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Newsletter 3 (October 2009)






Invitation: Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers for Cello solo in the interpretation of František Brikcius & Czech Republic anniversary in Sofia


http://www.Brikcius.com - František Brikcius: Czech Cellist - Concert "Benjamin Britten & Company for Cello Solo" (2004)

  As a part of the Czech Republic anniversary you are invited to another "Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers for Cello solo in the interpretation of František Brikcius" concert of Czech cellist František Brikcius. Concert will be on Tuesday 27th October 2009, 7pm, at the Czech Centre Sofia - Purple Salon (Rakovski 100, Sofia, Bulgaria).

  František Brikcius will be playing, in Bulgarian premiere, works of Czech composers from Prague and Brno. Sonata (1987) by Luboš Fišer and Stopy (2005, Festival Violoncello 2005 in Brussels) by Czech composer and organist Irena Kosíková will be featured. On the concert you will hear music by Jiří Matys, Petr Hejný, Jan Jirásek, Luboš Fišer, Miloš Štědroň and Irena Kosíková. Project was held under auspices of Václav Havel.

  In the cooperation with Czech Centre Sofia. Concerts "Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers for Cello solo in the interpretation of František Brikcius" and "Tartini's L'Arte dell'Arco in the Interpretation of František Brikcius" have been presented as part of the "Brikcius Cello Tour 2007" in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Russia and United Kingdom. For more information please visit http://www.Brikcius.com and http://www.CzechCentres.cz/Sofia .

PRAGUE - BRNO: 6 CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS FOR CELLO SOLO IN THE INTERPRETATION OF FRANTIŠEK BRIKCIUS
27th October 2009, 7pm, Czech Centre Sofia - Purple Salon (Rakovski 100, Sofia, Bulgaria)

FRANTIŠEK BRIKCIUS - Cello




Competition: Win 1 x book Anna Shuttleworth's Memoirs
& 2 x 2 free tickets to concert "
Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers for Cello solo in the interpretation of František Brikcius" in Sofia

http://www.Brikcius.com - Anna Shuttleworth's Memoirs, edited Tomas Sterner

  Win 1 x Book Anna Shuttleworth's Memoirs & 2 x 2 free tickets to concert "Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers for Cello solo in the interpretation of František Brikcius" in Sofia on Tuesday 27th October 2009, 7pm, Czech Centre Sofia - Purple Salon by answering following question:

What is the name of fifty forth chapter of cellist Anna Shuttleworth's memoirs edited by Tomas Sterner?
  1. Mainardi and Casals
  2. František Brikcius
  3. Alexander Baillie & Navarra
Contest is over, drawn winners are: M. W. from St. Petersburg, Y. B. from Sofia and I. A. from Varna.



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Meet ... novelist JIŘÍ WEIL

Jiří Weil (*6. 8. 1900 - †13.12. 1959) - zapůjčeno archívem Památníku národního písemnictví

Jiří Weil
(*6. 8. 1900 - †13.12. 1959)

 
   Novelist, literary critic, reporter, translator and publicist Jiří Weil was born on 6th August 1900 in Praskolesy u Hořovic. After his graduation in 1919, he studied Slavonic Philology and Comparative Literature at the FF UK. He completed his studies with a PhD in 1928. From 1922 he made several visits to the USSR where between 1933 and 1935 he worked as a translator and publicist; later, after he was expelled from the KSČ, he spent six months in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and elsewhere).

  During World War Two he refused Jewish transports, he spent time in hiding, he was arrested, for five months he lived unregistered in a hospital, he staged a false suicide and until the end of the war he lived in illegality.

Jiří Weil & Olga Weilová (svatební fotografie, 4. 3. 1942) - zapůjčeno archívem Památníku národního písemnictví

  From 1946-1949 he was redactor at the ELK publishing house and from 1950-1958 a science employee of the Jewish Museum in Prague. In his work you can find his experience of the time he spent in the USSR and of his visits to Germany, Switzerland, France and Poland. He was a member of Devětsil, Blok, SČS (expelled in 1951, again readmitted in 1956).

Jiří Weil & kocour Nehýtek - zapůjčeno archívem Památníku národního písemnictví

  He published in Časopis českého muzea, in Kmen, Avantgarda, Literární noviny (30th and 2nd half of 40th), LN, Nový život, Host do domu, Věstník Židovské obce náboženské … . He is mentioned in the Jewish Yearbooks. He translated works by Russian writers and co-edited an edition of "Children's paintings on the Death stop. Terezín 1942-1944" (1959).

Jiří Weil - zapůjčeno archívem Památníku národního písemnictví               Jiří Weil - zapůjčeno archívem Památníku národního písemnictví

  He wrote many short stories and novels, including Moskva-hranice (1937, 2nd edition 1969 was forbidden), Dřevěná lžíce (1938), Makanna, otec divů (1946), Barvy (1946), Život s hvězdou (1949), Harfeník (1958), Žalozpěv za 77 297 obětí (1958) and Na střeše je Mendelssohn (1960). He died on 13th December 1959 in Prague. In 2010 we commemorate, with project MAKANNA, the 110th anniversary of his birth.

For more information about Jiří Weil go to http://www.Brikcius.com and http://En.Wikipedia.org/Wiki/Jiří_Weil .



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Česky ... http://www.Brikcius.com - František Brikcius: český violoncellista - Novinky 3 (říjen 2009, pozvánka: koncert "Praha - Brno: 6 soudobých skladatelů pro violoncello sólo v interpretaci Františka Brikcia", soutěž: kniha & vstupenky, partner měsíce: Expats.cz, poznejte ...: Jiří Weil, oznámení ...: staňte se mecenáši, přihlašte se do mailing listu, ...)



English ... http://www.Brikcius.com - Frantisek Brikcius: Czech Cellist - Newsletter 3 (October 2009, concert invitation: "Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers for Cello solo in the interpretation of Frantisek Brikcius", competition: Book & concert tickets, partner of the month: Expats.cz, meet ...: Jiri Weil, call for ...: MAKANNA maecenas, join mailing list, ...)