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International Organ Festival in St. Vitus Cathedral

Prague Castle - Cathedral of St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert (Katedrála sv. Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha), Pražský hrad - III. nádvoří, Praha 1 - Hradčany, 119 00

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When?

  • Tue 23. 7. 2019 19.00
  • Tue 30. 7. 2019 19.00

St. Vitus Organ Evenings are arranged by the Metropolitan Chapter of St. Vitus in co-operation with the Prague Castle Administration. This international organ festival, which takes place in St. Vitus Cathedral, is now in its ninth year. The project enjoys the patronage of its founder, Archbishop Dominik Cardinal Duka. A prestigious cultural event coinciding with Prague's high tourist season, it affords a great opportunity to listen to organ music in this magical setting. The Molzer organ, containing 4,500 pipes, offers the listener a rich, romantic sound. Since the Cathedral is used only for liturgical and touristic purposes, this festival is a unique opportunity to hear the full capacity of this instrument.

The concerts will take place on four Tuesday evenings from 9th through 30th July, with interpretations by four renowned organists, foreign including . They will play pieces from many periods and styles, including world music premieres and works by contemporary composers.

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Information source: www.kulturanahrade.cz