Michal Rataj: Music for Sirens

6 November 2019, 11:55, Piazzetta in front of the Faculty of Architecture CTU, Prague Music for Sirens… micro-concerts with emergency siren test Fanfare (world premiere) concept / music: Michal Rataj Jan Pohořalý, Radek Černý – trumpets, Jan Musil – French horn Jan Jirucha – trombone

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by Tomáš Svoboda, Jaroslav Šaroun, Ivo Bláha, Vít Micka and Jitka Koželuhová

6 November 2019, Gallery, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Tomáš Svoboda: Charms for Harp. A selection from a cycle of 40 short pieces (world premiere) Hedvika Mousa Bacha – harp   Jaroslav Šaroun: Su la cetra amorosa (world premiere) Lucie Laubová – soprano, Jaroslav Šaroun – piano   Ivo Bláha: Levitation for violin … Read more

MusicOlomouc: new pieces by Jan Vičar

14 October 2019, Corpus Christi Chapel, Art Centre of Palacký University, Olomouc MusicOlomouc Piano in works of Jan Vičar – 70th Birthday Composer Portrait Jan Vičar: Remembrance Ž for jazz quintet (world premiere) Jan Vičar: Remembrance M for jazz quintet (world premiere) Petr Chadim – whistling/tenor saxophone, Jan Přibil – trumpet, Ľudovít Kotlár – piano, … Read more

Daniel Skála: Tickling (world premiere)

The fourth concert of this year’s MusicOlomouc festival took place on October 8 in the Corpus Christi Chapel of the Art Centre of Palacký University. It introduced Lichtzwang, Olomouc-based chamber ensemble founded last year, joined by Hungarian pianist Nóra Füzi. The concert presented the premiere of a new piece by Ostrava-based “classical” cimbalom player and composer Daniel … Read more

Zdenek Merta: Century Dance (world premiere)

During a concert called “Jazz Inspirations”, which took place on 4th February at Reduta concert hall in Olomouc, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra gave world premiere of Zdenek Merta’s Century Dance. The trumpet concerto, which the author describes as a classic crossover piece, is in fact a symphonic transcription of five distinctive dances of the 20th century. The movements are … Read more