Prague: Classical Concert at St. George's Basilica

Prague: Classical Concert at St. George's Basilica

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60 minutes
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What You'll Do
  • Watch a concert of classical music in the atmospheric St. George's Basilica
  • Marvel at the dark wood and decorative windows of Prague's finest Romanesque church
  • Hear works by Smetana, Schubert, Dvořák, Franck, Pachelbel, Bizet, Vivaldi, and Händel
  • See acclaimed conductor Jaroslav Vodnansky and soloist Libuše Moravcová Myřátská
Listen to a performance of classical music inside St. George’s Basilica in the Prague Castle complex, and marvel at the heavenly décor as you watch the Prague Royal Orchestra play a repertoire of music by Dvořák, Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms and more.
What to Expect
Enjoy a performance of classical music at St. George’s Basilica, the oldest church within the Prague Castle complex. Performed by the Prague Royal Orchestra, the reperoire of heavenly music by Czech and international composers, includes Smetana, Dvořák, Handel and others.

Formed of highly experienced musicians from The National Theatre, State Opera House, Czech Radio, Prague Symphony Orchestra and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Prague Royal Orchestra will be conducted by Jaroslav Vodnansky, and the concert features the soprano soloist, Libuše Moravcová Myřátská.

Founded by Prince Vratislav I in 920 AD, St. George's Basilica was orginally the 2nd church of Prague Castle. Its Romanesque appearance dates from the time of the reconstruction after the devastating fire of 1142. A chapel consecrated to St. Ludmila was added in the 13th century, while the Baroque Chapel of St. John Nepomuk was built in the 18th century.

Now considered one of the finest Romanesque churches in Prague, the deep dark wood and decorative windows add immeasurably to the atmosphere of the concert.

Concert Program:
B. Smetana (1823 - 1884) - Moldau (Vltava)
F. Schubert (1797 - 1828) - Ave Maria
A. Dvořák (1841 - 1904) - Humoresque, Largo, Slovanic Dance No. 8
C. Franck (1822 - 1890) - Panis Angelius
J. Pachelbel (1653 - 1706) - Canon in D
G. Bizet (1838 - 1875) - Intermezzo and Ouverture (Carmen)
A. Vivaldi (1678 - 1741) - Four Seasons: Spring and Winter (2nd part)
G. F. Handel (1685 - 1759) - Lascia Ch’io Pianga
T. Albinoni (1671 - 1751) - Adagio
W. A. Mozart (1756 - 1791) - Alleluja
J. Brahms (1833 - 1897) - Hungarien Dances No. 5 and 6
What's Included
  • Entrance to St. George's Basilica
What's Not Included
  • Cloakroom fees
Meeting Point

St. George's Basilica (Klášter sv. Jiří na Pražském hradě), Jiřská 33, Prague Castle, 11900 Prague

What to Remember
• There is no dress code for the concert
• St. George's Basilica is in the center of Prague. The nearest Metro station is Malostranska (Line A). Alternatively, take tram lines 22 or 23 to the Prazsky Hrad stop.
• The Main Hall has 200 Seats
• Car and bus parking is available

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