The Violin Menagerie

The Violin Menagerie

Does the violin resemble the human body? And does it have a soul? Why are some parts of a violin named for animals? Can you use a violin to go fishing? And what non-musical sounds can be conjured from it? Violinist Libor Vilímec will reveal the answers to these and other questions.

Duration of the programme 1 hod
Children age 4-7 with parents

Performers

Lucie Hlavičková instructor
Libor Vilímec violin

The programme is based on a musical part but also on a spoken word that will be given in Czech language only. The programme will not be supplied with English subtitles.

Does the violin resemble the human body? And does it have a soul? Why are some parts of a violin named for animals? Can you use a violin to go fishing? And what non-musical sounds can be conjured from it? Violinist Libor Vilímec will reveal the answers to these and other question. And we will visit Mr Slípka’s workshop to the learn the secrets of repairing violins.

Rudolfinum — EDUcentrum

12/14/2023 Thursday 4:00 PM

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