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Waltham Forest Cello Fest

"London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music"
(6th - 26th October 2019)

  You are invited to ūüĆ≤ WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 ūüéĽ ("London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music").

  This year the festival commemorates the 334th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, the 327th anniversary of the birth if Italian baroque composer Giuseppe Tartini, the 200th anniversary of the birth of German - French composer and cellist Jacques Offenbach, the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jewish composer Gideon Klein - Gideon Klein Centenary, the 100th anniversary of the birth of American Jazz Cellist Fred Katz - Fred Katz Centenary, the 60th anniversary of the death of Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch and London's first ever Borough of Culture in 2019!

  The 1st annual Waltham Forest Cello Fest 2019 will feature cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius, composer and organist Irena Kos√≠kov√°, Czech cellist Anna Brikciusov√° and siblings cello chamber ensemble Duo Brikcius.

  Concerts are held on 6th - 26th October 2019 in The London Borough of Waltham Forest (the Engine House - Walthamstow Wetlands, historic Victoria Line Carriage - Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum, One Hoe Street in Walthamstow, Church of St John the Baptist in Leytonstone, Church of St Michael and All Angels in Walthamstow and the Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul in Chingford) in cooperation with the Czech Centre London.

  Booking is essential via Eventbrite - http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com . Please book early as seats at some venues are limited!

  The 1st WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 presents opening LUNCHTIME CONCERT - DUO BRIKCIUS [2 Cellists - 2 Siblings] (Sunday 6th October), already the 7th UNDERGROUND LUNCHTIME RECITAL (Sunday 13th October), screening of music documentary film MAKANNA (Wednesday 16th October), CELLO RECITAL BACH, BLOCH, KOS√ćKOV√Ā & KATZ (Thursday 17th October), J. S. BACH: SIX SUITES FOR UNACCOMPANIED CELLO (Sunday 20th October) a final virtuoso concert THE ART OF BOWING / L'ARTE DELL'ARCO (Saturday 26th October).

  Waltham Forest Cello Fest forms part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days, which commemorate the legacy of journalist, musician Daniel Pearl, brutally murdered by group of terrorists for defending freedom of speech.

  For further information follow #WFCF19, @WalhamForestCelloFest and visit http://WalthamForestCelloFest.Brikcius.com .

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Anniversaries

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685 - 1750)

The 334th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Fred Katz
(1919 - 2013)

The 100th anniversary of the birth of American Jazz Cellist Fred Katz (1919 - 2013). Fred Katz Centenary - #KATZ100 - http://www.FredKatz.com

Gideon Klein
(1919 - 1945)

The 100th anniversary of the birth of Jewish Composer Gideon Klein (1919 - 1945) / Gideon Klein Centenary - #KLEIN100

Ernest Bloch
(1880 - 1959)

The 60th anniversary of the death of Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959)

Giuseppe Tartini
(1692 - 1770)

The 327th anniversary of the birth if Italian baroque composer Giuseppe Tartini (1692 - 1770)

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)

The 200th anniversary of the birth of German - French composer and cellist Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)

Daniel Pearl World Music Days (2019)

The 15th Daniel Pearl World Music Days (2019)

Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture (2019)

Waltham Forest is the first ever London Borough of Culture (2019) 

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Programme

ūüĆ≤ WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST ūüéĽ
October 2019

"London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music"

presents

Lunchtime concert
DUO BRIKCIUS [2 Cellists - 2 Siblings]

Turbine Room, Walthamstow Wetlands

Sunday 6th October 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.

Sunday 6th October 2019

  Opening lunchtime concert WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 - DUO BRIKCIUS [2 Cellists - 2 Siblings] will take place on Sunday 6th October 2019 at 1:15 p.m., at the Engine House - Walthamstow Wetlands (2 Forest Road, N17 9NH, London).

