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Sep 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Live Broadcast of Dvořák Prague Festival at BNH

DAHA announcement of Dvořák Prague International Music Festival 2018 simulcast


The Dvořák American Heritage Association joins in celebrating the centennial of the founding of Czechoslovakia with a special simulcast of the Dvořák Prague International Music Festival 2018 and its gala performance of the rarely heard oratorio Saint Ludmila by Antonín Dvořák, as it is broadcast live from Prague. The concert will take place in the Dvořák Hall of the historic Rudolfinum, where the Czech Philharmonic and Prague Philharmonic Choir, under the direction of Jakub Hrůša, will be joined by a stellar cast of Czech and Slovak singers, including soprano Kateřina Kněžíková. It will be further amplified by a choir of 250 singers on an outdoor stage in the Jan Palach Plaza in front of the Rudolfinum. Dvořák´s composition is based on the story of Saint Ludmila, the revered Bohemian saint, it was commissioned in 1885 for the Leeds Festival in England, and premiered there under Dvořák´s direction in October 1886. 

The Dvořák Prague International Music Festival, established in 2008, in a preeminent annual music festival highlighting the works of world-famous Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904) and featuring leading international vocal, instrumental, and orchestral performances. This is the first US broadcast of a Dvořák Prague Festival event. 

The screening will take place on the 3rd floor at Bohemian National Hall.

Doors Open at 1:30 pm
Admission free 
No reservations required but seating is limited

Presented in collaboration with Consulate General of the Czech Republic.
Supported by Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association

For more details, visit Dvořák Prague International Music Festival page HERE




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Sep 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM


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