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24 Mar 2009 00:00 - 00:00

Jiri Belohlavek Presents Prague Spring International Music Festival and Martinu Revisited + Magdalena Kozena in film

Jiri Belohlavek, Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Ales Brezina, Director of the Bohuslav Martinu Institute, will talk about Czech music, Bohuslav Martinu, 64th Prague Spring International Music Festival (May - June 2009 in Prague) and Martinu Revisited, an international celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of composer's death.

The discussion is complemented by the UK Premiere of a stylised documentary portrait of Czech mezzo soprano and Deutsche Grammophon artists, Magdalena Kozena, recently successfully premiered at MIDEM, Cannes. (Magdalena - A Small Film about a Great Singer, Ondrej Havelka, CR, 2008, 52min)

This is free event, but places are limited and advanced booking is essential.

Booking: 020 73075180, info@czechcentre.org.uk

Information: www.czechcentre.org.uk


Jiri Belohlavek will conduct the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Julietta by Bohuslav Martinu with Magdalena Kozena on Fri 27 March 09 at 7 pm at the Barbican Hall. More…


In collaboration with LCACE.


LCACE is a university collaboration promoting the exchange of knowledge and expertise with the capital's arts and cultural sectors. The partners are: Birkbeck, University of London, City University, the Courtauld Institute of Art, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Goldsmiths, King's College London, Queen Mary, University of London, Royal Holloway, University of London and University of the Arts


Organised by the Czech Centre, Institute of Bohuslav Martinu and Prague Spring International Music Festival



30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


24 Mar 2009 00:00 - 00:00


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