Concert of Ostrava Composers: new pieces by Petra Šuško, Blanka Hosová, Jan Grossmann, and Benedikt Holčák

15 November 2023, 7pm, Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava – Chamber Hall, Ostrava Musical Present: Concert of Ostrava Composers Petra Šuško: Returns (world premiere) Daniel Svoboda – clarinet, Markéta Brixi – violoncello, Eva Kolková – piano Blanka Hosová: Monologues for clarinet and piano (world premiere) Daniel Svoboda – clarinet, Blanka Hosová – piano Jan Grossmann: … Read more

Petr Kotík: Antonio / Collage (world premiere)

13 November 2023, 8pm, Art Centre of Palacký University – Atrium, Olomouc MusicOlomouc Petr Kotík: Antonio / Collage for solo percussion with entries of violins and French horns (world premiere) Martin Opršál – percussion, Hana Kotková – violin, members of Ostravská banda

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Vít Micka, Jiří Smutný, and Pavel Hrabánek

1 November 2023, 7pm, Chapel of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, Prague-Vinohrady Days of Contemporary Music Vít Micka: Covid Christmas for recorder quartet (world premiere) Anna Vopršalová, Anna Vološinová, Amálie Černá, Michal Reiser – recorder Jiří Smutný: The Last Rose. Songs for a higher voice with recitatives (world premiere of this version) Veronika Kaiserová – … Read more

Ivo Medek: The Blurry Silhouettes (world premiere)

29 October 2023, 7pm, Art Centre of Palacký University – Atrium, Olomouc MusicOlomouc Ivo Medek: The Blurry Silhouettes (world premiere) Ensemble for New Music Tallinn (Toomas Hendrik Ellervee – violin, Talvi Nurgamaa – viola, Paul-Gunnar Loorand – violoncello, Talvi Hunt – piano, cond. Arash Yazdani), Hana Hána – voice/flute, Aneta Podracká Bendová – voice

Pieces by Ostrava composers commissioned by the Musical Present festival

24 October 2023, 6pm, Ostrava City Library / branch J. Trnky Mariánské hory, Ostrava Musical Present: Mosty/Bridges Matouš Niziol: A Short Story for cello and piano (world premiere) Markéta Kapustová: Moments for violin, violoncello, and piano (world premiere) Markéta Dvořáková: Ministories for piano (world premiere) Kateřina Slaběňáková: AsynChronic Liar for flute, clarinet, accordion, violoncello, and … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Marios Christou and Milada Červenková

19 October 2023, 7pm, Chapel of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, Prague-Vinohrady Days of Contemporary Music Marios Christou: Echoes of Lithurgy for piano trio (world premiere of this version) Trio Bohémo (Matouš Pěruška – violin, Kristina Vocetková – violoncello, Jan Vojtek – piano) Milada Červenková: Seven Folk Songs from Horácko for male and female … Read more

Martin Brunner: Moving Silhouettes (world premiere)

17 October 2023, 7pm, Besední dům, Brno Moravian Autumn Martin Brunner: Moving Silhouettes (world premiere) Trio Bohémo (Matouš Pěruška – violin, Kristina Vocetková – violoncello, Jan Vojtek – piano)