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


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


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


New Yorker listing:  I Care If You Listen: ... more

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


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


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

Concert announcement: Essential Feldman


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


   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


Check out the latest review in The New York Times:    ... more

All About Jazz about Ostrava Days 2017


Chech out the newest review about Ostrava Days 2017: All About Jazz by Martin Longley: ... more

Positionen: Ostrava Days 2017: Contemplations


Positionen Texte zur aktuellen Musik Berlin, Germany 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


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  Performers:  Flute: Petr Kotík ... more

Ostrava Days 2017 at Czech Music Quarterly


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


Text by George Grella   ... more

George Grella for Brooklyn Rail


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


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


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.


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


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


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



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!


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