Thursday, September 21, 5.30 pm

Ticket prices

200 Kč

Proceeds from the admission fee are used to support the KKFF Scholarship Fund for exceptionally talented young musicians.


Ludwig van Beethoven: Seven Variations in E flat Major on ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’, WoO 46Antonín Dvořák: Silent Woods, Op. 68, B 173Antonín Dvořák: Rondo, Op. 94, B 171César Franck: Sonata in A major for Cello and Piano

Father and son duo Ivan and Adam Klánský will be bringing the spirit of Dvořák to Bořislavka in a variety of ways, showcasing his music with the uniquely evocative sounds of the cello, which has become synonymous with Dvořák’s works, thanks to his famous concerto. Pianist Ivan Klánský, a laureate of the annual Antonín Dvořák Prize (a crystal trophy shaped like a cello), and cellist Adam Klánský will then bring Dvořák’s Silent Woods and Rondo to the Bořislavka office centre. The performance will begin with the optimistic melody of Beethoven’s variations on Pamina and Papageno’s duet from The Magic Flute, and conclude with French Romantic composer César Franck’s beautiful Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major.

  • Dress code: casual
  • End of concert: 6:30 pm


Adam Klánský

Born in 2001, Adam Klánský began playing the cello at the age of five. This year, he graduated from the Prague Conservatoire, where studied under the guidance of Prof. Petr Nouzovský. He is currently studying at Prague’s Academy of Performing Arts in Prof. Michal Kaňka’s studio. At the age of six, he won second prize at the Prague Junior Note competition, and since then he has been a laureate of many national and international competitions. He was the overall winner of the Jan Vychytil Competition and the Bohuslav Martinů Competition in Polička, and has won various competitions at the conservatoire. His most notable international successes include aureate at the Heran Competition in Ústí nad Orlicí, Czech Republic, first prize at the Concours Flame in Paris, France, second prize in Liezen, Austria, third prize at the David Popper Competition in in Várpalota, Hungary, second prize at the Antonio Janigro Competition in Poreč, Croatia, and first prize at the Dotzauer Competition in Dresden, Germany. He has repeatedly won the Talents for Europe competition in Dolný Kubín, Slovakia, both as a soloist and as part of a chamber ensemble. His recent successes include first prize at the Gustav Mahler Competition, second prize at the B. Martinů Foundation competition, and the Prize of the Summer Academy in Kroměříž, Czech Republic.

He has appeared as a soloist with leading Czech orchestras including the Prague Philharmonia under the baton of Leoš Svárovský, the Hradec Králové Philharmonic with conductor Petr Vronský, the West Bohemia Symphony Orchestra in Mariánské Lázně with Petr Altrichtr, and the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic in Zlín as the winner of the Talentinum Competition.

He is an active participant at masterclasses with world-famous cellists such as Steven Isserlis, Reinhard Latzko, Ofer Canetti, and Michaela Fukačová.

Adam Klánský - cello

Ivan Klánský

Ivan Klánský (1948) studied piano at the Prague Conservatoire under Valentina Kameníková and at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under František Rauch. He is a laureate of numerous foreign competitions including Bolzano (1967), Naples (1968), Leipzig (1968), Barcelona (1970), Warsaw (1970), and Santander (1976). He has appeared as a soloist and chamber player in more than 5,000 concerts on five continents. From 1980 to 1990 he was a soloist with the Czech Philharmonic. His recordings on the Danish label Kontrapunkt include the complete piano works of Bedřich Smetana. Since 1986 he has been a member of the Guarneri Trio Prague, with which he has recorded more than 30 CDs. His organisational activities have been significant; he is the chairman of the Chopin Society in Mariánské Lázně, and since 1998 he has been the chairman of the Czech Music Fund’s Council of Circles of Friends of Music. He began his teaching career in 1983 at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where he has been the dean of the Faculty of Music and Dance since 2018. From 1991 until 2015 he was also a professor at the Lucerne School of Music. In addition, he has led masterclasses in Dublin, Schaffhausen, London, Bad Saulgau, and other European cities. Among his most successful students have been Martin Kasík, Štěpán Kos, Ivo Kahánek, Lukáš Klánský, Marek Kozák, and many other leading Czech pianists.

Ivan Klánský - piano

Bořislavka Centre

This new dominant feature of Evropská třída (Europe Avenue) weds contemporary architecture with art. The architectural design is by the acclaimed Prague studio AULÍK FIŠER ARCHITECTS. With its many sections, the building enables deluxe public access to private premises with an area of 12,200 m2, and it constitutes a number attractive public areas. Together with the shopping centre, these areas make a natural gathering place for the 100,000 residents of the city district it serves.

Source: website of the Bořislavka Business Centre.

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