Municipal library of Prague prepared a new cycle of movie screenings under the name World art and music. In May you can travel to Florence and Rome from comfortable seat of the cinema and visit famous art collections or listen to the stars of classical music.
The Vatican museums
The cycle begins on Thursday 12th May with 3D projection. It takes the
audience around the Vatican museums. These are one of the largest complexes of
art collections in the world. The pictures from the Sistine Chapel will, of
course, take a prominent place as this is one of the main destinations for
visitors of the Vatican museums.
La Traviata, one of the most popular operas by Verdi, will be performed in
the main hall of Central library on Saturday 14th May. Audience can watch the
opera recording in traditional staging by Richard Eyre – this is one of the
most popular performances of the Royal Opera House. Russian soprano Venera
Gimadieva stars in the role of Parisian courtesan Violett in the famous opera
house. Her partner will be the Albanian tenor Saimir Pirgu.
Three stars in Munich
Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Hampson – three big stars of
classical music appeared together for the first time in one single evening on
the beautiful Königsplatz square in Munich. The recording of this unforgettable
evening will be on show on Saturday 21th May. Arias, duets and opera scenes by
Verdi, Puccini, Giordano, Leoncavall, Bizet, Offenbach, Lehar and others will
all be part of the experience, accompanied by the Janacek’s Philharmonic
Florence and Galery Uffizi
Embard on the fascinating journey through the city which was the cradle of
Italian Renaissance on Tuesday 31th May. Actor Simon Merrels will guide you
through the whole city with its sights and artworks. We will show you the most
beautiful works by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Rafael, Leonardo and Botticelli,
all in 3D.
Are you afraid you’ll miss an interesting event? Watch our online program
of events at www.mlp.cz/akce, come to the
library for your printed program or you can set automatic sending of invitations
in your reader’s account.