Czech Dreams, 22/5 – 8/12/2014
What were Czech Dreams in Biel like?
Premiere of the chamber version of Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák at the Theatre Orchestra Biel Solothurn, concert of the artist in residence Josef Špaček in accompaniment of pianist Miroslav Sekera, Antonín Stehlík cimbalom group performing at the railway station, vegetable market and also at the town theatre and pizzeria Napule é. On colourful Saturady 1 November at the Congress Centre musicologists lead by Aleš Březina discussed Czech music after the year 1900, concerts of the OK Percussion Duo followed as well as wine tasting of Moravian wines by Stanislav Mádl. An exhibition of Czech Centres on Antonín Dvořák was presented and many touristic materials on the Czech Republic were provided by the Czech Tourism. Swing sounded in the evening – Ondřej Havelka and his Melody Makers made audiences move and many of the visitors were very stylish in dresses and dancing.
Look back in pictures by Jiří Sláma!