Classical Music at Werich’s is a festival of outdoor chamber music recitals and concerts taking place from May 31 to 13 September 2022, always at 7 p.m., in the Werich Villa Garden on Kampa Island.
The second edition of the classical music cycle is performed by exceptional and talented young artists in the Werich Villa garden – the former home of the incomparable actor, philosopher, and writer Jan Werich.
For the first time with international guests, an accompanying program for children and “Echoes”, i.e. concerts of the Prague programs in selected locations in the Czech Republic – in the “Horácké divadlo” theatre in Jihlava and the Schwarzenberg Tomb in Třeboň.
The opening concert on Tuesday, May 31 (you can buy your tickets here) will present Lithuanian, Czech, Slovak, and Polish songs. The aim is to provide a colorful picture of Slavic authors on the axis of Lithuania – Poland – Czechia – Slovakia.
Following this are two concerts devoted to the sung repertory. The first, the Nordic Evening (30 August), features mezzo-soprano Arnheiður Eiríksdóttir.
On 13 September is a concert in tribute to Austrian music. Kristýna Kůstková (soprano) and Lukáš Bařák (baritone) will perform breathtaking songs.
The pianist Ahmad Hedar will accompany all three concerts in Prague.
Find the full program here