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

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: . The recorded pieces include several premieres:   Jan BERAN: Als welkten in den Himmeln ferne Gärten inspired by … Read more

New pieces by Pavel Trojan

9 December 2019, Church of St Lawrence, Prague “Inspired by Beauty” Pavel Trojan: Calligraphy for harp and piano (world premiere) Vanda Šabaková – harp, Luděk Šabaka – piano   Pavel Trojan: Sonata for oboe and piano (world premiere) Jana Brožková – oboe, Daniel Wiesner – piano

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Vilém Zelenka, Eduard Douša, Jiří Laburda and Zdeněk Šesták

25 November 2019, Gallery, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Vilém Zelenka: Suite for flute, bass clarinet and piano (world premiere) Jana Bošková – flute, Věra Kestřánková – bass clarinet, Eva Doušová – piano   Eduard Douša: Sonata for violin and piano “Tempora mutantur?” (world premiere) Petr Maceček – violin, Eva Doušová – … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: week 4 and 5

Three concerts took place during the fourth week of the Days of Contemporary Music festival. All of them were held at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague with fifteen of the twenty pieces presented enjoying their world premiere. The program on November 21 consisted exclusively of chamber music. Pallets and Shading by Jiří Bezděk … Read more

Juraj Filas: Confessions of a Poet (world premiere)

A song cycle Confessions of a Poet by Juraj Filas received its world premiere at a concert of the composers’ association Harmonia held by the Prague Spring festival on 2 June at the St Agnes’ Convent. It was performed by a renowned Czech baritone Ivan Kusnjer and a pianist Daniel Wiesner. The cycle’s four songs March – To She Who … Read more