Fok - The Prague Symphony Orchestra

Municipal house, náměstí Republiky 5, Prague 1

The Prague Symphony Orchestra is the official orchestra of the capital of Prague and belongs to the top Czech music ensembles. It was founded in 1934. The abbreviation FOK in the name of the orchestra and the institution of the same name stands for the words Film – Opera – Concert.

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The National Theatre (Národní divadlo)

Národní 2, Prague 1
The National Theatre, resides in an impressive neo-renaissance building, situated on the right bank of the Vltava river. It features three artistic ensembles – Drama, Opera and Ballet. The National theatre presents the mix of modern shows and classics to reach and appeal to a wide range of audiences across the globe.

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The State Opera (Státní opera)

Legerova 75, Prague 1
The State Opera, located in the very centre, above the Wenceslas Square, was founded in 1888 as the New German Theatre. It was acknowledged as one of the grandest and most beautiful German theatres in Europe. An large elaborate auditorium with a gold glittering chandelier, red velvet curtain and some magnificent Neo-rococo decorations on the ceilings will enchant you and leave a lasting impression.
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Smetana Hall in the Municipal house

Náměstí republiky 5, 110 00, Prague 1

Smetana Hall, named in honour of Bedřich Smetana (famous Czech composer), is located in the Municipal House, a beautiful Art Nouveau building and a significant civil landmark. It houses the Prague Symphony Orchestra – FOK (1934, a leading Czech music ensemble, and numerous classical music concerts and festivals (Prague Proms, Prague Spring etc.).
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Alšovo nábřeží 12, 110 00, Prague 1

Rudolfinum (1884) is a concert hall and an art gallery, which is located on the right bank of the Vltava river, at Jan Palach Square. This beautiful neo-renaissance building was designed by architect Josef Zítek and his student Josef Schulz. It was named after Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria and the patron of the project. Even though it was originally designed as an art gallery and House of Artists (Dům umělců).
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The Estates Theatre (Stavovské divadlo)

Ovocný Trh 1, Prague 1
The Estates theatre is situated between the Old Town Square and the Wenceslas Square, next to Karolinum, the seat of the Charles university. It offers a high-quality drama, ballet and opera performances. The opera repertoire focuses mostly on masterworks of W. A. Mozart. There is a significant correlation between the theatre and Mozart as the world premier of his opera Don Giovanni was conducted here in October 1787.
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