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For children and parents
These entertaining concerts and workshops are for everyone who listens with an open mind. Come to the Rudolfinum to share in the fun and learn lots of interesting things about the world of music and much more.
Czech Philharmonic: The Serial. From One Fairy Tale to Another
Annotated concert | Children from 5 to 11 with parents
This season’s series for children and parents is entitled From One Fairy Tale to Another. We will fill the Rudolfinum with fairy tale characters and fairy tale music. Which instrument is best for driving away an angry dragon and which to use to lower a drawbridge? Which instrument would hold the most dwarfs inside? Come along and have a guess! Accompanying all of the concerts will be the author Klára Boudalová.
Philharmo-playing / Workshops for the whole family
Workshop | Children from 6 to 9 with parents
A series of music-drama-art workshops during which we will dive even deeper into the work of musicians, train our ears, voices and skilful fingers. Each meeting is linked with the following concert of the Czech Philharmonic: The Serial. Klára Boudalová, Egli Prifti and sometimes other guests from among the performers will accompany you in the workshops.
The Emperor’s Nightingale
Annotated concert | Children from 7 to 10 years with parents
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?
100 Minutes among the Notes
Workshop | From 5 to 100 years
This special musical performance brings together different generations, different musical approaches, and different instruments to bring music to life. The music is created by a group effort on the spot, and it can never be repeated. What role does music play in finding a shared language?
A Holiday of Music among the Notes
Annotated concert | From 5 to 100 years
Every second decides what will happen in the moment that follows. Can silence make a sound? And on this holiday,can we let music resound that is all around us, but that we still do not usually hear? We’ll find out on a journey during which we will have a unique opportunity to touch the sonic possibilities of the Dvořák Hall.
Czech Student Philharmonic / Who’s Afraid of the Philharmonic?
Annotated concert | Children from 10 with parents
A musical laboratory with Martha Issová leading the research. The aim of the research is to find out if classical music has any practical use in the everyday world. Participating in the research are not only the Czech Student Philharmonic and the audience, but often unexpected guests.
Steps to the New World
Annotated concert | Children from 11 with parents, teens and adults
The music form founded in the mid-19th century to tell stories and paint pictures through instrumental music is called the symphonic poem. Its “founding father” Franz Liszt had his followers in Russia, France as well as in the Bohemian Lands. This season’s series of concerts with commentary for young adults and adults “Steps to the New World” will be focusing on works by these composers.
Josef Špaček and the Czech Student Philharmonic
Annotated concert | Children from 11 with parents, teens a adults
This special concert is part of the cycle Steps to the new world series and is organized in collaboration with the Lípa Musica Festival. Concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Josef Špaček will appear as both a violinist and conductor together with the Czech Student Philharmonic.
Concert of the Joint Orchestra of Music School Pupils and the Czech Philharmonic Musicians
Concert | From 12 years
Concluding concert of the project, in which Czech Philharmonic players meet with pupils of music schools in the Czech Republic. Six months of rehearsing will come to a head with famous conductor Petr Altrichter. He will conduct the ochestra in works of Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Tchaikovsky.