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A Night at the Opera, Leoš Janáček’s “Katya Kabanova,” December 1

THE PRAGUE COMMITTEE OF THE
CHICAGO SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM
IN COOPERATION WITH
THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN CHICAGO
invites you to join us for

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
Leoš Janáček’s
KATYA KABANOVA
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

This supremely moving opera, sung in Czech, represents the
lyrical peak of composer Leoš Janáček’s career. Katya is
portrayed by the magnificent Finnish soprano Karita Mattila, described by
the London Observer as “the greatest singing actress in the world.”

Lyric Opera has arranged for
SPECIAL PRICES FOR CHICAGO’S CZECH COMMUNITY (contact Duke Dellin, ddellin@williamblair.com for more information).
Tickets can be purchased at the Lyric Opera’s site: http://www.lyricopera.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=9042
SPECIAL GUESTS
AMBASSADOR RICHARD W. GRABER
CONSUL GENERAL MAREK SKOLIL
HON. JUDY BAAR TOPINKA

If you are interested in joining us for
a reception in the Lyric Opera building
before the performance, please contact
Duke Dellin at  ddellin [at] williamblair.com
Exact time and place to be determined.

For  more information about this performace and other upcoming performances at the Lyric Opera, please visit: http://www.lyricopera.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=9042

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Practice Your Czech! Czech Table at U of C, Wednesdays 3-4:15

The weekly Czech Conversation Table meets in Cobb 215. Please come if you can make it from 3:00-4:15. The structure is drop by and stay as long as you wish, so if you need to leave early or come late, that’s not a problem at all. Meetings should be held weekly at this time throughout the rest of the quarter.

For more information, contact Steven Clancy: sclancy [at] uchicago.edu

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