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Gido – Portrait of a Composer (Portrét skladatele)

David Fligg
Švanda Theatre Event

This dramatisation creates a portrait of the musician Gideon Klein, whose promising career as a pianist and composer in Prague ended tragically in a Nazi slave-labour camp.

Show Length: 1 hr 20 min without intermission
Director: Monika Hliněnská
Premiere Date: 7. 12. 2019
Derniere Date: 7. 12. 2019

This play by David Fligg draws on personal interviews with Gideon Klein's family and friends and commemorates Gideon's musical activities in Prague and Terezín.
The performance will feature Gideon Klein's live songs performed by the string quartet fama Q.

The performance takes place as part of The Gido Returns Home www.gidofest.com

CHARACTERS AND CAST
Gideon: Michael Goldschmid
Ilona: Ljuba Krbová
Líza: Eliška Zbranková

PRODUCTION TEAM
WRITTEN AND DEVISED: David Fligg
DRAMATISATION: Brian Daniels
TRANSLATION: Hana Trojanová
DIRECTOR: Monika Hliněnská
SUPERVISION: Daniel Hrbek
MUSIC: Gideon Klein, W. A. Mozart, Paul Hindemith, Leoš Janáček
PRODUCTION: Tereza Marková

 

fama Q
David Danel, Roman Hranička – violin
Ondřej Martinovský – viol
Balázs Adorján - violoncello

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