statements by patrons, sponsors
and friends of Icons of Europe:
|WORLD TB DAY 2005:
"We are very pleased that this musical drama is being staged to signal the
importance of the global fight against tuberculosis and the contribution that Canada is
making to this challenge. The premiere is a milestone among several initiatives
taken in the context of World TB Day" (Chair of the TB Subcommittee of the Toronto
Board of Health). More.
|CHOPIN BIOGRAPHY: "I
found it immensely interesting both in respect to its contents and its innovative and
inspiring way of presentation" (Director of the Frederick Chopin Museum in Warsaw, 11
September 2003). More.
what you and Jens have discovered is truly remarkable and brings hope and romance into our
stale lives" (reader, October 2003). More.
MUSICAL DRAMA: "It ingeniously brought together
historical and musical elements from all over Europe ... to bring out the seamlessness of
great European culture" (the British Ambassador in Warsaw to his ministry of foreign
affairs, 7 April 2004). More.
"My congratulations. I could have listened to the musical drama much
longer. I am happy and proud that my company has contributed to such a magnificent
event, and we shall keep on supporting you in your further activity" (corporate
sponsor, 12 October 2003). More.
|CHAMBER MUSIC: "I have not been a great enthusist of
chamber music, but then I only heard it either in a large concert hall, or on CD.
You have shown me what real 'chamber' music can be precisely by having it played in a room
of a home. Apart from the quality of the music itself, the whole ambiance
contributed to make it a memorable evening. I also enjoyed very much meeting your
guests and friends with whom I could converse over a delicious buffet amply lubricated by
an excellent red wine" (guest, 5 June 2004). More.
Cecilia and Jens, thank you so much for a lovely evening in Lasne. I enjoyed very
much playing in your house and an inspiring conversation after the concert. If every
concert would have that wonderful surroundings, my life could contain much less
"I read with great pleasure your comments in the International Herald Tribune on
various issues. I like your clear and precisely targeted, yet broad-in-mind
views. You are really doing an excellent job to promote better understanding of what
Europe is all about" (the Czech Ambassador in Brussels, 11 August 2004). More