Calendar listings Sept. 25-Oct. 3
Posted: September 25, 2013
Violinist Daniel Hope appears at Strings of Autumn with a new version of The Four Seasons.
Strings of Autumn runs to Nov. 9. Highlights include jazz legend Wayne Shorter and Canadian singer and composer Rufus Wainwright. This week Daniel Hope and L'Arte el Mondo play Vivaldi Re-Composed at the Rudolfinum, Sept. 29 at 7:30.
The National Theater presents the operas L'elisir d'amore Sept. 25, The Bartered Bride Sept. 27, The Two Widows Sept. 28 and The Jacobin Oct. 2, and the ballet Brel - Vysotsky - Kryl / Solo for Three Sept. 29
The State Opera presents The Devil and Kate Sept. 25 (morning), Il trovatore Sept. 26, Nabucco Sept. 28 and Die Fledermaus Sept. 29, and the ballets Swan Lake Sept. 25 and 27, and Americana III Oct. 2
The Estates Theater presents The Magic Flute Sept. 26, Don Giovanni Sept 29 and La nozze de Figaro Oct. 1, and the ballet Peter Pan Sept. 28
Jazz, rock etc.
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
Former Modern Talking member Thomas Anders has a solo show. Lucerna Velký sál, Sept. 26 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
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
Blixa Bargeld and Teho Teardo play songs from their collaboration Still Smiling. Klub Pilot, Sept. 28 at 8
A guitarist who has played with such diverse musicians as Frank Zappa and Public Image Ltd, Steve Vai is also in the Guinness Book of Records for hosting the largest online guitar course. Lucerna Velký sál, Sept. 29 at 8
Experimental duo Fuck Buttons had their music featured in the opening of the 2012 Olympics. Meetfactory, Sept. 29 at 8:30
Chris Potter's Underground plays groove-based jazz. Jazz Dock, Sept. 29-30.at 10
Synth noir band No Ceremony/// is touring to support their debut album. Lucerna Music Bar, Sept. 30 at 8
Danish heavy metal band Pretty Maids has been around since 1981. Retro Music Bar, Oct. 2 at 7
The Garufina Collective from Belize plays punta-rock, a style with roots in African and Caribbean music.Palác Akropolis, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Former dissident band Plastic People of the Universe celebrates 45 years. Palác Akropolis, Oct. 3 at 7:30
Shakespeare's Othello is presented digitally live from Britain. Kino Aero, Sept. 26 at 7:45
There is a beer festival at Riegrovy sady from Sept. 26 to 28m with music and contests daily and a beer marathon on the final day. Park Cafe, Riegrovy sady, Sept. 26-28
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.
Swedish dancer and choreographer Charlotte Öfverholm presents the physical theate piece Lost & Found. Ponec, Sept. 30 at 8
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
French new circus troupe Lonely Circus performs Fall Fell Fallen, a musical exploration of the art of falling. Palác Akropolis, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.
The Czech Philharmonic starts its season with a rendition of Janáček's Glagolitic Mass. Rudolfinum, Oct. 3 and 4 at 7:30
Jaga Jazzist pays with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Lucerna Velký sál, Oct. 3 at 8
Prague Shakespeare Company starts its season Oct. 4 with Henry V at Divadlo Kolowrat
Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa has worked with everyone from Eric Clapton to BB King. Prague Congress Center, Oct. 5 at 8
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.
Opera on Ice, Tipsport Arena, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m.
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
Parol Stelar, Incheba Arena, Oct. 14 at 8
Lucie Bílá, Tipsport Arena, Oct. 14-15 at 7 p.m.
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
Goran Bregović, Kongresový centrum Praha, Nov. 3 at 9
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 Arena, 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
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
Brit Floyd, Incheba Arena, Dec. 4 at 8
Black Sabbath, O2 Arena, Dec. 7 at 8
Elton John, O2 Arena, Dec. 18 at 8
Simple Minds, Incheba Arena, Feb. 28 at 8