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17 Jan 2019 19:30

Miroslav Srnka: Triggering

Triggering, a piece by Czech contemporary music composer Miroslav Srnka will be performed by world-class harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani as part of his contemporary recital at Milton Court.


HPSCHD: Music for Electronics and Harpsichord
17 January 2019, 7.30 pm
Milton Court Concert Hall, Silk St, London EC2Y 9BH


Sunleif Rasmussen Quadroforone (world premiere; Barbican commission)
Berio Rounds
Miroslav Srnka Triggering
John Cage Solo VII from HPSCHD
Anahita Abbasi Intertwined Distances (UK premiere; commissioned by Mahan Esfahani)

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord

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Miroslav Srnka studied musicology at the Charles University in Prague with Jarmila Gabrielová (1993–99) and composition at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts with Milan Slavický (1998–2003). He received the Gideon Klein Award in 2001 as well as the Leoš Janácek Anniversary Prize in 2004, Ernst von Siemens Composers’ Prize in 2009 and Wilfried-Steinbrenner-Stiftung Prize in 2009. In 2005 his short opera “Wall” after Jonathan Safran Foer was premiered at the Berlin State Opera. He was “Composer for Heidelberg” at the Theater und Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg in 2006-07. In 2011, his chamber opera Make No Noise was premiered at the Munich Opera Festival and his children's "comics" Jakub Flügelbunt in Semperoper Dresden. In 2016, the dual opera South Pole on a libretto by Tom Holloway was premiered at Bavarian State Opera in Munich and it was nominated for the International Opera Award, named as one of the three best new operas of the year by the German magazine Opernwelt. The season 2018/2019 brings new collaborations with Los Angeles Philharmonic, Susanna Mälkki, Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Jörg Widmann, Mahan Esfahani and others. http://www.srnka.cz/




Milton Court Concert Hall, Silk St, London EC2Y 9BH


17 Jan 2019 19:30



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