Baroque Castle Theatres in the Czech Lands
Unrivalled in Europe, the Czech Republic boasts a wealth of historic theatres and their unique technical equipment. There are only two similarly authentic theatres in Sweden, with none in Germany and France that is complete. a will talk about the theatres in Český Krumlov, Litomyšl, Valtice, Kačina, Mnichovo Hradiště and Žleby. He is a founder of CORA, the Centre for the Preservation and Restoration of Architecture, that has, among many other projects, documented and restored theatres and musical organs in Bohemia and Moravia. A specialist in restoring castle theatres, his latest project is the reconstruction of the Baroque theatre in Valtice to its original spatial and functional design. Opened in 2015, it can stage both historic and modern performances using the effects of authentic Baroque lighting and stage equipment.
EVENT ORGANISED WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE EMBASSY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC.
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