  The two cellists, brother and sister Anna Brikciusov√° and FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius (Duo Brikcius), will introduce a programme for two cellos featuring Duo pour 2 violoncelles, op. 53 n¬į1 by French composer of German origin Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880). Duo* by "Terez√≠n" Jewish composer Gideon Klein (1919 - 1945), written shortly before World War II. Then Double Concerto by Italian baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741) followed by Fantasie IV.* and Bridges* for two cellos by Czech composer and organist Irena Kos√≠kov√°, who lives in France. The music is dedicated to Swiss bridge builder Toni R√ľttimann.

*Walthamstow premiere

  "The Duo and other pieces by Gideon Klein were promoted and revised by composer Vojtńõch Saudek (1951 - 2003), grandnephew of Franz Kafka."

  In the cooperation with Walthamstow Wetlands.

  Admission ¬£12 (+ ¬£1.52 booking fee). Booking is essential via Eventbrite - http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com . Please book early as seats are limited!

  Running time: cca 50-60 minutes.

Underground Lunchtime Recitals

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum (historic Victoria Line Carriage) 

Sunday 17th February 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 24th March 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 21st April 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 19th May 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 21st July 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 22nd September 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 13th October 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 3rd November 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 15th December 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.

Sunday 13th October 2019

  Following concert WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 - the 7th UNDERGROUND LUNCHTIME RECITAL, will be held on Sunday 13th October, 1:15pm., again at the Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum (historic Victoria Line Carriage, 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, E17 8AX, London).

  Cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will present cello works by leading composers from Prague and Brno (LuboŇ° FiŇ°er, Petr Hejn√Ĺ, Jan Jir√°sek, Irena Kos√≠kov√°, JiŇô√≠ Matys a MiloŇ° ҆tńõdroŇą). You will hear Fantasie and Rondo (1982)* by composer JiŇô√≠ Matys, Metall Sonata (1983)* by cellist, artist and composer Petr Hejn√Ĺ, Dilema (1987)* by film composer Jan Jir√°sek, Sonata (1987)* by music and film composer LuboŇ° FiŇ°er, Dances of King Lear (1995)* by a composer from Brno, MiloŇ° ҆tńõdroŇą, and Stopy (2004)* by Czech composer and organist Irena Kos√≠kov√°.

*Walthamstow premiere

  "A live recording of the concert held under the auspices of V√°clav Havel was released on CD and introduced by following concert tour "Brikcius Cello Tour" in the Czech Republic, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Russia and the United Kingdom."

  In the cooperation with Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum.

  Admission ¬£10 (+ ¬£1.25 booking fee). Booking is essential via Eventbrite - http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com . Book early as seats are limited!

  Running time: 45-60 minutes.

- Sorry, no wheelchair access to concert - 6 steps to climb
- Free entry to museum, open 11am to 4pm
- Tea, coffee and light food available on site
- Wheelchair access to toilets and refreshments

Music documentary film
MAKANNA

One Hoe Street

Wednesday 16th October 2019 @ 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday 16th October 2019

  WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST screening of music documentary film MAKANNA*, together with a live cello performance and film introduction, will take place on Wednesday 16th October 2019 at 8:00 p.m., at One Hoe Street (1 Hoe St, Walthamstow, E17 4SD, London).

*London premiere

  Music documentary film MAKANNA, based on the novel of the Jewish writer JiŇô√≠ Weil (1900 - 1959), from the concert performance of the ballet MAKANNA, composed by composer Irena Kos√≠kov√° for voice (Jan ŇĹidlick√Ĺ), solo cello (FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius) and orchestra (Jan Talich - conductor, Talich Chamber Orchestra), was held at the Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia in Prague under the auspices of Sir Tom Stoppard and V√°clav Havel.

  The film was premiered at the Vaclav Havel Library in Prague (the 4th Festival Brikcius) and it was recently screened in Beijing (the 9the European Union Film Festival in China), in Lisbon (MUVI - International Music Film Festival in Portugal) and in Mexico (FIC AUTOR - Author's International Film Festival).

  "The novel Makanna - The Father of Miracles describes the rise and fall of a historical person - the 7th century false prophet with his face covered with the green veil and his eyes glowing as embers."

