321 East 73rd Street, 3rd Floor

New York City, NY 10021

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Jan Cmejla Piano Recital

concert 15 March, 2019 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]

Meet Jan Cmejla, the fifteen-year-old piano prodigy from Prague, as he performs works by Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninov, and Novak. Jan Cmejla (b. 2003) has played the piano since the age of six and studied composition since the age of eight. Since 2018, he has been studying at the Prague Conservatory under Prof. Eva Boguniova. Jan is a winner of some of the most acclaimed piano competitions. He has performed in prestigious concert halls at home and abroad. His numerous successes include the top prize at the 2014 AMADEUS international competition for pianists under eleven years old; being one of ten participants selected from 300 candidates from 49 countries for the prestigious Allianz Junior Music Camp 2015 in Vienna, organized by Lang Lang International Music Foundation;and the 1st prize at the 2018 International Competition Virtuosi per Musicadi Pianoforte. In 2019, he added the first place at the Concertino Praga international music competition for young talented musicians. 


Beethoven: Sonata in A major op. 2 no. 2, Allegro vivace, Largo appassionato, Scherzo: Allegretto, Rondo: Grazioso
Chopin: Waltz in A-flat major op. 34 no. 1
Chopin: Nocturne C-sharp Minor, op. Posth
Chopin: Ballade in F major no. 2 op. 38
Novak: Memories: Inquietto
Rachmaninov: Preludes op. 23 no. 4, 5  



BBLA at Bohemian National Hall

321 East 73rd Str., 3rd floor, New York NY 10021


Free and open to the public. Seats are limited, on first-come, first-served basis. RSVP is recommended. Email newyork@svu2000.org or register online at eventbrite.com. Suggested donation $15.


This event is organized by Czechoslovak Society of Art and Sciences New York in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York and the Czech Embassy in Washington, D.C. With support by BBLA. 

Bohemian Benevolent & Literary AssociationHospodaThe National Czech and Slovak MuseumAmerican Friends of the Czech RepublicCzech CenterConsulate General