Special concert for the presidential inauguration

Special concert for the presidential inauguration

During the final part of the inauguration of the new President of the Czech Republic, the Czech Philharmonic will perform under the baton of its principal guest conductor Jakub Hrůša. Together they will perform three symbolic compositions: Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale Saint Wenceslas, part of the oratorio Saint Ludmila and Te Deum.


Josef Suk
Meditation on the Old Czech Chant St. Wenceslas (6')

Antonín Dvořák
Saint Ludmila, oratorio Op. 71, B 144 
Lord have mercy on us from the opening of Part III (4')

National anthem of the Czech Republic (1,15')

Antonín Dvořák
Te Deum Op. 103, B 176 (20')


Kateřina Kněžíková soprano
Adam Plachetka baritone

Prague Philharmonic Choir
Lukáš Vasilek choirmaster

Jakub Hrůša conductor

Czech Philharmonic 

On the day of the inauguration, Prague Castle will be open to the public, who will be able to watch the ceremony on large screens on Hradčany Square and the third castle courtyard. The cathedral will also be open from 5.30 pm. 

The concert will begin at 6 pm and will be broadcast live on Czech Television.

Prague — St. Vitus Cathedral

3/9/2023 Thursday 6:00 PM

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