Emil Viklický: Reflections on Freedom (world premiere)

24 June 2022, 8pm, Castle Riding Hall, Litomyšl Smetana’s Litomyšl: Jazz Ride in the Riding Hall Emil Viklický: Reflections on Freedom. A jazz melodrama with a libretto based on texts and ideas of Václav Havel (such as The Power of the Powerless, Audience, On Freedom) and excerpts from a book by American historian Timothy Snyder On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons … Read more

Emil Viklický: Clarinet Concerto in D major (world premiere)

Clarinet Concerto in D major by a well-known composer and jazzman Emil Viklický (*1948) received its world premiere during the 38. year of the Pardubice Music Spring international music festival. The sixth of the festival’s thirty concerts took place on 1 April in the Big hall of the Chrudim Museum. The concerto was performed by the chamber string … Read more