Musica Orbis Festival

Taking place in Prague, the city of music with fairytale architecture and one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, Musica Orbis Prague Festival offers a wonderful musical experience to ensembles of all ages. This event — which features choirs, orchestras, and bands from all over the world — includes 10 competition categories in addition to their non-competitive festival program. That includes 6 competitives categories for choirs, and four competitive categories for orchestras. The Musica Orbis Prague Festival offers unique performance opportunities in historical venues and churches located in the heart of the city, while bringing new musical inspiration and connectivity to your ensemble.

Join other ensembles and sing in the magnificent St. Vitus’s Cathedral at Prague Castle during the Sunday mass, perform your own full-length concert in front of enthusiastic audiences, and experience fun and friendly atmosphere during choral workshops!

2024 Dates

June 27 – July 1, 2024

2025 Dates

July 3 – 7, 2025

2024 Festival Program

Thursday, June 27: Arrival Day

  • Official welcome at Prague’s Old Town Hall
  • A guided tour of Prague in the footsteps of history and famous musicians
  • Festival concert

Friday, June 28: Opening Day

  • Workshop / Masterclass
  • Opening concert
  • Welcome Dinner

Saturday, June 29: Competition Day

  • Competitive and non-competitive performances
  • Feedback from the expert jury
  • Award ceremony
  • Dinner cruise on the Vltava River

Sunday, June 30: Grand Finale Day

  • Musical accompaniment of the Mass in St. Vitus’s Cathedral at Prague Castle
  • Festival concert
  • Gala concert in the Dvorák Hall of Rudolfinum featuring Mira Costa High School Orchestras as part of the Musica Orbis Concert Series

Monday, July 1: Farewell and departure

  • A guided tour of Prague in the footsteps of history and famous musicians
  • Leisure time
  • Trip outside of Prague

Additional customizations are available upon request.

Trip Extensions

Are you interested extending your trip to see more fabulous musical highlights in surrounding areas? Check out our list of sample extensions below.

Past Trip Highlights

Participate in a workshop with a professional Czech choral conductor
Opening Ceremony at the Prague Old Town Hall
Sing in the Opening Concert at the Czech Museum of Music
Participate in a Festival Joint Concert at one of Prague’s many historic venues

2023 Musica Orbis Festival

Every year, performers from around the world gather in Prague to admire the cities unique charm, fill its concert halls and squares with their talent, and make their own mark in its long musical tradition!

Learn more about this incredible festival!