Under the auspices of the Mayor of Prague 1 Oldřich Lomecký Daniel Pearl World Music Days
116th anniversary of the birth of Jiří Weil (1900 - 1959)
18th Festival Poetry Day FESTIVAL BRIKCUS
(film music document)
Directed by: František Brikcius
Composer: Irena Kosíková
Producer: Festival Brikcius
Directors of Photography: Martin Chamer, Pavel Lukáš, Tomáš Měšťan
Sound: Ivan Horák
Starring: Jan Talich, Jan Židlický, František Brikcius, Talich Chamber Orchestra
Photography: Marek Malůšek, Archive PNP
Thanks: National Gallery in Prague, Jewish Museum in Prague, City of Prague, Tiskap, Daniel Pearl World Music Days
You are invited to the screening of new music documentary film MAKANNA, that will take place on Wednesday 9th November 2016 at 7 p.m., at Unijazz (Jindřišská 5, Praha 1) to commemorate the 116th anniversary of the birth of Jiří Weil (1900 - 1959) and 18th festival Poetry day.
Free entry. In
the cooperation with Unijazz.
The documentary, back in Prague following a screening in
Beijing, from the concert performance of MAKANNA (organised in the
cooperation with the Jewish Museum in Prague and held under the
auspices of Sir Tom Stoppard and Václav Havel) is based
on the novel of the Jewish writer Jiří Weil, about the rise and fall of
the 7th century false prophet with his face covered with the green veil
and his eyes glowing as embers. Featuring Jan Talich, Jan Židlický, František Brikcius, Irena Kosíková and Talich Chamber Orchestra.
The next concert GOLDBERG VARIATIONS 1741 will take place on Thursday 10th November 2016 at 6 p.m., at Loreta (Loretánské nám. 7, Praha 1 - Hradčany).
The Festival Brikcius
- the 5th chamber music concert
series in Prague (Bach331 - MAKANNA - Goldberg Variations 1741 - ITALIAN BAROQUE - Nocí prošel den) 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 http://Festival.Brikcius.com . Festival
tip: The novel Makanna - The Father of Miracles describes the rise and
fall of a historical person - a false prophet from the 7th century.
........ "Excavated from ancient times, the alien oriental word becomes
in this novel a living, historical, colourful picture reminding us of
not-so-distant tyranny. The novel Makanna was written in 1940 and
published under a cover name in 1941, whose owner was tortured to death
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