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A society for all aspects of Czech and Slovak classical music

FThe Dvořák Society for Czech and Slovak Music is devoted to the musical arts of all Czech and Slovak composers and performers, past and present. The Dvořák Society aims to encourage performances and promote interest in this respect. It publish articles and information about all aspects of Czech and Slovak classical musical life and holds lectures: and it gives direct financial and other support to worthy causes. > more

Dvořák Portrait

Dvořák

Bohuslav Martinů, composerJiří BělohlávekLeoš Janáček, composer
Vítězslava Kaprálová, composer, conductorLudmila Peterková, clarinettistPetr Eben, composer, organist, pianist
Erwin Schulhoff, composer, pianistGabriela Beňačková-ČápováBedřich Smetana, composer

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^ Posted 24 October 2014
Zemlinsky_QuartetASPECT Foundation for Music and Arts presents performances of Dvořák: Piano Quintet No.2 in A major, Op.81 (B.180) and Smetana: String Quartet No 2 in D minor by the Zemlinsky Quartet with Russian pianist Vsevolod Dvorkin. As part of this event, broadcaster and pianist Iain Burnside looks at the emergence of a new nationalist identity in the rising city of Prague as it cast off its Germanic traits and, together with the Zemlinsky Quartet, explores the light and dark sides of these two great Romantic composers. Date & time: Wednesday 5 November 2014, 7.30pm Venue: 20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2QA  > more
• Pre-concert talk by art historian Patrick Bade at 6.30pm
• Ticket price includes wine and refreshments
• 20th Century Theatre   > more

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