Daniel Pearl World Music
the 20th Festival Poetry Day
the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia
the 208th anniversary of the birth of poet Karel Hynek Mácha
the 333rd anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach
You are invited to the Festival Brikcius
- the 7th chamber music concert series in Prague (BACH333,
that 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.
This year the festival commemorates the 333rd anniversary of
the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, the 100th anniversary of
the founding of Czechoslovakia, charity concert dedicated to
the Médecins Sans Frontičres and the 20th Festival Poetry Day
(the 208th anniversary of the birth of poet Karel Hynek Mácha).
Concerts are held on 14th - 16th November 2018 in Prague (the Baroque
chapel of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Praga, the Military
Church of St. Jan Nepomucký and the New Mill Water Tower). Free entry.
- Opening charity concert < 1918 > for Lékaři bez hranic
| Médecins Sans Frontičres
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 b (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.
Free entry; all voluntary donations collected at the event will go to
charitable purposes of the Lékaři bez hranic | Médecins Sans Frontičres.
- Cello concert DUO
BRIKCIUS & #CZECH100
will take place on Thursday 15th November 2018 at 7 p.m., at the
Military Church of St. Jan Nepomucký (Kanovnická 5/72, Praha 1 -
Hradčany). The two cellists, brother and sister Anna Brikciusová
and František Brikcius (Duo Brikcius), will introduce a
programme for two cellos featuring Concerto by French composer François
Couperin (1668 - 1733), Composition for two cellos by Czech
composer Bohuslav Martinů (1890 - 1959), Duo by "Terezín"
Jewish composer Gideon Klein
(1919 - 1945), written shortly before World War II. The Duo and other
pieces by Gideon Klein were promoted and revised by composer Vojtěch
Saudek (1951 - 2003), grandnephew of Franz Kafka. Then Duo
pour 2 violoncelles, op. 53 n°1 by French composer of German origin Jacques
Offenbach (1819 - 1880) and Bridges for two cellos by Czech
composer and organist Irena Kosíková, who lives in France. The
music is dedicated to Swiss bridge builder Toni Rüttimann. As a
special encore Duo Brikcius will play the Presto by Czech composer Leoš
Janáček (1854 - 1928). In the cooperation with the Chaplaincy of
the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic. Free entry.
- Poetry reading POETRY
DAY & DO BOUŘE from Anna Brikciusová's
new poetry collection, with accompanying cello music by the author, is
scheduled for Friday 16th November 2018 at 6 p.m., at the New Mill
Water Tower (Nové mlýny 827/3A, Praha 1), as part of the 20th
Festival Poetry Day and the 208th anniversary of the birth of
poet Karel Hynek Mácha (1810 - 1836). This event will feature Suite
No. 2 in D minor for Solo Cello (BWV 1008) by Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685 - 1750) and composition La nuit est tombée pour violoncelle seul
by Czech composer and organist Irena Kosíková. In the
cooperation with the City of Prague Museum and the Festival Poetry Day.
Would you like to support Festival Brikcius,
either financially or otherwise, but don't know how? Please choose one
of many options mentioned in the supportsection and/or
contact us directly. Thank you.
FESTIVAL BRIKCIUS 2019 - the 8th
music concert series in Prague will
commemorate further important anniversaries of world composers.