Martin Smolka: Jonah (world premiere)

12 February 2023, 2:30pm, Maison de la Radio et de la Musique, Paris Festival Présences Martin Smolka: Jonah, Seven Chants for vocal trio and ensemble (world premiere) Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Ensemble C Barré, cond. Sébastien Boin

David Ryan, Vít Zouhar: I-ME (Czech premiere)

8 December 2022, 7pm, Corpus Christi Chapel, Palacký University Art Centre, Olomouc Opera Schrattenbach I-ME (fourth part of the free opera cycle ECHO-Metamorphoses) Concept / music / sound art / live performance: David Ryan, Vít Zouhar Concept / direction: Rocc Production: Slovenian Chamber Music Theatre Katja Konvalinka – voice, Sanja Nešković Peršin – performance

Jiří Hlaváč: Gloria (world premiere)

7 December 2022, 7:30pm, Martinů Hall, Liechteinstein Palace, Prague Bohuslav Martinů Days Jiří Hlaváč: Gloria (world premiere) Jana Hrochová – voice, Martin Hroch – piano

Michal Janošík: Noe! Noe! Noe! (world premiere)

4 December 2022, 3pm, Church of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church, Ostrava-Mariánské hory Musical Present Michal Janošík: Noe! Noe! Noe! – Christmas mass (world premiere of a new version) Barbora Jirásková – soprano, vocal ensemble Notabene and guests, chamber orchestra (Michaela Kadlecová – piano, Alena Osobová – flute, Pavla Slavíková, Marie Korpasová – violin, Jan Niederle – … Read more

Soňa Vetchá: Next Station – War (world premiere)

25 November 2022, 7pm, Anežka, Prague International Shakuhachi Festival Prague Soňa Vetchá: Next Station – War (world premiere) Reison Kuroda – shakuhachi, Annabelle Plum – voice, Balázs Adorján – violoncello

Musical Present: New pieces by Pavel Duda, Markéta Dvořákova, and Markéta Kapustová

23 November 2022, 6pm, Janáček Conservatory, Ostrava Musical Present: Licht und Schatten Pavel Duda: Invention (Scarlatti’s Self-Portrait) for harpsichord solo (world premiere) Markéta Dvořáková: Light and Shadow for recorder and harpsichord (world premiere commissioned by the festival) Markéta Kapustová: Dancing on the floor for recorder and harpsichord (world premiere) Eva Čapková – recorder, Jiří Havrlant – … Read more

Musical Present: new pieces by Petra Šuško, Markéta Kapustová, and Sylva Stejskalová

11 November 2022, 6pm, Gallery PLATO Bauhaus, Ostrava Musical Present: Światło i dźwięk Petra Šuško: Vně for electronics, mezzosoprano, clarinet, and cello (world premiere) Markéta Kapustová: Light and Eclipse (world premiere) Sylva Stejskalová: Word Shadows (world premiere) Účinkují: Ewa Barciok – violoncello, Przemyslaw Scheller – electronics, Sławomir Witkowski – voice, Marcela Kysová – accordion, Daniel Svoboda … Read more

Janáček Brno: new chamber operas by Noemi Savková and Markéta Brothánková

10 November 2022, 7pm, Orlí Street Theatre, Brno Janáček Brno: Chamber Opera by the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Noemi Savková: Out of the Labyrinth (world premiere) Libretto: Noemi Savková Directed by: Vladimír John, conductor: Matěj Voda Cast: Vilém Cupák / Pavel Janečka / František Sliž (Pilgrim), Filip Bula / Jan Faltýnek (Ubiquitous), … Read more

Michael Čakrt: Smuténka (world premiere)

7 November 2022, 7pm, Božská Lahvice, Prague Poetry Day 2022 Michael Čakrt: Smuténka. Song cycle on poetry by Jan Skácel (world premiere) Tamara Morozová – soprano, Filip Martinka – piano