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New Slovak Music 2018

29th year of the Festival – contemporary Slovak music

During this year of the Festival 7 concerts are prepared, at which will resound original compositions of many Slovak composers. At the same time, the Festival is a show of Slovak interprets, chamber and symphonic ensembles. Apart from the opening ccncert in the Concert Hall Dvorana all further concerts will take place in the Slovak Radio building. Also this year the Festival New Slovak Music will present to its visitors the most recent work of Slovak composers of all generations. Many of the pieces will be premiered.


9th November / Friday 7 pm
Academy of Performing Arts, Concert Hall Dvorana
Ensemble Spectrum
Matej Sloboda artistic leader

Novosedlíková Plain Text 
Hvozdík In-Finitum 
Javorka Quintetto 
Sloboda Rhythmus. Diagonal for Bass Flute, Chamber Ensemble and live VJ

10th November / Saturday 5 pm 
Slovak Radio, Large Concert Studio 
Marek Štrbák organ

Grešák Prelude
Podprocký Phantasie I. to the Sequence „Stabat Mater Op. 61 
Bodnár Music for Organ 
Čekovská Musica Homonnesis 
Duchnický Sette Eccos per organo solo 
Podprocký Laudatorium – Musical Legend with Passacaglia Op. 58 
Szeghy Spring Sonata
Grešák Toccata

10th November / Saturday 7 pm
Slovak Radio, Small Concert Studio
Quasars Ensemble
Ivan Buffa artistic leader
Tosiya Suzuki fipple flute
Tadashi Tajima shakuhachi

Horia Dumitrache bass clarinet

Fugieredo Memorandum of Understanding 
Buffa Mime 
Demko Piano Trio No. 2 
Bachratá Angakkoq 
Buffa Creative Spirit

11th November / Sunday 7 pm
Slovak Radio, Small Concert Studio
Petra Noskaiová mezzo-soprano
Ivan Palovič viola
Enikö Ginzery cymbal

Hatrík Swansong of Diotima 
Hommage a Hesse

12th November / Monday 7 pm 
Slovak Radio, Small Concert Studio
Chamber Ensemble Asynchronia
Peter Javorka artistic leader

Iršai Tra le pareti sottili 
Pristáš Empyrean 
Papanetzová Post scriptum for Chamber Ensemble
Vajó Double Canon 
Kmiťová Searching (You) 
Berger Pathetique for Cello and Piano

13th November / Tuesday 7 pm 
Slovak Radio, Small Concert Studio
Trio Sen Tegmento
Nao Higano soprano
Martin Adámek clarinet
Zuzana Biščáková piano

Szeghy Anrufung des Großen Bären for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano to Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann 
Kmiťová So langsam wie ein Haar wächst 
Machajdík Haiku for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano
Groll Verse

14th November / Wednesday 7 pm
Slovak Radio, Large Concert Studio 
Symphonic Orchestra of the Slovak Radio
Peter Valentovič conductor
Eva Šušková soprano
Milan Paľa violin
Juraj Tomka violin
Jordana Palovičová piano

Borzík Light of the Word, Symphony for Soprano, Violin and Symphonic Orchestra
Bernáth Double Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra


ORGANISER: Slovak Composers Association
CO-ORGANISER: Radio and Television of Slovakia

Tickets can be purchased one hour before the start of the concert at the concert venue.
The programme and performers are subject to change.

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