This Week

MONDAY - 8

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Symphony no. 9 in D Major. Ludwig van Beethoven is performed by the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra in an outside performance at Primaciálne Námestie.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Primaciálne Námestie. Tel: 6383 7311


TUESDAY - 9

LIVE MUSIC: Dorian Gray. This popular Bratislava-based hard-rock cover band plays a mix of blues and funk at the underground Aligátor pub in the Old Town.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Aligátor, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


WEDNESDAY - 10

ART EXHIBITION: Paneláky. Spanish painter Araceli Reverte exhibits paintings of this infamous architecture (paneláky: communist-era concrete blocks of flats) known world-wide.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3, Petržalka. Tel: 6382 4390
Ends May 22.


THURSDAY - 11

BALLET: Spartacus. Set in Roman times this spectacular ballet deals with themes such as patriotism and love. The main part is beautifully performed by Nikoleta Stehlíkova.
Tickets: 50-150 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3771.


FRIDAY - 12

DANCE: As part of the Bratislava In Movement dance festival, outdoor performances are to be given free of charge in the streets of the old town between 17:00-21:00 tonight and between 19:00-21:00 on Saturday and Sunday.


SATURDAY - 13

OPERA: Tosca. Giacomo Puccini's famous opera tells the story of the singer Tosca and her lover, the naive painter Mario Cavaradossi.
Tickets: 50-200 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (The Slovak National Theater), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3771.


SUNDAY - 14

JAZZ CONCERT: Jazz Below the Pyramid.The Palo Bodnár trio and guest musicians play a selection of Jazz classics.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Estrádne Štúdio, Slovenský Rozhlas (Slovak Radio), Mýtna 1. Tel: 5727 3479, 5727 3458.

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