Great Orchestras amidst the Ostrava Industrial Backdrop!
ONO and PRSO Performing at the Ostrava Days Festival
Ostrava, May 7, 2019 ••• Over the course of its 10-day programme (22 - 31/08), the Festival Ostrava Days is planning two extraordinary orchestral concerts. The former industrial buildings belonging to the complexes of Žofín Steelworks and Karolina Coking Plant located half-way between the historical centreof the city and the industrial agglomeration Vítkovice, will be transformed into a concert hall as well as a theatre stage. The grand orchestral opening of the festival with both world and Czech premieres of new compositions in the Triple Hall Karolina will take place on Sunday, August 25 and the festival will be brought to an end with an avant-garde opera performance on Saturday, August 31. The opening concert, which will surely abound in extraordinary feats, will be performed by the international orchestra of young musicians Ostrava New Orchestra (ONO) and the closing concert will be handled by Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Ostrava Days in August 2019 for the Tenth Time!
18-hour music marathon, Czech and world premieres, Feldman's opera and music for Harley-Davidson
Ostrava, February 26, 2019 ••• New compositions written commissioned by the Festival, participation of composers of the young generation as well as world-famous composer of today, revisiting the beginnings of the avant-garde and extraordinary compositions of recent years, electronic music and sound happenings performed by leading soloists and composers, Ostravská banda chamber orchestra, ONO / Ostrava New Orchestra, Canticum Ostrava choir and foreign ensembles from Canada and Austria. August 22-31 at Triple Hall Karolina, Lower Area Vítkovice, Jiří Myron Theatre, Ostrava Cathedral and Coal Mine Michal.
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