C. Bechstein Europe was partner of a special concert of the Prague Spring Festival. Ivo Kahánek and the gifted young pianist Adam Znamirovsky performed works by Copland, Bartók, Beethoven and Ravel on a C. Bechstein grand piano D 282. Jarmila Balázová sang arias by Rossini and Mozart; Lenka Nová and Beata Hlavenková performed Jazz pieces.
The concert was arranged by the Magdalena Kozena foundation, which announced a new program (MenART) for young musicians. The activities of the program are focused on Czech Arts Schools. Adam Znamirovsky will be supported by this new program, and Ivo Kahánek will be a mentor of this program.