Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by M. Červenková, J. Laburda, J. Koželuhová, J. Fila and M. Christou

19 November 2021, 7:30pm, Kaiserstein palace, Praha Days of Contemporary Music Milada Červenková: Kaliya lila – rhapsody for violoncello and harp (world premiere) Jitka Vlašánková – violoncello, Kateřina Valášková – harú Jiří Laburda: Dialogy pro dva kontrabasy (world premiere) Tomáš Karpíšek, Gonzalo Jiménez Barranco – double bass Jitka Koželuhová: Danksagung – Motive eines Lebens for … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by P. Hrabánek, M. Báchorek, J. Beran, V. Micka, L. Hurník, and I. Bláha

13 November 2021, 7:30pm, Kaiserstein Palace, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Pavel Hrabánek: String Quartet no. 3 (world premiere) Sedláček Quartet (Michal Sedláček, Jan Maceček – violin, Tomáš Krejbich – viola, Matěj Štěpánek – violoncello) Milan Báchorek: Třesky plesky, hezky slezsky for two boy voices, piano, and small percussion instruments (world premiere) Jakub Seriš, Jiří … Read more

Soňa Vetchá: Parallel Universes (world premiere)

11 October 2021, 8pm, Art Centre of Palacký University – Atrium, Olomouc MusicOlomouc Soňa Vetchá: Parallel Universes (world premiere) Ensemble for New Music Tallinn (Maria Elonen – flute, Soo-Young Lee – clarinet, Kristina Kriit – violin, Talvi Nurgamaa – viola, Paul-Gunnar Loorand – violoncello, Talvi Hunt – piano, cond. Arash Yazdani)

World premieres of pieces on a theme from Jan Novák’s X Horatii Carmina

9 October 2021, 9:30pm, Music Lab, Brno New World of Moravian Autumn Weekend Marathon – Joannis Novak 100 Novák². World premieres of pieces on a theme from Jan Novák’s X Horatii Carmina Daniel Šimek: Walk in the Ruins (world premiere) Mirror ensemble (Pavel Šabacký – clarinet, saxophone, Michal Cálik – trumpet, Martin Švec – xylosynth, Adéla Spurná … Read more

Tomáš Ille: Summer Nocturnos (world premiere)

17 July 2021, 6pm, Church of St Barbara, Otovice Treasures of the Broumov Region Tomáš Ille: Summer Nocturnos fot clarinet, French horn, violoncello and piano (world premiere) Milan Polák – clarinet, Zuzana Rzounková – French horn, Jiří Bárta – violoncello, Terezie Fialová – piano

Days of Contemporary Music 2020 on Youtube

The Days of Contemporary Music festival whose 31rd year planned for November 2020 had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, made recordings of a part of the original programme and shared them on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_CSoaQmsosVrvNzOjA4FO2Cw0R8EFgH3 . The recorded pieces include several premieres:   Jan BERAN: Als welkten in den Himmeln ferne Gärten inspired by … Read more

Radim Bednařík: Microworlds IX (world premiere)

7 December 2020, 7pm, online stream from Löw-Beer Villa, Brno (stream link will be announced on www.operadiversa.cz) Radim Bednařík: Microworlds IX (world premiere) Trio Aperto (Barbora Šteflová – oboe, Jan Charfreitag – clarinet, Pavel Horák – bassoon)   Other pieces on the programme are by Miloš Štědroň, Dalibor Spilka, Evžen Zámečník and Vojtěch Dlask.

An Evening of Ostrava Composers

2 December 2020, 7:30pm, online stream from Town Hall of Slezská Ostrava, Ostrava https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxOW27kpjtnv8cvo-cvcfuQ?view_as=subscribe Musical Present “An Evening of Ostrava Composers” Markéta Kapustová: Fantasy for Flute No. 2 and No. 3 (world premiere) Tatiana Korimová – flute   Irena Szurmanová: Dance intermezzi (world premiere) K a K duo (Zbigniew Kaleta – clarinet, Marcela Kysová – accordion)   … Read more

MusicOlomouc: premieres of works by Marek Keprt and Pavel Zlámal

20 October 2020, 7pm, live stream from the Corpus Christi Chapel of the Palacký University’s Art Centre, Olomouc MusicOlomouc Marek Keprt: V zásněží úzpytu motýli nedokvétají (akustický chVějíř – 2) – world premiere Marek Keprt – piano   Pavel Zlámal: No need to follow the snowman‘s thoughts – world premiere Lichtzwang (Pavel Zlámal – clarinet, Jan Přibil … Read more