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You are warmly invited to the Annual Dinner of the Czech School & Community Manchester

Please join us for the annual dinner of the Czech School & Community Manchester at the beautiful space of the Academic Hall at St Bede's College Manchester.

Come along to celebrate our wonderful school and community, and its many achievements.

We will again have the pleasure of the amazing cello performance by our very own Petr Prause and the award winning violinist Gabriela Demeterova who will be accompanied by Petr's colleague from the RNCM, Mr. Harvey Davies. Together they will perform several beautiful pieces by Antonín Dvořák.

You can also look forward to a raffle full of great prizes.

The event is open for all so bring your friends and family along for a night you will most definitely enjoy!


The all inclusive price covers three course meal and unlimited drinks. Wine will be provided by our favourite wine maker - Víno Mádl.
Group discount is available and tickets can be purchased by clicking the button below.

Petr Prause started to play the cello at the age of six and later studied at Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Switzerland, and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. From 1997 until 2019, Petr was a member of the Talich Quartet. He also joins other outstanding musicians in all kinds of chamber music formations and gives masterclasses at a wide range of international institutions. 

Petr Prause plays an exquisite cello Giovanni Grancino (1710) which he has on loan from the Czech National Museum Collection as well as a Martin Stoss cello, Vienna, 1821.

Gabriela Demeterová is an award-winning world-renowned international solo concert violinist and violist and a soloist for many world orchestras. The first Czech finalist in The Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition in 1987, and in 1993 the overall winner of all major prizes in that competition, Gabriela is the only person to ever achieve this accolade.
Gabriela plays a violin signed Giuseppe Rocca - Genoa 1855, Italian Violin Maker and Guarneri del Jesu 1743. The latter instrument has been lent to Gabriela by The State Collection of Instruments of The National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic.

Harvey Davies is well known as a chamber  musician and accompanist. He has worked with many eminent musicians and recent collaborations include Shostakovich, Schumann and Brahms piano quintets with the Callino Quartet in France, Spain and the UK. Harvey continues a busy and varied career as a chamber musician with frequent recitals in the UK and Europe.

Harvey is the founder and Director of the Pleyel Ensemble, the pianist in Ensemble Cymru, and Teaching Fellow in Historical Performance and staff pianist at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

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