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

Ostrava Days: new pieces by Luboš Mrkvička, Jan Jirucha and Miro Tóth

23 August 2021, 7pm, Triple Hall Karolina, Ostrava Ostrava Days Ostravská banda I   Luboš Mrkvička: For Large Ensemble, Part F (world premiere) Ostravská banda, cond. Ondřej Vrabec   Jan Jirucha: Diagonal nr. 1(world premiere) Chris Nappi – vibraphone, Ostravská banda, cond. Jiří Rožeň   Miro Tóth: Theory of Absolute Saddness (world premiere) Irena Troupová – soprano, Ostravská banda, … Read more

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)

Ondřej Štochl: YIN – Nostalgia and Hope (premiere of an orchestral version)

On 4 January, PKF – Prague Philharmonia gave world premiere to an orchestral version of YIN – Nostalgia and Hope by composer Ondřej Štochl (*1975). Its chamber version for vibraphone and 12 instruments had been premiered 2 years ago in Brno; just like then, the solo part was now played again by the excellent Martin Opršál. The orchestral transcription maintained … Read more

Ondřej Štochl: shadows by day, Light by night (world premiere)

The BERG Orchestra ended this year’s season on 5 December with a concert in the St Salvator Church, Prague. They presented the Czech premiere of Circle for 4 trios, conductor and audience by the Chinese composer star, Oscar and Grammy winner Tan Dun. The second part belonged to the world premiere of a space composition shadows by day, Light by night by Czech … Read more

Ondřej Štochl: YIN – Nostalgia and Hope (world premiere)

Ondřej Štochl’s composition YIN – Nostalgia and Hope received its world premiere on 9 March at the Museum of Applied Arts of the Moravian Gallery by Brno Contemporary Orchestra. This piece for vibraphone and 12 instruments was on the programme of an evening called “Assimilation – Concert for people” together with music by Alvin Lucier, Michel … Read more