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