  In the cooperation with One Hoe Street.

  Admission free. Booking is essential via Eventbrite - http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com . Book early as seats are limited!

  Running time: cca 74 minutes.

Lunchtime cello concert
BACH, BLOCH, KOS√ćKOV√Ā & KATZ

St John the Baptist, Leytonstone

Thursday 17th October 2019 @ 1:00 p.m.

Thursday 17th October 2019

  Cello lunchtime concert WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 - BACH, BLOCH, KOS√ćKOV√Ā & KATZ will take place on Thursday 17th October 2019 at 1:00 p.m., at the Church of St John the Baptist in Leytonstone (High Road, Leytonstone, E11 1HH, London).

  Cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will perform Suite Nr. 3 for Solo Cello in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1730), Suite No.2 for Solo Cello, B.94 by Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959), Veselka for Solo Cello (2018)* by Czech Composer and Organist Irena Kos√≠kov√°. There will be rare possibility to hear "The Soldier Puppet"*, an anti-Vietnam war solo cello piece by American Jazz Cellist and Composer Fred Katz (1919 - 2013) and his "Granadios"*.

*Leytonstone premiere

  "Fred‚Äôs work with the Chico Hamilton Quintet in the 1950's brought him particular attention, as did his writing and appearance in the award winning Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster movie, Sweet Smell of Success and his film scores for many of the Roger Corman movies such as The Little Shop of Horrors."


  In the cooperation with the Parochial Church Council, St John the Baptist, Leytonstone.

  Free entry.

  Running time: cca 50-60 minutes.

Cello recital
J. S. BACH: SIX SUITES FOR UNACCOMPANIED CELLO

St Michael and All Angels, Walthamstow 

Sunday 20th October 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 20th October 2019

  Cello recital WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 - J. S. BACH: SIX SUITES FOR UNACCOMPANIED CELLO will take place on Sunday 20th October 2019 at 5:00 p.m., at the Church of St Michael and All Angels in Walthamstow (Northcote Rd, Walthamstow, E17 6PQ, London).

  Cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will perform the complete Solo Cello Suites (BWV 1007-1012) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750).

  "Bach's Six Suites are some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever written for cello."

  In the cooperation with the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Walthamstow.

  Free admission and a retiring collection.

  Running time: cca 120 minutes.

Final concert
THE ART OF BOWING
/ L'ARTE DELL'ARCO

Ss Peter and Paul, Chingford

Sunday 26th October 2019 @ 2:.00 p.m.

Sunday 26th October 2019

  Final concert WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019  - THE ART OF BOWING / L'ARTE DELL'ARCO* will take place on Saturday 26th October 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at the Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul (The Green, Chingford Green, Chingford, E4 7EN, London).

*Chingford premiere

  Czech cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will play virtuoso L'Arte dell'Arco / the Art of Bowing - 50 variations written by Italian baroque composer Giuseppe Tartini (*April 8, 1692 Piran/Istrie - ‚ĆFebruary 26, 1770 Padova) on the theme of Corelli's Gavotte in the transcription of Paul Bazelaire (*March 4, 1886 S√©dan - ‚ĆDecember 11, 1958 Paris) for cello solo.

  "Giuseppe Tartini studied law at the University of Padua, where he became skilled at fencing. After his father's death in 1710, he married Elisabetta Premazore, a woman his father would have disapproved of because of her lower social class and age difference. Unfortunately, Elisabetta was a favourite of the powerful Cardinal Giorgio Cornaro, who promptly charged Tartini with abduction. Tartini fled Padua to go to the monastery of St. Francis in Assisi, where he could escape prosecution. While there, Tartini took up playing the violin."

  In the cooperation with the Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul.

  Free admission and a retiring collection.

  Running time: cca 50 - 60 minutes.

