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Millennium Stage: Pavlína Horáková

Millennium Stage: Pavlína Horáková

November 11, 2018, 6:00 PM
Czech mezzo-soprano Pavlína Horáková and her guests Camilla Mraz (piano), Drew Spradlin (piano), Alcorn Ferguson Minor IV (guitar and voice) and Nikita Borisevich (violin) take the audience on a musical journey exploring all matters of the heart that have inspired Czech and Slovak music for centuries at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage on November 11, at 6 pm. Fall in love with Czech and Slovak folk songs, Janáček, Dvořák, Martinů and the rarely performed Figůš-Bystrý and Schneider-Trnavsky. 
 
Event Details:
 
Venue: Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
 
RSVP is not required. Admission is free.
 
This performance is featured as part of the Kennedy Center's free daily performance series on its Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer: http://www.kennedy-center.org/video/upcoming
 
We regret that as the theater reaches capacity, seats cannot be saved for patrons who have not arrived or are not next in line. 
 
No free parking is provided for this event.
 
DIRECTIONS:
http://www.kennedy-center.org/pages/visitor/directions
 
Biography
Pavlína Horáková won the Czech National Vocal Competition and appeared on a Czech televised competition “Caruso Show.” Besides her classical repertoire, she performs with Eric Underwood & All-stars and also sang with the Czech rock band Checkpoint, appearing on the CD release Ruzný světy. As a teaching artist, she wrote and performed her one woman show Why do I love Opera? for a wide range of public school students in New York City. She also co-founded and served as the artistic director of  “Libretto Metro, ” which featured pop-up music performances in New York public spaces with the aim to revitalize the appreciation for live classical music.  Furthermore, she created and successfully launched the project:  “Voice New York” in Prague, to provide opportunities for young talented Czechs students with exceptional vocal training at a reasonable cost.  Horaková holds a Master’s degree from the  Manhattan School of Music and graduated from the Prague Conservatory. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Prague University of Economics. For more information, please visit www.pavlinahorakova.com.
 

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