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St Mary's Church

František Brikcius

Cellist Brikcius steps up with a wonderful programme to replace the cancelled Kanae Furomoto concert

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František Brikcius

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17 Mar, 12:45 – 13:45

St Mary's Church, Church St, Aylesbury HP20 2JJ, UK

About the Event

Musician

Czech cellist František Brikcius was born in Prague, into a family with a distinguished cultural background. He has been playing the cello since early childhood. Following his cello studies at the Prague Conservatoire, he completed his Masters degree at the Janáček Academy of Music (JAMU) in the Czech republic. He furthered his cello skills at the Toho Gakuen Academy in Japan and later under the guidance of legendary cellist Prof. Anna Shuttleworth (student of Pablo Casals) in the United Kingdom (Eton Cello Master Classes and the University of Leeds). He won the 2nd prizes at the Anglo-Czech Competition in London (1999), the International String Competition London (2000) and the International

String Competition Jihlava (2003). He has been awarded many scholarships and fellowships, including the Czech Music Foundation (CHF), theMinistry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Music Foundation OSA, the Socrates-Erasmus, and the Gideon Klein Foundation for the propagation of works written by Jewish Holocaust Composers.

Music programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750): Cello Suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011

- Prélude. Fuga’, Allemande’, Courante’, Sarabande’, Gavotte I., II.’, Gigue 

Irena Kosíková: Veselka for Solo Cello (2018) - Aylesbury premiere

Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959): Suite No. 1 for cello solo (1956)

Bedřich Smetana (1824 - 1884): Z domoviny / From my homeland* - Aylesbury premiere

Eugen Suchoň (1908 - 1993): Aka si mi krasna ...* - Aylesbury premiere

Zdeněk Fibich (1850 - 1900): Poem* - Aylesbury premiere

*Arr for solo cello by František Brikcius.

Download a copy of the programme here.

Doors open at 12:15 and the performance starts at 12:45.

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