Prague Spring 2009 - Music Festival
The Prague Spring International Music Festival was born in 1946 in Prague, since then it became a showcase for outstanding world artists, symphony orchestras and chamber orchestras.
64th year of this international music festival is held from the 12th May to 3th Jun, 2009, in Prague - halls such as the Obecní dům (Municipal House), Ruldolfinum, the National Theatre, and others. Traditionally, the festival opens with a rousing rendition of Smetana's Ma Vlast (My Country) and closes with the Ninth Symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven. Important musical anniversaries are celebrated by including representative works by the composers concerned in the programme.
Main stairs of the Prague Spring festival 2009:
Anne-Sophie Mutter - legendary German violinist
Juan Diego Florez - famous Peruvian tenor
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester - which has participated in this festival already several times, this time with the conductor Ingo Metzmacher and Norddeutscher Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Hamburg under the baton of famous Christoph von Dohnányi.
The Prague Spring is a festival that prides itself on developing young talent and a competition is held each year in various instrumental sections, this year in flute and bassoon.
We have a fine selection of quality Prague hotels in the centre of Prague which are located close to the main places of event, so you can fully enjoy classical music together with Prague symphony of spring nature, architecture and culture.
At the evening time you can visit the classical Czech Restaurant and Beerhouse Vojanův dvůr with the atmosphere of Prague pubs of the early 20th century, where you can taste Bohemian or international cuisine.