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Alberta Bair Theater

Jozef Luptak Quintet

Alberta Bair Theater - Jozef Luptak Quintet

April 29Saturday 7:30pm

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$30, 16


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From Bach to Piazzola

This concert is the culmination of A Week of Peace and Love

J.S.Bach - Prelude - Sarabande and Gigue from Suite No.1 in G Major

J.S.Bach - "Jesu bleibet Meine Freude" for cello and accordion

Boris Lenko - Jozef Luptak Duets:
Theme Plus - Libertango - Chassidic Dance

Antonin Dvorak - Four Romantic Pieces for two violins and viola

Astor Piazzola - Two Tangos for bandoneon and string quartet

Jozef Luptak - Song Without Words - Three in One - for cello - voice and beatbox

Ilja Zeljenka - Musica Slovacca - for String Quartet

Astor Piazzola - Five Tangos Sensatione - for bandoneon and string quartet

Jozef Luptak is one of the most prominent figures in Slovak musical scene. He graduated from the University of Performing Arts in his hometown, Bratislava and the Royal Academy of Music in London (R. Cohen). He holds the "Award of the Minister of Culture" for his successes as a concert cello soloist and artistic director and founder of the festival Convergence, was nominated for a prestigious "Cristal Wing Award" in Slovakia and was awarded several international Prizes, such as "Cello Competition of Slovak Conservatories" in 1986, "Jury Prize" at the Murcia Cello Competition in Spain, the "BANFF Centre Long Term Residency Scholarship", the "May Mukle Cello Prize" at the Royal Academy of Music in London and in 2009, the "Frico Kafenda Award."