Music & Dance
PARTY: St. Valentine's Saturday Party; Starts: Feb 18, 20:30
CONCERT: Jeff Scott Sotto; Starts: Feb 22, 20:00
Theatre & Classical Music
OPERA: Premiere of The Triptych; Starts: Feb 17, 18:00; Feb 19, 17:00
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: Jeruslam Quartet; Starts: Feb 17, 18, 19:00 (both days)
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Fauré, Debussy, Schumann; Starts: Feb 21, 19:00
CONCERT: Evening of French music; Starts: Feb 22, 19:00
COURSE: The spine and yoga; Starts: Course has already begun and lasts until Mar 28 (every Tuesday at 7:15)
MEETING: Event Networking; Starts: Feb 17, 18:30
WINE EVENING: Tasting; Starts: Feb 17, 19:00
MEETING: Paul O'Neill; Starts: Feb 22, 17:00
INDOOR: Paintball Battle; Starts: Feb 26, 16:00
EXHIBITION: Archive of 110 selected press photos; Open: Mon – Thu 10.00–17.00, Fri 9.00–15.00 until Feb 28
EXHIBITION: Poetical art for a disturbed era; Open: Tue - Fri 14:00 - 18:00 until Feb 28
TRAINING: Pilates in English three days a week; Starts: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 20:20 and Wednesday morning 7:15
TRAINING: Zumba in English Every Tuesday; Starts: Every other Tuesday, 17:50
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Starts: Every Tuesday, 7:15 and Thursday 18:45
TRAINING: Belly Dance in English Mondays; Starts: Every Monday, 18:00
Highlights of the year
SHOW: Ceasar Millan; Starts: Mar 25, 2017, 19:30
COMEDY SHOW: Michael Winslow; Starts: Apr 1, 20:00
SHOW: Cirque du Soleil; Starts: Apr 27 – 30
CONCERT: Vanessa-Mae; Starts: May 11 2017, 20:00
CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli; Starts: Nov 19, 19:30
Music & Dance
PARTY: St. Valentine's Saturday Party – Even though Valentine's Day is over, everyone can join the party dedicated to this feast for lovers. Those who are alone and want to have a bit of fun are also welcome. The dress code is red, which should be at least a part of your clothing for example a red dress, tie, or any other accessory. Everyone dressed in red gets a free shot. Starts: Feb 18, 20:30; Connecticlub, Obchodná 39. Admission: free. More info: www.facebook.com.
CONCERT: Jeff Scott Sotto – An American singer based in Puerto Rico, who is well-known for many performances with famous musicians, for example he cooperated with Zakk Wylde, Jeff Pilson and Jason Bonham in a fictional group named Steel Dragon created for the recording of a soundtrack for the movie Rock Star. This musician, who comes to Bratislava, is also connected with the band Journey, because he replaced the singer Steve Augeri for two years. Starts: Feb 22, 20:00; Randal Club, Karpatská 2. Admission: €20. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
Theatre & Classical Music
OPERA: Premiere of The Triptych – The three, one act operas in Italian composed by Giacomo Puccini include parts of Sister Angelica, The Cloak and Gianni Schicchi. The Opera is led by Rastislav Štúr, directed by Roman Polák and performed by Daniel Čapkovič, Adriana Kohútková, Jozef Kundlák, Denisa Hamarová and others. Starts: Feb 17, 18:00; Feb 19, 17:00. SND Historical building, Hviezdoslavovo Square 1. Admission: €7-€30. Tel: 02/2049-4290; www.snd.sk.
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: Jeruslam Quartet - The International festival of chamber music named Konvergencie/ Convergence is joined this year by the world famous string ensemble, the Jerusalem Quartet, who will perform oeuvres by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók. Performers are: Alexander Pavlovsky – violin, Sergei Bresler – violin, Ori Kam – viol and Kyril Zlotnikov – cello. Starts: Feb 17, 18, 19:00 (both days); Big Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Mýtna 1. Admission: €15. More info: www.konvergencie.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Fauré, Debussy, Schumann – A concert held in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute in Bratislava which offers oeuvres by Gabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy and Robert Schumann. Domenico Nordio plays violin and Filippo Gamba, piano. Starts: Feb 21, 19:00; Slovak Philharmonic – Reduta, Square Eugena Suchoňa 1. Admission: €8. More info: www.filharmonia.sk.
CONCERT: Evening of French music - This is a concert of French music for two pianos called Pour les pianos and is performed by students of the Academy of Performing Arts. Tickets can be reserved by mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or bought one hour before the concert on the door. Starts: Feb 22, 19:00; Concert Hall Dvorana, Zochova 1. Admission: €3. More info: www.htf.vsmu.sk.
COURSE: The spine and yoga – This eight-week long yoga course is dedicated to those who have problems with their spine or feel pain there. It also offers knowledge about the anatomy of the spine, correct body posture and practical yoga positions. The course will be led by yoga instructor and physical therapist Andrea Minster. Starts: Course has already begun and lasts until Mar 28 (every Tuesday at 7:15); Darshana Yoga Studio - DYS, Štetinova 1. More info: www.dys.sk.
