Archaion Kallos: new pieces by Jiří Gemrot and Jan Ryant Dřízal

3 October 2021, 7:30pm, Gallery of the Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Archaion Kallos. Festival of Orthodox Music: Philokalia Today. Contemporary instrumental music inspired by Orthodox spirituality Jiří Gemrot: Piano Quintet Dormition (world premiere) Jan Ryant Dřízal: Makom (world premiere) Radka Hanáková – piano, Sedláček Quartet (Michal Sedláček, Jan Maceček – violin, Tomáš Krejbich – … Read more

Jan Kučera: Judge of All Reconcilliation, God (world premiere)

6 July 2021, 2pm, Church of the Raising of the Holy Cross, Litomyšl Smetana’s Litomyšl Jan Kučera: Judge of All Reconcilliation, God. Meditation on a song from John Amos Comenius’s hymn book from 1659 (world premiere) Czech Horn Chorus, Aleš Bárta – organ

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: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_CSoaQmsosVrvNzOjA4FO2Cw0R8EFgH3 . The recorded pieces include several premieres:   Jan BERAN: Als welkten in den Himmeln ferne Gärten inspired by … Read more

Michal Rataj: Ars Acustica Choralis (world premiere)

1. July 2020, 8pm, church of St John the Baptist, Kroměříž Forfest Michal Rataj: Ars Acustica Choralis (world premiere) Jiří Hodina – vocals, Petr Kalfus – saxophone, bass clarinet, Michal Rataj – live electronics

Forfest: new pieces by Jiří Gemrot and Karel Hiner

21 June 2020, church of St Maurice, Kroměříž Forfest Jiří Gemrot: Angel Apparition, a scene for violin and organ (world premiere) Karel Hiner: Holy Spirir Meditation (world premiere) Bohuslav Matoušek – violin, Karel Hiner – organ

Jan Vrkoč: A Silent Prayer (world premiere)

20 June 2020, Orlovna gallery, Kroměříž Forfest Jan Vrkoč: A Silent Prayer (world premiere) Jakub Sršeň – baritone, Czech Philharmonic Quartet (Olga Šroubková, Viktor Mazáček – violin, Jiří Poslední – viola, Jakub Dvořák – violoncello)

New spiritual pieces by Jaroslav and Jan Rybář

21 November 2019, Church of St Martin in the Wall, Prague Music in Contexts “Songs of the Mass” Jaroslav Rybář: Gloria (world premiere) Female choir Bubureza   Jan Rybář: Credo (world premiere) Ensemble Coccinelle

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Stanislav Jelínek, Vojtěch Mojžíš, Jan Fila and Jan Bernátek

5 November 2019, Church of St Clement, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Stanislav Jelínek: Sonata per harpsichord (world premiere) Ivana Bažantová – harpsichord   Vojtěch Mojžíš: Punctum saliens (world premiere) Diana Hladíková – soprano, Věra Kestřánková – bass clarinet   Jan Fila: Lumen gentium for solo organ (world premiere) Drahoslav Gric – organ   Jan … Read more