Mannes Sounds Festival, Tribute to Havel

November 29, 2016, 7:00 PM /
The Mannes Sounds Festival along with the Mannes School of Music´s talented students pay tribute to Václav Havel in Celebration of the 80th Anniversary of his birth. The program contains masterpieces created by Czech composers as well as excerpts from some of Mr. Havel’s speeches.

Program (1 hour and 45 minutes with a short intermission):

Excerpts from Havel’s speeches
Music by:
Smetana – “Proč bychom se netešili” from “ The Bartered Bride”
Malorie Cassimir, soprano
Smetana – Selections from Five Evening songs
Taryn Holback, mezzo soprano; Lochlan Brown, piano
Dvořák – Dumky trio
Katherine Gilger, violin; Benjamin Fried, cello; Julia Hamos, piano
Martinů – From Preludes, H 181
No. 7- Etude
No. 8 – Foxtrot
Vlad Soloviev, piano
Schulhoff – 2 Études de Jazz
Ariela Bohrod, piano
Schulhoff – 3 Lieder Op. 14
Malorie Cassimir, soprano; Lochlan Brown, piano
Janáček-From Woodwind Sextet for flute,oboe,clarinet,horn,bassoon and bass clarinet
Allegro Animato
Samantha Marshall, flute; Chanmi Kim, oboe; Jeremiah Adriano, Bb clarinet; Artemis Cheung, Bass clarinet; Tylor Thomas, bassoon; Jessica Lombardo, horn.

Free and open to the public. RSVP highly recommended. To register, please visit
Organized by: Czech Center NY