Lukáš Sommer: Coffee with Ennio M. (world premiere)

8 June 2019, Foyer of Pasáž theatre, Třebíč Concentus Moraviae Lukáš Sommer: Coffee with Ennio M. (world premiere) Karel Košárek – piano, Petr Valášek – bass clarinet, Oleg Sokolov – vibraphone, Epoque Quartet (David Pokorný, Vladimír Klánský – violin, Vladimír Kroupa – viola, Vít Petrášek – violoncello)

Jakub Rataj: æther (world premiere)

24 May 2019, Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague Prague Spring “Tribute to the theremin” Jakub Rataj: æther (world premiere) Carolina Eyck – theremin, Alžběta Jamborová – oboe, Karel Košárek – piano, Bennewitz Quartet

Miroslav Srnka: Future Family (Czech premiere)

18 March 2019, Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague Hommage à Alfred Brendel Miroslav Srnka: Future Family (lecture and Czech premiere) Quatuor Diotima (Yun-Peng Zhao, Constance Ronzatti – violin, Franck Chevalier – viola, Pierre Morlet – violoncello)

Tomáš Hanzlík: Sketches for String Quartet (world premiere)

4 December 2018, Corpus Christi Chapel, Palacký University Arts Centre, Olomouc Opera Schrattenbach Tomáš Hanzlík: Sketches for String Quartet (world premiere) Reicha Quartet (Ivan Iliev, Veronika Manová – violin, Michal Dušek – viola, Libor Mašek – violoncello)

The Presence of the Past. Young authors’ new pieces inspired by early music

3 October 2018, Baroque Refectory of the Dominican Convent of St Giles., Prague The Presence of the Past. Young authors’ new pieces inspired by early music A shared project by the Faculty of Arts at Charles University, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and HERA Sound Memories. The Musical Past in Late-Medieval and Early-Modern Europe … Read more

Michal Rataj: Long Sentence I (American premiere)

28 April 2018, Music Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA Michal Rataj: Long Sentence I (American premiere) Del Sol String Quartet (Ben Kreith, Rick Shinozaki, Charlton Lee, Kathryn Bates), Ben Carson – piano

Miroslav Srnka: Future Family (world premiere)

On 15 January, the renowned Quatuor Diotima presented a new piece by Miroslav Srnka. The concert was a part of Biennale de Quatuors à cordes, a festival of string quartets held by the Philharmonie de Paris. Future Family analyses the traditional distribution of musical roles between the players as well as other conventions typical for a string quartet and explores … Read more

Miroslav Srnka at the DIALOGE festival, Salzburg

Miroslav Srnka, the most successful Czech composer today, was the main star of DIALOGE 2017, contemporary music festival held by the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation. Forming the dramaturgical basis of the festival, his music was being performed several times over the 4 days – as the festival’s name suggests – in dialogues with other contemporary, classical, electronic or film … Read more