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Concert MAKANNA – 100th anniversary of the birth of Jiří Weil

You are invited to premiere of concert performance of a ballet "MAKANNA" written by Czech composer and organist Irena Kosikova; based on the novel MAKANNA by Jewish writer Jiří Weil; to be released on Monday 24th May 2010, 7:30pm, at the Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia in Prague (Milosrdných 17, Praha 1, Czech Republic).

Concert "MAKANNA" will feature Jan Židlický – narrator, Czech cellist František Brikcius and Talich Chamber Orchestra conducted by Maestro Jan Talich.

Concert "MAKANNA" is held under the auspices of Sir Tom Stoppard and Václav Havel to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the birth of Jiří Weil (1900–1959) and as part or the "Daniel Pearl World Music Days". In the cooperation with the National Gallery, the Jewish Museum in Prague, the Talich Chamber Orchestra and the City of Prague. For more information visit www.Brikcius.com, www.iKosik.com and www.PressWeb.cz.

Entrance is free, but because of limited capacity of the concert hall, we recommend to reserve your seats on the following e-mail address: rezervace@Brikcius.com.


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