Berg Orchestra: TEHILLIM

5. 6. 2019 from 19:30

Global icons of minimalism: one from the East, one from the West –Arvo Pärt from Estonia and Steve Reich from the USA. Plus the world premiere of a new composition by Petr Wajsar, a concerto for trombone custom-written for the excellent Štěpán Janoušek.

PROGRAMME:


Arvo Pärt: By the waters of Babylon – there we sat down and wept (Czech premiere)
Petr Wajsar: concerto for trombone and orchestra (world premiere)
Steve Reich: Tehillim


FEATURING:

Štěpán Janoušek - trombone
Veronika Vítová, Sylva Sasková, Pavla Radostová, Alice Bauer - vocals

BERG Orchestra & Peter Vrábel - conductor

PLACE: Multifunctional DOX+ space (Poupětova 3, Praha 7)

With its specialization in contemporary music, BERG Orchestra is one of the most interesting Czech musical bodies. It orders new compositions from Czech, predominantly young composers, and presents new music from around the world in a fresh manner to the Czech public. Often it combines music with theatre, dance, art, or film.

This event is being held in cooperation with BERG Orchestra and the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art.

SUPPORT:

Culture of the Czech Republic, Avast Foundation, OSA Partnership;

The City of Prague contributed CZK 400,000 to the activities of BERG Orchestra in 2019.


MEDIA SUPPORT: 

Czech Radio, HISvoice, Harmonie

DOX Prague, a.s