Listings Sept. 18-25
Posted: September 18, 2013
Violinist Julian Rachlin is at the Dvořák Prague festival Sept. 19.
The Dvořák Prague festival runs to Sept. 20 at the Rudolfinum and other venues. Highlights include baritone Adam Plachetka on Sept. 17, violinist Julian Rachlin and pianist Magda Amara on Sept. 19 and the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin on Sept. 20.
Strings of Autumn starts Sept. 23 and runs to Nov. 9. Highlights include jazz legend Wayne Shorter and Canadian singer and composer Rufus Wainwright.
The National Theater presents the ballets Brel - Vysotsky - Kryl / Solo for Three on Sept. Sept. 18 and Cinderalla on Sept. 21, and the opera The Jacobin on Sept. 20.
The State Opera presents the opera Don Carlo on Sept. 18, Il trovatore on Sept. 19, La bohème on Sept. 20 and Die Fledermaus on Sept. 21.
The Estates Theater has Don Giovanni on Sept. 18 and Così fan tutte on Sept. 19.
Jazz, rock etc.
A series of concerts and other events runs at Vyšehrad until Sept. 22 in the 10th edition of a festival called Vyšehraní. Most concerts start between 6 and 7 p.m., and there is a medieval market on Sept. 21
Vojta Lavička and Gipsy Spirit highlight the Festival of Romany Music. Milan Kroka live Band and the rappers United Gipsy Crew (UGC) also take the stage. Palác Akropolis, Sept. 18 at 6
Some old hits and some new material in the set list for Uriah Heep, with original member Mick Box on guitar. Velký sál, Lucerna, Sept. 19 at 8
Singer and songwriter Ille, from Ústí nad Labem, releases her new CD Potápěči a Sever. She had a hit single with "Holka ve tvý skříni." German band It's a Musical opens. Palác Akropolis, Sept. 19 at 7:30
Czech punk rock band Visací zámek is at Vagon, Sept. 19 at 9 Brechtian punk cabaret band the Tiger Lillies are back to play one of their favorite venues. Divadlo Archa, Sept. 20 at 7
Beat.PM is a new club night with house music. Entry is free. Roxy NoD, Sept. 20 at 9
Simon Green, better known as Bonobo, released his most recent electronic album The North Borders in April. It reached 29 in the UK charts. Divadlo Archa, Sept. 21 at 8
Britpop band the Boxer Rebellion has been compared to Radiohead. Lucerna Music Bar, Sept. 23 at 8
Jazz dock celebrates its reopening with Marcel Flemr Band. Sept 24 at 10
Jazz quintet Vertigo won Zlaty Andel awards in 2005 and 2011 for their albums Vertigo Quintet and Methamorphosis. Palác Akropolis, Sept. 25 at 7:30
Electronic music project Mexican Institute of Sound uses samples from the 1920 to '60s mixed with modern beats. Roxy, Sept 25 at 8
Melancholy Czech group Never Sol, featuring singer and keyboard player Sára Vondrášková, launches its debut album made in collaboration with producer Jan P. Muchow. Palác Akropolis, Sept. 26 at 7:30
Betlémské náměstí has an open air festival Sept. 18 starting at noon, with exhibitions, art openings, readings and projections at multiple locations.
Prague 3 has its wine celebration, vinobraní, with family entertainment, live music and lots of burčák and wine. Náměstí Jiřího z Podebrad, Sept. 20 from 4 p.m .and Sept. 21 from 2 p.m.
The Line Galleries Prague-Karlin Viaduct project has music and other events from 5 p.m Sept. 19 and then from 10 a.m. Sept 20 and 21 on the Negrelli Viadukt between Křižíkova and Sokolovska streets
Whiskey Festival, New Town Hall (Novoměstská radnice), Sept. 20-21 at 5 and 10
Japanese Dancer Ken Mai presents the project Gensho no Uta/Poem Of Phenomenon. He mixes butoh with other styles including German expressionist dance. Roxy NoD, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m.
Shakespeare's Othello is presented digitally live from Britain. Kino Aero, Sept. 26 at 7:45
Former Modern Talking member Thomas Anders has a solo show. Lucerna Velký sál, Sept. 26 at 8
Six nude dancers perform in The Modesty of Icebergs, Daniel Léveillé Danse from Montreal. Divadlo Archa, Sept. 27-28 at 8
The vineyard in Grebovča has its vinobraní wine festival Sept. 29 at náměstí Miru and Sept. 30 at Havličkovy sady.
France's Lo Cór de la Plana mixes traditional music with samples and remixing, along with six male voices singing polyphony. Palác Akropolis, Sept. 28 at 7:30
Jazz Dock is recovering from the floods finally and will host Chris Potter's Underground Sept. 29-30.
Irish standup comic Dylan Moran is back in a larger venue, since his previous shows in Prague sold out in minutes. Lucerna Velký sál, Sept. 30 at 8 The Czech Philharmonic starts its season Oct. 3
A benefit concert for Prison Fellowship Czech Republic called Five Realities of the Wall will raise money for victims as well as to help released prisoners and their families. Oct 5 at 5 p.m., Salesianské divadlo, Kobilyské nám.
Blixa Bargeld, Klub Pilot, Sept. 28 at 8
Plastic People of the Universe, Palác Akropolis, Oct. 3 at 7:30
Joe Bonamassa, Kongresový sál, Oct. 5 at 8
Editors UK, Lucerna Music Bar, Oct. 6 at 8
Patricia Petibon, La Cetra Barockorchester Dvořákova síň, Oct. 8 at 7:30 65daysofstatic, Roxy, Oct. 8 at 7
Peter Gabriel, O2 Arena, Oct 10 at 8
Pixies, Lucerna Velký sál Oct. 10 and 11 at 9
HIM, Lucerna Velký sál, Oct. 12 at 8
New Model Army, Lucerna Music Bar, Oct. 13 at 8
Angela Gheorghium, Obecní dům - Smetanova síň, Oct 20 at 7:30
Maceo Parker, Lucerna Music Bar, Oct 20 at 8
Jaromír Nohavica, O2 Arena, Oct 23 and Oct. 24 at 8
VNV Nation, Lucerna Music Bar, Nov. 3 at 8
Tegan and Sara, Roxy, Nov. 11 at 7
Bruno Mars, O2 Arena, Nov. 6 at 8
Nickleback, O2 Arena, Nov. 7 at 8
The Illusionists (magic show), O2 Arena, Nov. 9 at 8
Hurts, Incheba Aréna, Nov. 11 at 7
Cecilia Bartoli, Dvořákova síň, Nov 12 at 7:30
Placebo, Lucerna Velký sál, Nov. 13 at 8
Samantha Fox, Roxy, Nov. 14 at 8
Tom Odell, Lucerna Music Bar, Nov. 15 at 7
Suede, Lucerna Velký sál, Nov. 16 at 8
White Lies, Lucerna Music Bar, Nov. 17 at 8
Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson, Lucerna Velký sál, Nov. 21 at 8
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Tipsport arena, Nov. 22 at 8
Manhattan Transfer, Lucerna Velký sál, Nov. 24 at 8
Black Sabbath, O2 Arena, Dec. 7 at 8
Elton John, O2 Arena, Dec. 18 at 8