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Marionette Theatre

River Boat Cruise

Jazz Boat

Folklore garden

Medieval Evening

 

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OPERA, DRAMA AND BALLET performances  take place in:

  • National Theatre - is one of the most important Czech cultural institutions. The ceremonial laying of the foundation stone in 1868 became a national event. The theatre's repertoire include most famous operas by A. Dvorak, B. Smetana, G. Puccini, G. Bizet, drama and ballet. The repertoire is based on a rich classical tradition, but also focuses on contemporary domestic authors.

  • The Estates Theatre - one of the most beautiful historic theatre buildings in Europe which dates from 1783. The name of W. A. Mozart is forever linked with the building and it was here that he personally conducted the premiere of Don Giovanni in 1787. Mozart operas - Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, Cosi fan tutte and Le nozze di Figaro - are still in the repertoire.

  • The State Opera - is located in a beautiful building, the former New German Theatre, built in 1888. The repertoire is made up of successful versions of the most popular operas by W. A. Mozart, G. Verdi, G. Puccini and G. Bizet.

The ticket prices range 100 CZK - 1150 CZK ($5 - $48)

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CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERTS late afternoon or evening performances held in beautiful historical concert halls, palaces, churches, chapels, theatres and museums.

  • RUDOLFINUM - home of Czech Philharmonic Orchestra situated in the historical center by the river. The Dvorak Concert Hall with excellent acoustics is appropriate for oratorios, symphonic and chamber music. Prices 200 - 1000 CZK/$9-$42

  • THE MUNICIPAL HOUSE - the building is most remarkable construction of Prague Art Nouveau. It houses a Smetana Concert Hall, one of the most impressive concert halls. Prices 600 - 1300 CZK/$25 - $55

  • KRIZIK FOUNTAIN- open air performance based on perfectly setup of music, colors, water and ballet. There are four shows daily starting at 8 pm each lasting an hour. 200 CZK/$9

  • Klementinum, St Nicolas Church, St Franciscus Church, St George Basilica,  St Michael - late afternoon & evening performances. Prices 300 - 700 CZK/$13-$30

Prices range 200 - 1300 CZK/$9 -$55

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MUSIC PRAGUE THEATRE the untraditional concept of the play and classical music inspired by the life stories of famous musicians in Prague is conducted in the 18th and 19th century historical salons. The soloists of the National Theatre and the State Opera Prague, musicians and dancers are dressed in exquisite historical costumes.  Welcome drink included.

  • "A night with Mozart"  free historical reconstruction of the story of W. A. Mozart and Josefina Duskova from November 3th, 1787 describing background of the famous concert aria "Bella mia fiamma addio!". Famous arias of Don Giovanni and Figaro's Marriage are presented . The performance is held in the villa Bertramka, the Mozart Museum and the place of Mozart's stay in 1787. Presented in German or Czech language, arias in the Italian original. Starts at 8pm and lasts 80 minutes.

    Price 585 CZK/$25

  • "Wonderful Dvorak" the most beautiful Dvorak's arias and melodies interpreted by leading opera soloists as well as violin virtuosos. Rusalka, The Jacobin, Moravian Duets and many other unforgettable compositions take the audience to the times when Dvorak stood in the front-rank of both Czech and American music cultural life. Charming interiors of Baroque Villa Amerika known as Museum of Antonin Dvorak. In English or Czech language. Starts at 8pm and lasts 80 minutes.  Price 565 CZK/$24

     

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BLACK LIGHT THEATRE   features magical mixture of mime, modern dance, ballet, animated film, actors and/or puppets and light effects. Props are floating in the air...Very tricky!

  • Image Theatre - mysterious & fantastic performances daily at 8 pm. 480 CZK/$20

  • Black Theatre Metro - poetry, humour and irony performances at 8 pm. n/a daily 460 CZK/$20

  • Black  Light Theatre of Jiri Srnec - the "Best of Black light theatre" performance. The first black light theatre in the world. Starts at 7:30 pm on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat. 520 CZK/$22

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MARIONETTE THEATRE - presentation of the opera Don Giovanni in the unique version using the classical marionettes. Tall marionettes as well as the stylish period costumes and original stage effects can be seen in the performance. It is presented in the original Italian librette and lasts about two hours. Starts at 8pm.

 

Price: 590CZK/$25

 

 

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RIVER BOAT CRUISE - popular romantic cruise on the river Vltava sailing through the most enchanting parts of the Prague historical center.  Boarding under the Cechuv Bridge.

  • One hour cruise - daily every hour from 10 am to 6 pm. 240 CZK/$10

  • Two hour cruise - daily at 3 pm. 350 CZK/$15

  • Two hour cruise with lunch and music - daily at 12 am. 690 CZK/$29

  • Night Cruise with dinner and music - daily at 7 pm - 10 pm. 890 CZK/$37

The cruise at 12 am and 7 pm  includes welcome drink, buffet lunch or dinner and live music program. The live music ranges from an accordion to a full jazz band. Credit cards not accepted on board.

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JAZZ BOAT - great combination of  live music, boat trip and a good dinner.  The boat will cruise through the historical center of Prague but also will go through the lock and take you to the suburbs of the city to see old industrial areas, old riverports and hidden places at night.

 

Every night 8.30 pm - 11 pm

Price: 590 CZK/$25 (dinner is not included). For window seat additional 100 CZK.

Music:  leading Czech jazz bands and guests on floating stage

 

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FOLKLORE GARDEN - unforgettable evening that will get you in touch with the Czech soul and tradition. You will be able to savor hearty Czech food, have lots of fun, and learn a great deal about the Czech people, their music, dance, and folklore. The show lasts 2,5 hour starting at 8pm. It is located outside the center, transportation is needed.

 

The price includes:

630 CZK/$27 Show and first drink

740 CZK/$31 Show and unlimited drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks)

1180 CZK/$50 Show, three courses Czech dinner and unlimited drinks + transfer

 

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MEDIEVAL EVENING - Authentic medieval tavern located below the Prague castle presents live show of medieval music, dancers, fencers, fire spitter and juggler  including  a medieval dinner .  Friday only from 8 pm.

Price: based on food consumption

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THE MEDIEVAL TAVERN -  Enjoy a medieval show in a Gothic cellar of the historical palace situated in the heart of the Old Town including the dinner.  The show is on Wed  through Sun or daily in summer season. 

Price: 990 CZK/$42

 

 

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BOOKING ARRANGEMENTS:

 

Please let me know:

 

- the event of your choice

- the date

- preferred time if not stated

- number of tickets

 

For some events additional 100CZK/$5 booking fee is charged per ticket and can be paid upon arrival.  A purchase in advance for some of the tickets is necessary. The PayPal information will be provided and related fees apply. For pre-delivery to your hotel additional 200 CZK/$12  is charged. The price in US$ is only informative and subject to fluctuation of the exchange rate.

 

Flowers or welcome presents, maps, booklets, souvenirs and other things based on your request can be delivered to your  hotel before your arrival.

 

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