Premiere on 21 June 2018 at 19.30


Dance and Variations


W. Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes
G. Ligeti: Six Bagatelles
J. Adamík: Nonet
D. Forró: 100 Shapes of the Czech National Anthem
I. Stravinski: Ragtime


The seventh annual edition of concerts by the Brno Contemporary Orchestra in Villa Tugendhat will be held in the style of dance and variations.

Early pieces by post-war avant-garde composers (Lutoslawski, Ligeti) represent still quite modest steps by modernists led by the firm hand of "tradition." Josef Adamík can hardly be classified stylewise and hence is a very original author with a strong non-musical message.

The concert will also feature the world premiere of variations on the Czech national anthem, which Daniel Forró himself (a Czech composer living in Japan) characterizes as a contribution to the discussion on the new form of our national symbol. The evening closes with a well-styled miniature by Igor Stravinsky, where the dulcimer plays a significant role – something we would hardly expect in this genre.



Price: 350 CZK / pp
Previous reservation required, capacity is limited to 150 seats.
Tickets are on sale from 22 May at
The programme includes a toast on the technical floor of the building.



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You can download a poster here.