Past events 

Essential Lang

The Ostrava Center for New Music returns to the DOX+ hall to present another installment of the ESSENTIAL concert series. This concert will focus on the work of Bernhard Lang, following previous programs on the orchestral music of Morton Feldman and Iannis Xenakis.


Signum Quartett & fama Q

The German Signum Quartett is one of the most dynamic string quartets working today. They are equally at home in classical repertoire and in the most demanding contemporary music, in traditional concert halls and at specialised festival.


Meitar Ensemble

For over two decades, the Meitar Ensemble has been at the cutting edge of the world of contemporary music. At their Prague concert, the ensemble will introduce an overview of their core repertoire, as well as a world premiere of a new festival commission by the Czech composer Soňa Vetchá.


Cappella Mariana & fama Q

Both Cappella Mariana and fama Q are among the leading ensembles in the Czech Republic. The Contempuls festival will bring them both together for a performance of ET LUX by the living classic of German music Wolfgang Rihm, a piece that draws on both backgrounds.


Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet

Pultizer-winning American composer Caroline Shaw comes to Prague for the first time for a special performance with critically-acclaimed Attacca Quartet.


Løp, lokk og linjer

In its 20th anniversary season, the Berg Orchestra has chosen to perform the work of prominent Norwegian contemporary composer Lasse Thoresen. The Czech premiere of Løp, lokk og linjer, a suite inspired by Norwegian nature and folklore.


Together Forever!

Fragments of an absurd mother-daughter relationship appear in a kaleidoscope of situations from other lives lived without recognizing their sense and direction, between fun and powerlessness, narcissism and fear of death.



Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Gulliver Airship

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, an acclaimed Nigerian author and a defining voice on race and gender for the digital age, is visiting Prague for the first time. The discussion with the author in the Gulliver Airship will be hosted by Ladislav Nagy.


Focus on Belarusian Authors: My Home is in Language

A discussion evening in the Gulliver Airship, featuring authors of contemporary Belarusian fiction and poetry Dmitrij Strocev, Eva Vežnavec, Andrej Chadanovič and Illja Sin. The event will be led by Jáchym Topol.