Reynek: the paths of a poet in Czechoslovakia’s century

As part of the “Capucins littéraires” organised by the City of Meylan, the Romarin association and the Renaud Reynek Endowment Fund present Reynek, the Paths of a Poet in Czechoslovakia’s Century, a book, a film, an exhibition from 28 September to 3 October at the Clos des Capucins, 18 chemin des Villauds in Meylan.

Friday 28 September at 6:30 pm: discussion-presentation by the translator Benoît Meunier of Bohuslav Reynek’s collected poems « Podzimní motýli / Papillons d’automne » and screening of the film Kluci (“the boys”). Opening of the exhibition.

29 September to 3 October: exhibition of prints and books by Bohuslav Reynek.
Every day from 10 am to 12:30 pm and 2 to 7 pm.
Chapelle du Clos des Capucins.
Free admission.

Under the high patronage of His Excellency Petr Drulák, ambassador of the Czech Republic in France.

Suzanne Renaud to music by Ondřej Škoch

It is the flax-coloured country… Suzanne Renaud’s poem was set to music composed by Ondřej Škoch, performed by the Quartetto Ristretto of the Piccola Orchestra, at a Christmas concert in Prague on 16 December 2016. The song is called Veronika, like the Biblical figure, and set in the land of Suzanne Renaud and Bohuslav Reynek:

“At dusk, the forest lifts its dazzling brow,
Veronica wiping the face of silence

 


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