This Week

MONDAY - 31

CONCERT: Moyzes's Quartet. One of the most famous Slovak classical groups performs with mezzo-soprano Marta Beňačková in Klarisky. Tickets 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.


TUESDAY - 1

FILM: Magnificent Six. A series of Slovak/Czech short animated films shown with creators' comments. Tickets 53 Sk. Starts at 21:00. Charlie Centrum, Špitálska 4. Tel: 5296 3396.


WEDNESDAY - 2

FILM: Pink Floyd - The Wall. Pink, a fictive rock star, is the main hero in Alan Parker's film version of the classic 1976 Pink Floyd album. Tickets: 30 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 3

CONCERT: Musa Antiqua. This three-member Slovak band plays seven instruments between them and performs old Jewish music. Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Mirror Hall of the Primatial Palace. Primaciálne námestie. Tel: 5443 2942.


FRIDAY - 4

EXHIBITION: Graphics. Slovak artist Iveta Bencová presents her pictures at Hummel's museum. Admission free. Open daily 10:00-17:00. J. N. Hummel's Museum, Klobučnícka 2. Tel: 5443 3888. Exhibition runs till August 16.


SATURDAY - 5

LIVE MUSIC: Evening of Jazz Celebrities. Jazz legends such as American-Austrian Ellie Wright take the stage with Slovak Jozef 'Dodo' Šošoka. Tickets 90 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.


SUNDAY - 6

THEATRE PERFORMANCE: Red Cock Flies Up To Sky by Jan Číhal and Luděk Jičínsky. The Czech 'White Theatre' sings and performs regional folk traditions from wedding ceremonies. Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Hlavné námestie (Main Square). Tel: 5441 3063.


MONDAY - 7

CONCERT: concert. Czech violinist and baritone soloist Roman Janál performs with Slovak pianist Marián Lapšanský. Tickets 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.


TUESDAY - 8

FILM: Prospero's Books by Peter Greenaway. Prospero, with the aid of magic books, is able to change the harsh island to which he has been banished. Starts at 20:00. Filmclub Mladosť, Hviezdoslavovo námestie 17. Tel: 5443 5003.


WEDNESDAY - 9

CONCERT: Cycle of Flourish Concerts. The Slovak Brass Philharmony performs on Hlavné námestie (Main Square) every Wednesday. Admission free. Starts at 18:00. Hlavné námestie (Main Square). Tel: 5441 3063.


THURSDAY - 10

CONCERT: Jozef Dodo Šošoka. This Slovak jazz musician will impress you with his renowned percussion skills. Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Mirror Hall of the Primatial Palace. Tel: 5443 2942.


FRIDAY - 11

CONCERT: Eichenberger Horns. Swiss musical group with unique instruments such as alpine horns, the Buchel and many others. Tickets 90 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.


SATURDAY -12

LIVE MUSIC: Dušan Húščava Jazz Quintet with singer Gabika Šusteková. Pleasant music at this summer coffee-house on the banks of the Danube. Admission free. Starts at 17:00. Park Kultúry a oddychu PKO (Culture and Leisure Park), Nábrežie L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 5441 5826.


SUNDAY - 13

THEATRE PERFORMANCE: March of the Comedians by Dominik Tesař. The Czech Kvelb theatre offers a unique parade of jugglers, fire-swallowers and actors on stilts, all inspired by medieval fantasy. Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Hlavné námestie (Main Square). Tel: 5441 3063

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