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2017-18 season highlights


Summer Academy Opus XXI 2017
composer in residence
02-12/08/2017 Musikhochschule Trossingen


Les Adieux
students of Summer Academy Opus XXI, Aurelien Azan Zielinski
Bregenzer Festspiele


Ostrava Days 2017
institute lector
14/08-02/09/2017


Make No Noise
chamber opera - Czech premiere
Measha Brueggergosman, Holger Falk, Katalin Károlyi, Taylan Reinhard, Maciej Idziorek
Ostravská banda, Joseph Trafton
Triple Hall Karolina, Ostrava


Jakub Flügelbunt
...und Magdalena Rotenband oder: Wie tief ein Vogel singen kann
comics for three singers and orchestra
Staatskapelle Dresden
22/10/2017, 31/10/2017, 31/03/2018 » Semperoper Dresden


Miroslav Srnka at Dialoge Salzburg
30/11 – 03/12/2017 » Mozarteum
30/11 » My life without me oenm Laura Aikin, Johannes Kalitzke
01/12 » Beckerlieder Deniz Uzun, Tobias Truniger
01/12 » Engrams, Pouhou vlnou Quatuor Diotima, Wilhem Latchoumia
02/12 » Eighteen Agents, No Night No Land No Sky Münchener Kammerorchester, Clemens Schuldt
03/12 » Improvisation over „What Do You Miss From Home?“ from South Pole Mahan Esfahani
03/12 » Simple Space, Les Adieux Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Pablo Heras-Casado


new work for string quartet
Quatuor Diotima
15/01/2018 » Philharmonie Paris, world premiere
24/01/2018 » Bozar Brussels, belgian premiere
25/01/2018 » Streichquartettfest Heidelberg, german premiere








Selected Past Events


chamber concert portrait Milan Slavický - Miroslav Srnka
PKF - Prague Philhamornia
30/05/2017 » NoD Prague


South Pole
a dual opera in two parts
libretto by Tom Holloway
27/05, 10, 18, 21/06/2017 » Staatstheater Darmstadt
new production
Karsten Wiegand - stage director, Johannes Harneit - conductor


move 03 for orchestra
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, Pierre-André Valade
02/04/2017 » Festival Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo


South Pole
a dual opera in two parts
libretto by Tom Holloway
18, 21, 23/01/2017 » Bayerische Staatsoper München
Rolando Villazón (Scott)
Thomas Hampson (Amundsen)
Tara Erraught (Kathleen)
Mojca Erdmann (Land Lady)
Kirill Petrenko - conductor
Hans Neuenfels - director
South Pole blog


Piano concerto
Czech premiere
Nicholas Hodges, Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tomáš Netopil
19/12/2016 Rudolfinum Prague


Make No Noise
chamber opera
new production
17/08/2016 » Bregenzer Festspiele
Measha Brueggergosman (Hanna)
Holger Falk (Joseph)
Ensemble Modern
Dirk Kaftan - conductor
Johannes Erath - director


Here With You
for violin and cello
world premiere
ensemble recherche (Melise Mellinger, Asa Akerberg)
10/06/2016 » Freiburg





CD Miroslav Srnka Chamber Music
Pouhou vlnou, Engrams, Tree of Heaven, Simple Space
Quatuor Diotima, Wilhem Latchoumia
Naïve Classique V 5433 (2016)


South Pole
a dual opera in two parts
libretto by Tom Holloway
31/01/2016 » world premiere » Bayerische Staatsoper München
Rolando Villazón (Scott)
Thomas Hampson (Amundsen)
Tara Erraught (Kathleen)
Mojca Erdmann (the land lady)
Kirill Petrenko - conductor
Hans Neuenfels - director
South Pole blog


No Night No Land No Sky
for chamber orchestra
Austrian premiere
Wiener Symphoniker, James Gaffigan
27/07/2015 » Bregenzer Festspiele


Piano Concerto
German premiere
Nicolas Hodges (piano), Badische Staatskapelle, Cornelius Meister
19/07/2015, 20/07/2015, 21/07/2015 » Staatstheater Karlsruhe


track 02
for piano
David Kalhous
world premiere (USA) » TBA
Israeli premiere » 21/05/2015 » Tel-Aviv


moves
for large orchestra
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Matthias Pintscher
08/05/2015 » Munich


Origami
for accordion
Teodoro Anzellotti
25/04/2015 » Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik


