Festival Brikcius – Charity Concert 1918 for Medecins Sans Frontieres

Opening Charity concert FESTIVAL BRIKCIUS < 1918 > for Lékaři bez hranic – Médecins Sans Frontières, that will take place on Wednesday 14th November 2018 at 7 p.m., at the Baroque Chapel of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Praga (Vlašská 34, Praha 1).

Czech cellist František Brikcius will perform 7 Ricercari per violoncello solo (1689) by Italian baroque composer Domenico Gabrielli (1659 – 1690), Suite No. 3 in C major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750), Z domoviny / From my homeland by Bedřich Smetana (1824 – 1884), Aká si mi krásna … by Slovak composer Eugen Suchoň (1908 – 1993), Poem by Czech composer Zdeněk Fibich (1850 – 1900) and Veselka for Solo Cello by Czech composer and organist Irena Kosíková.

* (Czech premiere, arranged for Solo Cello by František Brikcius), ** (Czech premiere).

This event is celebrating the 333rd anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, in the cooperation and under the auspices of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Praga. The Festival Brikcius – the 7th chamber music concert series in Prague (BACH333, #Czech100) is held annually under the auspices of the Mayor of Prague 1, Oldřich Lomecký and organized as a part of international Daniel Pearl World Music Days. For further information, visit Festival.Brikcius.com.

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