6. 5. 2011
Prague Conservatory Celebrates 200th Year Anniversary
Three years of celebrations honouring the 200th year anniversary of the foundation of the Prague Conservatory will culminate on 12th May. This is the day the performance of the Prague Conservatory Symphony Orchestra will open the International Music Festival Prague Spring.
3. 5. 2011
Jazz, Classical Music and Red Carpet at Prague Proms
Prague Proms is a truly unique music festival that will transform Prague into a sonorous vortex of spellbinding film, great jazz and classical music for a whole month. Between 21st June and 23rd July, Prague will come alive by famous melodies created by composers from all over the world. Now in its 7th year, Prague Proms will, along with many other great impresarios, feature Ennio Morricone, who composed music for that legendary movie Once upon a Time in the West, as well as the world renowned trumpeter and a three-time Grammy Award-winning Terence Blanchard, and the jazz-funk fusion band Level 42.
29. 3. 2011
Chick Corea in Prague
The legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea and the vibraharpist Gary Burton will present their new album The New Crystal Silence on Saturday 26th March in Prague Congress Centre. The album has won the prestigious Grammy Award for the best jazz instrumental album. According to the news from their current tour, listeners can look forward to a two-hour concert.
22. 3. 2011
Concert for Japan
The Municipal House and The Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK) are holding a concert to aid Japan. The concert takes place on Sunday 27th March 2011 at 7.30 p.m. in Smetana Hall.
16. 3. 2011
Sperm Festival at Meet Factory
From April 22nd to 24th, Prague’s club The Meet Factory will host the 5th international festival of art, music and visual culture entitled The Sperm Festival. The festival will present both Czech and foreign representatives of modern electronic music, who are not very well known in our country. Besides the music programme, visitors can look forward to an audio-visual section and workshops with multimedia artists.
22. 2. 2011
Discovery in Akropolis: Gold Panda
London music producer Gold Panda, one of the most musically stimulating discoveries of 2010 British music will present his minimalistic mix of electronic music, hip hop and sophisticated symphonic pieces in Akropolis Palace on 24th February. Prior to his appearance, visitors will be able to enjoy the show performed by DJ Iva 8bitová & DJ Menšík.
22. 2. 2011
The Bloom of Prague Spring
The aim of this year’s Prague Spring classical music festival is to dispel the myth that classical music is a museum piece and has nothing to say to the youth of today. It aims to present world of classical music in a modern and interactive way. A truly full-blown classical music experience can be achieved if the listener knows what to focus on and how to orientate within the unique orchestral sound and musical form longer than 3-minute songs.
18. 2. 2011
Kylie Minogue Show Heading to Prague
The day is fast approaching when the famous singer Kylie Minogue shines her light on Prague with her awesome musical and visual show. Kylie and her team are currently fine-tuning the choreography of Aphrodite: Les Folies tour, which will visit Prague O2 Arena on 2nd March
15. 2. 2011
Spring Strings of Autumn
Dee Dee Bridgewater, one of the best jazz singers in the world will perform in Municipal House on 2nd April. She is holder of two prestigious Grammy awards as well as a Tony award for her work in Broadway. During the Spring String Gala she will introduce her recent album Eleonora Fagan (1915–1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee Bridgewater, which was nominated for Grammy in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category.
11. 2. 2011
Rebellious lady Zuzana Lapčíková
Within the continuing cycle of Rebellious Ladies of Czech Music, on 17th February in the large hall of the City Library, dulcimer player and singer Zuzana Lapčíková will perform with double-bass player Josef Fečo. This empathic duo, whose concerts pulse with unprecedented energy, brings a combination of Moravian folk music and jazz.