comic operas in the world repertoire returns to our stage after three years.

13. 3. 2024 from 16.0h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride

For over 150 years, The Bartered Bride has occupied the top position among Czech operas. Said to be now part of the Czech DNA, its popularity eclipses that of any other feted Bedřich Smetana opera.

13. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Czech Chamber Music Society • Bennewitz Quartet

The Bennewitz Quartet always generates excitement at the Rudolfinum, so we can be sure that this will again be the case.

13. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Rudolfinum

Concert tour in European cities - Germany

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in Europe's most prestigious halls and performances of Antonín Dvořák's works at the second residency concert in Hamburg

13. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Elbphilharmonie

Czech Chamber Music Society • Jitka Čechová

Although many people associate Bedřich Smetana more with operas or the symphonic poems Má vlast, his piano music is also noteworthy. Jitka Čechová will play will play a recital with a Smetana programme.

12. 3. 2024 from 17.30h | Rudolfinum

Smetana Unveiled: Exploring the Man, the Music and the Myths

Join us to celebrate the bicentenary of Bedřich Smetana, the Czech composer whose melodies have echoed through generations and whose music includes the enchanting cycle of symphonic poems My Country and the popular opera The Barte

12. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Czech Centre London

Concert | NIKOL BÓKOVÁ QUARTET

Pianist Nikol Bóková is a rising star on the Czech music scene. She can do it all! From baroque to contemporary music, from classical to jazz... She comes to the Sargfabrik with her quartet.

12. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Sargfabrik Wien

Concert tour in European cities - Germany

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in Europe's most prestigious halls and performances of Antonín Dvořák's works at the first residency concert in Hamburg

12. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Elbphilharmonie

Not only about music with Miloš Štědron

Music of the 19th century and the search for the specificity of Czech identity: Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, Zdeněk Fibich, etc.

11. 3. 2024 from 17.0h | Jiří Mahen Library in Brno

Piano for Opava: My Fatherland (B. Smetana)

A concert of the complete cycle My Fatherland by Bedřich Smetana by the piano duo - Eliška Novotná and Lukáš Michel, combined with the inaguration of the Petrof grand piano, which was purchased by the Opava Basic Art School.

11. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | Minorit's Monastery

The Bartered Bride

A theatrical version of Smetana's world-famous comic opera with all its most famous arias and in an original musical arrangement by composer Ivan Acher.

11. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Divadlo pod Palmovkou

Concert tour in European cities - Austria

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and a performance of Antonín Dvořák's works at the second residency concert in Vienna

11. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Wiener Konzerthaus

Concert of Tokyo Music University students - Chopin and Smetana

At Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, under the baton of Tokyo Music University, a classical music concert is taking place. The program focuses on works by Chopin and Smetana, featuring performances by a vocal choir, organ, and piano.

10. 3. 2024 from 15.0h | Kanagawa Kenmin Hall

Libuše

Smetana originally composed the work for the coronation of Emperor Franz Joseph I as King of Bohemia, but after the coronation did not take place, he decided to dedicate its premiere to the opening of the National Theatre.

10. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Jiří Myron Theatre

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

10. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Concert tour in European cities - Austria

A culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and a performance of Antonín Dvořák's works at the first residency concert in Vienna

10. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Wiener Konzerthaus

Opera is Fun! Antonín Dvořák

A cycle of entertainment and educational programmes for children and parents.

9. 3. 2024 from 11.0h | The Estates Theatre

Bedřich Smetana: Dalibor

Smetana's Dalibor tells the story of the desire for revenge, passion and political intrigue. Was Dalibor a villain or a hero?

9. 3. 2024 from 17.0h | Janáček Theatre

The Devil's Wall

Romantic exuberance, comedy, the intimate sensitivity of arias and duets, the sophistication of musical ensembles, choral scenes and dissonance, and a brevity that anticipates the world of the next 20th century music.

9. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Bedřich Smetana The Kiss

Musical Preparation: Jaroslav Kyzlink Choirmistress: Zuzana Kadlčíková Directed by: Andrea Hlinková Stage Design: Miriam Struhárová Costume Design: Boris Hanečka Choreography: Lukáš Vilt

9. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The SND New Building

Smetana's The Bartered Bride

The Canadian Institute for Czech Music presents Smetana's opera The Bartered Bride, sung in Czech with piano accompaniment. This production is part of the Year of Czech Music projects in Canada. https://myevent.com/bartered-bride

9. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | College Street United Church

Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák at the Tenerife Auditorium

Antonín Dvořák's romantic fairy-tale opera Rusalka, which the composer wrote at the end of his career, will be performed by the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra and the Opera Chorus three times in March.

9. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín

Filharmoniště: Check Accordion Trio (kids 0 - 3 let)

Three accordionists. As part of their crossover concert, Markéta, Marie and Michal will present the accordion in many genres – classical, Argentine tango, folk and original music or techno. Who gets carried away on the waves of an

8. 3. 2024 from 08.30h | Gröbeho vila

Filharmoniště: Check Accordion Trio (kids 0 - 3 let)

Three accordionists. As part of their crossover concert, Markéta, Marie and Michal will present the accordion in many genres – classical, Argentine tango, folk and original music or techno. Who gets carried away on the waves of an

8. 3. 2024 from 09.30h | Gröbeho vila

The Secret

Bedřich Smetana's seventh, penultimate completed opera is often referred to as his operatic masterpiece.

8. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Sound as a Visual Medium / Vernissage, Performance, and Live Painting

Starting from March 8th, you can visit the new exhibition at the Czech Centre titled "Sound as a Visual Medium," which is part of the official program for the Year of Czech Music.

8. 3. 2024 from 19.0h – 13. 4. 2024 do 18.0h | Czech Centre Paris

Bedřich Smetana The Kiss

Musical Preparation: Jaroslav Kyzlink Choirmistress: Zuzana Kadlčíková Directed by: Andrea Hlinková Stage Design: Miriam Struhárová Costume Design: Boris Hanečka Choreography: Lukáš Vilt

8. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The SND New Building

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka

A gem of Czech opera, a fairy tale/myth about the innermost desires, passions and insurmountable barriers between humans and natural elements, Rusalka is part of the global cultural heritage.

8. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The National Theatre

Playful tones of clarinets

The West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské Lázně under Radek Baborák will play works by A. Reicha, F. V. Kramář and C. Czerný . The soloists will be Petr Michalec and Kamil Tichota.

8. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Společenský dům Casino Mariánské Lázně

A non-educational concert

Choristers in rows, the orchestra in tails, the chief conductor with a stern expression... We are putting a STOP to all of this and presenting instead a NON-educational concert that will educate, entertain and certainly not bore!

7. 3. 2024 from 10.0h | DK Metropol ČB

A non-educational concert

Choristers in rows, the orchestra in tails, the chief conductor with a stern expression... We are putting a STOP to all of this and presenting instead a NON-educational concert that will educate, entertain and certainly not bore!

7. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | DK Metropol ČB

The Piano Recital of Jitka Čechová

In 2014 Jitka Čechová finished her recording of the complete piano works by Bedřich Smetana. The foremost pianist and the member of The Smetana Trio in the Gallery of Modern Art in Roudnice nad Labem, the town of her childhood.

7. 3. 2024 from 18.0h | The Gallery of Modern Art in Roudnice nad Labem

The Kiss

Lukas, a young widower with a child, is to marry Vendulka, but they are both stubborn. As soon as they meet, they argue over the sponge.

7. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Bedřich Smetana The Kiss

Musical Preparation: Jaroslav Kyzlink Choirmistress: Zuzana Kadlčíková Directed by: Andrea Hlinková Stage Design: Miriam Struhárová Costume Design: Boris Hanečka Choreography: Lukáš Vilt

7. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | The SND New Building

My Fatherland

Opening concert of the Smetana Days festival. Chuhei Iwasaki: conductor Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra

7. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Měšťanská beseda

Czech Composers' Anniversary Concert

Bohuslav Martinů: Předehra pro orchestr, H 345, Josef Suk: Serenáda pro smyčce Es dur, op. 6, Antonín Dvořák: Serenáda pro dechy, violoncello a kontrabas d moll, op. 44, Antonín Dvořák: Slovanský tanec č. 10 e moll, op. 72

7. 3. 2024 from 19.0h | Church of St. Anne

Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák at the Tenerife Auditorium

Antonín Dvořák's romantic fairy-tale opera Rusalka, which the composer wrote at the end of his career, will be performed by the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra and the Opera Chorus three times in March.

7. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín

My home / Year of Czech Music 2024

The Year of Czech Music in Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra is more than a worthy tribute to Czech musical culture.

7. 3. 2024 from 19.30h | Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra Hall

Concert tour in European cities - Spain

The culminating celebration of Czech music abroad in the most prestigious halls of Europe and performances of works by Antonín Dvořák

7. 3. 2024 from 20.0h | Palau de la Música

The Two Widows

The Two Widows is a comic conversational opera based on the French opéra-comique genre, set in the parlour of a country estate and based on situational comedy.

6. 3. 2024 from 18.30h | Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Bartered Bride