Pavel Mario Slezák: Mercedes (world premiere)

20 June 2018, Assembly Hall, Chateau, Kroměříž Forfest Pavel Mario Slezák: “Mercedes” from The Songs of Autumn (world premiere) Nao Higano – soprano, Mária Vaitová – piano

Marko Ivanović: Little Words (world premiere)

As a part of their 49th season, the Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice introduced Little Words, a new song cycle by composer and the orchestra’s former music director Marko Ivanović (*1976). The piece attracted the attention of the Prague Spring festival, too; that is why the audience in the Suk Hall of Pardubice’s Dům hudby on 19 February had a chance … 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

David Rejchrt: Psalm Songs (world premiere)

The penultimate concert of the 7th International Music Festival of F. L. Věk was dedicated to Czech songs. They were performed on October 22 in the palace of Nové Město nad Metují by the legendary Czech bass Richard Novák and pianist Jaroslav Šaroun. A part of the concert was a world premiere of Psalm Songs by … Read more