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JAROSLAV SVECENY, VIOLIN; VÁCLAV MÁCHA, PIANO- CZECH EMBASSY

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/24/2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Embassy of The Czech Republic


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EMBASSY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
3900 SPRING OF FREEDOM, LN , NW
JAROSLAV SVECENY, VIOLIN
VÁCLAV MÁCHA, PIANO

Tuesday, October 24, 2017- 7:30pm

Jaroslav Svěcený is one of the most notable contemporary Czech violinists. Svěcený’s numerous concert tours and festival performances have taken him across Europe, to the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Algiers, Libya, Morocco, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. To date, he has recorded 44 albums with works by international and Czech composers; many have been awarded gold or platinum discs. He was the first Czech violinist to record a CD for Sony Classical. In 1996, he was awarded the prestigious Masaryk Academy of Performing Arts Prize for creative artistic activity. Since then, he has won many awards, such as the Golden Plaque of the President of the Republic in 2010. He is also the co-founder of several prestigious Czech festivals and recently became active as a composer, premiering Strings for NYC in 2013. Program: Beethoven, Janáček, Piazzola, Dvořák, Smetana. Buffet, wine, Czech beer. $95.

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