- Hans Weber
- December 6, 2023
PKF Orchestra’s musical talk show – Prague Philharmonia at studio Švandova theatres
On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the PKF – Prague Philharmonia will open its 30th concert season of the Cycle of Contemporary Music S. After a few years with concerts moved to a new location, the Studio Švandova Theatre in Prague, Smíchov. musical Talk show season 2023/2024 will offer six nights of contemporary music in an exceptional dramaturgy, debates with authors and a splendid interpretation of the Philharmonic and their guests. The concerts will be focused on the Czechoslovakian generation of composers, contemporary art and genre connections. “We have prepared a series of six concerts for which we have addressed the best of the present composers and composers on the Czech and Slovak classical music scene. Individual evenings will be dedicated to them, their creation, contemporary culture, art and the connection of different genres – music, film and architecture,” she tells the dramaturge of the S Hana Dohnálková cycle.
Within the cycle, artists who have been the main faces of Czechoslovakia for a long time will be introduced contemporary music scenes – Michal Rataj, Michal Nejtek, Hanuš Bartoň, Jaroslav Pelikán, Jana Kmiťová, Lenka Novosedlíková, Martin Hybler, Petr Wajsar, Jan Kučera or Miloš Orson Christmas Eve. Catherine Englich and William the Squirrel will be special musical guests. The opening concert of the season is dedicated to Michal Rataja, who presents a man with enormous broad horizon – music composer, performer, music editor and radio director. about we will debate all of these planes with Michal Rataj and primarily introduce him creation There are four tracks on the programme, three of which feature live performance electronics, which the author himself procures as a performer. Opening Tracks Leave for The Light (2012) takes up a quartet composed of leading players of the PKF – Prague Philharmonia orchestra. The following tracks are more of a solo character, complete with just live electronics. The PKF Contemporary Music Cycle – Prague Philharmonia remains a rare feat of this to the orchestra, and a new cultural collaboration with the Švanda Theatre in Prague promises to further advance this an exceptional musical talk show towards its audience.