Ostrava Days: new pieces by Michal Rataj and Peter Graham

25 August 2021, 7pm, BrickHouse (Hlubina Coal Mine), Ostrava Ostrava Days Time for Guests Michal Rataj: Music From Nothing (world premiere) Peter Graham: The Book of Vibrations (Chapter III) (world premiere) Brno Contemporary Orchestra, Martin Opršál – marimba, cond. Pavel Šnajdr

Space in Space. New pieces by Slavomír Hořínka, Michal Rataj and Jan Trojan

30 September 2020, 7 pm, St Agnes Convent, Prague Space in Space Slavomír Hořínka: Murmurings (world premiere) Roman Zabelov – bayan, Slavomír Hořínka – fixed media   Michal Rataj: Cellacusmata (world premiere) Tomáš Jamník – violoncello, Michal Rataj – live electronics   Jan Trojan: Infinitesimal Miracles (world premiere) Jiří Hodina – voice, Jan Jirucha – … Read more

Michal Rataj & Katharina Schmitt: A Study of Aphasia (world premiere)

29 August 2020, 6:30pm, BrickHouse (Hlubina Coal Mine), Ostrava NODO A Study of Aphasia. Music theatre (world premiere) Composer and music director: Michal Rataj Librettist and director: Katharina Schmitt Cast: Katalin Károlyi – mezzosoprano, Ivana Uhlířová – actress, Tiburtina Ensemble (Barbora Kabátková, Ivana Bilej Brouková, Anna Chadimová Havlíková, Kamila Mazalová), Andrej Gál – violoncello, percussion

Michal Rataj: Ars Acustica Choralis (world premiere)

1. July 2020, 8pm, church of St John the Baptist, Kroměříž Forfest Michal Rataj: Ars Acustica Choralis (world premiere) Jiří Hodina – vocals, Petr Kalfus – saxophone, bass clarinet, Michal Rataj – live electronics

Michal Rataj: Music for Sirens

6 November 2019, 11:55, Piazzetta in front of the Faculty of Architecture CTU, Prague Music for Sirens… micro-concerts with emergency siren test Fanfare (world premiere) concept / music: Michal Rataj Jan Pohořalý, Radek Černý – trumpets, Jan Musil – French horn Jan Jirucha – trombone

Ostrava Days: new pieces by Petr Cígler and Michal Rataj

25 August 2019, Triple Hall Karolina, Ostrava Ostrava Days Petr Cígler: Horn Concerto, 1st movement (world premiere) Michal Rataj: MOVIS (world premiere) Ondřej Vrabec – French horn, Daan Vandewalle – piano, ONO / Ostrava New Orchestra, cond. Bruno Ferrandis

Michal Rataj: Long Sentence I (American premiere)

28 April 2018, Music Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA Michal Rataj: Long Sentence I (American premiere) Del Sol String Quartet (Ben Kreith, Rick Shinozaki, Charlton Lee, Kathryn Bates), Ben Carson – piano