Early Music Festival

Akademie Versailles in Prague

International Masterclasses of French Baroque Music
for Singers and Harpsichordists

7–11 March 2018
Academy of Performing Arts, Music and Dance Faculty
Lichtenstein Palace, Praha 1


Chantal Santon-Jeffery – solo vocal performance, interpretation, ornamentation
Deda Cristina Colonna – gesture, scenic aspects, dance
Jory Vinikour – harpsichord, basso continuo
Benoît Dratwicki – rhetoric, declamation and pronunciation of the French language
Barbara Nestola – rhetoric, declamation and pronunciation of the Italian language

Akademie Versailles is an international educational project aimed at the interpretation of French Baroque music and its period performance practice. The project is organized by Collegium Marianum and the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles (CMBV) in collaboration with the French Institute and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. It is part of a long-term partnership of the Summer Festivities of Early Music in Prague with the CMBV whose task is to preserve and promote French Baroque music.

More information here


19th International Music Festival

10 July – 8 August 2018



The programme of the festival will be published on
Thursday, April 26, 2018,
when the booking of tickets starts.