KOTIK@80. World premieres for Petr Kotík

26 April 2022, 7pm, PLATO, Ostrava 28 April 2022, 19:00, DOX+, Prague KOTIK@80. World premieres for Petr Kotík on the occasion of his 80th birthday Christian Wolff: Small World (2022) Bernhard Lang: Game 12 (2021) Petr Cígler: Rattlesnake No. 1 (2022) Petr Bakla: Two Instances (2016) Phill Niblock: Petr’s Charm (2021) Daniel Skála: Petram (2022) Ana Sokolović: Holub-Ježek-Kočka (2022) Anna Heflin:  Such … Read more

Ostrava Days: new pieces by Luboš Mrkvička, Jan Jirucha and Miro Tóth

23 August 2021, 7pm, Triple Hall Karolina, Ostrava Ostrava Days Ostravská banda I   Luboš Mrkvička: For Large Ensemble, Part F (world premiere) Ostravská banda, cond. Ondřej Vrabec   Jan Jirucha: Diagonal nr. 1(world premiere) Chris Nappi – vibraphone, Ostravská banda, cond. Jiří Rožeň   Miro Tóth: Theory of Absolute Saddness (world premiere) Irena Troupová – soprano, Ostravská banda, … Read more

Marek Keprt: Hibiki, Hibiki, vzhmoť! (world premiere)

28 August 2020, 6:30pm, Antonín Dvořák Theatre, Ostrava NODO Marek Keprt: Hibiki, Hibiki, vzhmoť! Gustative-olfactory chamber (non)opera (world premiere) Libretto: Marek Keprt Directed by: Petr Odo Macháček Music director: Petr Kotík Cast: Markéta Israel Večeřová, Vendula Černá, Helena Kalambová – soprano, Michal Marhold – bas, Zdeňka Brychtová, Matěj Kohout – actors, Michaela Raisová – dance, … Read more

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