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Examples of 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.
Cover of the Chopin biography researched and written by Cecilia and Jens Jorgensen, 2003.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.

"Cecilia, what you and Jens have discovered is truly remarkable and brings hope and romance into our stale lives" (reader, October 2003).  More.

Ljiljana Jovanovic performing the final aria of Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula" in Act 5, Death of Icons of Europe's musical drama at the Swedish Embassy, Warsaw on 6 April 2004.  The act portrays Chopin's final hours shortly before 17 October 1849.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.

Daniel Blumenthal and Justus Grimm in Lasne, 5 June 2004:  celebrating the New Europe and Dvorak's 100-year anniversary.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.
AMBIENCE: "Dear 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 stress" (musician).
NEW EUROPE:  "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