Czech Composer Focus: Bohuslav Martinu

lecture, recital

February 4, 2018 , 3:00 - 5:00 pm

[3rd Floor]

Casting new light on the US-based musical activities of Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959), musicologist Jon Meadow will explore the composer’s special relationship with the viola, historically a somewhat under-appreciated instrument. Hear the first movement from Martinu’s Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, composed in New York City, juxtaposed with selections from the chamber music that inspired his work, Mozart’s Duo in G for Violin and Viola.

Performers: Laura Jean Goldberg, violin, and Danielle Farina, viola.

Pay at door $20; Seniors, Students, Czech Center Club Members $10.

For more information, please visit www.bohemianbenevolent.org.

Organized by: BBLA, Dvorak American Heritage Association