The festival has taken place throughout the Czech Republic annually since 2006. The festival programme includes jazz, classical music, film, and theatre performances by top artists in Prague and other cities. Workshops and discussions on current issues are also offered as part of the programme. The festival connects culture and international relations between the Czech Republic and the United States.
Kenny Werner, legendary American composer and jazz pianist, will open the festival with an online concert on the 11th of May. You can watch the concert on Mall.tv as part of the #kulturažije series.Werner’s songs, recordings and publications are popular worldwide. He is the holder of the Guggenheim Fellowship for original work and has won several Grammy Awards.
On the 14th of May, you can listen to a unique performance of Goldberg Variations by Dan Tepfer, the New York-Parisian pianist, who is one of the greatest talents of his generation, also as part of the #kulturažije series on Mall.tv.
Pianist Aaron Parks will give a solo concert on the 19th of May. Parks achieved a real success in 2008 with his fifth album ‘Invisible Cinema’, released by Blue Note.
For further information, please visit: http://www.americkejaro.cz/en/home-en/