Prague, other districts

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Praha - Nové Město

 

B Weber

cz3.3100

Praha - Nové Město

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Q state opera

cz3.3130

Praha - Nové Město

 

F Schulhoff

cz3.3150

Praha - Nové Město

 

theatre history

cz3.3170

Praha - Nové Město

 

music history

cz3.3210

Praha - Nové Město

 

⌂ ◘ Dvořák

cz3.3230

Praha - Nové Město

 

Dvořák, Janáček

cz3.3240

Praha - Nové Město

 

B Smetana, Dvořák, Janáček

cz3.3250

Praha - Nové Město

 

Brod, Mahler

cz3.3270

Praha - Nové Město

 

⌂ ◘ Elly Destinn°

cz3.3280

Praha - Nové Město

 

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Praha - Nové Město

 

◘ Smetana †

cz3.3330

Praha - Nové Město

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۩ Dvořák - H

cz3.3350

Praha - Nové Město

 

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Praha - Nové Město

 

◘ Janáček

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Praha - Nové Město

 

⌂ ◘ Suk

cz3.3450

Praha - Nové Město

 

⌂ ◘ Novák

cz3.3460

Praha - Nové Město

 

⌂ - ◘ Smetana, Bendl, Knittel

cz3.3510

Praha - Nové Město

 

◘ Škroup

cz3.3530

Praha - Nové Město

 

⌂ ◘ Foerster

cz3.3540

Praha - Nové Město

 

H Foerstrova síň

cz3.3550

Praha - Nové Město

 

B Dvořák, Foerster

cz3.3590

Praha - Nové Město

 

music history - ♫

cz3.3610

Praha - Nové Město

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Q national opera

cz3.3600

Praha - Nové Město

 

Fibich

cz3.3630

Praha - Nové Město

 

H jazz

cz3.3710

Praha 2 - Višehrad

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P Dvořák, Smetana, Fibich a.o.

cz3.3770

Praha 2 - Vinohrady

 

⌂ ◘ Talich

cz3.3810

Praha 3 - Strašnice

 

⌂ ◘ Foerster †

cz3.3850

Praha 3 - Žižkov

 

▲ Blodek, Dreyschock a.o.

cz3.3860

Praha 3 - Žižkov

 

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cz3.3870

Praha 3 - Žižkov

 

H Atrium

cz3.3940

Praha 4 - Podolí

 

⌂ Hába

cz3.3010

demolished hotels - ◘ Chopin

Na Příkopě Praha

 

In this street were the hotels 'Zum schwarzen Roß' (čp. 860), where Paganini, Chopin, Glinka, Wagner and Grieg stayed, and 'Zum blauen Stern' (čp. 864), where Chopin, Liszt, Berlioz and Mahler stayed; both have been demolished. There is a plaque at the National Bank (around the corner) in the honour of Chopin.

cz3.3020

Liszt, Tchaikovsky

Hybernská 2, čp. 997 Praha

Saský dvůr

Liszt stayed in the hotel 'Sachsischer Hof' in 1857 and Tchaikovsky stayed here in 1888 as the conductor of Evgeny Onegin and the Fifth Symphony. The original building was demolished.

cz3.3030

⌂ music history

Hybernská 7, čp. 1033 Praha

bývaly Palác Kinských

Public opera performances, initiated by the counts Losy z Losinthalu and Sporck, were given in this palace from 1724 until the middle of the 19th century. From 1950 it housed a Lenin museum, since 1990 the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party.

cz3.3050

⌂ ◘ Bendl°

Soukenická 14, čp. 1090 Praha

 

Birthplace of the composer Karel Bendl, °1838.

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B Weber

Jindřišská Praha

kostel sv. Jindřicha

Weber married in 1817 with Caroline Brand in the church of St. Henry.

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Q state opera

Wilsonova 4 Praha

Smetanovo divadlo

Mahler and Zemlinsky worked as conductors in the former 'Deutsches Theater'. After the 2nd World War it was called ‘Smetana theatre’ and became the platform of the State Opera.

cz3.3130

F Schulhoff

Ve Smečkách 24 Praha

 

The composer Erwin Schulhoff lived here after his return to Prague in 1923.

cz3.3150

theatre history

Vodičkova 28, čp. 699 Praha

 

The A.B.C. theatre was particularly famous during the years 1929-38 as the Osvobozené Divadlo, when Voskovec & Werich staged revues with music by Jaroslav Ježek and Emil František Burian.

cz3.3170

music history

Jungmannova 30, čp. 748 Praha

 

The plaque of Emil Burian near the entrance of the former 'Mozarteum' has been removed and the best music and record shop of Prague ('Panton') in the same building closed its doors. Only the offices of the recording company 'Supraphon' on the upper storeys are still there (entrance in Palackého street).

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⌂ ◘ Dvořák

Žitná 14, čp. 564 Praha

 

House of Dvořák from 1877 until †1904, with a bust at the façade and a memorial tablet for Tchaikovsky, who visited the house in 1888 and '92. Pupil and son-in-law Josef Suk lived here for some time and so did Janáček in 1883, taking care of the house during Dvořák's absence; in the same year Dvořák and Janáček made a trip through Bohemia together. (House during verification in 2010 in bad condition.)

