Photo illustrating the event The Emperor’s Nightingale<br>Interactive fairytale concert

The Emperor’s Nightingale

Interactive fairytale concert

Czech Philharmonic

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

Education programs
Duration of the programme 1 hod
Programme

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

Interactive fairytale concert

Performers

Viktor Mazáček violin

Jaroslav Novák guitar

Ladislav Horák accordion 

Dominika Prokopová narrator

Eva Filipová author

Photo illustrating the event The Emperor’s Nightingale<br>Interactive fairytale concert
Rudolfinum — Suk Hall
24 Apr 2021  Saturday — 9.00am
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24 Apr 2021  Saturday — 11.00am
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Once upon a time there was a Chinese emperor who loved the singing of a nightingale. Then one day he received an unusual gift: a mechanical toy 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 composer Václav Trojan. We’ll listen to the ancient tale, sing with the nightingale, accompany it by making sounds using our bodies, and our emissaries will even honour the emperor by playing Orff instruments. The members of the Trojan Trio will provide the non-traditional accompaniment.