Miroslav Pudlák: Intonarumori Concerto for Howler, Sraper, Crackler and Orchestra (world premiere)

An attractive musical programme was presented on 9 April in Studio Hrdinů (Trade Fair Palace, Prague) by the BERG orchestra. The concert named Archeology of the 20th century introduced John Cage’s renowned Radio Music, a Czech premiere of Graffiti, a piece by an internationally acclaimed Korean composer Unsuk Chin, Archeologia del telefono. Concertante for 13 instruments by Salvatore … Read more

Matouš Hejl: Kaleidoscope (world premiere)

BERG Orchestra’s last concert so far took place on October 16, for the first time at Továrna, a former industrial building turned into an arts centre in Holešovice, Prague. A part of the programme was a world premiere of a new piece by composer Matouš Hejl (*1989). Kaleidoscope was written in 2015 as Hejl’s graduation piece, yet with plans of BERG … Read more

Jan Ryand Dřízal: Lekce Váchal (world premiere)

The BERG orchestra gave world premiere to a new piece by one of the most successful Czech composers of the young generation, Jan Ryant Dřízal. Lekce Váchal for countertenor and orchestra was performed on September 25 at the hall of the Masaryk Dormitory in Dejvice, Prague. The title refers to the composition’s two main sources of inspiration: Lekce Faust, … Read more

Tomáš Reindl. Yoga (world premiere)

Held on September 4 in the Domovina hall in Holešovice, Prague, the first autumn concert by BERG orchestra was named “Surya Namaskar”, which means Sun Salutation. That was because the evening’s dominant theme was yoga, specifically as presented by composer and multi-instrumentalist Tomáš Reindl (*1971) in his premiere piece Yoga for Guru, Orchestra and Yogis. Commissioned by the … Read more

Martin Klusák: Early Spring (world premiere)

Early Spring (Předjaří), audio-visual composition by Martin Klusák (*1987) received its world premiere at the recent concert of the Berg Orchestra which took place on 31st October at the St. Agnes Convent in Prague. It was with this piece that the author successfully finished his studies of composition at the Academy of Performing Arts in … Read more