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Mozart&Strauß SHOW
WEDNESDAY 24|07 at 19:30
WEDNESDAY 28|08 at 19:30
This summer, the guardian of Vienna's historical musical traditions - Vienna Imperial Symphony Orchestra will fill charming Prague with virtuoso performance of musical masterpieces from great composers. KaiserWalzer Orchestra presents the concert "Mozart and Strauss Show", consisting of especially popular and well-known plays never cease to amaze the audience over the centuries.
The concert will feature works by Johann and Joseph Strauss, dynamic arias from operas and operettas, as well as duets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Emmerich Klaman and Franz Lehar performed by international soloists.

MOZART&STRAUß SHOW PROGRAM

I. Part
W.A.Mozart Ouvertüre Hochzetfigaro
W.A.Mozart La ci darem la mano Duett La ci darem la mano
W.A. Mozart Non piu andrei Non piu andrei
W.A. Mozart Hölle Rache
W.A. Mozart Eine kleine Nachtmusik Eine kleine Nachtmusik
E.Strauß Bahn Frei
J.Strauß Frühlingsstimmenwalzer
F.Lehar Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
F.Lehar Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss
J.Strauß Kaiserwalzer
J.Verdi Brindisi

II. Part
J.Strauß Jokey Polka
J.Strauß Schwipslied
J.Strauß Als flotter Geist
I.Kalmann Heja in den Bergen
J.Brahms Ungarischer Tanz N5
J.Strauß Eljen a Magyar Виват Венгрия
J.Strauß Wiener Blut
J.Strauß Im Feuerstrom der reben aus Fledermaus
J.Strauß An der schönen blauen Donau
J.Strauß Radezky

Running time 2 hours
The performance has one interval
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J.Strauß "Tales from the Vienna Woods"
TUESDAY 23|07 at 19:30
TUESDAY 27|08 at 19:30
Let's travel back in time to 1868... Vienna......
The concert "Tales of the Vienna Woods" will immerse you in the evening filled with the flavor of the past, waltz melodies, incendiary polkas, arias, duets and operettas of the 19th century.
KaiserWalzer Orchestra (Vienna Imperial Symphony Orchestra) has prepared a program with the participation of world-famous singers, the program will take the viewer into the era of prosperity of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The most famous waltzes of Johann Strauss – "On the beautiful blue Danube", "Spring voices", "Tales of the Vienna Woods", the famous polka "Trick-track", "On the hunt", "Thunder and lightning", bright vocal numbers from Strauss operettas will be performed in the new program of the orchestra.

"TALES OF THE VIENNA WOODS" PROGRAM

I. Part
E.Strauß Bahn Frei
J.Strauß Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
F.Lehar Lippen schweigen
J.Strauß Im Krapfenwald Polka
J.Strauß Kaiserwalzer
J.Strauß Mein Herr Marquis
F.Lehar Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
F.Lehar Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss
J.Strauß Unter Donau und Blitz Polka
J.Strauß Im Feuerstrom der reben aus Fledermaus

II.Part
J.Strauß Wein,Weib und Gesang
J.Strauß Schwipslied
J.Strauß Jokey Polka
J.Strauß Frühlingsstimmenwalzer
J.Strauß Auf der Jagd Polka
J.Strauß Als flotter Geist
V.Monti Csardas
J.Strauß Tritsch-tratsch Polka
J.Strauß Wiener Blut
J.Strauß An der schönen blauen Donau
J.Strauß Radezky

Running time 2 hours
The performance has one interval
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W.A.Mozart "Le Nozze di Figaro"
*The Marriage of Figaro
MONDAY 22|07 at 19:30
MONDAY 26|08 at 19:30
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, after the comedy by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

World premiere: 1 May 1786, Burgtheater, Vienna
...but the Opera gained true recognition only after its production in Prague in December of the same year.

The Marriage of Figaro (Italian: Le Nozze di Figaro) is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts. Mozart is the first in the musical theatre history who have been able to show the living of individual characters in action and their diversity in operatic forms. We invite you for one evening to plunge into intoxicating fun and cheerful events of "The Mad Day".

Characters:
COUNT ALMAVIVA (bariton)
FIGARO, personal valet to the count (bariton)
COUNTESS ALMAVIVA (soprano)
SUSANNA, the countess's maid and bride of Figaro (soprano)
MARCELLINA, Doctor Bartolo's housekeeper (soprano)
CHERUBINO, the count's page (mezzo-soprano)
BASILIO, music teacher (tenor)

Time actions: the eighteenth century.
Location: near Seville.

