April 23 at 7.30 p.m.
Works by: E. Shulhoff, J. Simon, I. Kosíková, J. Weinberger
František Brikcius – violoncello
Tomáš Víšek – piano
The concert tour "Weinberger Tour" of the Czech cellist František Brikcius and Czech pianist Tomáš Víšek is reminding the memory of Jewish composer Jaromír Weinberger (1896–1967), who was born in Prague (40 years since his tragic death) and introducing to the audience less known works of Jewish "Terezín" composers. On the programme are compositions written by Erwin Shulhoff (Sonata), James Simon (Lamento 1938 – Cech premiere), Irena Kosíková (d-Fence – premiere) and Jaromír Weinberger (Une cantilene jalouse & Colloque sentimental – arr. by F. Brikcius for cello and piano – premiere). Project is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech republic and Mayor of the City of Brno Roman Onderka.
"Weinberger Tour", which is organized in the cooperation with the Jewish Museum in Prague will be held in Prague – premiere (Spanish synagogue – Jewish Museum), Brno and different places in the Czech republic (Praha, Brno, Děčín, Teplice, Terezín, Lidice, Nelahozeves, Boskovice, Břeclav…). Final concert is going to be held in Prague and recorded by Czech television for the TV magazine Terra Musica broadcasted in November 2007.
For more information, please go to www.brikcius.com.