Underground Lunchtime Recitals

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum (historic Victoria Line Carriage) 

Sunday 17th February 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 24th March 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 21st April 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 19th May 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 21st July 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 22nd September 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 13th October 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 3rd November 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.
Sunday 15th December 2019 @ 1:15 p.m.

Christmas Concert - Sunday 15th December 2019

  Following concert WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 - the 9th UNDERGROUND LUNCHTIME RECITAL - CHRISTMAS CONCERT, will be held on Sunday 15th December, 1:15pm., again at the Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum (historic Victoria Line Carriage, 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, E17 8AX, London).

  Cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will perform Suite for solo cello No. 6 in D major (BWV 1012) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750), Bassnachtigall (1922) by Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff (1894 - 1942)*, together with Suite in D major, TWV 40:1 by baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767).

*Walthamstow premiere

  In the cooperation with Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum.

  Admission ¬£10 (+ ¬£1.25 booking fee). Booking is essential via Eventbrite - http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com . Book early as seats are limited!

  Running time: 45-60 minutes.

- Sorry, no wheelchair access to concert - 6 steps to climb
- Free entry to museum, open 11am to 3pm
- Tea, coffee and light food available on site
- Wheelchair access to toilets and refreshments

ūüĆ≤ Waltham Forest Cello Fest ūüéĽ

"London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music"
(6th - 26th October 2019).

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Artists

FRANTI҆EK BRIKCIUS - CELLO


  Czech cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius was born in Prague, into a family with a distinguished cultural background. He has been playing the cello since early childhood. Following his cello studies at the Prague Conservatoire, he completed his Master's degree at the Jan√°ńćek Academy of Music (JAMU) in the Czech republic. He furthered his cello skills at the Toho Gakuen Academy in Japan and later under the guidance of legendary cellist Prof. Anna Shuttleworth (student of Pablo Casals) in the United Kingdom (Eton Cello Master Classes and the University of Leeds).

FrantiŇ°ek won the 2nd prizes at the Anglo-Czech Competition in London (1999), the International String Competition London (2000) and the International String Competition Jihlava (2003). He has been awarded many scholarships and fellowships, including the Czech Music Foundation (CHF), the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Music Foundation OSA, the Socrates-Erasmus, and the Gideon Klein Foundation for the propagation of works written by Jewish Holocaust Composers. He chose to dedicate his life to the interpretation of cello compositions written by composers of the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, giving special consideration to compositions for solo cello. His favourites are cello suites by Johann Sebastian Bach, Max Reger, Ernest Bloch and Benjamin Britten.

He is particularly involved in researching, studying and performing works by Czech (Anton√≠n DvoŇô√°k, LeoŇ° Jan√°ńćek, Bohuslav MartinŇĮ, Josef Suk and Irena Kos√≠kov√°), Jewish & Terez√≠n (Gideon Klein, Erwin Schulhoff, Zikmund Schul, Jarom√≠r Weinberger, James Simon and David Popper) and contemporary composers (Conrad Beck, Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Benjamin Britten, Henri Dutilleux, Wolfgang Fortner, Alberto Ginastera, Cristobal Halffter, Hans Werner Henze, Heinz Holliger, Klaus Huber and Witold Lutoslawski), playing on a "George Kriwalski" cello made in 1904.

  Together with his sister Anna Brikciusov√°, he is a founder member of the "Duo Brikcius". He is artistic director of FESTIVAL BRIKCIUS - Chamber Music Concert Series in Prague (since 2012), BACH FESTIVAL GERS in France (since 2016) and WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 (the 1st London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music) in London.

  FrantiŇ°ek works as independent film-maker as well. His first music documentary film MAKANNA (in the cooperation with the Jewish Museum in Prague and under the auspices of Sir Tom Stoppard and V√°clav Havel) was already screened in the Czech republic, China, Mexico and Portugal. At the moment he is working on new music documentary film eSACHERe (2020).

  As a soloist FrantiŇ°ek has performed at many festivals in Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liberland, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, Uzbekistan and the United Kingdom.

