December07 2017 (Thu)
7:30 PM

Prague Conservatory Modern, Wind ensemble concert

Bohuslava Martinů Days 2017

Prague Conservatory - New Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: December 07, 2017 | 19:30 (Thu)
Venue: Prague Conservatory - New Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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B. Martinů, I. Hurník and other Czech modern composers performed tonight.

23rd edition of the festival celebrating works of the world known Czech composer of modern classic music - Bohuslav Martinů. 

Program:

Ivan Kurz (*1947): Song from Bretagne for flute, clarinet, cello, and piano
Jan F. Fischer (1921–2006): Seven Letters for flute, bass clarinet, percussion, and piano
Bohuslav Martinů (1890–1959): Sextet for piano and wind instruments, H 174
Václav Riedlbauch (*1947): Flute Book. Minor compositions for 2–5 flutes
Ilja Hurník (1922–2013): Esercizii per flauto, oboe, clarinetto e fagotto
Otomar Kvěch (*1950): Nocturnalia for woodwind ensemble

Performing: 

Prague Conservatory Modern - is the latest collection of the Prague Conservatory and focuses on modern music. The first concert took place in November 2014.
In the repertoire of the ensemble are mainly Czech or Czechoslovak modern compositions such as Viktor Kalabis (Piano Concerto 64, soloist Kentaro Nakajima), Jan Rychlík (African Cycle), Jiří Gemrot (American Overture) and Václav Trojan (Four Cartoons with One Extra) . During the creation of the repertoire, the ensemble also cooperates with students and graduates of the Prague conservatory's composition department. The conductor was Chuhei Iwasaki, a native of Tokyo, a graduate of conducting, violin and composition at the Prague Conservatory. From September 2016 Pavel Trojan junior became the conductor.
Pavel Trojan Jr - conductor

Please note:

The concert has a 15 minutes intermission.
Change of program is reserved.

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