KOTIK@80. World premieres for Petr Kotík

26 April 2022, 7pm, PLATO, Ostrava 28 April 2022, 19:00, DOX+, Prague KOTIK@80. World premieres for Petr Kotík on the occasion of his 80th birthday Christian Wolff: Small World (2022) Bernhard Lang: Game 12 (2021) Petr Cígler: Rattlesnake No. 1 (2022) Petr Bakla: Two Instances (2016) Phill Niblock: Petr’s Charm (2021) Daniel Skála: Petram (2022) Ana Sokolović: Holub-Ježek-Kočka (2022) Anna Heflin:  Such … Read more

ConTRIOlogy: new pieces by R. Hanousek, O. Kyas, J. Lukeš and Daniel Skála

15 November 2021, 7pm, House of Arts, Brno Ensemble Opera Diversa: ConTRIOlogy, concert of premieres II Radim Hanousek: Synesthetic Week (world premiere) Ondřej Kyas: City (world premiere) Jiří Lukeš: Temporal Excitations Echoes Excitation (world premiere) Daniel Skála: Studie obsahovosti 2: Charaktery (world premiere) Michal Wróblewski: Game No. 4 – Con trio logic (world premiere) ConTRIOlogy (Jana Vondrů … Read more

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

Daniel Skála: The Red Nose (world premiere)

29 November 2019, alternative scene of the Puppet Theatre Ostrava, Ostrava Musical Present Daniel Skála: The Red Nose (world premiere of a scenic non-opera) Eva Marie Kořená, Markéta Schaffartzik, Petr Němec, Jurij Galatenko – voice, Jitka Svobodová – clarinet, Daniel Skála – cymbalo, girls’ choir led by Lenka Živocká, Anna Jurčíková, Tomáš Volkmer – clowns

Academy of Performing Arts: new orchestral pieces by composition students

8 November 2019, Martinů Hall, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Orchestral concert of the composition department Juhani Vesikkala Wittmacher: Versa est (world premiere) Tomáš Borl: Concerto for cymbalo and orchestra (world premiere) Vratislav Zochr: Concerto for trombone and orchestra (world premiere) Pavel Šabacký: Piece for orchestra (world premiere) Barbora Kolafová – trombone, Daniel Skála – cymbalo, … Read more

Daniel Skála: Vrstvení (world premiere)

The South Czech Philharmonic presented Vrstvení (Layering), a new piece by composer and top-class cymbalist Daniel Skála (*1981). It was performed on 21 and 22 February in the church of Saint Anna, České Budějovice, under the direction of Marek Prášil. “The title of the piece refers to the main principle of composition I used here,” Skála said. “Instead of melodies and … Read more

Daniel Skála: Tickling (world premiere)

The fourth concert of this year’s MusicOlomouc festival took place on October 8 in the Corpus Christi Chapel of the Art Centre of Palacký University. It introduced Lichtzwang, Olomouc-based chamber ensemble founded last year, joined by Hungarian pianist Nóra Füzi. The concert presented the premiere of a new piece by Ostrava-based “classical” cimbalom player and composer Daniel … Read more