November15 2012 (Thu)
7:30 PM

FESTIVAL BRIKCIUS - AUTUMN 2012 - Piano and Cello II.

Piano and Cello II.

Stone Bell House | Classical Music

60 minutes | Not available

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Date: November 15, 2012 | 19:30 (Thu)
Venue: Stone Bell House
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Not available

Cello Festival at Stone Bell House: come and enjoy a unique Prague classical concert

We kindly invite you to a unique project of Prague classical concerts, Festival Brikcius - the chamber music concert series at the Stone Bell House on Old Town Square. This unique classical music festival is held during the spring and autumn of Prague classical music season and on its concerts you can listen to cello compositions by composers of baroque and romantic era, as well as 20th and 21st centuries, with special consideration given to works by Czech, Terezin Ghetto and contemporary composers. Festival Brikcius is a part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days.


Program:

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Sonata D-dur op. 102/2

Arthur Honegger (1892 – 1955)
Sonate pour violoncelle et piano en ré mineur (H. 32)

Jean Françaix (1912 - 1997)
Serenade
(transcribed by Maurice Gendron) - czech premiere

Jean Françaix (1912 - 1997)
Nocturne
(transcribed by Maurice Gendron) - czech premiere 

Jean Françaix (1912 - 1997)Berceuse
(transcribed by Maurice Gendron) - czech premiere

Irena Kosíková
Illusions pour violoncelle seul (2012) - premiere




Czech pianist Tomas Visek
studied under the top Czech classical music pianists such as professor Josef Palenicek and professor Zdenek Jilek. In international events he acquired awards in Chopin competition in Warsaw, Smetana competition in Hradec Kralove, in international competitions in Vienna and in Sicilian Ragusa, and in the Concours Milosz Magin in Paris. Tomas Visek repeatedly gives performance in Czech Republic and abroad. Radio France arranged a separate recital for him. Tomas Visek recorded also for Czech and Polish Radio, Czech TV and on CD records.

Czech cellist Frantisek Brikcius
studied at leading music schools in the Czech Republic, UK and Japan. He chose to dedicate his life to the interpretation of cello compositions written by composers of the baroque and romantic era, as well as 20th and 21st centuries composers.Frantisek Brikcius collaborates with leading Czech artists, such as Talich Chamber Orchestra, pianist Tomas Visek, composer Irena Kosikova or Anna Brikciusova with whom he founded the "Duo Brikcius".

Frantisek Brikcius often performs on classical music festivals in the CZ and abroad. He is the creative soul of his own original projects, eg. "MAKANNA", "7 Candles", "eSACHERe", "Festival Brikcius". Frantisek Brikcius plays a "George Kriwalski" cello made in 1904.

Thanks to the limited number of seats we strongly recommend early booking.
Please note there is no intermission.