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MONDAY - 2

OPERA: La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. The opera based on the Alexander Dumas Jr. novel Lady With Camellias is one of the most famous Italian operas.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


TUESDAY - 3

LIVE CONCERT: Marián Greksa and Michal Kovaľčík. These two Slovak rockers will play their distinct music in the underground Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


WEDNESDAY - 4

EXHIBITION: Artchemia. An exhibition featuring graphic paintings and drawings of Ukrainian artist Oleg Denisenko.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079. Exhibition lasts till April 24.


THURSDAY - 5

PUPPET PANTOMIME: Three Groszes Opera. Mime Milan Sládek's version of Bertolt Brecht's musical Dreigroschenoper is a political satire which incorporates puppets into the performance.
Tickets: 150 Sk. Starts at 19:06. Aréna Theatre, Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 6224 6875.


FRIDAY - 6

CONCERT: Natalia Oreiro. This talented Latino pop singer and actress from Brazil will hold a concert at PKO.
Tickets: 890 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Park Kultúry a Oddychu (Culture and Leisure Park) - PKO, Nábrežie L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 5441 5801.


SATURDAY - 7

EXHIBITION: Milan Herényi. The Slovak author's oil and pastel paintings set in a theatre environment, focus on ballet dancers and clowns.
Admission free. Open Mon-Fri 9:00-21:00. Aha Theater, Školská 14. Tel: 5249 6822. The exhibition ends April 20.


SUNDAY - 8

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Slovak orchestras, including Clarinet Quartet and Tahiti Quartet, will perform works of Slovak composers in honour of Juraj Pospíšil's 70th birthday.
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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