Jihlava is an historic mining town in the heart of the Highlands, located 130 km from Prague. Beautifully preserved Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture will delight everyone who appreciates historic monuments. The festival is also held in Kaliste near Humpolec, where Gustav Mahler was born.
2016 sees the fifteenth Music of Thousands Mahler festival in Jihlava. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was born in the Czech Republic and spent his childhood in Jihlava, surrounded by works of his contemporaries and other composers.
The Music of Thousands – Mahler festival combines orchestral concerts, vocal music genres, chamber concerts and concerts dedicated to youth. There are also literary events, exhibitions and lectures as well as nightly performances of young artists in the jazz club. A brass band parade followed by planting of roses in the rose garden by prominent personalities. The festival is regularly attended by visitors from around the world.
The festival programme 2020 is published on-line here.
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Jihlava is an historic mining town in the heart of the Highlands. Beautifully preserved Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture will delight everyone who appreciates historic monuments.
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