The Emperor’s Nightingale – A Visit to the Court of the Emperor of China A fairytale concert

The Emperor’s Nightingale – A Visit to the Court of the Emperor of China ⬩ A fairytale concert

Once upon a time there was a Chinese emperor who loved toys, technical novelties, machines of all kinds, and mechanical puppets. Then one day he received an unusual gift: a mechanical nightingale wound up with a key. But can it replace the lovely song of a live nightingale? And what happens if the toy breaks?

Duration of the programme 1 hod
Children ages 7-10 with parents

Performers

Dominika Prokopová narrator
Eva Kočerová author

Trojan Trio members:
Viktor Mazáček violin
Jaroslav Novák guitar
Ladislav Horák accordeon

The programme is based on a musical part but also on a spoken word that will be given in Czech language only. The programme will not be supplied with English subtitles.

Once upon a time there was a Chinese emperor who loved toys, technical novelties, machines of all kinds, and mechanical puppets. Then one day he received an unusual gift: a mechanical nightingale wound up with a key. But can it replace the lovely song of a live nightingale? And what happens if the toy breaks?

Let’s listen to Andersen’s fairy tale The Emperor’s Nightingale and experience it together in an enchanting musical setting by the composer Václav Trojan. The members of the Trojan Trio will provide the non-traditional accompaniment.

Rudolfinum — Suk Hall

10/15/2023 Sunday 2:00 PM

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10/15/2023 Sunday 4:00 PM

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