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The world premiere of Alois Hába’s opera is drawing closer

17.5.2018

Press release – May 11, 2018  We’ll play it properly: off-key! The world premiere of Alois Hába’s opera is drawing closer  Preparations are in full swing for the most highly anticipated performance of this year’s NODO, the world prem... more


Operawire qbout Master-Pieces by Petr Kotík

6.5.2018

Throughout his career, Petr Kotik has explored musical boundaries as a performer and composer.  He studied flute at the Conservatory and Music Academy in Prague, and composition at the Music Academy in Vienna.  In the 1970’s, Kotik performed experime... more


New Yorker and I Care If You Listen about Master-Pieces

24.4.2018

New Yorker listing:  https://www.newyorker.com/goings-on-about-town/classical-music/s-e-m-ensemble-2  I Care If You Listen: https://www.icareifyoulisten.com/2018/04/week-concerts-new-york-april-23-2018-april-29-2018/ ... more


Master-Pieces by Petr Kotík on April 28 at Bohemian National Hall

22.4.2018

Petr Kotik chamber opera, Master-Pieces (2014-2015) will receive its first staged performance in the U.S. at Bohemian National Hall (NYC) on Saturday, April 28, 2018 (8:30 pm). The 70-minute work was commissioned by the new opera festival NODO (Czech... more


Ostravská banda in Vienna / Saturday, April 14

13.4.2018

Ostravská banda has been invited to perform a concert at Bridges Festival in Wiener Kozerthaus:  https://konzerthaus.at/konzert/eventid/55605  “BRIDGES” FESTIVAL Konzerthaus Wien, Berio-Saal Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 20:30&nbs... more


Concert announcement: Essential Feldman

2.4.2018

ESSENTIAL FELDMAN BUY THE TICKET >>>  DOX  Centre for Contemporary Art – DOX+ multifunctional hall Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 19:00   Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra Conrad Harris, Violin (New York) Daan Vandewal... more


S.E.M. Ensemble at MaerzMusik Berlin

23.3.2018

   MaerzMusik  The Long Now  Morton Feldman - For Philip Guston  Sun. March 25, 2018 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM S.E.M. Ensemble Flutes (Petr Kotik); Percussion (Chris Nappi); Piano & Celeste (Joseph Kubera)  Kr... more


The New York Times about preview concert of the S.E.M. Ensemble

6.12.2017

Check out the latest review in The New York Times:  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/05/arts/music/sem-ensemble-john-cage.html?rref=collection%2Fspotlightcollection%2Fclassical-music-reviews    ... more


All About Jazz about Ostrava Days 2017

23.11.2017

Chech out the newest review about Ostrava Days 2017: All About Jazz by Martin Longley: https://www.allaboutjazz.com/ostrava-days-2017-roscoe-mitchell-by-martin-longley.php?page=1 ... more


Positionen: Ostrava Days 2017: Contemplations

20.11.2017

Positionen Texte zur aktuellen Musik Berlin, Germany https://www.positionen.net/ November 14, 2017  Ostrava Days 2017: Contemplations by Jim Igor Kallenberg  For anyone who is used to the unified mélange of New Mu... more


The Untameable Kotík / concert + projection / November 1, Atrium Zizkov

29.10.2017

We would like to invite you to the concert, which is organized by Atrium, Žižkov  Wednesday, November 1, 19:00 Čajkovského 12, Praha 3 – Žižkov http://www.atriumzizkov.cz/  Performers:  Flute: Petr Kotík ... more


Ostrava Days 2017 at Czech Music Quarterly

28.10.2017

During its sixteen years on the scene, the Ostrava Days biennial has carved out a position as an exclusive space for the presentation of contemporary music which far surpasses the borders of the Czech Republic.  >>>  Boris Klepal ... more


Ostrava Days 2017 at Wire Magazine

19.10.2017

Text by George Grella   ... more


George Grella for Brooklyn Rail

6.10.2017

For every culture there is a counter, in every niche there are yet further discrete splinters, internal disputes that boil down to who has the purest values. Then there are the rare instances of individuals who are cultures solely of themselves, who ... more


Marc Sabat with Ondrej Vesely for the Brooklyn Rail

5.10.2017

Marc Sabat (born 1965) is a Canadian composer of Ukrainian descent living in Berlin since 1999. He is a pioneer in the field of contemporary just intonation music. Together with Wolfgang von Schweinitz he has also developed the Extended Helmholtz-Ell... more


Response to article by Rebecca Lentjes

29.9.2017

It has been a shocking surprise to hear that Ms. Lentjes’ experience of Ostrava Days was such a negative one. My surprise is amplified by the fact, that I myself, or any of my colleagues, did not hear from Ms. Lentjes while she was in Ostrava, the sm... more


Ostrava Days are over. They have crossed the Rubicon.

6.9.2017

Ostrava, September 4, 2017 – This Saturday, the 9th iteration of Ostrava Days biennial festival/institute has reached its climax at Triple Hall Karolina with Victor Hanna (Ensemble Intercontemporain) virtuoso solo part in Olga Neuwirth’s 2016 composi... more


In their second half, Ostrava Days present Radical Past or Miroslav Srnka opera

30.8.2017

Ostrava, August 29, 2017 – Ostrava Days have successfully entered their second half. Day after day, the eventful program continues to confirm that the festival is an internationally unique project and plays an integral part in the history of modern m... more


FIRST TIME TODAY - new symphony orchestra ONO in Triple Hall Karolina

27.8.2017

Today at 7 pm ONO - Ostrava New Orchestra will debut. The international symphony orchestra made up of 85 musicians from 20 countries was founded for the needs of this years Ostrava Days Festival. These students and absolvents of music academies are i... more


… AND ONO WAS BORN OSTRAVA HAS A NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

23.8.2017

PRESS RELEASE / AUGUST 20, 2017  Ostrava, August 20, 2017 – ONO stands for Ostrava New Orchestra. On August 17, 2017, the hall of Janáček Conservatory Ostrava witnessed a historic moment: after formation phase consisting of on-line communicatio... more


Ostrava Days begin tomorrow!

23.8.2017

Ostrava, August 23, 2017 – Tomorrow, Ostrava becomes the place to be for new music enthusiasts from around the world. From August 24 until September 2, the Moravian-Silesian metropolis hosts Ostrava Days, an internationally unique festival that forms... more