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Famous Organ Concert in St Francis Church in Prague

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Famous Organ Concert in St Francis Church in Prague
Enjoy an evening organ concert in baroque St. Francis church in the heart of Prague, right next to Charles bridge. Selection of classical works by renowned composers is performed by professional Czech musicians.

Come and listen to Prague\'s second oldest organ from 1702, played in the past by Wolfgang A. Mozart or Antonin Dvorak.

St Francis church is one of the most beautiful baroque churches of Prague. Even if its also one of the smallest churches - 70 seats only - it has long and important music tradition. Order of the Knight\'s of the Cross with the Red Star, who built the church in years 1681 - 1689, was admired to art and sacred music. In 19 century music productions here were the most popular in Prague. Tradition of organ concerts started in 1993, when its founder - Jakub Chalupa graduated at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. This concert series runs continuously from 1993 to nowadays, yearly and daily from Easter to November, and it\'s longest uninterrupted Prague Organ concert cycle.

Organ of St. Francis church is an important historic instrument built in 1702 by Master Abraham Stark from Elgbogen in Western Bohemia. This rare organ is the second oldest in Prague, but oldest one you can hear at concert. In the year 2015 there was large and complicated reconstruction using the most modern technologies and methods of restoration and reparations, so this instrument is in excellent restored shape, and only here you can really enjoy a sound of genuine baroque organ in genuine baroque acoustic.

On concerts at St Francis church you can hear best Prague organists: professors of Prague Conservatory, professors of Academy of performing arts in Prague or organ soloists and church organists and Music directors from many important Prague\'s churches.
Invited instrumental and vocal soloists are Czech professional artists, important members of Prague orchestras, Opera houses or professors of Prague Conservatory or Academy for Performing arts. Our artists perform concerts in St Francis church for a long time, they have worked together for many years with excellent baroque organ and church acoustic, and because of that unique experience they achieved an unusually high level of virtuosity, interplay and artistic expression.

Concerts in St Francis church are not just an excellent sacred music performance, but a complex, spiritual and transcendent experience of Baroque Prague in particular and an great personal experience of European christian civilization heritage in general.

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Enjoy an evening organ concert in baroque St. Francis church in the heart of Prague, right next to Charles bridge. Selection of classical works by renowned composers is performed by professional Czech musicians.

Come and listen to Prague\'s second oldest organ from 1702, played in the past by Wolfgang A. Mozart or Antonin Dvorak.