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You are invited to the "Festival Brikcius" - the 3rd chamber music concert series at the Stone Bell House & "Year of Czech Music 2014", organized in partnership with the City Gallery Prague this autumn, in the exclusive location of the Stone Bell House in Prague's Old Town square. The Festival Brikcius is taking place under the auspices of the Mayor of City of Prague, Tomas Hudecek, under the auspices of the Mayor of Prague 1, Oldrich Lomecky, and in cooperation with the Prague 1. The artistic patrons of the Year of Czech Music 2014 are the mezzo soprano Magdalena Kozena and the chief conductor Sir Simon Rattle.
The Festival Brikcius commemorates the 55th anniversary of the death of Bohuslav Martinu, the 70th anniversary of the death of Jewish composer Zikmund Schul, the 95th anniversary of the birth of "Terezin" composer Gideon Klein, the 110th anniversary of the death of Antonin Dvorak, the 110th anniversary of the birth of Isa Krejci, the 120th anniversary of the birth of Erwin Schulhoff, the 140th anniversary of the birth of Josef Suk and the 160th anniversary of the birth of Leos Janacek.
The 3rd annual festival will feature Czech cellist Frantisek Brikcius, French pianist Justine Verdier, Czech cellist Anna Brikciusova and siblings cello chamber ensemble Duo Brikcius.
The dramaturgy of this "Year of Czech Music 2014" is focused on anniversaries of Czech composers (B. Martinu, A. Dvorak, I. Krejci, J. Suk, L. Janacek); "Terezin"/Jewish authors (E. Schulhoff, G. Klein, Z. Schul); and contemporary music works (J. Matys, P. Hejny, J. Jirasek, L Fiser, M. Stedron, I. Kosikova). For further information, visit http://Festival.Brikcius.com .