Jewish Music for Two Cellos / Dominika Weiss Hošková & Jiří Hošek
14. 02. 2019 19:00 - 21:00
A concert of cello works by 19th/20th-century Jewish composers, performed by the leading Czech cellists Dominika Weiss Hošková and Jiří Hošek (her father). Featuring works by Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880), Noam Sheriff (b. 1935), Jiří Hošek (b. 1955) and David Popper (1843–1913). Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Maisel Synagogue and at the Jewish Museum's Information and Reservation Centre (Maiselova 15, Prague 1), or through the Ticket Art network, Prague Ticket Office (online or at its shop in the Old Town Square) and the Jewish Museum's website, where you can also view the full concert programme.
Dominika Weiss Hošková / cello
Jiří Hošek / cello
Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880)
Duo for Two Cellos, Op. 53
Noam Sheriff (b. 1935)
Vidui (Confession) for Solo Cello
Jiří Hošek (b. 1955)
Jewish Melodies (Suite for Two Cellos)
David Popper (1843–1913)
Suite for Two Cellos, Op. 16
After studying under Professors V. Jírovec and V. Kočí at the Prague Conservatory and taking additional private lessons with Prof. Miloš Sádlo, Dominika Hošková attended the Faculty of Music at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts, completing a master’s degree under the instruction of her father, Jiří Hošek, in 2007. In 2008-2010, she continued her education at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (Prof. Zvi Plesser – cello, Prof. Avi Abramovic – chamber music). She has received many awards in the Czech Republic and abroad, including the 2009 Grand Prize in the David Gritz Memorial Competition. In June 2010, her work was honoured by the Czech Senate with a Silver Medal for promoting the good name and traditions of the Czech Republic in the State of Israel..
Jiří Hošek studied cello under Prof. Miloš Sádlo at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts. He has had success at a number of international cello competitions and has participated in cello master classes in Paris, Nice and Budapest. He served as concert master of the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra in 1991–1996, and has been a soloist with this orchestra since 1988. He is a Laureate of the 1980 Prague Spring International Music Competition. In March 1998, he was appointed a soloist with the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Entry: 230 CZK