Czech Philharmonic Open Air Concert

Czech Philharmonic ⬩ Open Air Concert

The Czech Philharmonic’s Open Air Concert on Hradčaný Square is the traditional conclusion of the concert season, and admission is free for everyone. The programme devoted to the Year of Czech Music is being prepared by Petr Altrichter, who will get the public dancing and singing along with the orchestra and an outstanding vocal trio.

Duration of the programme 1 hour 10 minutes


Antonín Dvořák
Festival March, Op. 54a (6')
Slavonic Dance No. 7 in C minor, Op. 46 (3')
Rondo for Violoncello and Orchestra G minor, Op. 94 (8')
Infernal Dance from Act II of the opera The Devil and Kate (4')
“Od dětství ku oltáři” (“From childhood to the altar”), Ludmila’s aria from the oratorio Saint Ludmila (4')

Antonín Dvořák / arranged by Jiří Teml
“Když mne stará matka” (“Songs my mother taught me”), song from the cycle Gypsy Melodies, Op. 55 (2')

Zdeněk Fibich
Poem from the idyll At Twilight, Op. 39 (5')

Bedřich Smetana
“A ty mé robě” (“And you, my baby”), lullaby from Act I of the opera The Kiss (4')
“Já ale zůstanu” (“But I shall remain”), Přemysl’s aria from Act II of the opera Libuše (3')
Furiant from Act II of the opera The Bartered Bride (2')

Vítězslav Novák
The Country Musicians, movement IV of the Moravian-Slovak Suite for small orchestra, Op. 32 (4')

Antonín Dvořák
“Jářku, jářku, klouče milé…” (“Tell me, dear boy…”), duet of the Gamekeeper and the Kitchen Boy from Act II of the opera Rusalka (4')


Kateřina Kněžíková soprano
Arnheiður Eiríksdóttir mezzo-soprano
Jiří Brückler baritone

Vilém Vlček cello

Petr Altrichter conductor

Marek Eben host

Czech Philharmonic

"Czech Philharmonic in the heart of Prague for the Year of Czech Music - it's a great celebration! The beauty, lyricism and depth, the sublimity and wit of our music - may something of all this remain in us! Come and hear!
You are cordially invited."

— Petr Altrichter

The Open Air Concert is open to all audience members free of charge, public seating is mostly standing room only (there will be last rows available for the public within the seating section, please give priority to those who really need to sit).

You can come from both Neruda Street and Pohořelec Street, we will keep the square area passable around the edges. For the first time, the stage will be located near Prague Castle, and it will be possible to watch the concert on a large screen in the upper part of Hradčany Square.

In case of sudden rain, we reserve the right to interrupt the concert. But fingers crossed - everything will go through to the end!

Prague — Hradčany Square

6/26/2024 Wednesday 8:15 PM

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