FEBRUARY 2018
U.K. Diary

Performances and other events in the United Kingdom

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This section of the website provides details of concerts, operas and festivals featuring Czech and Slovak composers and performers. In compiling these lists, we rely heavily on information supplied to us by event organisers and members of the Dvorak Society.

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Finding more information about concerts and events featuring Czech and Slovak music and performers:

Every month there are numerous concerts and events in the UK, and around the world, which feature Czech and Slovak music and performers, but sadly we cannot list them all!

There are some additional online sources of information which are well worth checking for details of forthcoming classical concerts:

>  Chamber Music Plus
>  BachTrack
>  Concert Diary
>  Classical Events
and in the US
>  Instant Encore

And individual composers are featured on these sites
>  Kapralova Society
>  Korngold Society
>  Mahler Society

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London

1 February | 7.30pm
Philharmonia Orchestra, Paavo Järvi, Capuçon
Dvořák: Carnival Overture;
Cello Concerto in B minor;
Symphony no. 7 in D minor

VENUE:Royal Festival Hall
Tel: 020 3879 9555
>  www.southbankcentre.co.uk

3 February | 7.30pm
RPO, MacDonald
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95
and works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar
VENUE: Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
Tel: 020 8174 0090
>  www.rosetheatrekingston.org

3 February | 7.30pm
Trinity Orchestra, Andrews, Humphreys
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor
and works by Cherubini, Brahms
VENUE: Trinity Church, Harrow >  www.trinityharrow.co.uk

11 February | 7.00pm
LSO, Elder
Dvořák: Othello: Overture, Op.93
and works by Bruch, Elgar
VENUE: Barbican Hall
Tel; 020 7638 8891
>  www.barbican.org.uk

South East

4 February | 3.00pm
RPO, MacDonald
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95
and works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar
VENUE: Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
>  www.atgtickets.com/venues/leas-cliff-hall/

4 February | 3.00pm
Sacconi String Quartet
Suk: Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn “St Wenceslas”, Op.35a
and works by Debussy, Beethoven
VENUE: Dorking Halls, Dorking
Tel: 01306 881717
>  http://www.dorkinghalls.co.uk/

11 February | 2.45pm
Brighton PO, Shelley Dvořák : Symphony No 6 in D Major
and works by Schubert, Mendelssohn
VENUE: Brighton Dome
T: 01273709709

>  www.brightondome.org/

25 February | 3.00pm
Sacconi String Quartet
Dvořák : String Quartet no. 13 in G major, Op.106
and works by Glass, Mozart VENUE: Dorking Halls, Dorking
Tel: 01306 881717
>  www.dorkinghalls.co.uk/

Southern England

22 February | 7.30pm
Bournemouth SO, König
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, Op.95
and works by Wagner and Elgar
VENUE: Portsmouth Guildhall >  www.portsmouthguildhall.org.uk/

Eastern England

16 February | 6.00pm
Nora and Zora Novotny
Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Albéniz, Poulenc
VENUE: St. Catharine´s College, Cambridge
>  Tickets: www.caths.cam.ac.uk/about-us/music/kellaway-concerts/reserve-concert-tickets
>  Website: www.caths.cam.ac.uk/about-us/music/kellaway-concerts

South West

6 February | 7.30pm
Stephen Johnson & English Piano Trio
Dvořák: Piano Trio no. 4 in E minor "Dumky" Op.90
VENUE: The Lantern, Bristol
Tel: 0117 203 4040

>  www.colstonhall.org/venue/the-lantern/

11 February | 7.30pm
Czech PO, Netopil
Dvořák: Symphonic variations for Orchestra, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, Op.95
and a work by Shostakovich
VENUE: Colston Hall, Bristol
Tel: 0117 203 4040
>  www.colstonhall.org

15, 16, 17 February | 7.30pm
Bath Opera
Janáček: Jenufa
VENUE: Roper Theatre, Upper Oldfield Park, Bath
>  www.bathopera.org/2018_Jenufa/About.html

21 February | 7.30pm
Bournemouth SO, König
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, Op.95
and works by Wagner & Elgar
VENUE: University Great Hall, Exeter
>  www.artsandcultureexeter.co.uk/venue/1/the-great-hall

23 February | 7.30pm
Bournemouth SO, König
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, Op.95
and works by Wagner & Elgar
VENUE: Plymouth Guildhall

25 February | 3.00pm
Bournemouth SO, König
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, Op.95
and works by Wagner & Elgar
VENUE: Bournemouth Pavilion
Tel: 0844 576 3000
>  www.bournemouthpavilion.co.uk/

East Midlands

Thursday 15 February 2018 | 7.30pm
ON AN OVERGROWN PATH
A tantalising exploration of the Czech spirit through its diverse musical heritage, ranging from the folk songs of Bohemia and Moravia to the works of Smetana, Dvorak, Janáček and Martinu.
The Le Page Ensemble is joined by renowned Serbian accordionist Miloš Milivojević. “Milivojevic’s artistry took the breath away” “A hurricane of imaginative invention” The Times
Milos Milivojevic (accordion) David le Page (violin) Catherine Leech (violin/viola) Clare O'Connell (cello) Raphael Mizraki (bass & percussion)
VENUE: Southwell Library, Notts NG25 0EH

15 February | 7.30pm
Czech PO, Netopil, Weilerstein
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Smetana: Má vlast: Tábor & Blaník
and a work by Elgar
VENUE: Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Tel: 0115 989 5555
>  www.trch.co.uk/

West Midlands

14 February | 7.30pm
Czech PO, Netopil, Weilerstein
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104;
Symphony no. 9 in E minor, Op.95
and a work by Mozart
VENUE: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Tel: 0121 780 3333
>  www.thsh.co.uk

15 February | 7.30pm
RPO, MacDonald
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95
and works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar
VENUE: Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry
Tel: 024 7652 4524
> www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Northern England

12 February | 7.30pm
Sacconi String Quartet
Suk: Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn “St Wenceslas” Op.35a
and works by Debussy, Beethoven
VENUE: Huddersfield University, St Paul's Hall
>  www.huddersfield-music-society.org.uk/st-pauls-hall

25 February | 4.00pm
Orchestra of Opera North, Gernon
Dvořák: Symphony No 8 in G Op 88
and works by Mozart, Elgar
VENUE: Huddersfield Town Hall
Tel: 01484 225755