This Week


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Italian Baroque Music. The Italian Baroque Choir will perform at the Virgin Mary Snežná Church on Kalvária hill off Pražská street in Bratislava.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Kostol Panny Márie Snežnej, Kalvária. Tel: 5443 1681.


FILM: Dancer in the Dark. A tragic drama by Lars von Trier, in which Selma (played by Icelandic pop star Björk) tries desperately to provide for her son a surgical procedure to save him from going blind.
Tickets: 35-55 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Mladosť, Hviezdoslavovo námestie 14. Tel: 5443 5003.


EXHIBITION: Time. Artists from Art Club 60 + 8 exhibit their paintings and sculptures. The featured exhibits are also for sale.
Admission free. Open Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00. Galéria Ardan (Ardan Gallery), Lermontovova 14. Tel: 5249 1197. Exhibition runs till September 14.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Cycle of Chamber Concerts. The Slovak orchestra Cappella Istropolitana will perform with Korean pianist Sung Suk.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Zrkadlová sieň (Mirror Hall) at Primaciálny palác, Primaciálne námestie 1. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


JAZZ CONCERT: Jazz Boat. Slovak jazzman Peter Lipa and his band will hold a concert aboard a boat sailing to the Devín castle ruin and back to the Bratislava centre.
Tickets: 180 Sk. Starts at 17:00. Slovenské Plavby a Prístavy, Fajnorovo nábrežie 2. Tel: 5293 2224. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Culture Centre on Školská 14. Tel: 5249 6822.


EXHIBITION: Meteorology. A photo exhibition capturing the development of Slovak meteorology.
Admission 10-20 Sk. Open daily except Mon, 9:00-17:00. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 5934 9141. Exhibition runs till the end of August.


VOCAL CONCERT: Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota. This American choir will perform gospel melodies under the baton of Philip Brunelle at Bratislava's Saint Martin's cathedral.
Tickets: 90 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Dóm Svätého Martina, Rudnayovo námestie. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942

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