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Apr 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM




Soprano Luisa Fernanda Munster & Mezzo-soprano Klára Zíková English perform Art Songs composed by Antonín Dvořák, accompanied by Ian Tomesch on piano. Join us for this special concert in the Grand Ballroom of Bohemian National Hall.

Composer - Antonín Dvořák
Moravian Duets, op.32
two songs from Gipsy songs, op.55
Moravian Duets, op.38
Going Home


Luisa Fernanda Munster - Soprano




Colombian Soprano Luisa Fernanda Munster began her early musical training as a violinist & continued her studies in voice at Universitat Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, Conservatorio A. Pedrollo, Vicenza, Italy & most recently with tenor Marcello Nardis in Rome. In addition to her stage and recital appearances in the NY/NJ area, she has been a featured performer at the InFondi music festival of Fondi, Italy & the Angels Vocal Art Festival in Los Angeles, CA. As cantor for the Roman Catholic Archdioceses of Newark, New York & the Diocese of Paterson, Ms. Munster can be heard locally in her capacity as a liturgical musician.

Klára Zíková English - Mezzo-soprano




Mezzo-soprano Klara Zíková - English is a native of Prague, Czech Republic. She began her singing career at an early age as a member of Czech youth choir Bambini do Praga. Later she performed with Prague Radio Choir and Prague Chamber Choir as well as the Mozart Opera Company of Prague and toured extensively in Germany and Austria with a German production of The Phantom of the Opera musical. After relocating to the United States, she studied Voice performance at the Westminster Choir College under soprano Ann Ackley Grey. Currently residing in New York City, Klara has performed with The Bronx Opera Company, Opera Orchestra of New York, The New York Cantata Singers, Melodia Women's Choir, Orchestra Amadeus and is a member of the Cathedral Choir at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, NJ.  Her roles include Flora in La Traviata, Rosalia in Rossini's L'equivoco Stravagante and Ino in Handel's Semele among others. 

Ian Tomesch - Piano
Ian Tomesch is associate organist at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, NJ., and university organist and adjunct faculty at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. Currently a doctoral candidate in organ at Yale University, where he earned the MM and MMA degrees, he received his undergraduate training at the Oberlin Conservatory. His teachers have included Thomas Murray, James David Christie, Webb Wiggins, and Arthur Haas. He has earned prizes in competitions sponsored by the American Guild of Organists, National Music Educators Association, Professional Music Teachers Guild, and the New York Viola Society.

Please arrive at least five minutes prior to showtime. Empty seats will be released to standby patrons at that time.
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Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States


Apr 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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