Spring Musicale
May
7
3:00 pm15:00

Spring Musicale

  • Bohemian National Hall

The tradition of Sunday afternoon musicales in the late 19th century continues as the spirited ArtsAhimsa ensemble returns for its seventh season with chamber works and song from the repertoire of Antonín Dvořák, his contemporaries, and students.   Click here for more details!

Image: Spring Musicale performers at the Bohemian National Hall.  Photo Credit: DAHA


Dvořák and Black Music, 1893 to the Present
Feb
26
3:00 pm15:00

Dvořák and Black Music, 1893 to the Present

  • Bohemian National Hall

DAHA hosts a panel discussion for Black History Month.  Distinguished scholars and musicians will explore the social and aesthetic history and outcomes of Dvořák’s significant connections with the late 19th century African-American community as he composed the “New World” Symphony.  Click here for more details!

Image: Harry T. Burleigh, African-American composer, arranger, and professional singer.   Photo Courtesy of Jean E. Snyder.

RUSALKA IN NEW YORK: Exhibition and Concert
Feb
1
5:00 pm17:00

RUSALKA IN NEW YORK: Exhibition and Concert

  • Czech Center New York

Opening night of a month-long celebration at the Bohemian National Hall planned in connection with the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Antonín Dvořák’s opera Rusalka. View a rare Czech Center exhibition of original scores, letters and artifacts related to his beloved fairy tale opera, presented in America for the first time in partnership with the National Museum in Prague and the Metropolitan Opera. Click here for more details!

Image: Mythic Bohemia, photo by Eva Heyd for DAHA. 

Starting February 1st, we will be offering Guided Tours of the Czech Center exhibition Rusalka  & The Dvořák Room.  Click here for details!

Celebrating Dvořák & His Circle
Oct
23
3:00 pm15:00

Celebrating Dvořák & His Circle

  • Bohemian National Hall

Antonín Dvořák’s 175th Anniversary festivities continue with an all-Czech lecture-performance of works by Smetana, Dvořák, Janáček ,and Suk featuring the violin-piano ensemble G-sharp Duo, with Emilie-Anne Gendron on Violin and Yelena Grinberg on piano.  Dr. Grinberg will discuss the relationships and influences among the composers, providing an overview of Czech music at the turn of the 20th century.  Click here for more details!

Of Special Interest to Friends of DAHA
Sep
12
7:30 pm19:30

Of Special Interest to Friends of DAHA

  • Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

New York Philharmonic Insights at the Atrium Event: “Origins of a New World Voice: NYC in 1893,” featuring Michael Beckerman, Professor of Music at NYU, New York Philharmonic 2016-17 Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence, and Vice President, Dvořák American Heritage Association. 

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“First of May” Spring Musicale
May
1
3:00 pm15:00

“First of May” Spring Musicale

  • Bohemian National Hall

The tradition of Sunday afternoon musicales in the late nineteenth century continues as the spirited ArtsAhimsa ensemble returns for its sixth season with chamber works from the repertoire of Antonín Dvořák and related musical sources.  This year’s Spring Musicale will feature Dvořák’s celebrated Quintet for Piano and Strings, Opus 81 in A major, Dvořák’s Sonatine for Violin and Piano, Opus 100, and the rarely heard Trio in D minor by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu.  

The Dvořák Room will be open for viewing after the concert.

General Admission to be paid at door: $20; Seniors, Students, Czech Center Club Members $10.

Supported by the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association (BBLA)

“CZECH ?”
Mar
25
4:00 pm16:00

“CZECH ?”

An imaginary song cycle –  Frauenliebe und Leben in Czech and German Lands Including pieces by J.S. Bach, Adam Michna, Robert Schumann, Antonín Dvořák, Alexander Zemlinsky and Ilse Weber. 

Admission is free!

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The New World Symphony: Dvořák in America with Marionettes
Jan
31
2:00 pm14:00

The New World Symphony: Dvořák in America with Marionettes

  • Bohemian National Hall Historic Ballroom

This newly created marionette production explores the influence of African American and Native American music upon the work of famed Czech composer Antonín Dvořák during his American sojourn, telling the story with classical and jazz music accompaniment.

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Photo: Vit Hořejš in Puppet Studio by Jonathan Slaff

The New World Symphony: Dvořák in America with Marionettes
Jan
30
7:00 pm19:00

The New World Symphony: Dvořák in America with Marionettes

This newly created marionette production explores the influence of African American and Native American music upon the work of famed Czech composer Antonín Dvořák during his American sojourn, telling the story with classical and jazz music accompaniment.

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Photo: Vit Hořejš in Puppet Studio by Jonathan Slaff

Day of Czech Holiday Festivities
Dec
13
11:00 am11:00

Day of Czech Holiday Festivities

  • Bohemian National Hall

Celebrate the season at the Bohemian National Hall with an exciting variety of holiday presentations, mini gift market, and light refreshments on Sunday, December 13th from 11AM to 6 PM. 

Bring family and friends to this celebration of Czech musical culture and holiday traditions; admission is free.  

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Word and Music in the Works of Dvořák: A Neglected Treasure Trove
Oct
18
3:00 pm15:00

Word and Music in the Works of Dvořák: A Neglected Treasure Trove

  • Bohemian National Hall

DAHA inaugurates its Annual Lecture/Recital series with Dvořák scholar David Beveridge, who will focus his talk on the amazing quantity and stunning beauty of Dvořák’s vocal music – operas, choral works, duets, and songs—and the peculiar circumstances that have caused music historians and performers to underrate and neglect most of this music in favor of his other accomplishments. Lecture and vocal performance featuring mezzo-soprano Mirjam Frank to be followed by reception.

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Photo Credit: Zdeněk Hrabica

Spring Musicale
Mar
29
3:00 pm15:00

Spring Musicale

  • Bohemian National Hall

Join us for an afternoon of instrumental and vocal Czech chamber music presented by the spirited ArtsAhimsa ensemble, returning for its sixth season.  

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lmage of Antonín Dvořák, detail of lithograph by Oldřich Kulhánek (1995) from DAHA Archive.

 

 Dvořák Legacy Concert
Feb
27
7:30 pm19:30

Dvořák Legacy Concert

  • Bohemian National Hall, Historic Ballroom, 4th Fl

The Aaron Copland School of Music Orchestra, under the direction of Maurice Peress, will perform works by Antonín Dvořák and George Gershwin, exploring the Czech composer and his American legacy. 

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