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June 2022
24. June 2022

Premiere of a melodrama Reflections on Freedom on texts by Václav Havel; the first complete performance of Emil Viklicky’s Czech Suite; and jazz standards.

“The people we surround ourselves with and the way we support each other to defend freedom also help us defend it.”

Timothy Snyder

Emil Viklický

Reflections on Freedom

A jazz melodrama with a libretto based on texts and ideas of Václav Havel (such as The Power of the Powerless • Audience • On Freedom) and excerpts from a book by American historian Timothy Snyder On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.


venue / Castle Riding Hall

Due to the golden color of the laminate material that dominates the room’s design – which includes a “tunable” ceiling – the castle’s riding hall has been given the nickname “the Amber Chamber.”

More on venue Castle Riding Hall

Festival catalogue

A catalogue with all program details, Litomyšl tour guide with tourist tips how to get the most from your festival visit.

Collect your order at the entrance from our ushers upon your voucher.



Programme booklet of a show

Collect your programme at the entrance from our ushers upon your voucher.


Shuttle service

To all festival ticket holders we offer free transports from/to their accommodation facility outside the town of Litomyšl in distance up to 20 km, and from the train station in Česká Třebová.

Viklický Emil
Jazz Dock Orchestra
390 / 490 / 590 CZK 50% discount for health disability cards holders


presale from 27th 4.

Concert without Intermission Estimated end of the concert at 9.30 p.m. The Programme uses a sound system  


about the event


Jaromír Meduna – recitation Tomáš Pavelka – recitation Emil Viklický – piano Jazz Dock Orchestra

frequently asked questions

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