Engrams
Belgian premiere
Quatuor Diotima
24/02/2015 » Bozar Brussels


Tree of Heaven
for string trio
Finnish premiere
Zebra Trio
09/02/2014 » Musica Nova Helsinki


docudrama 01 - Orph & Eury
for wind trio
ensemble recherche
23/01/2015 » Berlin, ultraschall


No Night No Land No Sky
for chamber orchestra
premiere of the revised version
PKF - Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša
18/01/2015 » Rudolfinum Prague


Magnitudo 9.0
ensemble recherche
9/12/2014 » Freiburg
Listening Eyes
first Hungarian installation
Prague Modern
18/10/2014 » CAFe Budapest


Chairman of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Composition Competition 2014

Klassenarbeit / Classwork 2013-2014
guest composer / programme of ensemble recherche Freiburg


Fan Faire new recording
version for 10 horns
Munich Opera Horns
Farao Classics B 108 072 (2013)



Coronae new recording
for French horn solo
Saar Berger
CD 5028464 Ensemble Modern
Farao Classics B 108 072 (2013)



No Night No Land No Sky
world premiere
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, Aziz Shokhakimov
18/05/2014 » Philharmonie Köln

Jakub Flügelbunt ...und Magdalena Rotenband oder: Wie tief ein Vogel singen kann
comics for three singers and orchestra
Hagen Matzeit, Valda Wilson, Markus Butter / Staatskapelle Dresden, Tomáš Hanus
04/05, 08/05, 14/05/2014 » Semperoper Dresden

Les Adieux
for ensemble
French premiere
Prague Modern / Pascal Gallois
08/04/2014 » Paris, Lycée Turgot

track 01
for violin and piano
Lorenzo Gatto and Nathanaël Gouin
commission for the 30th anniversary edition of Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo by the festival and SO.GE.DA.
world premiere at the opening concert » 14/03/2014 » Auditorium Rainier III

Engrams
Quatuor Diotima
17/11/2013 » UK premiere » Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
05/05/2014 » French premiere » Bouffes du Nord Paris
04/06/2014 » Laeiszhalle Hamburg

Tree of Heaven
Austrian premiere
Zebra Trio
04/10/2013 » Musikprotokoll / Steirischer Herbst

My Life Without Me
world premiere of the complete version
Claron McFadden - soprano, Ensemble InterContemporain, Tomáš Hanus - conductor
19/05/2013 » Prague Spring Festival

Pouhou vlnou
French premiere
Quatuor Diotima, Cyril Huvé - piano
10/03/2013 » Mi-Temps Classic Châteauroux

Reading Lessons
Austrian premiere
RSO Wien, Cornelius Meister - conductor
12/12/2012 » Konzerthaus » Vienna

Piano Concerto
world premiere
Nicolas Hodges - piano, RSO Wien, Cornelius Meister - conductor
23/11/2012 » Musikverein » Vienna

Eighteen Agents
world premiere
Munich Chamber Orchestra » 21/06/2012 » Prinzregententheater » Munich

Engrams
Quatuor Diotima
21/01/2012 » Ultraschall Festival » Berlin
12/04/2012 » La Maison Française » Washington DC

Tree of Heaven
Prague Modern » 13/01/2012 » Czech Museum of Music » Prague
Ensemble Recherche » 28/01/2012 » Freiburg
Ensemble Intercontemporain » 05/04/2012 » Centre Pompidou » Paris

Listening Eyes
Prague Modern
13/01/2012 » Czech Museum of Music » Prague
opening of an installation by Kateřina Vincourová with sound by Miroslav Srnka

Jakub Flügelbunt ...und Magdalena Rotenband oder: Wie tief ein Vogel singen kann
comics for three singers and orchestra
text in German by composer based on a children's story by Maria Procházková
Hagen Matzeit, Valda Wilson, Markus Butter / Staatskapelle Dresden, Tomáš Hanus
Semperoper Dresden » 15/12 (world premiere), 18/12, 22/12, 26/12/2011

A Prima Mad
Ensemble Adapter
Wien Modern » 10/11/2011

Engrams
Quatuor Diotima
premiere of a new version » Kasseler Musiktage » 1/11/2011
Czech premiere » Contempuls » Prague » 1/11/2011

