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Czech Flautist Monika Duarte Streitova in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

(This article expired 08.10.2014.)

In October 2013, the Czech flautist Monika Duarte Streitova performed concerts in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Her performance in Dubai was accompanied by an exposition of posters called „The Best of the Czech Republic“.

The Czech flautist Monika Duarte Streitova presented her skills on October 9 and 13, 2013, in  the Culture Centre of the Ministry of Culture in Abu Dhabi, respectively in Alliance Française in Dubai. Her performance in Dubai was accompanied by an exposition of posters called „The BEST of the Czech Republic“. Besides giving concerts, Monika also offered a lecture on Czech music and the contemporary Czech composition at the New York University in Abu Dhabi.

The Czech flautist Monika Streitová, a daughter of the Czech documentary photographer Jindrich Streit, graduated from the Music and Performing Arts Academy of the Bratislava University, Slovakia, where she also completed her PhD at Contemporary Music Performance in 2005. In 2000 she obtained a scholarship to attend the Darmstadt Summer Course in Germany, where she studied with C. Levine. She has also attended the Debrezen Contemporary Music Courses, directed by Istvan Matuz. At present, she works as a post-graduate researcher at the Aveiro University, Portugal, with a fellowship of the Foundation for Science and Technology. During her research she has been cooperating with contemporary composers, namely R. Berger, J. Y. Bosseur, D. MacMouline, B. Schaffer, J. Guillou e J. P. Oliveira, and has premiered several of their works in international contemporary music festivals. Her repertoire includes about one hundred twenty world premieres. She has worked with BBC, ORF2 Wien, RTP Portugal and BRB Berlin. Streitová has recorded 6 solo CDs and 11 CDs with ensembles. She has performed concerts in Germany, Austria, France, Hungary, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Japan and Brazil among other countries.