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The Bartered Wife in Houston
Title:
The Bartered Wife in Houston
When:
09.17.2009 - 09.17.2009 06.30 h
Where:
Czech Center Museum Houston - Houston
Category:
Music

Description

September 17 and 18 the Czech Center Museum present in it's Prague Hall Theatre in the Round

Reception and Opera Performance

Arias from selected operas and

Czech Comedy Opera

The Bartered Bride in English

in conjunction with Kingwood College Opera Workshop

under Director Gottfried Schiller of Dresden, Germany.

 

 

The festive evening features a selected aria from Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini and Der Rosenkavalier  by Richard Strauss and in its entirety, the Czech Comedy Opera The Bartered Bride by composer Bedrich Smetana, 1863, performed in English and directed by Gottfried Schiller.  This is a rare opportunity as the Czech Center Museum Houston collaborates with Kingwood College Opera Workshop to bring this unique performance to Houston’s Museum District.

Enjoy a beautiful cultural event in the exhilarating environment of an elegant three-story baroque palace.  The evening includes a reception in Brno Gallery with refreshments; the performance follows in the inimitable Prague Hall, Theatre in the Round.

 

 

Event commences at 6:30 p.m. at the Czech Center Museum Houston, 4920 San Jacinto, Houston, TX 77004 in the Museum District.  Advance reservation required call 713.528.2060 or online Google Check-Out.  General admission is $15.00, Seniors $12.00 and Students $8.00.

 

Founded in 1995 as a 501[c][3] non-profit educational cultural arts organization, C.C.M.H. provides community services to the public for exhibits, educational programs, concerts, meetings, lectures, luncheons, dinners, private, corporate, social, and charitable events.  The Center exists to celebrate culture, language, scholarship, and arts preserving history and heritage, espousing the significance of knowing one’s ancestry, that all roots are important to being a citizen of the world.  It is the Center’s belief that education and charity are cornerstones of enhancing Civil Society in these challenging times. The Center is committed to the regeneration of the Houston Community at large.  College scholarships and opportunities for docent and other volunteer experiences for high schools, college students and others are available.  One of Houston’s eighteen fine museums in the Museum District, the Center donates to charities and local schools and collaborates with other museums and cultural institutions.

 

 

 

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For Media Contact:

 

Effie M. Rosene

Chair/CEO

 

Czech Center Museum Houston

 

4920 San Jacinto

 

Houston, TX 77004

Telephone:  713.528.2060 or  Fax: 713.528.2017

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Venue

Venue:
Czech Center Museum Houston
Street:
4920 San Jacinto at Wichita
ZIP:
TX 77004
City:
Houston
State:
Texas
Country:
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