All Invited Get-together Events

All Congress participants and accompanying persons are cordially invited to take part.

Festive Congress Opening

Congress Opening Ceremony in the Municipal House of Prague, Metro B, Station "Namesti Republiky".
Opening ceremony, awards, organ recital in the Smetana Hall (Jaroslav Tuma - organist; B. A. Wiedermann, Festive March alla Haendel; F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Prelude and Fugue in C minor op.37 No. 1; Ch. M. Widor, Toccata-Finale from the Symphony No. 5 for organ). Afterwards a glass of wine in the adjacent ceremonial saloons.

For the admitance, please take with the personal invitation card enclosed in the Congress materials.
Sunday, 27 August; 20 - 22 h.

Congress Concert

Dvorak Hall of the Rudolfinum, Metro A, Station "Staromestska".
The Prague Philharmonia, Conductor Zbynek Mueller, Soloist Jan Simon.
A. Dvorak, Slavonic Dances, No. 7 in C minor, No. 10 in E minor and No. 8 in G minor;
J. S. Bach, Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068;
L. van Beethoven, Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", op. 73.

The tickets are available free of charge in the Congress Office.
Tuesday, 29 August; 20 - 22 h.

Farewell Party

Congress farewell party in the Student House in the Congress area. Dinner buffet.

For the admitance, please take with the personal invitation card enclosed in the Congress materials.
Thursday, 31 August; 19 - 22 h.

Prague Sightseeing Tours
(please inquire in the Congress Office)

Prague Castle Hradcany

Visit to the Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace and Golden Lane.
Monday, 28 August; 9 - 12 h.
Thursday, 31 August; 9 - 12 h.
Price: 19 EUR

Prague Old Town

Visit to the Old Town and Jewish monuments - Museum and Medieval cemetery.
Tuesday, 29 August; 9 - 12 h.
Price: 22 EUR

Prague Lesser Town

Visit to the oldest quarter of Prague nobility palaces, St. Nicholas Church in superb baroque art, famous "Il Gesu Bambino di Praga" and Charles Bridge.
Wednesday, 30 August; 9 - 12 h.
Price: 19 EUR

Half-Day Trips
(please inquire in the Congress Office)

Konopiste Castle

Castle built in early French Gothic style in the 13th century and rebuilt round 1887 as a hunting chateau by the successor to the Austrian throne Ferdinand d'Este. Valuable collection of weapons, hunting trophies and works of art.
Tuesday, 29 August; 13.30 - 17.30 h.
Price: 29 EUR

Karlstejn Castle

Karlstejn Castle, founded 1348 by the famous Czech King and Roman Emperor Charles IV as representative emperor seat and coronation jewellery treasury southward from Prague. Erected by Mathias of Arras.
Thursday, 31 August; 13.30 - 17.30 h.
Price: 29 EUR

Whole-Day Trip
(please inquire in the Congress Office)

Karlovy Vary

The World famous spa, Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) founded in the 14th century. Twelve thermal mineral springs, beautiful colonnades, sanatoria and parks. Lunch included. (Minimum attendance 15 persons.)

Wednesday, 30 August; 8.30 - 19 h.

Price: 58 EUR

Evening Program
(please inquire in the Congress Office)

Prague State Opera -- Giuseppe Verdi Festival

Friday, 25 August - Il Trovatore
Saturday, 26 August - La Traviata
Monday, 28 August - Aida
Tuesday, 29 August - Nabucco
Wednesday, 30 August - Rigoletto
Thursday, 31 August - Il Trovatore
Friday, 1 September - La Traviata
Saturday, 2 September - Aida
Sunday, 3 September - Nabucco

Beginning at 20 h.
Ticket price: 30 EUR

The Estates' Theatre - W. A. Mozart: La Clemense di Tito

Mozart's opera performance at the exquisite Estates' Theatre where the great composer conducted personally the Don Giovanni's world premiere in 1787.
Please note the change of performance in contrast to the second circular.

Daily at 20 h.
Ticket price: 44 EUR

Laterna Magica

In August alternating performances:
The Wonderful Circus
The Trap
The performance "Casanova" is on program during Congress days.
Daily except Sundays at 20 h.
Ticket price: 30 EUR

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