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The Prague Spring International Music Festival
12 of May - 4 of June, 2010
What is like to be in Prague in spring? Take a deep breath of fresh, full of music spring air and get started. The Prague Spring International Music Festival is a permanent showcase for outstanding performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles of the world. Concerts and operas involving various different international artists are some of the performances included in this musical festival which lasts about a month. The event is scheduled to be held from the 12th of May to the 4th of June, 2010. This festival definitely belongs to “must be seen” events!
The first festival was held under the patronage of Czechoslovak president Edvard Beneš, and its organizing committee was made up of important figures in Czech musical life. The festival has deep traditions, developed over 60 years. Founded soon after World War II, Prague Spring performances take place at most prestigious theatres around the city, like Prague State Opera, Estates Theatre, Rudolfinum, Municipal House and the National Theatre. This festival also has some educational aspects. The Prague Spring is a festival that prides itself on developing young talents and arranging competitions.
The programme of Prague Spring festival is going to be rich and very promising. The guest will be able to see the performances of the top class artists. Fan of the classical music should be familiar with the names like André Previn, Thomas Martin, Si-Jing Hang, Mark Ludwig, Dianne Reeves, Pierre Boulez and much more. Most of the concerts will be taking place in the evenings, but the guests will also be able to enjoy the accompanying events in the late mornings. It is advised to book the tickets in advance to avoid the last minute rush.
May in Prague is the month of culture. The Prague Spring Festival has been a prestigious showcase for world musical life and its latest trends since its very beginnings. Another integral part of the Prague Spring programme is theatre productions, usually held in collaboration with the National Theatre and the State Opera in Prague. Discover the world of classical music and find many reasons to visit Prague. The gem of the central Europe is willing to give you everything you need.