See what’s coming up on on the BCSA’s Events Calendar.
A staging of Janacek's song cycle in the Linbury Theatre. Sung in Czech with English surtitles. Three performances on 5, 6, and 8 JuneFind out more »
Arias and songs by Dvorak, Janacek and Smetana introduced by Veronika Hyks and performed by finalists of the 2017 Emmy Destinn Foundation Young Singers Awards. Zita Syme soprano (1st Prize) Erika Madi Jones soprano (Dvorak Society for Czech and Slovak Music Prize) Samuel Lom bass (Finalist) Panaretos Kyriatzidis pianist (Lady Grenfell-Baines Accompanist’s Prize) An evening of Czech music at the beautiful salon of arts philanthropists Bob and Elisabeth Boas. They host musical evenings which provide performance opportunities to young artists…Find out more »
Our summer social will be held in the gardens of the Czech and Slovak Embassies, with their kind permission. All are welcome – not just BCSA members. Bring your friends, bring your family! Enjoy an afternoon relaxing among Slovak, Czech and British people. Live entertainment will come from the popular Morena Slovak Dance Group and Pieter Magusin playing his accordion. Children will be able to take part in a fancy dress competition on a theme of your choice (further details…Find out more »
Join us and have a fun evening chatting to friendly people. Czech and Slovak food and drinks are available from the restaurant and bar. Anybody with Czech or Slovak connections or interests is welcome to our monthly socials to meet, chat and get to know each other a little better in a relaxed and informal gathering. We usually have about a dozen people there at various times during the evening but, whatever the number, there will be good conversations for…Find out more »
The classical guitarist spans the Atlantic with a programme of masterworks from Central Europe to Argentina, including Joseph Kaspar Mertz and Astor Piazzolla. In his Southbank Centre debut, Karol Samuelcik performs works by contemporary Slovak composers, Lukas Borzik and Jevgenij Irsai, ending the first part of the concert with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. The second part of the programme includes South American rhythms from Piazzolla, creator of New Tango, and Brazilian revelation Sergio Assad, virtuoso performer and grand composer of vivid Brazilian…Find out more »
For the first time in the UK, the sons of Oscar-winning Miloš Forman, bring a spectacular cast of 20 acrobats, dancers, singers and musicians to perform this spectacular Wild West tale. Using an extraordinary mixture of film, live action and magic they move from illusion to reality presenting the Old West in a completely new way. For twenty five years the Forman Brothers’ Theatre has been one of the most original artistic groups in Czech theatre. It creates its performances…Find out more »
Beethoven: Piano trio in B flat Op.11 Dvorak: Piano trio in F minor Op.65 Tickets £16 concessions £14 including programme and coffee/sherry/juice To book see website link below.Find out more »
Josef Suk: Meditation on an old Bohemian Chorale (St Wenceslas) Op. 35a Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet in E Op. 80 Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor Op. 131 Tickets £40, £35, £30, £25 £18 to book see website link below. £5 tickets for under 35s available login to bookFind out more »
Janacek’s monumental Glagolitic Mass launches the BBC Proms with thunderous spiritual drama. Karina Canellakis conducts the massed forces of the BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and BBC Singers in one of the 20th century’s great choral masterpieces. Programme Zosha Di Castri Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory(15 mins) BBC commission: world premiere Antonin Dvorak The Golden Spinning Wheel(28 mins) interval Leos Janacek Glagolitic Mass(43 mins) Final version 1928 Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1930 Performers Asmik Grigorian…Find out more »
An introduction to Smetana’s Má vlast with Czech-born former manager of the BBC World Service, Sir John Tusa. Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight’s interval Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited)Find out more »
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