CUMBERLAND — Hana Bartošová, organist, and Iva Bartošová, pianist, will present a duet concert at First Presbyterian Church, 11 Washington St., on Sunday at 3 p.m.
An additional piano solo performance by Iva Bartošová will take place at Frostburg State University in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center today at 8 p.m.
The mother-daughter duo from Brno in the Czech Republic have toured and performed organ and piano duet concerts in the Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark and Slovakia. Their program is titled “A Look at Czech Music Through the Eyes of Centuries (Baroque to Present)” and will feature music by composers Eben, Kuchař, Novák, Tučapský, Martinů, Klička and Pololáník.
Hana Bartošová frequently performs at concerts and prestigious festivals in her country as well as abroad. She has performed at the 25th annual organ festival in Sant Elpidio under the auspices of Enio Moricone and represented the Czech Republic at the international Bach’s festival in Lecca in Italy. She teaches at the Brno conservatory and Brno Masaryk University and is artistic director of the International Organ Festival in Brno.
She has collaborated on several recordings of the Brno Children’s Choir “Primavera,” has been featured in numerous radio and television programs and is a regular contributor to music journals.
Iva Bartošová has received numerous prizes for piano solo, piano four-hands and chamber music, including “best performance of a romantic composition” at the International Piano Competition in Munich, Germany. She has been a featured soloist in the Shostakovich Piano Concerto with the Brno Conservatory Philharmonic Orchestra.
Both concerts are open to the public free of charge.
For more information, contact Joan DeVee Dixon at 301-687-4115.