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Kansas City, MO: Centennial Commemorative Concert: Remembering Czech, Slovak, and Croatian Contributions to the Great War

Kansas City, MO: Centennial Commemorative Concert: Remembering Czech, Slovak, and Croatian Contributions to the Great War

September 13, 2018, 5:30 PM
This centennial musical program associated with the Great War will feature works from Croatian, Czech, and Slovak lands performed by students from the University of Missouri KC Conservatory of Music and Dance with guest pianist Ivan Pernicki from Zagreb, Croatia, on September 13, at 6:30 pm, with a preconcert reception at 5:30 pm. The program includes music for string quartet by the Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff, choral music by the Slovak composer Ján Levoslav Bella, and solo piano works by the Croatian composer Dora Pejacevic.  The evening program will conclude with the rousing chorus “U Boj” (To arms) from the Croatian opera Nikola Subic Zrinjski by Ivan Zajc, a march that was extremely popular with Croatian, Czech and Slovak choirs and audiences.  

Event Details:

Date and time: September 13, 2018
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Concert
 
Location: National World War I Museum & Memorial
2 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108

FREE with RSVP | J.C. Nicholas Auditorium and Lobby

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