  FrantiŇ°ek is giving cello master classes in France, Italy and the UK. He was invited to be a member of film jury for the Baku International Cinema Festival in Azerbaijan and music jury for the 2nd Berliner International Music Competition 2018 in Germany.

  More information about FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius and his many cello projects is available on the websites http://www.Brikcius.com , http://www.YouTube.com/FrantisekBrikcius, http://www.FaceBook.com/Brikcius , http://Instagram.com/Brikcius and http://Twitter.com/Brikcius .

IRENA KOS√ćKOV√Ā - ORGAN, COMPOSITION

  Czech organist and composer Irena Kos√≠kov√° was born in Prague into the intellectual family of prohibited philosopher Karel Kos√≠k and literary scientist RŇĮŇĺena Greben√≠ńćkov√°, the Herder prize laureate.

  She began her organ studies with Prof. Jan Hora, together with piano lessons given by Prof. EliŇ°ka Kleinov√° and Prof. ArnoŇ°tka Gr√ľnfeldov√°. Irena Kos√≠kov√° studied organ performance (Prof. Jaroslava PotmńõŇ°ilov√°) and conducting (Prof. Karel Fiala) at JeŇĺek's Conservatory. For political reasons she was refused to further her studies. She took private composition lessons with Prof. Miroslav Raichl.

  Finally after the Velvet Revolution she was accepted at the Jan√°ńćek Academy of Music (JAMU) in Brno into the organ class of Prof. Alena Vesel√° and Prof. Kamila Klugarov√°. She graduated at the Academy of Music (HAMU) in Prague, under the guidance of Prof. Josef Popelka.

  Irena Kos√≠kov√° now gives organ concerts and intensively compose. Her works have been performed in the Czech Republic, Algeria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Israel, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Sweden and in the United Kingdom. As an organist she specialises in the interpretation of organ works written by Johann Sebastian Bach: including performances of the complete Organ Toccatas, Voluntaries, Leipzig Chorales, The Art of Fugue, Organ Mass.

  She is one of the six chosen composers (JiŇô√≠ Matys, Petr Hejn√Ĺ, Jan Jir√°sek, LuboŇ° FiŇ°er, MiloŇ° ҆tńõdroŇą and Irena Kos√≠kov√°) of the project "Prague - Brno: 6 Contemporary Composers", held under the auspices of V√°clav Havel.

  For the celebration of the Year of Jewish Culture - 100 Years of the Jewish Museum in Prague, she wrote orchestra composition "7 Candles" introduced, together with the work of murdered "Terez√≠n" composers Gideon Klein (1919 - 1945) and Pavel Haas (1899 - 1944), in Prague and Terez√≠n.

  On the occasion of the 110th anniversary commemoration of the birth of Jewish writer JiŇô√≠ Weil (1900 - 1959), Irena Kos√≠kov√° was commissioned to create ballet "MAKANNA" for voice, cello and orchestra, it's concert performance was held under the auspices of Sir Tom Stoppard and V√°clav Havel. Live recording is available on Supraphonline.cz and iTunes.

  Music cooperation with the Talich Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, cellist Anna Brikciusov√°, Czech pianist Tom√°Ň° V√≠Ň°ek, cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius, siblings cello chamber ensemble Duo Brikcius, Czech Maestro Jan Talich and Russian conductor Mischa Rachlevsky.

  Organ compositions in the interpretation of Irena Kos√≠kov√° are published on YouTube, currently complete performance of Leipzig Chorales.

  She currently resides in France. For more information about Czech composer and organist Irena Kos√≠kov√° visit websites http://www.iKosik.com , http://www.Youtube.com/IrenaKosikova , http://www.Facebook.com/Kosikova.Irena , http://Twitter.com/IrenaKosikova and https://www.Instagram.com/IrenaKosikova .

