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Piano Recital: David Kalhous

Date: 18 October 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Venue: Czech Embassy

The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to a classical recital, featuring internationally recognized pianist David Kalhous, on October 18, 2021, 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 F minor, Chopin's Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Kubík's Sonata-Portrait for solo piano, among other works. Join us for an evening at the Czech Embassy listening to masterpieces of the ages.

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 and produced 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 2021 - Věra Čáslavská, inspiring new works, interpretations and perspectives.

Event Details:

Date: October 18, 2021, at 6 pm

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

RSVP required: https://pianokalhous.eventbrite.com/

If you find that you will not be able to attend the event, please cancel your reservation asap.

To enter, you must wear a mask and be fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or present a negative covid test.

Embassy Policy: By registering, 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. You and any family members and guests 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.

To enter, you must wear a mask and be vaccinated or present a negative covid test. At its discretion, the Embassy may take your temperature upon arrival. No large bags are allowed. Small purses may be checked as you pass through security for entrance. RSVP confirmation and photo ID required.