Waltham Forest Cello Fest 2019 - Concert BACH, BLOCH, KOSÍKOVÁ & KATZ

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Lunchtime concert WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 - BACH, BLOCH, KOSÍKOVÁ & KATZ will take place on Thursday 17th October 2019 at 1:00 p.m., at the Church of St John the Baptist in Leytonstone (High Road, Leytonstone, E11 1HH, London).

Cellist František Brikcius will perform Suite Nr. 3 for Solo Cello in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1730), Suite No.2 for Solo Cello, B.94 by Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959), Veselka for Solo Cello (2018)* by Czech Composer and Organist Irena Kosíková. There will be rare possibility to hear "The Soldier Puppet"*, an anti-Vietnam war solo cello piece by American Jazz Cellist and Composer Fred Katz (1919 - 2013) and his "Granadios"*.

*Leytonstone premiere.

"Fred’s work with the Chico Hamilton Quintet in the 1950's brought him particular attention, as did his writing and appearance in the award winning Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster movie, Sweet Smell of Success and his film scores for many of the Roger Corman movies such as The Little Shop of Horrors."

In the cooperation with the Parochial Church Council, St John the Baptist, Leytonstone. Free entry.

WALTHAM FOREST CELLO FEST 2019 ("London Borough of Culture meets Classical Music") commemorates the 334th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, the 327th anniversary of the birth if Italian baroque composer Giuseppe Tartini, the 200th anniversary of the birth of German - French composer and cellist Jacques Offenbach, the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jewish composer Gideon Klein - Gideon Klein Centenary, the 100th anniversary of the birth of American Jazz Cellist Fred Katz - Fred Katz Centenary, the 60th anniversary of the death of Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch and London's first ever Borough of Culture in 2019!

Waltham Forest Cello Fest forms part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days, which commemorate the legacy of journalist, musician Daniel Pearl, brutally murdered by group of terrorists for defending freedom of speech.

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