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Dvořák Prague Festival

Classical Music Festival

From the very beginning, the chief idea behind the Dvořák Prague International Music Festival has been to promote the reputation of Czech culture through the legacy of the works of Antonín Dvořák, his contemporaries, and his pupils. And because quality is the festival’s sole criterion, appearing on stage at the Dvořák Prague Festival are only the finest soloist and conductors and the most internationally recognised orchestras and chamber ensembles, which introduce the international public to Dvořák’s music


Antonín Dvořák Prize

Music Awards

The Antonín Dvořák Prize is a prestigious award in the field of classical music. It is intended to highlight people, artistic collectives, or institutions for exceptional artistic achievements or significant merit in promoting and popularising Czech classical music in the Czech Republic and abroad. Winners have been announced by the Academy of Classical Music since 2009.


Concertino Praga

Music Competition

Concertino Praga – the Antonín Dvořák International Radio Competition for Young Musicians – has been held each year since 1966. The mission of this multidisciplinary competition is to find extraordinary talents up to age 15 or 16.


Dvořák Prague Youth Philharmonic

Student Orchestra

The Dvořák Prague Youth Philharmonic represents the concept of a musical ensemble fundamentally focusing on the education and development of young, talented artists. It was created at the suggestion of Jan Simon, the director of programming of the Dvořák Prague International Music Festival as one of the brand new projects of the Academy of Classical Music. The orchestra consists of students up to age 24 from conservatories and institutions of higher education in the arts. Its membership base is drawn from p


Orchestral Academy

Music Education

The Orchestral Academy is the basis of the Dvořák Prague Youth Philharmonic, and it is a joint project of the Academy of Classical Music and of the Summer Music Academy in Kroměříž. The project’s mission is to offer talented young musicians qualified leadership and active experience with the professional rehearsing of a selected symphonic work and its performance in public. The Orchestral Academy is intended for students between 15 and 24 years of age at conservatoires and institutions of higher learning in