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Nov 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Mannes Sounds Festival: 30 years of freedom

Mannes School of Music at the New School presents a concert in collaboration with the Czech Center as part of the Mannes Sounds Festival.

 

November 4, 7PM
In the Ballroom  

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Mannes School of Music at the New School presents a concert in collaboration with the Czech Center as part of the year-long "Mannes Sounds" festival, featuring the music of Dvořák, Smetana, Janáček, Martinů, Fišer, and an original composition by Lora Al Ahmad.
Since 1999, Mannes has presented a year-long music festival every year. Each festival has a theme and a program of more than 20 concerts, performed by the Mannes School of Music's gifted young student artists, distinguished faculty members, and renowned guests, and held at prestigious New York City concert venues and cultural institutions. The festivals are an outstanding component of the overall Mannes program.

As part of the 2019 "Mannes Sounds" festival, Mannes School of Music at the New School will present a concert in collaboration with the Czech Center featuring Mannes's talented young artists. This evening's concert will celebrate and explore the proud musical tradition of the Czech Republic. The program will include selected songs by Dvořák, Smetana, Fišer, Martinů, etc. This concert will be part of the Czech Center New York's Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the central theme of the fall program. This Mannes School of Music concert will also premiere A Musical Tribute to Václav Havel for cello and piano, a composition written by Lora Al Ahmad specially for this event.

A Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution 

Program:

Lora Al Ahmad: A Musical Tribute to Václav Havel (6-7’) for cello and piano*

Smetana:  selected songs (8’)*

Luboš Fišer: Sonate #8 for piano solo (5’24”)
Yanran Li, piano 

Leoš Janáček: Pohádka for cello and piano (11’)*

John Califra: Petr Ginz piano quintet (9’)*

Intermission 

Dvořák: Selected songs*

Martinů: Bergerette for piano trio (23’) * 

 

Venue:

Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Nov 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Organizer:

Czech Centre


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