Modern Merriment in Ostrava

publikováno: 31.8.2015

How often does one see the composer of a symphonic work sitting in with the orchestra on saxophone for the première? This was by no means the most unusual moment of the Ostrava Days New and Experimental Music Festival, which wrapped with a razor-sharp performance by the hometown orchestra, the Janáček Philharmonic. In fact, it was emblematic of the festival, which biennially blends an admixture of musicians, composers, students and eager audiences in a freewheeling, egalitarian atmosphere of modern music-making. >>>

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Frank Kuznik

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