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Concert

Conference Concert was held

in Charles University in Prague, Historical Aula of Karolinum,
Ovocný trh 3-5 (#2 on the local map), Prague 1,
on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 8-9:30 pm.

Tickets will be sold at a special stand at the conference venue for 400 CZK apiece (EUR, USD accepted as well; no credit cards please).

Buses will be available at the TOP Hotel for transport to the concert site and back to the hotel after the concert. Please check the information board at the conference to get exact transport information.

Program

Maurice Ravel
Quartet in F Major
Josef Suk
Meditation on the Old Bohemian Chorale „Saint Wenceslas“, Op. 35
Antonín Dvořák
Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, „American“
performed by Norbert quartet

NORBERT QUARTET

Milan Vavřínek – violine I.

(born 1977) studied at the Prague Conservatory under Nora Grumlíková, and in addition to solo performance he also devoted himself to chamber music. He completed his education at violin courses under Franco Gulli in Sion, Switzerland. While still a student at the conservatory, he won the competition to the group of first violins of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, which he joined in 1996. He has played chamber music in the Czech Chamber Orchestra and has been a member of the Norbert Quartet since its establishment in the spring of 2003.

He plays an instrument from the workshop of Master J. Klotz of 1793.

Petr Havlín – violine II.

(born 1976) studied at the Prague Conservatory under Jaroslav Foltýn, and since the 1997/1998 season he has joined the group of second violins of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 1991 he has been a member and a soloist of the chamber orchestra Collegium Musicum Universitatis Carolinae, with which he gives concerts both at home and abroad. He has been a member of the Norbert Quartet since its establishment in 2003.

He plays an instrument from the old Czech master J. G. Hellmer.

Jiří Řehák – viola

(born 1964) studied at the Conservatory in Pardubice (under Ladislav Kyselák) and at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under Lubomír Malý. While still a student, he played in several chamber ensembles such as the Academy of Performing Arts Quartet (later called the Wihan Quartet). Since 1989 he has been a member of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, and plays chamber music as a member of the Czech Chamber Orchestra, Viola Quartet of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, and now also the Norbert Quartet.

He plays a viola from the workshop of the old Czech master J. U. Eberle.

Josef Špaček Sr. – violoncello

(born 1962) graduated from the Conservatory and the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno, where he studied under Professor Bedřich Havlík. He began his career of a chamber music player as a member of the Wallinger Quartet. In 1990 he joined the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, where he has been deputy concertmaster of the cello group since 1997. He is a founding member of the Czech Philharmonic Sextet, which came into being within the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; he devotes himself to interpretation of Baroque music in the chamber ensemble Pro Arte Antiqua Prague; he is a member of a special ensemble of members of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Virtuosi di Basso; and since 2004 also the Norbert Quartet.

He plays a violoncello from French violin maker G. Bernardel - Paris.


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