The Rudolfinum building was founded as a multipurpose cultural facility with concert and exhibition halls more than a century ago, on February 7, 1885. Today, the Rudolfinum is home to the Czech Philharmonic. Our mission is to offer concerts, exhibitions, and educational programs. We are a state-supported organization made up of three parts: the Czech Philharmonic orchestra, the administration of the Czech Philharmonic, and the Galerie Rudolfinum.
It is my wish that each of the programs we offer – concerts, exhibitions, and educational programs – will give you good reason to visit the Rudolfinum. I hope that any visit to the Czech Philharmonic will be a memorable artistic experience, pleasing both your eyes and ears.
David Mareček – CEO of the Czech Philharmonic
Running a large cultural institution costs a great deal of money. Thanks to contributions from the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and from a number of larger and smaller partners, the Czech Philharmonic can continue to set itself and fulfill the highest artistic and educational goals.