Czech violin duo to perform at Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe


In cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, the Czech School San Diego hosts a free classical violin concert by internationally recognized Czech violin player Jaroslav Svecený and his daughter, Julie Svecená, who are on a tour of the United States. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Village Church.

The father-daughter duo will also present famous and rarely heard works for two violins from the 18th to the 21st century by Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, Boieldieu, Arriagada, Svecený, Leclair and Bériot. They will also perform the American premiere of Svecený’s new piece of sacral music “Church Phantasy for a Solo Violin.”

Jaroslav Svecený is one of the most significant contemporary Czech violinists as well as an internationally recognized string instrument expert. His daughter, Julie Svecená, studies at the Prague Conservatory as well as with the soloist of the New York Philharmonic, Prof. Rodney Friend.

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