Celebratory music compositions to mark centenary of Czechoslovakia’s birth


Brno Contemporary Orchestra has commissioned music compositions from domestic and foreign composers to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia which it will perform in the course of 2018 in the Moravian metropolis.

One concert will be titled From Czechoslovakia while the one featuring the work of foreign composers will be titled For Czechoslovakia. The Czech composers working on the celebratory compositions are Petr Bakla, Marián Lejava and Luboš Mrkvička. The foreign composers involved are American composer Elliot Sharp and Swiss composer Roland Dahinden.