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Proud to welcome the Czech Republic Ambassador to the United States

 

The Czech Center Museum Houston was proud to welcome the Czech Republic Ambassador to the United States and Houston

His Excellency Hynek Kmonicek and Mrs. Indira Gumarova Kmonicek

as well as

Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic to the State of Texas Brian and Mrs. Joan Vanicek on the opening of the Texas Czech Consul’s office at the Czech Center Museum Houston.

We would like to thank everybody who joined the reception at the CCMH to honor this auspicious occasion and would like to retain those wonderful memories with the photo-stream below .

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Photo credit: Czech Center Museum Houston, Eva-Maria Campo, Dr. Glenn Sternes

 

We would like to thank everyone and NA ZDRAVI!!!

 

We would like to thank Mr. Vanicek for this honor to welcome the Czech ambassador to Houston and thank Miss Texas Czech-Slovak Queen and her family to volunteering their time and services as well as Mr. Charles Waligura, Mrs. Jean Rayhill, Dr. Sally Miller, Virginia Stoner, Juana Wilson, Eva-Maria Campo and Dr. Glenn Sternes.

We would also like to thank for the delicious food prepared by Pavla Van Bibber from the Austin Escoffier school of culinary arts and the wine from the vineyard Majek as well as Zack Chromy for the great slivovice. We also would like to thank our wonderful musicians Carolyn Beseda (piano), Danny Zapletal (accordion, trumpet) and David Slovak (accordion) who made this event joyful and unique.

 

 

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Thank you!

The Czech Center Museum Houston was honored to host such a beautiful event! The Rice University Professor, Brian Connolly, gave a sensational concert, “A little Night Music” with composition by Bedřich Smetana and Antonín Dvořák!  The large audience enjoyed the the concert and the delicious, traditional Czech Apple Strudel, which was baked by Elisabeth from Wharton and donated by Beryl Hoghshead. Thank you very much!

It was a wonderful, intimate concert and the Czech Center Museum Houston would like to thank everybody who attended as well as supported this event. CCMH thanks especially Beryl Hogshead and Brian Connelly for enabling such an unforgettable evening. The concert was a joy and the audience enjoyed it!

 

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Thank you very much for a wonderful evening!

Piano Concerto “A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC” with Brian Connelly

The Czech Center Museum Houston cordially invites you to “A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC” with Brian Connelly on the Czech Centers Petrof piano.

An intimate evening of romantic piano music by Czech composers Antonin Dvorak and Bedrich Smetana, inspired by the songs and dances of the Bohemian countryside.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7 PM.

Complimentary Valet Parking.
Cash bar of the Czech Apple Strudel served during intermission.

Seating is limited.
Advanced reservations are recommended.