MEETING: Event Networking - The event gives everyone a chance to meet new people and get inspired. This is a time to search for new business partners, employees or employers. Those who have business cards are welcome to bring them. Invitations may be needed and can be requested at email@example.com. Starts: Feb 17, 18:30; Restaurant Rybársky cech, Žižkova 1/A. More info: www.facebook.com.
WINE EVENING: Tasting – This evening provides wines from traditional varieties such as Müller Thurgau or Rizling Rýnsky but it will also be a chance to try rosé wines, which are dominant at the Hanúsek Winery. Starts: Feb 17, 19:00; Satori stage, Mickiewiczova 9. Admission: €13 (in advance), €15 at the door. More info: www.satoristage.eu.
MEETING: Paul O'Neill – This is a lecture held in English, which allows the audience to meet an artist, curator and pedagogue Paul O’Neill, who currently works in Bristol and New York. As a curator he has participated in various exhibitions around the world. Starts: Feb 22, 17:00; Berlinka, Square Ľudovíta Štúra 4. Admission: free. More info: www.sng.sk.
INDOOR: Paintball Battle – This colourful and adventurous game is to be held in the former Matador tyres factory. The paintball match will last for three hours and can accommodate 40 people. Booking can be made at www.facebook.com/connecticlub. Starts: Feb 26, 16:00; the main entrance of the Vienna Gate in Petržalka. The game will start at 17:00. Admission: €20 (The price includes private booking of the battlefield for 3h, full clothing equipment, apart from shoes, 200 paint shots and video). More info: www.facebook.com.
EXHIBITION: Archive of 110 selected press photos - Krzysztof Gierałtowski is a Polish photographer who has dedicated more than 30 years to taking portraits of personalities from Polish culture, science, politics and intelligence. His oeuvres can be seen in the exhibition named the Ring, which includes 110 selected archival black and white press photos of chosen people. Open: Mon – Thu 10.00–17.00, Fri 9.00–15.00 until Feb 28; The Polish Institute, Square SNP 27. Admission: free. More info: www.polinst.sk.
EXHIBITION: Poetical art for a disturbed era – This exhibition presents oeuvres by Hubert Wurth, Luxemburg painter and artist, who currently lives in Vienna. The exhibition is curated by Paul Bertemes. Open: Tue - Fri 14:00 - 18:00 until Feb 28; Roman Fecik Gallery, Zámočnícka 8. More info: www.romanfecikgallery.sk.
TRAINING: Pilates in English three days a week– The class of Mindfulness Pilates held in English is suitable for everyone. The class is limited to 10 persons, so reservation is needed in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org. Starts: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 20:20 and Wednesday morning 7:15; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €8,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Zumba in English Every Tuesday – Not a dance lesson, but rather a party which the organisers call the Zumba dance. Organised by Internationals Bratislava, a non-profit organisation that brings people together from all around the world living or visiting Bratislava, regardless of their cultural origin. Starts: Every other Tuesday, 19:30; Centrum Radosť, Lýcejná 4. Admission: €6 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Tuesdays and Thursdays - Hatha Yoga sessions every Wednesday, beginner's level. Reservations and own mats are not necessary. Fruit and water are free. Starts: Every Tuesday, 7:15 and Thursday 18:45; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €7,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Belly Dance in English Mondays - A beginer&intermediate level of belly dancing, the oldest form of dance, according to many experts, having roots in all ancient cultures from the orient to India to the middle east. Starts: Every Monday, 18:00.EtnoDance, Súťažná 18. Admission: €6,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
Highlights of the year
SHOW: Ceasar Millan - Kynolog and dog trainer Ceasar Millan will visit Bratislava within his European tour called the Ceasar Millan Live Tour 2017. He and his four-legged companions will visit 15 chosen cities in 10 countries. Starts: Mar 25, 2017, 19:30; Winter Stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €45. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
COMEDY SHOW: Michael Winslow – the Popular US comedian (Police Academy, Space Balls, Gremlins) will perform in Bratislava, bringing his show full of sound imitations, music, storytelling, and even a special version of the final battle scene from Star Wars. The show takes place in English, without interpretation. Starts: Apr 1, 20:00. Admission: €24-€44. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
SHOW: Cirque du Soleil – The well-known international artistic group, Cirque du Soleil, comes again to Slovakia and for the first time they present their seven performances of the story named Varekai. It begins with a scene about a lonely man who flies down from the sky to wander around the border of reality and absurdity in a world, where miracles happen. Starts: Apr 27 – 30; Winter Stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €39. More info: www.eventim.sk.
CONCERT: Vanessa-Mae - British violin virtuoso Vanessa-Mae comes back to Bratislava after ten years and her performance will be accompanied by 40 Czech musicians from the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra, Prague including vocalists. Starts: May 11 2017, 20:00; Ondrej Nepela Ice Stadium, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €29,90. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli – One of the greatest artists of Opera, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, has recorded 15 studio albums and three Greatest hits albums over his more than 25-year-long career. The holder of the Golden Globe in the category of song for The Prayer in the animated film The Magic Sword, who last year released his most recent album named Cinema, comes to Bratislava. Starts: Nov 19, 19:30; Winter Arena of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €99. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.