Ian Mikyska: Drops; mist; rain (world premiere)

15 February 2024, 7pm, Cinema Vesmír, Ostrava Ian Mikyska: Drops; mist; rain (world premiere commissioned by the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava to celebrate its 70th anniversary) Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava, cond. Lucie Leguay

Musical Present: new piece by Michal Janošík

9 December 2023, 6:30pm, Church of the Holy Spirit, Ostrava-Zábřeh Musical Present: Final Christmas Concert Michal Janošík: world premiere of a new piece mixed choir of students from Ostrava art schools, cond. Tomáš Stanček

Musical Present: new pieces by Franczisek Humel, Pavel Nesit, and Edvard Schiffauer

28 November 2023, 6pm, PLATO Bauhaus, Ostrava Musical Present Franczisek Humel: Espuma marina (world premiere) Pavel Nesit: November 2018 (world premiere) Edvard Schiffauer: Caress (world premiere) VientoMarero (Jiří Meca – guitar, Michaela Meca – flute) Edvard Schiffauer: Three Polkas for Four Guitars (world premiere) Jiří Meca, Kristýna Hoňková, Pavel Marek, Alena Mecová – guitar

Concert of Ostrava Composers: new pieces by Petra Šuško, Blanka Hosová, Jan Grossmann, and Benedikt Holčák

15 November 2023, 7pm, Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava – Chamber Hall, Ostrava Musical Present: Concert of Ostrava Composers Petra Šuško: Returns (world premiere) Daniel Svoboda – clarinet, Markéta Brixi – violoncello, Eva Kolková – piano Blanka Hosová: Monologues for clarinet and piano (world premiere) Daniel Svoboda – clarinet, Blanka Hosová – piano Jan Grossmann: … Read more

Pieces by Ostrava composers commissioned by the Musical Present festival

24 October 2023, 6pm, Ostrava City Library / branch J. Trnky Mariánské hory, Ostrava Musical Present: Mosty/Bridges Matouš Niziol: A Short Story for cello and piano (world premiere) Markéta Kapustová: Moments for violin, violoncello, and piano (world premiere) Markéta Dvořáková: Ministories for piano (world premiere) Kateřina Slaběňáková: AsynChronic Liar for flute, clarinet, accordion, violoncello, and … Read more

Rudolf Komorous: Solo (world premiere)

1 September 2023, PLATO Ostrava, Ostrava Ostrava Days: The Long Night, 5pm-1am 11:15pm Solos and Ensembles II Rudolf Komorous: Solo (world premiere) Martin Petrák – bassoon

Ostrava Days: new pieces by Petr Cígler and Michal Wróblewski

31 August 2023, 6:30pm, Triple Hall Karolina, Ostrava Ostrava Days: Ostravská banda II Petr Cígler: Echolocations (premiere of a revised version) Michal Wróblewski: Rhythms no. 3 – Glissando for Chamber Ensemble (world premiere) Ostravská banda and others, cond. Bruno Ferrandis, Jiří Rožeň

Ostrava Days: new pieces by Michal Rataj, Jan Dobiáš, and Peter Graham

29 August 2023, 6:30pm, Cathedral of the Divine Saviour, Ostrava Ostrava Days: Spiritual and Empiric II Michal Rataj: Načálo polunóščnici (world premiere) Jan Dobiáš: Time Shakes (world premiere) Peter Graham: ORGAOS (world premiere) Ostravská banda, Canticum Ostrava (choirmaster Jurij Galatenko), Ahmad Hammad – organ, Klaus Lang – organ, Tereza Böhmová – soprano, Kamila Mazalová – alto, Olivia … Read more