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´Soundscapes of Central Europe´ brings the best of Classical Music

From Polish Fryderyk Chopin to Hungarian Ferenc Liszt, Central Europe is known for its world renowned composers, and adding Czech Antonín Dvořák, the forthcoming concert organized by UP College of Music brings the most well-known tunes of classical music to Manila.
In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Diplomatic Relations of the Philippines with the member states of the so-called Visegrád 4 group, Manila embassies of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland and Slovak Honorary Consulate, are proud to announce that a concert of classical music from Central Europe entitled Soundscapes of Central Europe will be held at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium of the UP College of Music on September 22, Saturday at 7:00 pm.
The esteemed UP College of Music Keyboard Department Faculty and the Lozada Piano Trio will interpret the works of the three most famous ones from the heart of Europe, Dvořák, Liszt and Chopin, but also works by Czech Bedřich Smetana, and Slovak Alexander Moyzes The concert will feature piano ensembles, piano trio works and art songs.
Furthermore, the event will mark the opening of the 2018-2019 Keyboard Department Concert Series that also forms part of the 102nd Anniversary of the UP College of Music. Soundscapes of Central Europe commemorates not only the remarkable progress of the existing bilateral relationships in culture, tourism and education of each country of so-called Visegrád group, but also aims to bring forth and yield more tangible benefits of cooperation to all.
Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Olša, jr. comments, “Central Europe has been home of virtuosos from Mozart, Beethoven to Chopin, and as such, we want to continue their legacy by sharing their lives’ work. We [the Visegrad 4] values mutual visibility and promotion of European culture here in the Philippines, in all platforms, to continue to open doors of cooperation that reaches farther and connects better, and what better way to do it, but through Music.
The Visegrád Group, also known as the Visegrád Four or V4 is composed of the Central European countries of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia since 1993. They share common roots of diversity, and cultural and intellectual values that they aim to preserve to strengthen bilateral relations amongst themselves and other states.

Admission is free, subject to capacity. For seat reservations, contact Ms. Amiel Diaz, thru v4manilaculture@gmail.com or at 811-1155 loc. 12.

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