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Happy Birthday Smetana!

Happy Birthday Smetana!

Lenox Hill

Fri, March 15, 2024 8:00 PM, EDT

Pay the musicians
Drinking policy
Don't bring your own drinks
Non-alcoholic drinks provided
Wheelchair access
Not wheelchair accessible
Kid-friendly event

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


I’m so excited to welcome pianist Rita Rovenskaya, who will share a wonderful program of Czech music in celebration of Smetana's 200th birthday!

You can read more about Rita here: https://www.margaritarovenskaya.com/

What's the music?

Bedrich Smetana -
Polka in G minor, op. 8 no. 2
Impromptu No. 1 in E-flat Minor
Impromptu No. 3 in A-flat Major

Antonin Dvorak -
Dumka and Furiant, op. 12
Poetic Tone Pictures, op. 85
-no. 3 - Na Starem Hrade (At the Old Castle)
-no. 12 - U Mohyly (At the Hero's Grave)
-no. 13 - Na Svate Hore (On the Holy Mountain)

Leos Janacek - In the Mists

Ivana Loudova - Prague Imaginations

Where does this music come from?

This year is Smetana's 200th birthday! I'm choosing to celebrate his music and his legacy. Smetana is considered the father of the Czech style, so it's fascinating to see how each composer after him developed it. Join me for a recital of beautiful Czech music!


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