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Dvořák, Janáček

Štěpánská / Na Rybničku Praha

 

In Štěpánská street nr. 50, Janáček lived during his studies in 1874; in Na Rybničku street nr. 14, Dvořák lived until 1877. Both houses have been demolished.

cz3.3240

B Smetana, Dvořák, Janáček

Štěpánská Praha

kostel sv. Štěpána

Smetana (1849, first wife), Dvořák (1873) and Suk (1898) all married in the St Stephen's church, the latter with Dvořák's daughter Otilie.

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Brod, Mahler

Štěpánská 22, čp. 614 Praha

 

Mahler sat for his final exam in 1877 in this former German Gymnasium and also Max Brod studied here.

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⌂ ◘ Destinn°

Kateřinská 7, čp. 1526 Praha

 

Birthplace of the singer Emmy Destinn/Ema Destinov&aacute (1878-1930).

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K

Kateřinská Praha

kostel sv. Kateřine

Organ by M. Janeček, 1741, 2 man., 16 stops, undivided front; the church with the 'Prague minaret' belonged to the hospital (> next item).

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◘ Smetana †

Ke Karlovu 11, čp. 468 Praha

(nemocnice)

Smetana died in this hospital in 1884 (room 172, now III.9 in the third department of psychiatric day-care); in the same room the composer Vilém Blodek had died in 1774. A Smetana plaque was placed within the room but in the 1990s it was moved into the corridor.

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۩ Dvořák - H

Ke Karlovu 20, čp. 462 Praha

Michnův letohradek

The baroque summer palace from 1720, also called 'Vila Amerika', today holds the Dvořák museum; with small concert hall.

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K

Horská Praha

Pana Maria na Karlové

Fine organ by B. Semrád, 1733,II/p/16.

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◘ Janáček

Karlovo nám. 3, čp. 319 Praha

 

Bust of Janáček, who studied in Prague (1874-5).

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⌂ ◘ Suk

Trojická 2, čp. 387 Praha

 

Prague house of the composer Josef Suk (1874-1935).

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⌂ ◘ Novák

Masarykovo nábřeží 12, čp. 246 Praha

 

House of the composer Vitěslav Novák from 1915 until his death in 1949.

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⌂ - ◘ Smetana, Bendl, Knittel

Masarykovo nábřeží 16, čp. 248 Praha

Pražský Hlahol

The Hlahol was an organization of amateur choirs and bands; Smetana (1863), Karel Bendl (1865-77) and Karel Knittl (1877-1903) worked here. Commemorative plaques for all of them.

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◘ Škroup

Myslíkova 13, čp. 187 Praha

 

Plaque of František Škroup, who wrote Kde domov můj – the present Czech national anthemhere in 1834; the house was rebuilt, the plaque is nearly illegible.

cz3.3530

⌂ ◘ Foerster

Pštrossova 19, čp. 201 Praha

 

House of the young Bohuslav Foerster.

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H Foerstrova síň

Pštrossova 17, čp. 214 Praha

 

Foerster Hall, a small concert hall in the presbytery of St. Adalbert’s church with Foerster memorial room.

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B Dvořák, Foerster

Vojtěšská Praha

sv. Vojtěch v Jirchářich

Dvořák was organist in this church from 1873 to 1882 and was succeeded by Foerster (until 1888).

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music history - ♫

Slavanský ostrov / Žofin Praha

 

In a nice concert hall on the 'Sophieninsel' many great musicians appeared, including Berlioz and Liszt. In the rebuilt ballroom of today are performances by the national folklore group.

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Q national opera

Národní třída 2, čp. 223 Praha

Národní divadlo

The National Theatre is the finest opera theatre of Prague, built 1868-81 and inaugurated with Libuše by Smetana. It burnt down two months later and reopened in 1883, again with Libuše. After the last great restoration it reopened in 1983 with, of course, Libuše. The theatre specializes in first rate performances of Czech opera.

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Fibich

Ostrovní, čp. 225 Praha

 

The house where Zdeněk Fibich lived from 1875 to 1895 was demolished for an extension of the National opera (c 1981).

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H jazz

Národní třída 20, Praha

Reduta Jazz Club

A prominent jazz club, established in the 1950s. Václav Havel was a frequent visitor and USA president Bill Clinton played here in 1994 (recorded on CD).

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P Dvořák, Smetana, Fibich a.o.

Praha

Slavín

In this cemetary of celebrities ─ incl. the painter Mucha and the writer Čapek ─ are the graves of the composers Dvořák (in gallery), Smetana, Fibich and Ostrčil and of the musicians Jan and Rafael Kubelik.

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⌂ ◘ Talich

Francouzská 78, Praha

 

The conductor Václav Talich lived here from 1918 until his death in 1961.

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⌂ ◘ Foerster †

Foerstrova 9, Praha

 

Villa of Bohuslav Foerster; he had it built in 1938 and lived here until his dead in 1951. Outside unchanged.

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▲ Blodek, Dreyschock a.o.

Praha

Olšanské hřbitovy

Graves of Vilém Blodek, Alexander Dreyschock and Smetana's wife and children.

cz3.3860

N

Olšanská 55 Praha

Mezinárodni Konzervatoř Praha

The second conservatory of Prague advertises itself as 'international', but its website (konservatorpraha.eu) is only in Czech...

cz3.3870

H Atrium

Čajkovského 12, Praha

Atrium

Renowned new concert hall.

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⌂ Hába

U družstva Práce 54, Praha

 

Last house of the quarter tone composer Alois Hába (893-1973).