A lair full of percussion The Little Rudolfinum

A lair full of percussion ⬩ The Little Rudolfinum

Become apprentice magicians in the percussion kingdom, where the magician Pavel Polívka lives. Everyone will feel safe there, like in a lair, even if there happens to a frightful atmosphere at the moment inside the Rudolfinum, with rumbling thunder, rain, or a stampede of horses. We will also encounter some stray, disobedient tympani, the crashing

Duration of the programme 50 min


This workshop focuses on rhythm and the observing of percussion instruments like tympani, marimba, and snare drum – Pavel Polívka, a member of the philharmonic, will provide commentary and graphic demonstrations. In addition, during the first half, the children will learn some basic rhythms and will make sounds and noises with their bodies, then on the second half of the programme, they will use what they have learned to become part of a fairytale about “The Stray Tympani”.


With lecturers Veronika Lucassen and Jan Kyjovský and percussionist Pavel Polívka.

Rudolfinum — Suk Hall

10/4/2018 Thursday 9:00 AM
10/4/2018 Thursday 10:00 AM
10/4/2018 Thursday 11:00 AM
10/11/2018 Thursday 9:00 AM
10/11/2018 Thursday 10:00 AM
10/11/2018 Thursday 11:00 AM
10/12/2018 Friday 9:00 AM
10/12/2018 Friday 10:00 AM
10/12/2018 Friday 11:00 AM
10/18/2018 Thursday 9:00 AM
10/18/2018 Thursday 10:00 AM
10/18/2018 Thursday 11:00 AM

How to buy tickets

Buy online

For online shopping you will be redirected to the website of the Czech Philharmonic.

Personally at the Rudolfinum cash desk

Vacancies and other information about the concert will be provided by the Czech Philharmonic's Customer Service.

Group bookings for schools and preschools at edu@ceskafilharmonie.cz  from 1st June.