Pouhou vlnou
Quatuor Diotima, Juan-Carlos Garvayo
Italian premiere » Milano Musica » 28/10/2011

Portrait concert
Leading European Composers
(String Quartet, Engrams, Tree of Heaven, that long town of White to cross)
Fama Quartet
The Phillips Collection » Washington, DC » 13/10/2011

Fan Faire
version for 10 horns
horns of Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Münchner Opernfestspiele » 28/07 (world premiere)

Make No Noise
chamber opera
based on a film by Isabel Coixet, libretto by Tom Holloway, staging by Matthew Lutton, set design by Christof Hetzer, sound design by Olivier Pasquet
commissioned by Bayerische Staatsoper and supported by Aldeburgh Music through Jerwood Opera Writing Fellowship
Laura Tatulescu, Okka von der Damerau, Holger Falk, Tareq Nazmi, Kevin Conners / Ensemble Modern, Christopher Ward
Münchner Opernfestspiele » 28/06 (world premiere), 29/06, 01/07, 02/07/2011

Les Adieux
09/05/2011 » Vienna, Konzerthaus » Klangforum Wien, Sylvain Cambreling

A Variation for cello
a part of Mystery Variations (a cycle by several composers)
first performance » 23/02/2011 » Festival Présences » Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet » Anssi Karttunen
as music for dance project Cifra by Diana Theocharidis » 27, 28, 29, 30/10/2011 » Teatro Argentino La Plata

Tree of Heaven for violin, viola and cello
commission of WDR
Zebra Trio (Ernst Kovacic, Steven Dann, Anssi Karttunen)
first performance » 07/08/2010 » Arcana Festival » St. Gallen (Austria)
24/01/2011 » Vienna, Konzerthaus

Magnitudo 9.0
Klangforum Wien
12/11/2010 » Contempuls » La Fabrika

ta větší for piano played by Emanuele Torquati as a part of the "Intimate Letters" project
09/11/2010 » Paris
14/11/2010 » Treviso

Escape Routines for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and harp
commission of the Terezín Music Foundation
first performance » 26/09/2010 » Boston Symphony Hall » Thomas Martin, Si-Jing Hang, Mark Ludwig, Sato Knudsen, Jessica Zhou

Simple Space played for the first time by Jiří Bárta
11/06/2010 » International Music Festival Kutná Hora 2010 » Corpus Christi Chapel » Jiří Bárta - cello and Jana Boušková - harp

Coronae for French horn solo
Saar Berger » French horn
first performance » 16/03/2010 » Frankfurt » 30 years of Ensemble Modern
22/01/2011 » Ultraschall Festival » Berlin

Komponisten-Preis der Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung
15/05/2009 » Munich, award evening
first performance of Fan Faire

Les Adieux for ensemble
19/03/2009 » Prague Premieres, Rudolfinum (Czech premiere)
Ensemble Modern, Matthias Pintscher - conductor

My Life Without Me
first performance
Claron McFadden - soprano, Ensemble Intercontemporain , David Robertson - conductor
28/11/2008 » Paris, Cité de la Musique

Antonín Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Version 1876
for soloists, choir and piano (recostruction by MS)
soloists, Accentus, Brigitte Engerer - piano, Laurence Equilbey - conductor
new CD - Naive

ta větší
first performance
Emanuele Torquati - piano
09/11/2008 » Contempuls, opening concert, La Fabrika

Thirteen Songs
for middle voice and piano on texts from picture postcards by Jurek Becker (1937-1997) to his son Jonathan (*1990)
first performance
Dagmar Pecková - mezzosoprano, Erik Nielsen - piano
31/10/2008 » Kasseler Musiktage, Ballhaus

String Quartet
Pouhou vlnou / Qu´une vague
Prostý prostor / Simple Space
Quatuor Diotima
01/11/2008 » Kasseler Musiktage, Ballhaus

Reading Lessons
17/07/2008 » Manchester
BBC Philharmonic, Cornelius Meister - conductor

A Prima Mad
17/05/2008 » In Bona Fidae International Flute Festival Hlučín (CZ)
Carin Levine - flute

Reservoirs
21/05/2008 » Janáčkův máj Festival
Ostrava, Černá louka - Pavilon A
23/05/2008 » Prague Spring Festival
Prague, Rudolfinum
Ostravská banda, Petr Kotík - conductor

