Conservatory hosts top Czech violinist

Zenaty has played with major orchestras throughout Czech Republic

Violinist Ivan Zenaty plays the Victoria Conservatory of Music Nov. 1.

Violinist Ivan Zenaty plays the Victoria Conservatory of Music Nov. 1.

Ivan Zenaty, considered by critics to be the Czech Republic’s most important violinist, plays the Victoria Conservatory of Music on Nov. 1.

Zenaty performs frequently as a concerto soloist in the European country with the Czech Philharmonic, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, as well as internationally. He is appreciated for his beautiful tone and wealth of repertoire. His concert will include music by Martinu, Dvorak and Paganini, among other composers.

Accompanying him is Czech pianist Stanislav Bogunia, who hails from Northern Moravia.

The concert takes place at the conservatory’s Wood Recital Hall, 907 Pandora Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Admission is by donation and proceeds go to the conservatory’s Collegium Program for Young Musicians.