Miroslav Srnka: Future Family (Czech premiere)

18 March 2019, Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague Hommage à Alfred Brendel Miroslav Srnka: Future Family (lecture and Czech premiere) Quatuor Diotima (Yun-Peng Zhao, Constance Ronzatti – violin, Franck Chevalier – viola, Pierre Morlet – violoncello)

Miroslav Srnka: Overheating (world premiere)

13 November 2018, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California European Avantgarde Miroslav Srnka: Overheating (world premiere) Los Angeles Philharmonic, cond. Susanna Mälkki

Miroslav Srnka: Future Family (world premiere)

On 15 January, the renowned Quatuor Diotima presented a new piece by Miroslav Srnka. The concert was a part of Biennale de Quatuors à cordes, a festival of string quartets held by the Philharmonie de Paris. Future Family analyses the traditional distribution of musical roles between the players as well as other conventions typical for a string quartet and explores … Read more

Miroslav Srnka at the DIALOGE festival, Salzburg

Miroslav Srnka, the most successful Czech composer today, was the main star of DIALOGE 2017, contemporary music festival held by the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation. Forming the dramaturgical basis of the festival, his music was being performed several times over the 4 days – as the festival’s name suggests – in dialogues with other contemporary, classical, electronic or film … Read more

Ostrava Days. Miroslav Srnka: Make No Noise (Czech premiere)

One of the most eagerly anticipated events of this year’s Ostrava Days was undoubtedly the first Czech performance of Miroslav Srnka’s chamber opera Make No Noise. Written for five voices, thirteen instruments and electronics, the work was commissioned by the Bavarian State Opera and last time performed in August 2016 at the Austrian festival Bregenzer Festspiele. The libretto by … Read more

The Beauty of Today. Czech premieres of chamber pieces by Miroslav Srnka

This year’s topic of The Beauty of Today, the contemporary music concert cycle organized by PKF – Prague Philharmonia, was Dualism in the Czech 21st Century, or, the relationship between a living, active composer and his (former) teacher or mentor. On the last of this season’s concerts, which was held on May 30 at the Experimental Space NoD, … Read more

Miroslav Srnka’s South Pole in Darmstadt

Less than a year and a half since its premiere at the Bavarian State Opera, South Pole, opera by Miroslav Srnka, made its appearance again, this time in a new version on the stage of Staatstheater Darmstadt. The story of two polar expeditions competing in their quest to be the first ones ever to reach the South Pole … Read more

Miroslav Srnka: move 03 (world premiere)

A new orchestral composition by Miroslav Srnka received its premiere on 2nd April during the 34th year of Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo music festival which is taking place between 17th March and 8th April 2017. Srnka is no newcomer to the festival; his music was played here already in 2011 and 2014. Written on … Read more