Cheff / Owner

An American, Steven Trumpfheller, owner and also Chef at U Emy Destinnové restaurant works in Prague for last 10 years. He gained his experience in Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta and Miami. Steven innovates traditional French and Italian techniques. Every meal presented to customers has been prepared personally by him. He uses the most fresh  ingredients, from sea food, fish to Greater Omaha Black Angus, crowned by vegetables and spices from all over the world.

Locally Sourced & Organic Food

We are constantly buying and helping local businesses and organic farmers, with locally sourced produce.

Piano Player

Milan Jermář graduated from the Prague Conservatory and Charles University in the field of piano. Since 1998, he has played in Germany, Switzerland (Gluringen Hotel Tenne, Wengen Belvedere for 8 years) and the Austria and Deilmann shipping company. He plays in Prague's restaurants and at social events. His repertoire includes classical music, operetta, musical tunes and jazz standards.

 

Emmy Destinn

26.02.1878 - 28.01.1930 Emmy Destinn or Ema Pavlina Kittlová the daughter of a wealthy family was born on 26 February 1878 in Prague. Emmy had wanted to be a violinist, and indeed, gave her first solo concert at the age of eight. By the time she was fourteen she had developed an outstanding voice and decided that she would like to become an opera singer. She studied in Prague with Marie Loewe-Destinn. In gratitude for the time, effort and support her teacher had spent while training her, she changed her name to Emmy Destinn when she made her debut at Dresden in 1897 as Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana.

She was considered to be an outstanding performer, dramatic soprano with a voice of great power and body, vibrant quality and flexibility. She was involved with many local and some world premie`res of major operas, also possessing a natural facility in languages speaking a faultless German, classical French, perfect Italian and excellent un-accented English.

Emmy Destinn created Silvia in d’Albert’s Der Improvisator, Diemut in Richard Strauss’s Feuersnot, Elsa in Anno by Scholz, the title role in Louise in Charpentier’s opera, Marguerite in Till Eulenspiegel by von Reznicek. She sang in Leocavallo’s Roland von Berlin as Hedwig, in Humperdinck’s Heirat wider Willen, in Woikowsaky-Biedau’s Der lang Kerl, in Strauss’s Salome, Milada in Smetana’s Dalibor, Ganymede in Offenbach’s La Belle Helene and Magdalena in Adam’s Postillion von Lonjumeau, Senta in Fliegende Holländerm, Nedda and Santuzza and Madame Butterfly.

Ema Destinn

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Contact Information

U Emy Destinnové

Kateřinská 7, 120 00, Praha 2

t: +420 224 918 425

e: uemydestinnove@seznam.cz

OPENING TIMES
Mo - Fr 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 23:30
Sun closed (opened only for special events)
Private parties, banquets and catering available