Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by J. Meisl, V. Čermáková, P. Kohout, V. Micka, and M. Pavlíček

1 November 2022, 7pm, Chapel of Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, Prague-Vinohrady Days of Contemporary Music Edvard Schiffauer: Four Songs for Little Ones on texts by Ivan Binar (premiere of a completed version) Children’s Choir Kampata, choirmaster Denisa Dohnalová Jan Meisl: Jeseníky Ballad for Accordion Trio (world premiere) Kamila Sobotková, Michaela Sedlářová, Jan Meisl – akordeon Jan … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new orchestral pieces by Jan Vrkoč, Jaroslav Krček, Marios Christou, and Jindra Nečasová Nardelli

25 October 2022, 7pm, Chapel of Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, Praha-Vinohrady Days of Contemporary Music Jan Vrkoč: Orthodoxy – Suite of Old Czech Dances (world premiere) Jaroslav Krček: Double Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Strings (world premiere) Marios Christou: Greek Memorial to Lidice for clarinet and strings (world premiere of this version) Jindra Nečasová Nardelli: … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Simonne Draper, Ivan Zelenka, and Ilja Hurník

21 October 2022, 7pm, Church of St Clement, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Simonne Draper: dell´Acqua (premiere of a new version) Magdaléna Klárová – oboe, Nikola Prokopcová – guitar Ivan Zelenka: Saint Vitus Prelude and Toccata (world premiere) Nikola Zasman Eckertová – organ Ilja Hurník in memoriam, arr. Lukáš Hurník: Preludium, Fuga and Chorale (world premiere) … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Jiří Laburda, Milada Červenková, Vlastimil Peška, and Elena Kiral

3 October 2022, 7pm, Kaiserstein palace, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Jiří Laburda: Duetti per 2 oboi (world premiere) Liběna Séquardtová, Ivan Séquardt – oboe Milada Červenková: Pavana for Piano (world premiere) Milada Červenková – piano Vlastimil Peška: Concertino Prunus for oboe, heckelphone, and piano (world premiere) Liběna Séquardtová – oboe, Ivan Séquardt – heckelphone, … Read more

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

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Ivan Zelenka, Jindra Nečasová Nardelli, and Zdeněk Zahradník

2 November 2021, 7:30, Kaiserstein palace, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Ivan Zelenka: Flétny si povídají (Flutes Are Talking) – world premiere Robert Heger, Dana Hegerová – flute Jindra Nečasová Nardelli: Tráva na troskách (Grass on Ruins) – world premiere Karolína Cingrošová Žmolíková – soprano, Vítězslava Krahmerová – recitation, Tomáš Víšek – piano Zdeněk Zahradník: … 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