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Apr 20, 2009 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Washington Musica Viva – Concert

Concert at the Czech Center. April 20, 7 pm.

Washington Musica Viva – Concert


April 20, 7 pm


Czech Center New York at the Bohemian National Hall




Washington Musica Viva presents a program of music by Jaroslav Jezek, Viktor Kalabis, and Bohuslav Martinu. Jezek’s famous “V+W” (Voskovec & Werich) cabaret songs (in English) created for a singer and an eight piece jazz band comprise of five songs including Life’s a Chance, Clothes Make the Man, and Water Tragedy, in contemporary arrangements by Maurice Saylor. Plus new arrangements of Jezek’s Bugatti Step, Great Great Grandma, and Dark Blue World by Charley Gerard.

Also on the program: The US premiere of Viktor Kalabis’ Sonata for Viola and Piano, and his “Ludus/per 4/” for a piano quartet, as well as the Allegretto from Bohuslav Martinu’s First Piano Quartet. This program is made possible in part by a grant from the Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Rusickova Foundation.

More info: www.dcmusicaviva.org.

Reservations required via our website or e-mail: reservations@czechcenter.com



321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States


Apr 20, 2009 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


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