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EXHIBITION: Clear Report. An exhibition featuring drawings, graphic paintings and ceramic works of the versatile Slovak artist Andrej Augustín.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079. Exhibition runs till March 4.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Musica Aeterna. The Slovak Orchestra led by Peter Zajíček, featuring soprano Kamila Zajíčková, violinist Peter Zajíček and harpsichordist Marica Dobiášová, will perform works by Mozart, Bach, Haydn and Abel.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Moyzesova sieň (Moyzes hall) on Vajanského nábrežie 12. Tel: 5443 3351-3.


OPERA: Mozart's The Magic Flute. The fairy-tale of Tamino and princess Pamina is beautifully portrayed through unforgettable tones. In German.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


CONCERT: Presburger Klezmer Band. A Slovak band playing traditional Jewish music with traditional instruments performs with dancing group Flamenco.
Tickets: 60 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Klub za zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3.Tel: 6381 1328.


EXHIBITION: Emöke Vargová. The Young Slovak Artist of the Year in 1999, Vargová exhibits her paintings of Slovakia.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 10:00-17:00. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 1558. Exhibition runs till March 18.


LIVE MUSIC: Jednofázové kvasenie and Dura & Blues Band. These two folk-blues bands will perform together at Aha theatre near the new National Bank building.
Tickets: 80 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Aha theatre, Školská 14. Tel: 5249 6822.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Children's world. Piano works by Schumann and Bizet will be performed by Ida Černecká and František Pergler at the same time on the same piano.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331.

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