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Revealing a memorial plaque to conductor Václav Talich in Ljubljana

On 19 April 2018, a memorial plaque was revealed to the Czech conductor Vaclav Talich during the 33rd year of the "Slovenian Days of Music" festival. Vaclav Talich worked in Ljubljana as the chief conductor of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra in the years 1908 – 1912.

Revealing a memorial plaque to the Czech conductor Václav Talich (1883-1961), which was placed at the entrance to the Grand Hotel Union's concert hall, was attended by prominent guests - Czech Ambassador to Slovenia Věra Zemanová, Mayor of Beroun Ivan Kus, Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana Aleš Čerin, Václav Talich’s great grandson Michal Dejmal, General Director of Union Hotels Matej Rigelnik and musicologist dr. Jernej Weiss, who also presented the personality of a Czech musician to a Slovenian audience. The memorial plaque was made by the sculptor Metod Frlic and designed by the designer Robert Žvokelj. The author of the exhibition and initiator of the creation of the memorial plaque is a journalist and translator of Slovenian origin Peter Kuhar, who has been active for a long time in the Czech Republic.

The event took place with great interest in the media and was attended by approximately one hundred guests and listeners.