Prague Philharmonic Orchestra - New Year´s Eve Concert

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December 2020
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Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Friedemann Riehle - conductor
Anda-Louise Bogza - soprano

Program and cast

P.I. Tchaikovsky

SWAN LAKE WALTZ

 
B. Smetana

VLTAVA (The Moldau)

 
W.A. Mozart

ARIA FROM DON GIOVANNI


A. Dvořák

FROM THE NEW WORLD – Symphony No. 9 (Allegro con fuoco)


G. Puccini

ARIA FROM LA BOHÈME


 F.v. Suppé

LIGHT CAVALRY


J. Fučik

ENTRY OF THE GLADIATORS

 
Joh. Strauss

TRITSCH-TRATSCH POLKA

BLUE DANUBE WALTZ


 Joh. Strauss (father)

RADETZKY MARCH

and more


Performers


PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Friedemann Riehle – conductor
Anda-Louise Bogza – soprano

 

Municipal House

  Municipal House (Czech: Obecní dům) is a civic building that houses Smetana Hall, a celebrate concert venue, in Prague, Czech Republic. Its address is Náměstí Republiky 5, next to the Powder Gate in the center of the city.
  The Royal Court palace used to be located on the site of the Municipal House. From 1383 until 1485 the King of Bohemia lived on the property. After 1485, it was abandoned. It was demolished in the early 20th century. Construction of the current building started in 1905. It opened in 1912.[citation needed] The building was designed by Osvald Polívka and Antonín Balšánek.

  The Municipal House was the location of the Czechoslovak declaration of independence.

  The building is of the Art Nouveau architecture style. The building exterior has allegorical art and stucco. There is a mosaic called Homage to Prague by Karel Špillar over the entrance.  On either side are allegorical sculpture groups representing The Degradation of the People and The Resurrection of the People by Ladislav Šaloun. Smetana Hall serves as a concert hall and ballroom. It has a glass dome. 

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