Daniel Skála: The Red Nose (world premiere)

29 November 2019, alternative scene of the Puppet Theatre Ostrava, Ostrava Musical Present Daniel Skála: The Red Nose (world premiere of a scenic non-opera) Eva Marie Kořená, Markéta Schaffartzik, Petr Němec, Jurij Galatenko – voice, Jitka Svobodová – clarinet, Daniel Skála – cymbalo, girls’ choir led by Lenka Živocká, Anna Jurčíková, Tomáš Volkmer – clowns

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

Rudolf Komorous: The Mute Canary (world premiere)

28 June 2018, Antonín Dvořák Theatre, Ostrava NODO Rudolf Komorous: The Mute Canary (world premiere) Directed by: Jan Horák, Michal Pěchouček, music director: Owen Underhill Cast: Anne Grimm, Alexander Dobson, Daniel Cabena Ostravská banda

Alois Hába: Thy Kingdom Come (world premiere)

24 and 25 June 2018, Jiří Myron Theatre, Ostrava NODO Alois Hába: Thy Kingdom Come (world premiere) Directed by: Jiří Nekvasil, music director: Bruno Ferrandis Cast: Michaela Šrůmová, Kamila Mazalová, Marek Olbrzymek, Juraj Nociár, Josef Moravec, Vojtěch Šembera, Josef Škarka, David Nykl Canticum Ostrava (choirmaster Jurij Galatenko), Ostravská banda, ONO / Ostrava New Orchestra

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

Ostrava Days. Petr Bakla: Summer Work (world premiere)

The fifth day of the Ostrava Days presented a concert of the festival’s residential orchestra Ostravská banda held at the Triple Hall Karolina. Led by four different conductors – Petr Kotík, Joseph Trafton, Bruno Ferrandis and Carl Bettendorf – the ensemble played a program consisting of nine compositions, none of which was more than 15 years old. One of them … Read more