Antonín Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Version 1876
for soloists, choir and piano (recostruction by MS)
03-04/02/2007 » Nantes, 04/03/2007 » Bilbao, 22/04/2007 » Lissabon, 03-04/05/2007 » Tokyo, 07/07/2007 » Festival de Noirlac, 28-29/07/2007 » Festival de la Roque d´Anthéron,
30/05/2008 » Feldkirch, 03/06/2008 » Caen, 11/06/2008 » Paris, Cité de la musique
soloists, Accentus, Brigitte Engerer - piano, Laurence Equilbey - conductor

Piano Quintet
commission of Bayerische Staatsoper
17/04/2008 » Munich, Pinakothek der Moderne (first performance)
members of Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Ultraschall Festival
20/01/2008 » Les Adieux
Berlin, Haus des Rundfunks
Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Matthias Pintscher - conductor

Les Adieux for ensemble
28/11/2007 » Frankfurt (first performance)
Ensemble Modern, Matthias Pintscher - conductor

Tak klid for orchestra
18/11/2007 » Philharmonie Köln
Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Heidelberg, Cornelius Meister - conductor

Magitudo 9.0
07/10/2007 » Musica Strasbourg

Reservoirs (commission of Ostrava Center For New Music)
30/08/2007 » Ostrava, Industry Hall Karolina (first performance)
Ostravská banda, Peter Rundel - conductor

Ranní Hajahu, A Prima Mad
Festival Repérages Prague (Bibracte Morvan Bourgogne)
07/07/2007 » Fontaine Saint Pierre
08/07/2007 » Parc aux chevaux
Philippe Cornus - percussion, Philippe Caillot - saxophone






Prostý prostor / Simple Space
30/06/2007 » XXI. Summer Sounds, Porvoo (Finnish premiere)
Anssi Karttunen - violoncello, Magnus Lindberg - piano






Fictitious Hum (commission of Deutschlandfunk und Philharmonie Essen)
15/06/2007 » Philharmonie Essen (first performance)
Prague Philharmonia Ensemble






Moldau Remixed
15/06/2007 » Concentus Moraviae, Náměšť nad Oslavou
01/07/2007 » Paul Klee Zentrum, Bern (Swiss premiere)
Paul Klee Ensemble


    



Komponist für Heidelberg 06_07
composer in residence at the Theater und Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Heidelberg
(11/10/2006 » Tak klid (first performance in Germany) for orchestra, Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg, Cornelius Meister conductor)
18/04/2007 » piece for orchestra (first performance), Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg, Cornelius Meister conductor
18/04/2007 » Kráter Brahms (first performance) new version for cello and string orchestra, Reimund Korupp cello, Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg, Cornelius Meister conductor






Emily´s Bees for soprano, clarinet and piano
25/03/2007 » Tübingen (first performance)
26/03/2007 » Darmstadt
ensemble phorminx






Project "Son Musical - Son Naturel"
with Maria´s Choice, Magnitudo 9.0, Ranní Hajahu
03/02/2007, 20:00 » Paris, Centre Tcheque, 18 rue Bonaparte
04/02/2007, 15:30 » Montreuil, la Guillotine, 24 rue Robespierre
12/02/2007, 19:00 » Lausanne, Grange de Dorigny a l’UNIL
Ensemble Hic et Nunc






Musica, Strasbourg
30/09/2006 » Simple Space (first performace) for solo cello (and one harmonic instrument)
Anssi Karttunen - cello, Magnus Lindberg - piano






Klangspuren, Schwaz (Austria)
17/09/2006 » Podvrhy (first performace of the complete cycle) for choir
Latvijas Radio koris, Kaspars Putnins






XXI. Summer Sounds, Porvoo (Finland)
28/06/2006 » Magnitudo 9.0
Avanti! Chamber Orchestra
02/07/2006 » Dvořák: Když mě stará matka (arr. Miroslav Srnka)
Karita Mattila - soprano, Emanuel Ax - piano, Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, dir. Susanna Mälkki





Festival Musiques Demesurées, Clermont-Ferrand (France)
14/06/2006 » Project "Son Musical - Son Naturel"
» Maria´s Choice (first performance, commission of Festival Musiques Demesurées) for fl, cl, 2sax, perc
» Magnitudo 9.0
» Ranní Hajahu
Ensemble Hic et Nunc





Pražská komorní filharmonie - Krása dneška, composer portrait
20/03/2006 » Švandovo divadlo Praha