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31 Mar 2010 00:00 - 3 Jul 2010 00:00

Lada Valešová: concerts March - July

Lada Valešová, an outstanding concert pianist, graduated from the Prague Conservatoire and Prague Music Academy. Awarded a full scholarship, she continued her studies in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she is now a professor. Winner of several prizes, including two awards at the International Smetana Piano Competition, she has played recitals around Europe and New Zealand. Her debut CD, Intimate Studies, was released in 2009.

'Mesmerising pensiveness, Valesova plays with heart-warming sensibility and tonal refinement'
Daily Telegraph


'Extraordinary stuff, magically played'
Evening Standard


'Played with an instinctive intelligence that only a Czech can bring to this repertoire' 


'A splendid overview of 20th century Czech music' Sir Charles Mackerras


Wednesday 31 March, 7.30 pm
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel

Recital with Javier Borda, bass.

Programme: Schubert: Lieder, Dvorak: Biblical Songs, Dvorak: solo piano pieces.

Tickets are £10 and can be purchased on the day before the start of the concert.

No advanced booking necessary.

Address: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Pilgrim's Place, London, NW3 1NG.


Monday 19 April, 1 pm
Crush Room, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Recital with Robert Anthony Gardiner, tenor, Jette Parker Programme Young Artist.

Programme: Songs by Rachmaninoff and Quilter.

Entry free but tickets must be booked in advance:



Thursday 6 May, 7 pm
Embassy of Slovakia

“Czech Masters“

Solo Piano Recital

Programme: Dvorak, Smetana, Suk, Janacek, Martinu, Haas.

Fundraising event for charity.

Tickets are £15 including wine and must be booked with ‘The UK Friends of Czech Historic Buildings,

Gardens and Parks’. Please call 023 80445261 or email events@ukczechfriends.org

Booking form: http://www.ukczechfriends.org/media/6c9e4a3bb21e0d3bffff8036d4355564.pdf 

Address: 25, Kensington Palace Gardens. W8 4QY London.


Sunday 27 June, 7.30 pm
Wigmore Hall

“Czech musicians performing Czech music”

Outstanding Czech musicians presented by the Anglo-Czechoslovak Trust.

Web link: http://actrust.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/ 

I will perform Spring by Suk and In the Mist by Janacek.

Booking opens on the 1st of March.

Tickets: £13    £11    £9    £8

How to Book: In person 7 days a week; 10am – 8.30pm. Days without an evening concert 10am – 5pm. No advanced booking in the half hour prior to a concert.

Telephone bookings : 020 7935 2141. 7 days a week; 10am – 7pm. Days without an evening concert; 10am – 5pm. There is a £1.50 administration fee for all telephone bookings which includes the return of your tickets by first class post.

Online bookings: www.wigmore-hall.org.uk. 7 days a week; 24 hours a day. There is a 50p administration fee for online bookings, which includes the return of your tickets by first class post.

Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2PB


Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel

Recital with Claire Wilkins, soprano.

Programme: Songs and solo piano pieces by Tchaikovsky, Bridge, Quileter and Dvorak.

Tickets can be purchased before the concert on the day.

Address: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Pilgrim's Place, London, NW3 1NG.



30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


From: 31 Mar 2010 00:00
To: 3 Jul 2010 00:00


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