Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall

Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Named in honour of Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, the Rudolfinum is one of the most important Neo-Renaissance buildings in Prague.  Located on Jan Palach Square on the bank of the Vltava river, it is home to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Czech Philharmonic

The Czech Philharmonic’s historic first concert took place on Saturday 4 January, 1896. The great Czech composer, Antonín Dvorák, conducted the orchestra as they performance of his own works: the third Slavonic Rhapsody, the world-premiere of his Biblical Songs, Nos.1-5, the Othello overture, and his Symphony No.9, ‘From the New World’.  

Since its inception in 1896 the Czech Philharmonic has been made up of, and directed by, outstanding musicians, all of whom have contributed to the orchestra’s excellent reputation at home and internationally.  Please call us on (01) 888 7840 for full performance information.