February14 2019 (Thu)
7:00 PM

Jewish Music for Two Cellos

Dominika Weiss Hošková & Jiří Hošek

Maisel Synagogue | Classical Music

120 minutes | Not available

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Date: February 14, 2019 | 19:00 (Thu)
Venue: Maisel Synagogue
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Not available
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A concert of cello works in the Maisel Synagogue: performed by two outstanding cellists

You will hear works by 19th & 20th-century Jewish composers: Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880), Noam Sheriff (b. 1935), Jiří Hošek (b. 1955) and David Popper (1843–1913).

Program: 

  • Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880): Duo for Two Cellos, Op. 53
    Allegro
    Adagio
    Rondo. Allegro
  • Noam Sheriff (b.  1935): Vidui (Confession) for Solo Cello
  • Jiří Hošek (b.  1955): Jewish Melodies (Suite for Two Cellos)
  • David Popper (1843–1913): Suite for Two Cellos, Op. 16
    Andante grazioso
  • Gavotte
    Scherzo
    Largo espressivo
    Marcia. Finale

Soloists: 

Dominika Hošková - cello
Jiří Hošek - cello

After studying at the Prague Conservatory and taking additional private lessons, Dominika Hošková attended the Faculty of Music at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts, completing a master’s degree under the instruction of her father, Jiří Hošek. She continued her education at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (Prof. Zvi Plesser – cello, Prof. Avi Abramovic – chamber music). She has received many awards in the Czech Republic and abroad, including the 2009 Grand Prize in the David Gritz Memorial Competition. In June 2010, her work was honoured by the Czech Senate with a Silver Medal for promoting the good name and traditions of the Czech Republic in the State of Israel.

Jiří Hošek studied cello at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts. He has been successful at a number of international cello competitions and has participated in cello master classes in Paris, Nice and Budapest. He served as concert master of the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra in 1991–1996, and has been a soloist with this orchestra since 1988. He is a Laureate of the 1980 Prague Spring International Music Competition. In March 1998, he was appointed a soloist with the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra. 

Please note: 

  • No intermission
  • Dress code: casual 

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