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Čechomor tours Slovakia


CULT Czech band Čechomor, with its original folk-rock arrangements, continues its Krušovice Tour 2005 after a short break.

The Slovak part of the tour has ten stops. It began on October 13 in Trenčín and will end October 22 in Nitra. Meanwhile the band plays in Žilina, Vranov nad Topľou, Liptovský Mikuláš, Trnava, Poprad, Spišská Nová Ves, Košice and Prešov. On November 11 they return to tour to the Czech Republic. They will hold 17 concerts. For more information visit www.cechomor.cz.



Pianist Buranovský performs in US


SLOVAK pianist Daniel Buranovský received standing ovations for the solo recital he delivered at the Slovak Embassy in Washington DC on October 6.

Buranovský played compositions by Eugen Suchoň, Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy, Philip Glass and Alberto Ginastera.

The performance was part of the Embassy Series' cycle of classical music concerts by Slovak musicians.

Cellist Teodor Brcko and pianist Monika Mockovčáková will perform on November 3 and 4. (www.embassyseries.org).


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