MARCH 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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Please note: We aim to provide accurate details but The Dvorak Society is not responsible for any changes to programmes made by event organisers or for errors in information provided. We would advise you to check with the event organiser or venue before making arrangements to attend an event.

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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

2 March | 7.30pm
O/Modernt Quartet
Janáček: String Quartet no. 1 in E minor, "Kreutzer Sonata" And works by Másson, Purcell, Beethoven, Golijov, Tenney, Schnelzer
VENUE: Kings Place: Hall One
Tel: 020 7520 1490
>  www.kingsplace.co.uk

07, 10, 14, 19, 22, 24 March | 7.30pm
Orchestra and chorus of the Royal Opera House, Wigglesworth
Janáček: From the House of the Dead
VENUE: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Tel: 020 7304 4000
>  www.roh.org.uk/

11 March | 6.30pm
Wihan Quartet
Suk: Quartet in B flat Op. 11
+ Richter, Haydn
VENUE: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, WC1R 4RL
>  Tickets: www.buytickets.at/conwayhallethicalsociety/129051
>  Website: www.conwayhall.org.uk/event/wihan-quartet-2/

15, 16, March | 7:30 pm
17 March | 2:30pm & 7:30 pm
Harrow Opera
Director: Kirsty Bennett
Music Director: Ezra Williams
Dvořák: Rusalka (sung in English)
VENUE: Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, Uxbridge, UB10 8PD
Tel. 01895 250615
>  Tickets: http://www.hillingdontheatres.uk/index.php/events/rusalka/
>  Website: www.harrowopera.com

17 March | 7.30pm
Sine Nomine Singers
Dvořák: Mass in D major Version I
and works by Pergolesi, Mozart
VENUE: All Saints' Church, Hillingdon
Tel: 020 8933 7908
>  www.sinenomine.org.uk

27 March | 7.30pm
Temple Church Choir, Sayer
Janáček: Otčenaš
and works by Vaughan Williams, Alain, Poulenc, Finzi, Tallis
VENUE: St John's, Smith Square
Tel: 020 7222 1061
>  www.sjss.org.uk

28 March | 1.05pm
Anna & Frantisek Brikcius (Duo Brikcius)
Klein: Duo for Violin and Cello (Rev. Saudek/ Arr. for Two Cellos by F Brikcius
Janacek:
+ OffenbachPresto arr. for Two Cellos by F. Brikcius
VENUE: St Botolph’s Church, Aldgate High Street, London, EC3N 1AB
>  www.stbotolphs.org.uk/

30 March | 1.00pm
Anna & Frantisek Brikcius (Duo Brikcius)
Klein: Duo for Violin and Cello (Rev. Saudek / Arr. for Two Cellos by F Brikcius
Kosikova: Bridges for two Cellos
Janacek: Presto arr. for Two Cellos by F. Brikcius
+ Offenbach VENUE: The Freedom, Rembrandt Gardens, Little Venice, London, W2 1XB
Cello recital followed by buffet lunch and cruise through Regents Park to Camden Lock. Max.12 tickets
>  https://freedomcanalstudio.com/shop

South East

23 March | 12.30pm
Anna & Frantisek Brikcius (Duo Brikcius)
Klein: Duo for Violin and Cello (Rev. Saudek / Arr. for Two Cellos by F Brikcius
Kosikova: Bridges for two Cellos
Janacek: Presto arr. for Two Cellos by F. Brikcius
+ Offenbach
VENUE: Brighton Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton BN1 1UF
Tickets available on the door >  www.brightonunitarian.org.uk/

25 March | 3.00pm
Sacconi String Quartet
Janáček: String Quartet no. 2, "Intimate Letters":
Dvořák: String Quartet no. 12 in F major, "American", Op.96
and work by Haydn
VENUE: Dorking Halls, Dorking, Surrey
Tel: 01306 881717
>  www.dorkinghalls.co.uk/

South

10 March | 7.30pm
RPO, Koenig
Dvořák: Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
and works by Weber, Martucci, Shostakovich
VENUE: The Hexagon, Reading
Tel: 0118 960 6060
>  www.readingarts.com/hexagon/

17 March | 7.30pm
Sitkovetsky, Butcher, Havant SO
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
and works by Liszt, Delius, Mussorgsky
VENUE: Oaklands School, Waterlooville
Tel: 01489 877497
>  www.havantorchestras.org.uk

21 March | 7.30pm
Bournemouth SO, Litton, Jackiw
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
and works by Copland, Tchaikovsky
VENUE: Lighthouse, Poole
Tel: 01202 280000
>  www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

22 March | 12.45pm
Anna & Frantisek Brikcius (Duo Brikcius)
Klein: Duo for Violin and Cello (Rev. Saudek / Arr. for Two Cellos by F Brikcius
Kosikova: Bridges for two Cellos
Janacek: Presto arr. for Two Cellos by F. Brikcius
+ Offenbach
VENUE: St Mary’s, Church of St Mary the Virgin, Aylesbury, HP20 2JJ
>  www.aylesburylunchtimemusic.co.uk/

23 March | 7.30pm
Bournemouth SO, Litton, Jackiw
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
and works by Copland, Tchaikovsky
VENUE: Portsmouth Guildhall
Tel: 0844 847 2362 (Calls cost 7p/minute + your phone company's access charge)
or 02393 870200
>  www.portsmouthguildhall.org.uk/

South West

22 March | 7.30pm
Bournemouth SO, Litton, Jackiw
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
and works by Copland, Tchaikovsky
VENUE: Colston Hall, Bristol
Tel: 0117 203 4040
>  www.colstonhall.org/

North West

24 March | 7.30pm
BBC Philharmonic, Wilson, Haveron
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
and works by Copland, Vaughan Williams
VENUE: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Tel: 0161 907 9000
>  www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk

Wales

9 March | 7.30pm
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Søndergård
Dvořák: The Golden Spinning Wheel, Symphonic poem, Op.109
and works by Mendelssohn, Brahms
VENUE: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Tel: 01792 475715
>  www.swansea.gov.uk/brangwynhall

Scotland

4 March | 7.30pm
Tetzlaff, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ticciati
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
and work by Schubert
VENUE: St Andrews University: Younger Hall
>  www.st-andrews.ac.uk/music/

15 March | 7.30pm
Tetzlaff, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ticciati
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
and work by Schubert
VENUE: Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 228 1155
>  www.usherhall.co.uk/

16 March | 7.30pm
Tetzlaff, Scottish Chamber Orchestra,Ticciati
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
and work by Schubert
VENUE: City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow
Tel: 0141 353 8000
>  www.glasgowconcerthalls.com

17 March | 7.30pm
New Edinburgh Orchestra, Paxton, Michael
Martinu: Cello Concerto
+ Brahms, Nielsen
VENUE: Inverleith St Serf's Church, 280 Ferry Rd, Edinburgh
>  Tickets: www.thequeenshall.net/elsewhere/shows/new-edinburgh-orchestra-2018
>  Website: www.newedinburghorchestra.org.uk

22 March | 7.30pm
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ticciati
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op.95
and works by Bach, Copland
VENUE: Usher Hall, Edinburgh Tel: 0131 228 1155
>
 www.usherhall.co.uk/

23 March | 7.30pm
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ticciati
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op.95
and works by Bach, Copland
VENUE:
City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow
Tel: 0141 353 8000
>  www.glasgowconcerthalls.com