ANNA BRIKCIUSOV√Ā - CELLO


  Czech cellist and poet Anna Brikciusov√° was born in Prague, into a family with a distinguished cultural background. She began to play the cello in early childhood. After her studies at the Prague Conservatory in the cello classes of Prof. Jaroslav Kulhan and Prof. Viktor Mouńćka, Anna graduated under the tutelage of Prof. Vladan Końć√≠. Tutorials with Prof. Stanislav Apol√≠n. She has actively participated in many international cello master classes, the French Academy (Prof. J. B√°rta), the Jihlava International Master Classes (Prof. D. Sella, Prof. E. Rattay) and the International Cello Interpretation Master classes (Prof. S. Apol√≠n). She has performed in the Czech Republic, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

  Currently she is also writing. Anna Brikciusov√° was a nominee for the Dresdner Lyrikpreis, her collection of short stories "Eutanazie" was published by H+H (edited by Jan Suk), her poems were published at the Revolver Revue, Souvislosti, Protimluv. Recently, her collection of poems "KolibŇô√≠ √ļsmńõv" was published by Protimluv (edited by Jan Suk). In 2018 she was awarded international residency scholarship of the Visegrad Literary Residency Programme. Her autumnal yearly show is part of the Festival Poetry Day and the Daniel Pearl World Music Days. Her poem "Podzimn√≠" was chosen for the Best Czech Poems 2018 anthology (Host).

  Anna Brikciusov√° plays a "Benjamin Patocka" cello made in 1913. Together with her brother FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius, she is a founder member of the "Duo Brikcius". More information is available on websites http://Anna.Brikcius.com .

DUO BRIKCIUS



  Duo Brikcius is a Czech chamber music ensemble created by two promising young cellists (brother and sister), Anna Brikciusov√° and FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius. Both founding members are well acquainted with the solo cello repertoire, but decided to increase their repertoire with music written for this unusual combination (with great hidden potential) of two cellos. The main aims of Duo Brikcius are to study and perform works written for two cellos, enable the creation and performance of works that are not well known to the audience, encourage contemporary composers regardless of nationality or age), to create music for this ensemble, maintain the tradition of established composers, present Czech music culture abroad and bring to other people the joy of music.

  Duo Brikcius has appeared in many festivals (for example ChotńõboŇôsk√© jaro, Boskovice, BaŇ°ńćarŇ°ijske nońái, Duo Brikcius - 2 Cellos Tour, DvoŇô√°k festival, European days of Jewish culture, Stolet√≠ andńõlŇĮ a ńŹ√°blŇĮ v PoŇ°umav√≠, Daniel Pearl Music Festival, Festival Culturel International de Musique Symphonique, Festival Smetanovsk√© dny, Festival Brikcius, Festival Baroko v krvi, Bach Festival Gers) both in the Czech republic and abroad (Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom, etc.). More details are available on the website http://Festival.Brikcius.com .

Previous Concerts

Sunday 22nd September 2019

  Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum & WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 ("London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music") invite you to the 6th UNDERGROUND LUNCHTIME RECITAL.

  Cello recital will take place on Sunday 22nd September 2019 @ 1:15 p.m., at the Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum (Victoria Line Carriage, 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 8AX).

  Czech Cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will perform Solo Cello Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach (Suite Nr. 1 for Solo Cello in G major, BWV 1007) and Max Reger (Suite Nr. 1 for Solo Cello in G major, Op. 131c), together with Arioso for Solo Cello (21/22 Mai '29) by Terez√≠n "Lost Composer" James Simon (1880 - 1944).

  Admission ¬£10 (+ ¬£1.25 booking fee). Booking is essential via Eventbrite - http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com . Please book early as seats are limited!

Running time: 45-60 minutes.

- Sorry, no wheelchair access to concert - 6 steps to climb
- Free entry to museum, open 11am to 4pm
- Tea, coffee and light food available on site
- Wheelchair access to toilets and refreshments

  Waltham Forest Cello Fest is celebrating the 334th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, Gideon Klein Centenary - #KLEIN100, Jazz Cellist Fred Katz Centenary - #KATZ100 and London's first ever Borough of Culture in 2019!

