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Millennium Stage: Karolína Syrovátková

Millennium Stage: Karolína Syrovátková

September 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

Internationally recognized Czech pianist Karolína Syrovátková, called "a true poet of the piano" (ABQ Review) will perform a solo concert of composers Suk, Janáček, Fibich, and Kaprálová at the Kennedy Center Millenium Stage on September 30, 2018, at 6 pm. She is known for her innovative approach to performing, in which she combines her pianistic and dramatic talents to create shows about great composers.  Syrovátková is the winner of several international competitions including the North London and the Sidney M. Wright Presidential Competition. Relax in a memorable evening at the Kennedy Center with the gifted pianist.

Event Details:

Date/Time: September 30, 2018, at 6 pm

Venue: Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

Admission is free. Tickets are not required. 

This performance is featured as part of the Kennedy Center's free daily performance series on its Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer: http://www.kennedy-center.org/video/upcoming
 
We regret that as the theater reaches capacity, seats cannot be saved for patrons who have not arrived or are not next in line. 
 
No free parking is provided for this event.

DIRECTIONS: http://www.kennedy-center.org/pages/visitor/directions 

MORE ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Karolína Syrovátková's vision as a musician is deeply rooted in both the pianistic lineage of European(L’Ecole Normale in Paris, Prague Conservatory) and American schools (University of Maryland: BM, University of Texas at Austin: MM and DMA) and in the well-established principles of the Alexander Technique (AmSAT Certified Teacher). In addition to an active performing and teaching career, Karolina’s multifaceted musical vision has led her to launch classical music series both in the US and in Europe. She has been a champion of Czech music, particularly the music of her distant relative, Bedrich Smetana and of Leoš Janáček. Her latest CD of Janáček’s complete piano music will be released in December 2018. Her experimentation with bridging the gap between classical music and its audiences has led her to create a new art form she calls a “drama concert.” Her series titled Living With the Great Composers combines theater and a classical piano recital in an educational, easy-to-understand and easy-to-love format. She has written and channeled the personae of Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann, Olga Janáček, and Caroline von Esterházy. You can find her on Youtube: Youtube/karolinasyrovatkova or www.pianistkarolina.com.

PROGRAM:

Josef Suk……….................The Spring
1874-1935
 
Leos Janáček…..............….On the Overgrown Path I
1854-1928
 
Zdenek Fibich…...................Poem
 
 
Vitezslava Kaprálová.............April Prelude op.13
1915-1940

 


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