April 22, 2018

Czech Evening of Romantic Songs

Duo Karolina Janu (soprano) and Justyna Jarzab (piano).

By Roy Lie A Tjam.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in collaboration with the Czech Centre in The Hague hosted an evening of romantic songs at the residence of H.E. Ms. Jana Reinisová, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Netherlands on 7 March 2017.

A highlight of the evening was the piano – soprano duo Karolina Janu (Czech, soprano) and Justyna Jarzab (Poland, piano). Both artists are holders of master degrees in their respective domains, obtained in Prague and Krakow respectively. Justyna currently works in Delft and Scheveningen. The ladies met some years ago while studying in Rotterdam.

Soprano Karolina Janu.


A select group of ambassadors, diplomats, and members of the Czech community in the Netherlands enjoyed the evening, which featured classics including Chopin Mazurka op 24, bo,1.2, Martino 4 songs on Moravian folk poetry H.288 and L. Janacek: Zdravas Maria/Hail Mary H6252.

A reception concluded the event.

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