Andrés Cárdenes Joins Prague Summer Nights Faculty
As concertmaster and conductor, Cuba-born Andrés Cárdenes ably led the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for more than two decades. Director of Orchestral Studies at Carnegie Mellon University , this summer, maestro Cárdenes will lead concerts with the Prague Summer Nights Festival Orchestra , coach PSN's chamber music ensembles and deliver masterclasses for both string and conducting students.
Meet the Internationally-Renowned Faculty of Classical Movements'
Apply Now for the 5th Annual Prague Summer Nights:
June 17-July 15, 2019
  • Fully-staged, critically-reviewed productions of Mozart's Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro at the historic Estates Theatre in Prague
  • Professionally-directed scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček in the heart of Bohemia
  • Sold-out symphonic concerts at the grand Rudolfinum, led by world-class conductors and starring internationally-renowned soloists
  • Standing room-only programs of new music, chamber music, jazz and cabaret
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PSN 2019 Live Audition Tour: January-February
Calling all skilled vocalists , instrumentalists , conductors , coaches , stage directors and arts administrators , this January and February , Prague Summer Nights Artistic Director John Nardolillo will be traveling to 10 major cities and college towns all across America:
  • SAT, JAN 12: Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University
  • SUN, JAN 13: Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky
  • FRI, FED 1: Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
  • SAT, FEB 2: Chicago, IL
Roosevelt University
  • THURS, FEB 7: Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California
  • SAT, FEB 9: New York, NY
New York University
  • SAT, FEB 16: Boston, MA
New England Conservatory of Music
  • SUN, FEB 17: Rochester, NY
Eastman School of Music
  • SAT, FEB 23: Bloomington, IN
Indiana University
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International Praise for Prague Summer Nights
"Seen from close up, Prague Summer Nights offers its students everything to establish itself as a formative training program for young musicians."
—Alejandro Martínez, Platea Magazine