PRAGUE SPRING 2010

Every year from 12 May to the beginning of June it brings over one thousand of artists at dozer of concerts to more than fourty thousands of concertgoers and thus remains one of the most important culture event in Czech Republic.

In 2010 you can look forward to the legendary Sir John Eliot Gardiner with the London-based English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir, who are in charge of prelude to the Festival. The opening concert has been entrusted to the Prague Philharmonia under its new chief conductor, Jakub Hrůša.

Two other living legends to appear at the 2010 Festival are Sir André Previn and Pierre Boulez. Amongst the other renowned musicians returning to the Festival are Anne-Sophie Mutter, Murray Perahia (together with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields), Anoushka Shankar, Garrick Ohlsson. Look forvard also to Herbert Blomstedt with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Zoltán Kocsis and Hungarian National Philharmonic, Cristian Mandeal, Emanuel Ax, Olga Borodina, Matthias Goerne, Ewa Kupiec, Radu Lupu, Dianne Reeves and others.

For the complete Festival programme, please visit our website www.festival.cz. Tickets are available in TICKETPRO network.

SELECTION FROM THE PROGRAMME OF THE PRAGUE SPRING 2010:

  • 09/5/2010: Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner /Festival prelude/
  • 12/5/2010: Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša /Opening Concert/
  • 13/5/2010: Dianne Reeves /Jazz Concert/
  • 15/5/2010: Ensemble Phoenix Munich
  • 16/5/2010: Radu Lupu
  • 19/5/2010: Olga Borodina
  • 21/5/2010: The Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields, Murray Perahia
  • 22/5/2010: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honneck, Anne-Sophie Mutter
  • 23/5/2010: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Herbert Blomstedt, Matthias Goerne
  • 24/5/2010: Anoushka Shankar
  • 27/5/2010: Ivan Moravec
  • 28/5/2010: Sir André Previn, Thomas Martin, Kateřina Englichová et al.
  • 29/5/2010: Garrick Ohlsson
  • 30/5/2010: Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez
  • 02/6/2010: Hungarian National Philharmonic, Zoltán Kocsis, Dezsö Ránki
  • 03/6/2010: Czech Philharmonic, Sir André Previn, Thomas Martin
  • 04/6/2010: Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Marek Janowski, Emanuel Ax /Closing Concert/