Duo Brikcius & Year of Czech Music

Duo Brikcius & Year of Czech Music
[2 Cellists & 2 Siblings]
You are invited to the November concert “Festival Brikcius” – DUO BRIKCIUS & YEAR OF
CZECH MUSIC (2 Cellists – 2 Siblings), that will take place on Thursday 20th
November 2014
at 7.30pm
Location: in the representative concert hall from the 13th century of
the Stone Bell House in Prague
GHMP, 3rd floor, Old Town Square 605/13,
Prague 1,
Czech Republic.

The two cellists, brother and sister Anna Brikciusová and František Brikcius (Duo
Brikcius), will introduce a new programme for two cellos. It includes: Suite for Two
by composer and cellist from Prague David Popper (1843 – 1913); Chassidic
by “Terezín” Jewish composer Zikmund Schul (1916 – 1944); Composition for Two
by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů (1890 – 1959; Duo by “Terezín” Jewish
composer Gideon Klein (1919 – 1945), written shortly before World War II. The Duo
and other pieces by Gideon Klein were promoted and revised by composer Vojtěch
Saudek (1951 – 2003), grandnephew of Franz Kafka; and Arrangement of the Presto by
Czech composer Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928). As a special encore Duo Brikcius will
play the composition Bridges for two cellos by Czech composer and organist Irena
who lives in France. The music is dedicated to Swiss bridge builder Toni

Tickets for the concerts at the Stone Bell House can be obtained either from Prague
Ticket Office – Via Musica, Ticketon.cz or at the door from about 90 minutes before
every concert ( http://Festival.Brikcius.com ). Given the limited number of seats we
strongly recommend early booking!