Act I
It is the wedding day of Figaro, Count Almaviva´s faithful servant. He is to marry the mischievous Susanna, personal maid to the Countess.
There is no doubt that the wedding will not pass without incident, because the Count is involved! Even the matter of his wedding gift to the young couple is not without its complications: they have been promised a room linking his apartments with those of the Countess. So convenient – if either of them is needed, they can be on the spot in a moment. Figaro is pleased, but Susanna… Susanna has her suspicions. After all, if the room is so convenient, it means the Count can get to her: Almaviva, she says, wishes to make use of the right to "the first night", the famous "droit de Seigneur" by which landlords may enjoy all the brides on their estates on their wedding night – before the husband may do so.
Figaro cannot believe his ears. After he married the beautiful Rosina, the Count promised to renounce this ancient right. But Figaro is not about to let himself be taken for a ride. He´s a good servant, but he is not prepared to stand by and be ridden over roughshod.
The marriage is opposed by the ageing duenna Marcellina and her former admirer, Doctor Bartolo. Bartolo can never forget how the cunning Barber of Seville–as Figaro was known at that time–made a fool of him when bringing together Almaviva and Rosina. Now the vengeful old man wishes to get his own back. Marcellina, meanwhile, lent Figaro money in return for a written promise to marry her if he did not repay it. Bartolo hopes to do his worst against the hated Figaro by forcing him to marry Marcellina, even though the duenna still has the power to arouse feelings in him.
Susanna, meanwhile, listens as the young page Cherubino tells of his love for the Countess. But not for her alone. The youth is in love with all the women in the castle and keeps finding himself in all sorts of unfortunate situations. Just recently, the Count found him alone with Barbarina, the young the niece of the gardener Antonio, and gave orders that the boy be expelled from the castle. Only the intervention of the Countess can soothe Almaviva´s anger and Cherubino asks Susanna to put in a good word for him with her mistress. But the Count himself appears at this moment. Hearing his approach, Cherubino hides in fright and thus involuntarily becomes a witness as Almaviva begs of Susanna a meeting. But his Grace too is forced to follow the page´s example, for in comes the music master, don Basilio, and the Count has no desire to be caught alone with Susanna. He too hides. Don Basilio relates the story of Cherubino´s love for the Countess and, beside himself; the Count leaps form his hiding place. His anger grows when he sees Cherubino.
Things are not going well for the page, but Susanna comes to his aid. Hinting that Cherubino has witnessed the Count´s outpourings. The girl manages to calm her master´s anger. Almaviva´s embarrassment increases when he is forced to listen to the assembled peasants who have come to thank their Lord for renouncing his "droit de Seigneur". It is Figaro who has brought them to the castle in an effort to push forward his wedding to Susanna. Almaviva is forced to agree to the wedding and agrees to be a guest at the celebrations. Taking advantage of the Count´s confusion, Cherubino manages to gain his pardon, but only on condition that he join the army immediately. Figaro sets out before the pampered page all the "horrors" of military service.
Act II
The Countess´s Room
Susanna, the Countess and Figaro have decided to teach the Count a lesson. Susanna is to promise him a rendezvous but Cherubino will appear in her place, wearing her dress. Cherubino has the dress on when Almaviva is heard and the page is forced to hide in the neighboring room. But the Count notices that the door of the room is locked. He demands that the Countess give him the key, and when she refuses to give it to him, he goes off to get tools to break the door down, insisting that the Countess accompany him. Susanna immediately takes Cherubino´s place in the room, the page jumping from the window. The Count returns triumphant – now he can prove that his wife has been unfaithful. The door is broken open and Susanna emerges from the room. Covered in shame. Almaviva is forced to beg his wife´s pardon. But then the gardener Antonio unexpectedly appears with a broken flowerpot – someone just jumped from the window, he says, and damaged his flowers. Figaro comes to the rescue of the Countess and Susanna, declaring that it was he, again forcing the Count to apologize. Enter Bartolo, Don Basilio and Marcellina, come to lodge the old duenna´s claim for breach of promise. Figaro has no money to pay his debt – and he is to answer before a court.
Act III
A room in the castle
The court (in the person of Count) has made its decision in favor of Marcellina. Figaro is saved, however, when it becomes clear that he is in fact the son of Marcellina and Bartolo, who was stolen as a baby. The joyful parents decide to celebrate their wedding along with that of their newly found son.
During the wedding celebrations Figaro notices that the Count is reading a note. In it Susanna has appointed a meeting with the Count. She has agreed to change dresses with the Countess, and so the woman who will meet the Count in his garden that night will in fact be his wife. The note is sealed with a pin. If the Count agrees to be in the appointed place at the appointed time, he must return the pin to Susanna. Figaro, unaware of his wife´s plot, becomes suspicious and decides to follow the Count´s movements.
Act IV
The garden of Almaviva´s castle
In the moonlight, Barbarina is looking for a pin she has lost in the grass. In answer to Figaro´s question as to what she is doing, she answers that the Count has ordered her to deliver the pin to Susanna. Taken aback at his bride´s lack of faith, Figaro decides to lie in wait for the Count and Susanna. Susanna appears in the Countess´s dress – which leads to a multitude of misunderstandings. But all comes right in the end. The Count begs his wife´s forgiveness and the Countess grants it.
A day of commotion and confusion draws to a close in merry celebrations.

Running time 2 hours
The performance has one interval