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CLASSICAL CONCERT: Vienna in Bratislava. The Austrian brass orchestra Collegium Vienna will perform compositions of Hummel, Pleyel, Martin and Soler.
Tickets: 90 Sk (at the Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11). Starts at 19:00. Zrkadlová sieň (Mirror hall) in Primacial palace, Primaciálne námestie 1. Tel: 5443 2942.


EXHIBITION: Archaeologist's Dream. The exhibition will feature objects and pictures by Slovak artist Slavomír Bachorík.
Admission free. Open daily 10:00-17:00. Galéria Divyd, Múzeum J. N. Hummela, Klobučnícka 2. Tel: 5443 4387. Exhibition runs till April 18.


PHOTO EXHIBITION: Film Posters. An exhibition of 42 photographic posters made for Slovak films from 1946 to 2000.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Exhibition runs till April 1.


LIVE MUSIC: Mothers Follow Chairs. This five-member Moravian band plays English covers as well as originals in an electric rhythm & blues style.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FILM: Citizen Kane. The Orson Welles' classic of a newspaper publisher whose wealth and power leaves him isolated.
Tickets: 35 Sk with a club card (card cost 50 Sk at the door). Starts at 18:30, 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


OPERA: Hamlet. Ambroise Thomas's opera adaptation of the famous Shakespearean drama capturing the story of the Danish prince will be sung in French.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. SND (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Momentum Musicum - Guitar Concert. This Slovak quintet will perform guitar composotions of international composers.
Tickets: 60 Sk. Starts at 16:00. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 6382 4390.

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