October 7, 2020     Encore Tours

Encore Live: From Prague


Nestled in the heart of Central Europe, the Czech Republic and, specifically, Prague, have long been one of the most popular tour destinations for Encore groups. Prague is not only one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, but there is such a rich history of music and culture there, with a number of wonderful performance venues and consistently strong audiences. It was home to such world-class composers as Dvorak, Smetana, and Janacek, and, while not a native, Mozart was a frequent visitor and had a special affection for the city, remarking, “Meine Prager verstehen mich or My Praguers understand me.”

In this week’s event, please join us as we take a virtual tour around the Czech capital with John Tregellas, Encore’s Head of Operations in Central Europe. Come visit some of Prague’s most popular destinations, including Rudolfinum, St. Nicholas Church, the Old Town Square, the Municipal House, Wenceslas Square, and much more! We also discuss the Musica Orbis concert series and festival, provide information about the 2022 World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) Conference, and sit down for a Q&A session with Lucie Freiberg, the artistic director & director of the Musica Orbis Festival.

Watch Encore Live: From Prague

We hope you enjoyed this week’s Encore Live event, and we look forward to seeing everybody next week for Encore Live: From London. Please join us as we discuss the country’s musical history, take a virtual tour through iconic venues like Westminster Abbey, Southwark Cathedral, and Kings College, and sit down for a pre-recorded interview with world-renowned composer John Rutter.

If you’ve missed any of our past events, you can watch every Encore Live by visiting our archives. We have several additional Encore Live events lined up in the coming weeks, so please make sure to register to receive the latest updates on future events!

We are committed to providing musicians with resources that will make their lives easier and more enjoyable during these difficult times, so please email encoretours@acis.com with any questions or suggestions.

Contact the Encore Tours team with any questions or concerns about taking your musical ensemble to new places!

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