Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra: new pieces by Luboš Soukup and Vít Křišťan

11 May 2023, 7:30pm, DOX+, Prague In a Moment Luboš Soukup: Scandinavian Impressions (world premiere) Luboš Soukup – saxophone, David Dorůžka – guitar, Thommy Andersson – double bass, Kamil Slezák – percussion, Concept Art Orchestra (production Štěpánka Balcarová), Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Bastien Stil Vít Kříšťan: Mandala, suite for piano, voice and extended orchestra (world … Read more

František Chaloupka: Hen Party (premiere of a flash-mob opera)

6 and 7 October 2022, Brno Micro-Operas Hen Party. Flash-mob opera for two sopranos and four saxophones (world premiere) Music and libretto: František Chaloupka Concept: František Chaloupka, Tomáš Hlaváček Aneta Podracká Bendová, Eva Esterková – soprano, Antonín Mühlhansl, Radim Hanousek, Pavel Zlámal, Pavel Šabacký – saxophone

Prague Music Performance: new pieces by Radim Hanousek and Peter Graham

7 June 2022, 7:30pm, Arch hall, JAMU Faculty of Music, Brno 8 June 2022, 8pm, Inspirace Theatre, Prague Prague Music Performance: Concepts and Improvisations Radim Hanousek: Canon (world premiere) Peter Graham: Mere Tones (world premiere) Radim Hanousek – bass clarinet, saxophone, Michal Hrubý – bass clarinet, clarinet, PMP Ensemble

Jazz Poetry. New pieces by Martin Brunner and Štěpánka Balcarová

10 February 2022, 7:30pm, DOX+, Prague Jazz Poetry. A combination of poetry, jazz music and a symphony orchestra Martin Brunner: Own Moment, a series of poems by Věra Koubová put to music for voice, orchestra and two improvising soloists (world premiere) Markéta Foukalová – voice, Vít Křišťan – piano Fender Rhodes, Martin Brunner – piano, Prague Radio Symphony … Read more

Jazz Goes to Town: new pieces by Michal Nejtek and Peter Graham

16 October 2021, 8pm, The Philharmonic Orchestra of Hradec Králové Jazz Goes to Town Michal Nejtek: Lost Rituals (world premiere commissioned by the festival) Peter Graham: JOGOTOTO (Joy Goes to Town) (world premiere commissioned by the festival) Sofia Jernberg – vocals, Frank Gratkowski – saxophone, Susana Santos Silva – trumpet, Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. … Read more

World premieres of pieces on a theme from Jan Novák’s X Horatii Carmina

9 October 2021, 9:30pm, Music Lab, Brno New World of Moravian Autumn Weekend Marathon – Joannis Novak 100 Novák². World premieres of pieces on a theme from Jan Novák’s X Horatii Carmina Daniel Šimek: Walk in the Ruins (world premiere) Mirror ensemble (Pavel Šabacký – clarinet, saxophone, Michal Cálik – trumpet, Martin Švec – xylosynth, Adéla Spurná … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music 2020 on Youtube

The Days of Contemporary Music festival whose 31rd year planned for November 2020 had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, made recordings of a part of the original programme and shared them on YouTube: . The recorded pieces include several premieres:   Jan BERAN: Als welkten in den Himmeln ferne Gärten inspired by … Read more

Jakub Rataj: Music for Sirens

7 October 2020, 11:55, live stream from Duncan Centre on Czech Radio’s Facebook  and on Music for Sirens… micro-concerts with emergency siren test Attention! for 3 saxophonists, 3 magaphones and 2 performers Concept / music: Jakub Rataj

Peter Graham: Música de oscuridad y luz (world premiere)

23 August 2020, 9pm, church of the Holy Trinity, Kuks Theatrum Kuks 2020 Peter Graham: Música de oscuridad y luz (world premiere) Aftas y levadura (Michal Hrubý – flute, clarinet, saxophone, Václav Kalivoda – trombone, bass flugelhorn, Luan Goncalves – double bass, Jan Horváth – percussion)