Built in the neo-renaissance style, Rudolfinum is one of Prague’s astonishing buildings of cultural life. In 1885, it was established with the help of authentic architects Josef Zítek and Josef Schultz, and since then, it has been flourishing with artistic events through different decades. Music and art are still one of the primary focuses of Rudolfinum. Let’s see what performances we enjoy there.  Rudolfinum users and supporters In Rudolfinum, you can find various artists as well as musicians. Their performances are held throughout the year, so there is always something you’d love to see during the depressive winter or sunny spring.  As a vivid example, The Czech Philarmonic Orchestra is one of the constant users of the venue. Since 1946, it has been runningRead more.

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Over 40 best Czech performers of different genres and generations, musicians, actors and dancers will gather on the stages of the National Theatre to support the Czech cultural scene through lockdown with the show Národ sobě – kultura tobě. Since the long-awaited public events are on hold due to the enforced restrictions, the concert will be broadcast live on České Televize (ČT) and ČT Art on February 27, 20:10 Prague time. The concert is the largest event of its kind in the history of the Czech Republic. A variety of genres paired with an extended list of performers is a unique cultural phenomenon. It will bring joy to people familiar with the Czech musical scene, and will entertain those whoRead more.

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During this pandemic winter, I have been time-traveling. Thanks to Spotify and YouTube, I am filling holes in an era I thought I knew well, the late 1960s and early 1970s. I made my youthful musical discoveries then, but only now, half a century later, do I realize how much I missed. The narrative of that lost time of love and flowers is dominated by big names: Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, etc. But it was a seething creative time in America and Britain, with so many talented singer-songwriters who flashed brilliantly and disappeared from view. Here are some who tragically fell, some who faded, some who have even returned. Karen Dalton Sometimes in the early 1960sRead more.