Ondřej Štochl: Music for Sirens

2 December 2020, 11:55am live video stream from Fortna, St. Benedict Church, Prague on Czech Radio Vltava’s FB, 11:57am live broadcast Czech Radio Vltava Music for Sirens… micro-concerts with emergency siren test Sotto Voce Concept / music: Ondřej Štochl Barbora Šimůnková – French horn, Adam Honzírek – double bass, Jan Tuláček – guitar

Jiří Lukeš: Ichimoku cloud (world premiere)

29 June 2019, Assembly Hall, Chateau Kroměříž, Kroměříž Forfest Jiří Lukeš: Ichimoku cloud (world premiere) Ensemble Konvergence (Jiří Mráz – clarinet, Matěj Vlk, Irena Štochlová – violin, Ondřej Štochl – viola, Tomáš Novák – double bass, Egli Prifti – piano, Jan Tuláček – guitar)

Jiří Lukeš: O spánku, Rem-Nrem (world premiere)

13 June 2019, St. Lawrence’s Church, Prague Konvergence Jiří Lukeš: O spánku, Rem-Nrem (world premiere) Matěj Vlk – violin, Ondřej Štochl – viola, Sebastian Tóth – violoncello, Jiří Lukeš – accordion

Brno Contemporary Orchestra: new pieces by Ondřej Štochl and Mario Buzzi

5 June 2019, The House of the Lords of Kunštát and Divadlo Husa na provázku, Brno “… and their parents” Ondřej Štochl: Živý motýl for soprano and chamber orchestra (world premiere) Mario Buzzi: Kryptadia aneb co se nevešlo do Bartoše (world premiere) Irena Troupová – soprano, Arnošt Goldflam, Mariana Chmelařová, Ivana Hloužková – recitation and singing, Brno Contemporary Orchestra, cond. … Read more

Pavel Zemek-Novák: The Touches of Mercy (premiere)

“… Impressions and Touches in the Soul…”, this year’s first concert by the Konvergence composers’ association, took place on 5 March in the Church of St Lawrence in Lesser town, Prague. It presented, among others, the premiere of Doteky milosrdenství (The Touches of Mercy), a new piece by a well-known Brno-based composer Pavel Zemek-Novák. The programme also included La Mandragore (Tristan Murail), Ambre … Read more

Ondřej Štochl: YIN – Nostalgia and Hope (premiere of an orchestral version)

On 4 January, PKF – Prague Philharmonia gave world premiere to an orchestral version of YIN – Nostalgia and Hope by composer Ondřej Štochl (*1975). Its chamber version for vibraphone and 12 instruments had been premiered 2 years ago in Brno; just like then, the solo part was now played again by the excellent Martin Opršál. The orchestral transcription maintained … Read more

Ian Mikyska: All Ending (world premiere)

The composers’ association Konvergence dedicated this year’s last concert to the youngest generation of Czech composers and composition students. It was held on 12 December, as usually in St. Lawrence Church in Lesser Town, Prague. The evening was closed with the world premiere of All Ending, a piece by composer, director, poet and translator Ian Mikyska (*1994), performed … Read more