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MONDAY - 25

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Mass in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. The German orchestra Sächsisches Kammerorchester performs Bach's famous work as part of the Bratislava Music Festival.
Tickets: 80-150 Sk. Starts at 19:30. Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2 Tel: 5443 3351.


TUESDAY - 26

EXHIBITION: Artists Miloš Karásek and Juraj Závodný exhibit their illustrations in Gallery Michalský Dvor.
Admission free. Opened Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079.


WEDNESDAY - 27

FILM: Trainspotting. Danny Boyle's version of the Irvin Welsh bestseller, Trainspotting is a provocative black comedy depicting the tumultuous lives of a wild group of heroin addicts.
Tickets 35 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 28

LIVE MUSIC: Silvia Josifoska & Band. 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. Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 29

BALLET: Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky's romantic classic about bewitched Oddette whose only protection from evil Rothbart's spell is true love.
Tickets: 60-120 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3771.


SATURDAY - 30

EXHIBITION: In the Footprints of the Little Prince. Bibiana gallery turns into a fairy-tale land of 'The Little Prince', from the famous Antoine de Saint Exupery book written for children and adults alike.
Admission 5-10 Sk. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00 and Sat-Sun 11:00-19:00. Bibiana, International Children Art-house, Panská 41. Tel: 5443 1308. Exhibition runs till January 2001.


SUNDAY - 1

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Organ Recital. On International Music and Peace Day, Peter Planyavsky from Austria covers Bach, Schmidt, Bartholdy and Bruhns and plays originals.
Tickets 80-150 Sk. Starts at 17:00. Veľký Evanjelický Kostol (Great Temple of the Lutheran Evangelical Church), Panenská ulica. Tel: 5443 3351

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