Five world premieres inspired by Jan Novák’s Latin poetry

8 October 2021, 7pm, Besední dům, Brno Moravian Autumn Weekend Marathon – Joannis Novak 100 Ludicra. Five world premieres inspired by Jan Novák’s Latin poetry Jakub Rataj: Farbella (world premiere) Lenka Nota: Cantilena aeaea (world premiere) Barry Wan: Anna (world premiere) David Carpenter: Somnium (world premiere) Jana Vöröšová: Oratio philippica (world premiere) Štěpán Filípek – violoncello, … Read more

Ostrava Days: new pieces by Michal Rataj and Peter Graham

25 August 2021, 7pm, BrickHouse (Hlubina Coal Mine), Ostrava Ostrava Days Time for Guests Michal Rataj: Music From Nothing (world premiere) Peter Graham: The Book of Vibrations (Chapter III) (world premiere) Brno Contemporary Orchestra, Martin Opršál – marimba, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Josef Klíč: Plastic Meat (world premiere)

20 March 2021, online from the Cosmopolitan Bobycentrum hotel, Brno Please, do not disturb (a 7-part miniseries of live concerts) Josef Klíč: Plastic Meat (world premiere) Direction & script: Martin Svobodník Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Jan Ryant Dřízal: Wild at Heart (world premiere online)

20 May 2020, 8pm, live from the Janáček theatre, webpage of the Prague Spring festival Prague Spring Jan Ryant Dřízal: Wild at Heart (world premiere on the Prague Spring’s commission) Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Pavel Zlámal: Avšak (world premiere)

21 April 2020, 7pm, online stream from the Orlí Street Theatre, Brno Quarant(a)ena Pavel Zlámal: Avšak (However) – world premiere Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Ondřej Adámek: Le Dîner (Czech premiere)

6 October 2019, Orlí Street Theatre, Brno Moravian Autumn Ondřej Adámek: Le Dîner (Czech premiere) Directed by: Jiří Adámek, painter: Charlotte Guibé, rapper: Helena Velická Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Brno Contemporary Orchestra: new pieces by Ondřej Štochl and Mario Buzzi

5 June 2019, The House of the Lords of Kunštát and Divadlo Husa na provázku, Brno “… and their parents” Ondřej Štochl: Živý motýl for soprano and chamber orchestra (world premiere) Mario Buzzi: Kryptadia aneb co se nevešlo do Bartoše (world premiere) Irena Troupová – soprano, Arnošt Goldflam, Mariana Chmelařová, Ivana Hloužková – recitation and singing, Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. … Read more

Brno Contemporary Orchestra: ‘My Country’ as imagined by contemporary composers

5 November 2018, Convent of Merciful Brothers, Brno Bedřich Smetana’s My Country arranged by contemporary composers Vyšehrad: Petr Kofroň The Moldau: Marek Piaček Šárka: Miloš Štědroň From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields: Pavel Zemek-Novák Tábor: Miroslav Tóth Blaník: Daniel Forró Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. Pavel Šnajdr