Ondřej Štochl: Three Movements on Acceptance (world premiere)

28 June 2022, 7:30pm, Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague Ondřej Štochl: Three Movements on Acceptance for Clarinet and Orchestra (world premiere commissioned by the orchestra) Karel Dohnal – clarinet, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Tomáš Ille: The History of Great Zlín in Sounds and Words (world premiere)

25 June 2022, 10pm, Labour Square, Zlín Zlín žije. Multi-genre festival celebrating 700 years since the first written mention of the town Tomáš Ille: The History of Great Zlín in Sounds and Words (world premiere) Marta Bačíková, Rostislav Marek – recitation, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Leoš Svárovský

Kryštof Marek: Memory Landscape (world premiere)

25 June 2022, 6pm, monastery church of St. Adalbert, Broumov Treasures of the Broumov Region Kryštof Marek: Memory Landscape. Concerto for haro and chamber orchestra (world premiere) Kateřina Englichová – harp, Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Andreas Sebastian Weiser

Jiří Gemrot: The Burying of Light (world premiere)

25 June 2022, 3:30pm, Smetana House, Litomyšl Smetana’s Litomyšl Jiří Gemrot: The Burying of Light. A cantata for narrator, baritone, mixed choir, string quartet and piano (world premiere) Libretto: Vojtěch Stříteský based on texts and poetry by Miloslav Bureš Jan Šťastný – recitation, Roman Hoza – baritone, Matouš Zukal – piano, Zemlinsky Quartet (František Souček, Petr … Read more

Emil Viklický: Reflections on Freedom (world premiere)

24 June 2022, 8pm, Castle Riding Hall, Litomyšl Smetana’s Litomyšl: Jazz Ride in the Riding Hall Emil Viklický: Reflections on Freedom. A jazz melodrama with a libretto based on texts and ideas of Václav Havel (such as The Power of the Powerless, Audience, On Freedom) and excerpts from a book by American historian Timothy Snyder On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons … Read more

Petr Vaculovič: Te Deum (world premiere)

23 June 2022, 4pm, Church of St. John the Baptist, Kroměříž Forfest Petr Vaculovič: Te Deum for solo viola and electronics (world premiere) Petr Vaculovič – viola

Ensemble Opera Diversa: new pieces by Ondřej Šárek, Miloš Štědroň, and Filip Holacký

22 June 2022, 19:00, atrium of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno Dances in the Gardens Ondřej Šárek: Czech Suite for strings (world premiere) Miloš Štědroň: Seconda prattica IV for strings (world premiere) Filip Holacký: Scottish Serenade for bassoon and strings (world premiere) Pavel Horák – bassoon, Ensemble Opera Diversa, ensemble director Jan Bělohlávek, cond. Patrik … Read more

Jiří Pavlica: And Love Again… (world premiere)

20 and 21 June 2022, 8pm, Castle Courtyard, Litomyšl Smetana’s Litomyšl Jiří Pavlica: And Love Again… A programme commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of poet Jan Skácel (world premiere commissioned by the festival) Kryštof Bartoš – recitation, Jiří Pavlica – voice, Hradišťan, Žerotín Academic Choir (choirmaster Pavel Koňárek), Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, cond. Stanislav Vavřínek

Jiří Teml: Fairy Tale (world premiere)

20 June 2022, 7:30pm, Chateau Milotice Concentus Moraviae Jiří Teml: Fairy Tale (world premiere) Duo du Rêve (Jana Jarkovská – flute, Bohumír Stehlík – piano)