The excellent acoustics allow concerts by soloists, chamber music ensembles to large orchestras, with programs ranging from classical music to popular music. The unique ambience gives any desired event you have a festive and exclusive character – whether concert, product presentation or meeting of shareholders.
Photo by Christian Schneider
ST. SIMON AND JUDE CHURCH
Built in 1620, and renowned for its acoustics, this church is the home of the Prague Symphony. Both Haydn and Mozart performed on the organ, which is still in excellent playing condition. This is the site of the festival’s staging of Puccini’s Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi.
SUK HALL (Rudolfinum)
The most recently added performance venue within the Rudolfinum, Suk Hall was built between 1940 and 1942 under the project of architects Antonin Engel and Bohumir Kozak. This smaller hall, is suited for intimate chamber music events. Suk Hall will be the site for the Chamber Music performance on June 30th.
Martinů Hall – (Lichtenstein Palace)
Martinu Hall, located inside the Lichtenstein Palace was built on the grounds of five city houses in 1591 and rebuilt in Classical style in 18th cenutry. The Lichtensteins gradually lost interest in the Palace and sold it to the Earl of Ledebour. Later on, the Palace housed many different institutions, until finally in 1980´s it was acquired by the Academy of Musical Arts. It was beautifully reconstructed and adjusted for the purposes of the Academy. Nowadays, the Lichtenstein Palace is literally full of music!
Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor (Oskara Nedbala Theatre – Tabor)
The Táborské Theater is a Central European rarity. It has a single stage with two rectangular attached auditoriums. The smaller one, which is located in a historic building, is designed for chamber music performances and recitals. This unusual form of the building was acquired after general reconstruction in the 1960s.