For more details follow #WFCF19 @WalhamForestCelloFest and visit https://e17pumphouse.org.uk and http://WalthamForestCelloFest.Brikcius.com .

Sunday 24th February 2019

  St Barnabas Church & WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 ("London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music") invite you to CELLO & ORGAN RECITAL.

  Concert will take place on Sunday 24th February 2019 @ 4 p.m., at St Barnabas Church Walthamstow (St Barnabas Road, Walthamstow, E17 8JZ, London).

  Czech Organist and Composer Irena Kos√≠kov√° (she is residing in France) and/or Czech Cellist FrantiŇ°ek Brikcius will perform Passacaglia and Fugue in do minor (BWV 582), Suite No. 5 in C major for Solo Cello (BWV 1011), Allein Gott in der H√∂h sei Ehr (BWV 676), Wir glauben all an einen Gott (BWV 740, BWV 680), and Trio Sonata N¬į 5 in C major (BWV 595) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750).

  Admission Free. Donations welcome (we suggest ¬£5-10)!  http://WalthamForestCelloFest.eventbrite.com

  Waltham Forest Cello Fest is celebrating the 334th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, Gideon Klein Centenary - #KLEIN100, Jazz Cellist Fred Katz Centenary - #KATZ100 and London's first ever Borough of Culture in 2019!

  For more details follow #WFCF19 @WalhamForestCelloFest and visit http://www.SaintBarnabasWalthamstow.co.uk and http://WalthamForestCelloFest.Brikcius.com .

Venues

  • Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum - Walthamstow, London, E17 8AX
  • St Barnabas and St James - Walthamstow, London, E17 8QY
  • St Michael and All Angels - Walthamstow, London, E17 6PQ
  • The Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul - Chingford, London, E4 7EN
  • St John the Baptist - Leytonstone, London, E11 1HH
  • Engine House, Walthamstow Wetlands - Walthamstow, London, N17 9NH
  • One Hoe Street - Walthamstow, London, E17 4SD

Partners

Co-organiser: Waltham Forest Cello Fest


ūüĆ≤ WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST ūüéĽ
"London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music"
http://WalthamForestCelloFest.Brikcius.com

Co-organiser:
Czech Centre London


Czech Centre London
Embassy of the Czech Republic in London
30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London W8 4QY
http://www.CzechCentre.org.uk 

Co-organiser:
Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum


- Sorry, no wheelchair access to concert - 6 steps to climb
- Free entry to museum, open 11am to 3pm
- Tea, coffee and light food available on site
- Wheelchair access to toilets and refreshments

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum
10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, E17 8AX, London
https://e17pumphouse.org.uk

Co-organiser:
Walthamstow Wetlands


Walthamstow Wetlands
2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH
https://WalthamstowWetlands.com

Co-organiser:
St Michael and All Angels, Walthamstow


St Michael and All Angels
Northcote Rd, Walthamstow, London, E17 6PQ
https://www.facebook.com/stmichaelstow/

Co-organiser:
St Barnabas Church Walthamstow


St Barnabas Church Walthamstow
St Barnabas Road, Walthamstow, E17 8JZ, London
http://www.SaintBarnabasWalthamstow.co.uk

Co-organiser:
The Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Chingford


Chingford Parish Church has been at the heart of Chingford for 175 years though the parish itself is 600 years older still. The parish has a lively and well established music tradition and is well known for its large choirs and as a concert venue.

The Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul
The Green, Chingford Green, Chingford, E4 7EN, London,
http://www.ParishOfChingford.org.uk

Co-organiser:
St John the Baptist, Leytonstone


St John the Baptist
High Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 1HH
https://www.StJohns-Leytonstone.org.uk

Co-organiser:
Daniel Pearl World Music Days


The 15th Daniel Pearl World Music Days (2019)

Daniel Pearl World Music Days
http://www.DanielPearlMusicDays.org

Co-organiser:
International Jazz Day


International Jazz Day is an International Day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2011 "to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe."

International Jazz Day
http://www.JazzDay.com


 

  

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