Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by M. Augustinová, J. Slimáček, R. Schuldová, K. Pexidr and R. Haas

16 November 2021, 7:30pm, Kaiserstein palace, Prague Days of Contemporary Music with the West Bohemian Musical Centre Plzeň Michaela Augustinová: Úvaha o časech minulých (Contemplation on Times Bygone) – world premiere Tomáš Karpíšek – double bass, Petr Novák – piano Jan Slimáček: Three Nocturnes (world premiere) Aneta Prokopcová – flute, Věra Müllerová – piano Romana Schuldová: Variace … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Simonne Draper and Jan Bernátek

11 November 2021, 7:30pm, St Kliment Church, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Simonne Draper: Legenda Lila (world premiere of a version for guitar and oboe) Duo Kerberos (Nikola Prokopcová – guitar, Magdalena Klárová – oboe)   Jan Bernátek: Saint Ludmila – cantata for mixed choir, mezzosoprano solo,  and organ (world premiere) Lucie Hilscherová – mezzosoprano, Linda … Read more

Zdeněk Merta: Over the Horizon (world premiere)

29 April 2021, 7pm, online from Reduta Olomouc, available on Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra’s website, YouTube and Facebook With Music Over Horizons – final concert of the season Zdeněk Merta: Over the Horizon, Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra (world premiere) Vilém Veverka – oboe, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Jakub Klecker

Days of Contemporary Music 2020 on Youtube

The Days of Contemporary Music festival whose 31rd year planned for November 2020 had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, made recordings of a part of the original programme and shared them on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_CSoaQmsosVrvNzOjA4FO2Cw0R8EFgH3 . The recorded pieces include several premieres:   Jan BERAN: Als welkten in den Himmeln ferne Gärten inspired by … Read more

Radim Bednařík: Microworlds IX (world premiere)

7 December 2020, 7pm, online stream from Löw-Beer Villa, Brno (stream link will be announced on www.operadiversa.cz) Radim Bednařík: Microworlds IX (world premiere) Trio Aperto (Barbora Šteflová – oboe, Jan Charfreitag – clarinet, Pavel Horák – bassoon)   Other pieces on the programme are by Miloš Štědroň, Dalibor Spilka, Evžen Zámečník and Vojtěch Dlask.

Martin Hybler: Kickdown (world premiere)

18 September 2020, Chotěšov monastery Haydn Music Festival Martin Hybler: Kickdown for oboe solo, strings and jazz rhythmics (world premiere) Vilém Veverka – oboe, Ultimate W Band

Petr Cígler: Music for Sirens

5 August 2020, 11:50am, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, Prague Music for Sirens… micro-concerts with emergency siren test Siren 2020 Concept / music: Petr Cígler (world premiere) Kamila Moťková, Anna Škreptáčová – oboe, Lukáš Moťka, Stanislav Penk – alt trombone, Lukáš Brabec – percussion, cond. Peter Vrábel