A selection of pieces by Czech composers who have yet to complete their 40th*) revolution around the Sun – 2CD

Czech Music Information Centre has just relased a 2CD with music by Czech composers under 40. The pieces on the album were selected by music critic Boris Klepal in an open call held in 2021.

Excerpts from the 2CD can by found on our Bandcamp profile.

CD 1

  1. Matouš Hejl: Crossings
    Czech Philharmonic, Keith Lockhart – conductor
  2. Pavel Šabacký: Leemtes
    Mirror Ensemble
  3. Michal Indrák: Standing Wave
    Ostravská banda, Petr Kotík, Carl Bettendorf – conductors
  4. Soňa Vetchá: Cuts
    Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan Bubák – conductor
  5. Jan Rösner: For Shakuhachi and String Orchestra
    BERG Orchestra, Akihito Obama – shakuhachi, Peter Vrábel – conductor
  6. Ian Mikyska: Constructions in Snowfall; Crystals
    Clare Simmonds Menor – piano, voice, Ian Mikyska – electronics

CD 2

  1. Jakub Rataj: æther
    Carolina Eyck – theremin, Alžběta Jamborová – oboe, Karel Košárek – piano, Bennewitz Quartet
  2. Eliška Cílková: String Quartet No.
    4 fama Q
  3. Milica Modrá: Lie
    Adéla Tichá Donovalová – piano
  4. Martin Klusák: Eclipse
    Berg Orchestra, Peter Vrábel – conductor
  5. Jan Ryant Dřízal: Broken Flowers
    Ensemble Terrible, Marek Šedivý – conductor
  6. Michal Wróblewski: Herzmerz
    Brno Contemporary Orchestra, Pavel Šnajdr – conductor
  7. Jan Dobiáš: Variations on the Rhythm of Czech History
    Academic Chamber Soloists, Leoš Svárovský – conductor