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2CD with live recordings of Ostrava Days (released 2009)

Ostrava Center for New Music in cooperation with the Czech Music Information Center issued a 2CD with recordings of previous biennials of Ostrava Days Festival. 2CD is published as an annex to magazine subscribers of His Voice Magazine 3-4/2009. View article


2CD Music of Ostrava Days 2009 Live

All of the music on this release was recorded live during Ostrava Days 2009 Festival (August 21 - 29, 2009). On a total 16 concert programs, the festival presented 93 compositions, the majority of them world premieres or Czech Republic premieres. The biennial Ostrava Days, begun in 2001, is based on... View article


DVD Ostrava Days 2007 Documentary

Ostrava Center for New Music has released documentary called Ostrava Days 2007 New Music Institute and Festival. View article


DVD Ostrava Days 2009 Documentary

Ostrava Center for New Music released documentary called Ostrava’s New Music Foundry. View article


Ostravská Banda on Tour

MutableMusic issued a 2CD with recordings of european tour of chamber orchestra Ostravská banda (2010). View article


DVD Documentary about Ostrava Days 2011

Ostrava Center for New Music released DVD Documentary I Welcome What Happens Next about Ostrava Days 2011. View article


3CD Music of Ostrava Days 2011 LIVE

Ostrava Center for New Music has just released a 3CD with live recordings from the Ostrava Days 2011 Festival. View article


Application Guidelines

Application form:Download APPLICATION FORM (Docx format) Conditions of Entry:Students will be chosen by a review of no more than 3 scores and audio samples submitted by the applicants. Please enclose performance-ready scores that you would like us to consider with your application. Application fee... View article


Ostravská banda at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

A Tribute to Christian Wolff November 21, 201417:30 St. Paul Hall, Huddersfield, UK Ostravská bandaThomas Buckner, BaritonePetr Kotík, Conductor Christian Wolff: 37 HaikuPetr Cígler: Über das farbige Licht der DoppelsterneMartin Smolka: Autumn ThoughtsChristian Wolff: For Six or Seven Players (Mu... View article


NODO 2012

Ostrava Center for New Music & National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
1st Biennial June 24, The Antonín Dvořák Theatre at 19:30John Cage Europera 5 / Czech Premiere, At the 100th anniversary of the birth of John CageMartha Herr, Soprano (São Paulo)Katalin Károlyi, Mezzo-Soprano (Budapest)Alexandr S... View article


NODO 2014 - Program

June 25,  201419:00 Jiří Myron TheatreBernhard Lang: RE:IGEN (2012) // Czech PremiereLibretto: Michael Sturminger, based on "Reigen" by Arthur Schnitzler Conductor: Rolf GuptaDirector and Stage Design: Georges DelnonCostumes: Claudia IrroVideo: Yvonne MohrLighting: Wolfgang Philipp Prostitute: Alm... View article


Accompanying Events

THURSDAY 5. 6.18:00 Antikvariát a klub Fiducia Josef Jařab: Gertrude SteinHosted discussion with the prominent Czech Americanist and translator, Josef Jařab, focused on the famous American writer, patroness and modern art collector, Gertrude Stein.Connected with Master-Pieces (Almost a Lecture), an ... View article


Europera 5

June 24, 2012The Antonín Dvořák Theatre at 19:30John Cage Europera 5 / Czech PremiereAndrew Culver, Director (New York / Montreal)Martha Herr, Soprano (São Paulo)Katalin Károlyi, Mezzo-Soprano (Budapest)Alexandr Starý, Piano (Ostrava)At the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Cage John Cage (191... View article


Eva a Lilith

June 25, 2012The Jiří Myron Theatre at 19:30František Chaloupka Eva and Lilith (commissioned by Ostrava Center for New Music)Jiří Nekvasil, David Bazika, Stage directorsLucie Vítková, Lucie Páchová, VoiceDunami Ensemble (Brno)František Chaloupka (1981, Frýdek-Místek) initially studied singing and co... View article


Infinito Nero

June 25, 201219:30 Jiří Myron TheatreSalvatore Sciarrino Infinito NeroThe libretto is a transcript of vision by St. Marie Maddaleny de Pazzi (1566 - 1067)Petr Kotík, ConductorJiří Nekvasil, David Bazika, Stage DirectorsKatalin Károlyi, Mezzo-Soprano (Budapest)Ostravská bandaMusic of the Italian comp... View article


La porta della legge

June 26, 2012The Antonín Dvořák Theatre at 19:30Salvatore Sciarrino La porta della legge / Czech PremiereLibretto is based on an excerpt from "The Trial" by Franz KafkaIn Italian with Czech subtitlesIn cooperation with Wuppertaler BühnenPetr Kotík, ConductorJohannes Weigand, DirectorJürgen Lier, Sce... View article


Ondřej Vrabec

In spite of his age, the conductor and horn player Ondřej Vrabec (1979) is one of the most seasoned Czech artists. Though the majority of his recent musical activities is represented by conducting, he benefits from his rich artistic experience derived from  intensive concert career of soloist, chamb... View article


Daniel Costello

Daniel Costello, a native New Yorker, was a freelance horn player in the US and Canada before he came to Europe. His principal teachers were John Zirbel, David Jolley and Malte Burba. Costello was appointed principal horn of La Camerata, a chamber orchestra in Athens, Greece in 1997 and later became... View article


Andrej Gál

He studied violoncello at the State Conservatory in Bratislava with Mgr. K. Filipovič and at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava with Prof. J. Podhoranský. He also attended masterclasses with R. Wallfisch and J. Waltz. Between 1997 and 2002 he held the position of the violoncello group lead... View article


František Výrostko

František Výrostko was born Oct 4, 1980 in Martin, Slovakia. He studied double-bass at the Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava with prof. Radoslav Šašina. In 2006 he spent a semester in the class of prof. Frano Kakarigi in Murcia, Spain. He attended several international interpretation courses (pr... View article


Ivana Dohnalová

Ivana Dohnalová studied harp since 1998 at the Janáček Conservatory Ostrava with Ada Balová and graduated in 2004. She continued her studies with Jana Boušková first at the Prague Conservatory and then at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (2006-2011). Since September 2012 she holds the pedag... View article