Martin Smolka: Maria je (world premiere)

27 September 2022, 7pm, Church of St. Wenceslas, Opava St. Wenceslas Music Festival Martin Smolka: Maria je (world premiere) The Goeyvaerts String Trio, Cappella Mariana (Elionor Martinez – soprano, Filip Dámec – countertenor, Vojtěch Semerád – artistic leader, tenor, Tomáš Lajtkep – tenor, Jaromír Nosek – bass)

652. Tuesday of Umělecká beseda: new pieces by Terezie Švarcová and Ivan Kurz

22 March 2022, 7:30pm, Church of St Lawrence, Prague 652. Tuesday of Umělecká beseda Terezie Švarcová: Ai suoi caduti (To Our Fallen) for soprano, clarinet, violin and violoncello (world premiere) Ivan Kurz: Lamb of God, Mass ordinary for soprano and string quartet (world premiere) Terezie Švarcová – soprano, FAMA quartet (Daniel Danel, Roman Hranička – … Read more

Czech women composers for solo violoncello

20 February 2022, 8pm, Archa Theatre, Prague Launch of a CD of nine pieces for solo violoncello by Czech women composers Ivana Loudová: Canto amoroso Petra Šuško: Suita for solo violoncello Lenka Nota: Safranbolu Soňa Vetchá: Hypnosis (premiere) Markéta Brothánková: Lullaby (premiere) Petra Čtveráčková: Temperance, a piece inspired by M. B. Braun’s statue in Kuks (premiere) Hana Foss: … Read more

Ondřej Adámek: Illusorische Teile des Mechanismus (world premiere)

29 January 2022, 8:15pm, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany Zeitinsel Adámek Ondřej Adámek: Illusorische Teile des Mechanismus for sollo cello and strings (world premiere commissioned by Ensemble Resonanz and Konzerthaus Dortmund supported by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung) Jean-Guihen Queyras – violoncello, Ensemble Resonanz, cond. Ondřej Adámek, direction and light design: Éric Oberdorff

Evening of Ostrava Composers

3 December 2021, 7pm, Michal Mine, Ostrava The Musical Present: Evening of Ostrava Composers (final concert) Milan Báchorek: Dialog for violin and cello (world premiere) Michal Janošík: Memory (world premiere) Markéta Kapustová: Recorder Quartet (world premiere) Irena Szurmanová: Wallsfor violin and cello (world premiere) Alžběta Falcníková – violin, Judita Šprochová – violoncello and others

MoEns: new pieces by M. Pudlák, M. Piaček. K. Doležal, I. Medek, J. Lukeš, and P. Graham

1 December 2021, 7pm, Chamber Hall of Janáček Academy of Performing Arts, Brno Meetings of new Music Plus Miroslav Pudlák: Scipion’s Dream (world premiere) Marek Piaček: Elegy (world premiere) Kamil Doležal: Revelation (world premiere) Ivo Medek: In-Out (world premiere) Jiří Lukeš: Sextet (world premiere) Peter Graham: MOENS DANCE (world premiere) MoEns (Kamil Doležal – clarinet, David … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by M. Červenková, J. Laburda, J. Koželuhová, J. Fila and M. Christou

19 November 2021, 7:30pm, Kaiserstein palace, Praha Days of Contemporary Music Milada Červenková: Kaliya lila – rhapsody for violoncello and harp (world premiere) Jitka Vlašánková – violoncello, Kateřina Valášková – harú Jiří Laburda: Dialogy pro dva kontrabasy (world premiere) Tomáš Karpíšek, Gonzalo Jiménez Barranco – double bass Jitka Koželuhová: Danksagung – Motive eines Lebens for … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by M. Augustinová, J. Slimáček, R. Schuldová, K. Pexidr and R. Haas

16 November 2021, 7:30pm, Kaiserstein palace, Prague Days of Contemporary Music with the West Bohemian Musical Centre Plzeň Michaela Augustinová: Úvaha o časech minulých (Contemplation on Times Bygone) – world premiere Tomáš Karpíšek – double bass, Petr Novák – piano Jan Slimáček: Three Nocturnes (world premiere) Aneta Prokopcová – flute, Věra Müllerová – piano Romana Schuldová: Variace … Read more

Days of Contemporary Music: new pieces by J. Vogel, V. Čermáková, O. Kukal, J. Teml, J. Vejvoda, and J.Vrkoč

12 November 2021, 7:30, St Kliment Church, Prague Days of Contemporary Music Jaromír Vogel: Duo Blani for violoncello and harp (world premiere) Jiří Hošek – violoncello, Pavla Vondráčková Jahodová – harp Věra Čermáková: The Story (selection no. 1) for shakuhachi (world premiere) Petr Matuszek – shakuhachi Ondřej Kukal: Duo „Rumba“ for two cellos (world premiere) … Read more

New site-specific pieces by Soňa Vetchá and Jan Rösner

10 November 2021, 6pm, Synagogue in Libeň, Prague Syn.surround Soňa Vetchá: perná+četná=černá? (world premiere) Jan Rösner: For String Trio, Percussion and Electronics (world premiere) Miriam Magdalena Haniková – violin, Šimon Truszka – viola, Andrej Lekeš – violoncello, Lukáš Brabec, Matouš Hrábek – percussion