Place: Velkopřevorský palác, Velkopřevorské náměstí 4, Malá Strana, Praha 1

Date: October 16, 2021

Time: 10:00  - 17:00 Central European Time

We cordially invite you to the seventh Zelenka Conference to be held in Prague on October 16, 2021. The conference is organized by Ensemble Inégal with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Association for Central European Cultural Studies and under the auspices of the Institute of Musicology, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno.

This conference brings together scholars, performers and editors connected with Zelenka and his music. 

The conference will take place at the Velkopřevorský palác (Grand Prior’s Palace), the venue of the Zelenka Festival Prague-Dresden. We plan to hold the conference on-line, however, if the epidemiological situation allows, we will hold it in person as well. The conference will be in English.

Overview of previous conferences     

2020: Zelenka and His Contemporaries

2019: In honour of the memory of Professor Wolfgang Horn

2018: Unveiling of the Czech translation of the monograph by Janice B. Stockigt, Jan Dismas Zelenka: A Bohemian Musician at the Court of


2017: Zelenka and Czech Baroque: 18th century music culture in Bohemia (dedicated to Michaela Freemanova)

2016: Zelenka: Past and Present

2015: Zelenkas Life and Music Reconsidered / New perspectives on life and work of JDZ (dedicated to Wolfgang Reich)

Information about speakers and past years can be found on

Papers from the last year’s conference you can watch on our Youtube channel.

Zelenka Conference Prague is held annually as part of the Zelenka Festival Prague-Dresden .