This Week

MONDAY - 22

OPERA: Aida by Guiseppe Verdi. The Ethiopian princess Aida, unable to choose between the love of her nation and the love of her man, finds the solution through morbid means. In Italian.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


TUESDAY - 23

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Moyzes's Quartet. Soloists Tomáš Janošík on flute and Katarína Turnerová on harp will perform works of Roussel and Beethoven.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Moyzesova sieň (Moyzes Hall) on Vajanského nábrežie 12. Tel: 5443 3351.


WEDNESDAY - 24

FILM: Mighty Aphrodite by Woody Allen. Lenny (played by Allen) adopts a boy who turns out to be brilliant and thus a search for his real, biological mother begins.
Tickets: 30 Sk with a club card (card costs 50 Sk at the door). Starts at 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 25

LIVE MUSIC: Silvia Josifoska. A leading Slovak blues and soul singer, Silvia will display her astonishing voice at the underground Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 26

LIVE CONCERT: Blizzard Fest VI. The Czech black metal group Sezarbil and the Slovak death metal groups Morgain, Pyopoesy, and Mortal Infected will thunder into Dúbravka's Culture house.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 18:00. Dom Kultúry Dúbravka, Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 6436 5706.


SATURDAY - 27

EXHIBITION: G Point 2000 + 1. The exhibition will feature the most recent graphic works of 13 members of the Union of Graphic Artists.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079. Exhibtition ends February 4.


SUNDAY - 28

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Slovak cello player Michal Sťahel and French pianist Sylvaine Ilario will perform works of Schumann, de Falla and Piazzolla.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331.

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