October 21, 2011, 7:30 PM
The Embassy Series presents violinist Josef Špaček who will perform a selection of work by Dvořák, Janáček, and Smetana. The program includes Dvořák's famous Sonatina in G major Op. 100, and Mazurek for Violin and Piano, Op. 49. Špaček ranks among the foremost representatives of today's young Czech violin generation. Špaček will be accompanied on piano by Kuok-Man Lio.
Most recently, Špaček was the winner of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition (2009). He has also soloed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Prague Chamber Philharmonic, the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, The Russian Chamber Orchestra, and more, as well as soloed under numerous conductors, including Christoph Eshenbach.
The event will be followed by a reception featuring Czech cuisine.
Tickets can be purchased by e-mailing
firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 202/625-2361.
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC
Download the Program (PDF).
For more information about Josef Špaček, please visit www.josefspacek.com.