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

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: new pieces by Ivan Zelenka, Pavel Hrabánek, Jan Grossmann and Michal Müller

19 November 2019, Martinů Hall, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Ivan Zelenka: Concerto for two guitars and chamber orchestra (world premiere) Pavel Hrabánek: Vivat simplicita (world premiere) Jan Grossmann: Kavod ve Simcha for piano and string orchestra (world premiere) Michal Müller: Concerto no. 2 for violin, strings and percussion (world premiere) … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Stanislav Jelínek, Vojtěch Mojžíš, Jan Fila and Jan Bernátek

5 November 2019, Church of St Clement, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Stanislav Jelínek: Sonata per harpsichord (world premiere) Ivana Bažantová – harpsichord   Vojtěch Mojžíš: Punctum saliens (world premiere) Diana Hladíková – soprano, Věra Kestřánková – bass clarinet   Jan Fila: Lumen gentium for solo organ (world premiere) Drahoslav Gric – organ   Jan … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Přemysl Kučera, Miroslav Kubička and Ondřej Kukal

4 November, 2019, Gallery, Academy of the Performing Arts, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Přemysl Kučera: Interspaces. 12 small melodramas (world premiere) Milada Čechová – recitation, Bharata Rajnošek – saxophone, Matouš Pěruška – violin, Kristina Vocetková – violoncello, Štěpán Hon – marimba   Miroslav Kubička: Chamber Concerto for double bass and wind quintet (world premiere) … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Karel Mirošník, Marek Pavlíček and Edvard Schiffauer

13 November 2019, Gallery, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Karel Mirošník: Saxes in a trance (world premiere) Czech Saxophone Quartet (Roman Fojtíček, Radim Kvasničan, Otakar Martinovský, Zdenko Kašpar)   Marek Pavlíček: Three Sonnets by William Shakespeare for soprano and piano (world premiere) Lucie Kaňková – soprano, Stanislav Bogunia – piano   Edvard … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Tomáš Svoboda, Jaroslav Šaroun, Ivo Bláha, Vít Micka and Jitka Koželuhová

6 November 2019, Gallery, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Tomáš Svoboda: Charms for Harp. A selection from a cycle of 40 short pieces (world premiere) Hedvika Mousa Bacha – harp   Jaroslav Šaroun: Su la cetra amorosa (world premiere) Lucie Laubová – soprano, Jaroslav Šaroun – piano   Ivo Bláha: Levitation for violin … Read more