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WORLD-famous Slovak tenor Peter Dvorský will hold a concert on April 1 at the Slovak Philharmonic (SF) in Bratislava. Accompanied by the SF's orchestra, conducted by Rastislav Štúr, Dvorský's guests include Vašo Patejdl, Katarína Hasprová, Monika Absolónová, and Petr Kolář. The tenor's career started in 1972 with Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky's opera Eugen Onegin on the stage of the Slovak National Theatre. Since then, Dvorský has performed on more than 60 stages in 25 countries around the world. At the April 1 concert, which starts at 19:30, Dvorský will perform several solo works and sing together with his guests. The event takes place at the Národné tenisové centrum (National Tennis Centre) at Príkopova 6. Tickets cost Sk600, Sk800, and Sk1,000, and can be bought at the venue or at www.ticketportal.sk. Tel: 02/4920-9888.
photo: Diverti Agency

LIVE MUSIC: King George - Concert by the American bluesman.
Starts: Mar 29 at 20:00. Admission: free. Krčma Stoka (Stoka Pub), Pribinova 1. Tel: 02/5292-4463.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Austrian violinists Vahid Khadem-Missagh and Martha Khadem-Missagh, accompanied by pianist Barbara Moser, perform music by Charles-Auguste de Bériot, César Franck, Sergei Prokofiev, and Werner Pirchner.
Starts: Mar 30 at 18:00. Admission: free. Mozartova sieň Rakúskeho veľvyslanectva (Mozart Hall of the Austrian Embassy), Ventúrska 10. Tel: 02/5930-1533.

LIVE MUSIC: Pressburger Klezmer Band - The Bratislava klezmer band introduces its new album.
Starts: Apr 1 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk120, Sk140. Klub za zrkadlom (Za zrkadlom Club), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Hana Hegerová - Czech singer performs with the Petr Malásek Orchestra.
Starts: Apr 4 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk2,200. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443-0069.

EXHIBITION: Internal Affairs 3/Closed Society - A follow-up exhibition that reflects political problems in art through designs by Michal Moravčík.
Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00 until April 18. Admission: free. CC Centre, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA


ENTITLED Distance, the exhibition that takes place at Šamorín's synagogue, which houses the At Home Gallery, presents a sculpture created by Japanese artist Hisao Suzuki and his son. It is the artist's first display in Slovakia and his third in Europe. The main motif of his sculpture is distance, which, he says, is "one of the basic elements of our three-dimensional world and also the expression of beauty". His sculpture also portrays linguistic distance, or the distance between eastern and western art. The synagogue is located at Mliečňanská 7, Šamorín, and is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00 until May 16. Admission is free. Tel: 031/5627-999.
photo: Tibor Somogyi

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Musica Da Camera - Chamber concert of the local ensemble with international participation.
Starts: Mar 30 at 18:00. Admission: free. Ponitrianske múzeum (Ponitrianske Museum), Štefánikova tr. 1, Nitra. Tel: 037/7419-771.

LIVE MUSIC: The Devil's Violin - Led by violinist Ján Berky-Mrenica, the group's repertoire ranges from traditional Slovak and temperamental Gypsy folk to classical music.
Starts: Mar 31 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk180. Dom kultúry (House of Culture), Holubyho 42, Pezinok. Tel: 033/6413-949.

FESTIVAL: Confrontations - The international music festival features clarinettist Ronald Šebesta, violoncellist Jozef Lupták, and flautist Cyril Šikula.
Starts: April 2 at 19:00. Admission: free. Synagogue, Ulica pri Synagóge, Nitra. Tel: 037/7331-540.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Violin Workshop - Žilina State Chamber Orchestra features violinists and an oboe player performing works by Henryk Wieniawski and Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Starts: Apr 1 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50, Sk70, Sk100. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Easter Concert - International musicians perform music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Starts: Apr 4 at 16:00. Tickets: Sk90. Evanjelický kostol (Evangelical Church), Lazovná 40, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4155-116.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Vinea No Name Tour 2004 - The popular Slovak band tours the country with its new album.
Starts: Mar 30 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120, Sk150. Športová hala Cassosport (Cassosport Sport Hall), Alejova 11, Košice. Tel: 055/6446-738.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Košice State Philharmonic Orchestra - Conducted by the Czech Jakub Hrůša, the orchestra plays music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Edvard Hagerup Grieg, and Sergei Prokofiev.
Starts: Apr 1 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60, Sk70, Sk80. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-541.

EXHIBITION: Pictures from Travels - Popular Slovak photographer Dionýz Dugas presents his pictures.
Open: Tue 9:00-18:00, Wed-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-18:00 until April 30. Admission: Sk10. Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum), Hlavná 86, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-708.

EXHIBITION: The Amazing USA - Photographic display by Filip Kulišev.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until April 30. Admission: free. Štátna vedecká knižnica (The State Scientific Library), Hlavná 10, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-724.

Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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