Antonín Dvořák composed romantic music using melodies from Bohemian and Moravian folk music. He also composed symphonies, chamber music and operas. Every year is opera Rusalka is included in the Statni Opera repertoire. The Dvořák Museum is tucked away in Nové Mesto side street and Dvořák's home for 24 years until his death in 1904.
The russet and cream villa known as 'Vila Amerika', is an early 18th cent Baroque summer house and home to the Dvořák collection of memorabilia,. It includes the composer's piano, spectacles, Cambridge gown, photographs, and sculptures. Several rooms are furnished as they were around 1900. His music softly playing in the background makes a visit memorable. The ceiling of the recital hall on the first floor is decorated with a fresco depicting , Apollo, Pegasus and the Arts. This hall hosts chamber-music performances mostly in the summer season.
Ke Karlovu 20 Prague Hlavni Mesto Praha Czech Republic