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22nd Workshop of the Czech Handel Society

Thursday 26 April 2018 at 6.00 pm.

Classroom No. 19 at ‘Vyšší odborná škola oděvního návrhářství a Střední průmyslová škola oděvní’ (Vocational High School for Clothing Design and Secondary Technical School for Clothing), Jablonského 3/333, Prague 7 – Holešovice, Czech Republic, close to the underground station ‘Nádraží Holešovice’ (line ‘C’).

Admission free.

Snacks & drinks available in vending machines on the premises of the School.

Programme:

The Last Ruler of Tuscany
from the House of Medici
and George Frideric Handel

The lecture will be given by Pavel Polka, Chairman of the Czech Handel Society,
and Mgr. Jan F. Pavlíček, Ph.D., Assistant Professor from the Department of Romance Studies
at the Philosophical Faculty of the Palacký University in Olomouc.

Further information at ‘info@haendel.cz’.

 

Pitti Palace at Florence, 7 November 2017. Pavel Polka, Chairman of the Czech Handel Society, in the Palatine Gallery in front of the 1737 portrait of Gian Gastone de’ Medici (1671–1737) by Franz Ferdinand Richter (1693–?). Photographed by Michal Typl, Technical Director of the Czech Handel Society. – Pavel Polka will be speaking on Gian Gastone de’ Medici and George Frideric Handel at the 22nd Workshop of the Czech Handel Society, on 26 April 2018.
Cf. the picture on the right.

 

Franz Ferdinand Richter (1693–?): Gian (Giovanni) Gastone de’ Medici (1671–1737), Grand Duke of Tuscany. Oil painting on canvas, 1737. 320.0 × 240.0 cm. Detail. Palatine Gallery (Pitti Palace), Florence, Italy. Inv.No.: 1890 n. 3805.