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The Emperor's Nightingale - A Visit to the Court of the Emperor of China


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
For preschools and schools

Performers

Dominika Prokopová narrator
Eva Kočerová author

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

Photo illustrating the event The Emperor's Nightingale - A Visit to the Court of the Emperor of China

Rudolfinum — Suk Hall

11 May 2023  Thursday 9.00am
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11 May 2023  Thursday 11.00am
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12 May 2023  Friday 9.00am
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12 May 2023  Friday 11.00am
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Price 150 CZK | Capacity 70 children

Group bookings for schools and preschools at edu@ceskafilharmonie.cz  from 1st June.

Group bookings for schools and preschools at edu@ceskafilharmonie.cz  from 1st June.

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

One teacher can order tickets to this programme for a maximum of 70 pupils.

 

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?

Come hear and experience Andersen's fairy tale The Emperor's Nightingale in an enchanting musical setting by the composer Václav Trojan. The members of the Trojan Trio will provide the non-traditional accompaniment.

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