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POSTPONED - Piano Recital: David Kalhous

Date: 22 October 2020 6:00 PM, Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the recital of David Kalhous, scheduled for October 22, 2020, at the Embassy of the Czech Republic, has been postponed.

Thank you so much for your interest in our programming. We look forward to bringing this talented artist to the DC community at a later date.


The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to a classical recital, featuring internationally recognized pianist David Kalhous, on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 6 pm. Kalhous will perform a program including: Janáček's On an Overgrown Path, Beethoven's Six Variations in F Major, Scarlatti's Sonata in D minor, Chopin's Nocturne in C-sharp minor, among other works. Join us for an evening under the stars at the Czech Embassy listening to masterpieces of the ages.

This event will be outside. Dress warmly!

ABOUT THE PIANIST: David Kalhous gained critical acclaim in the United States and Europe for his wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous programming spanning over three centuries. As a soloist, he has performed with the Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, Prague Philharmonia, Israel Symphony Orchestra, to name a few. As a recitalist and chamber musician, he performed at the Prague Spring Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Czech Philharmonic Chamber Music Series, among others. Kalhous regularly performs, lectures, and teaches masterclasses. He has recorded for Czech Radio and Television, and has written, produced, and hosted programs for Prague’s Classic FM Radio. Kalhous studied at the Prague Conservatory, the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna, Rubin Academy of Music at Tel-Aviv University, and Yale University. He received his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from Northwestern University.The event is part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2020 - John Amos Comenius, inspiring new works, interpretations and perspectives.

Event Details:

Date: October 22, 2020, at 6 pm

Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

RSVPs are required by October 19 to https://davidkalhous.eventbrite.com

Seating capacity will be limited to 50, according to CDC guidelines. If you find that you will not be able to attend the event, please cancel your reservation asap.

ATTIRE: Please dress for the weather as this event will be outside. Flat shoes are recommended for the grassy area.

You must wear a mask. No large bags allowed. Small purses checked at security. RSVP confirmation and photo ID required.

***Social distancing and cautionary measures will be observed throughout the experience. ***


Embassy Policy: By making your reservation, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists by attending this event on the premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic. COVID-19 is an extremely dangerous disease. You voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Czech Republic or any of their diplomats, staff, contractors, affiliates, employees, agents, or volunteers liable for any illness, injury, or death.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic disclaims and excludes any and all liability for any loss, injury, or damage, alleged to have been suffered by or as a result of or otherwise on its premises.