Festival Echofluxx: new pieces by students of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

1 May 2019, Paralelní Polis, Prague J-T Vesikkala Wittmacher: miniatures from Insulae (world premiere) Soňa Vetchá: Blue-green Colors of Light (world premiere) Barry Wan Yuk Bun: The Misty Morning (world premiere) Bruno Cunha: Seja marginal, seja herói for solo bass & electronics (world premiere) Esemble Terrible (David Danel – violin, Štěpán Drtina – violoncello, Tomáš Novák – double-bass, Michael Jermář – saxophones, Yanina Aliakhnovich – flute, Petr Michalec – clarinets

The Beauty of Today. Czech premieres of chamber pieces by Miroslav Srnka

This year’s topic of The Beauty of Today, the contemporary music concert cycle organized by PKF – Prague Philharmonia, was Dualism in the Czech 21st Century, or, the relationship between a living, active composer and his (former) teacher or mentor. On the last of this season’s concerts, which was held on May 30 at the Experimental Space NoD, … Read more

Jan Trojan: Circulation (world premiere)

As already a couple of times in the past, this year of the Prague Spring festival, too, decided to hold one of its concerts at the National Technical Museum. In collaboration with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, it presented a programme consisting of four pieces by contemporary composers, all of … Read more

Petr Kotík: Etude 7 (world premiere)

The third of the six evenings of the Beauty of Today, which is aoncert cycle organized by PKF – Prague Philharmonia, was dedicated to the composer, conductor, flautist and music organiser Petr Kotík who recently celebrated his 75th birthday. It took place on 8th February at NoD experimental space in Prague and the audience had a chance to … Read more

Miroslav Srnka: Escape Routines (European premiere)

Escape Routines by Miroslav Srnka were given their first European performance during the 71st year of the Prague Spring Internatonal Music Festival. Premiered on 26 September 2010 at the Boston Symphony Hall, this piece for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and harp was performed on 21 May at the Prague Conservatory Concert Hall by the members … Read more