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Special Celebration Concert – Dvořák’s New World Symphony

October 28, 2018, 3:00 PM

Marking the 100th anniversary of Czech independence, the Pacific Symphony will perform Antonín Dvořák’s New World Symphony.  Conductor Carl St. Clair will explore three historic links between the United States and the Czech people via the popular symphony. First, Dvořák’s remarkable journey to the United States helped to identity a unique American voice. Second, some 25 years later, America played a central role in the creation of a new democratic nation in the heart of Europe. Finally, a new Orange County institution, Pangea World, explores and expands the wealth of knowledge between nations today.

Jiří Menzel Retrospective

September 14, 2018, 8:00 PM

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles in partnership with UCLA Film & Television Archive proudly present a series of retrospective screenings of Jiří Menzel’s films. The screenings devoted to the of one of the greatest Czech directors of all time, Jiří Menzel, will be held at the Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood  from September 14  and will last through September 29, 2018.

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