The recording of the final evening of the 5th year of the composition contest from October 2021 was broadcasted in May by Andreas Felber as part of his program “Ö1 Jazznacht” on Austrian National Broadcasting Corporation. https://oe1.orf.at/programm/20220507/678391/Andreas-Waelti-ueber-das-neue-Album-von-Tree-und-seine-Solo-CD The music of the finalists was also played in March on the Slovenian RTV Ars Program in the…Continue Reading
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Emiliano Sampaio, Tobias Hoffmann and Dániel Hofecker are the winners of the 5th year of our composition competition.
Final concert of the composition contest live on Czech Radio VltavaThe jury led by British saxophonist and composer Julian Argüelles awarded the best three pieces out of five final premieres by the CAO. The event took place in Prague on October 11 and was aired live on the Czech Radio Vltava. The winning composers and…Continue Reading
Karel Krautgartner composition competition — we already know the names of this year’s finalists!
Congratulations to the composers whose compositions will be played on October 11, 2021 in Studio A in Karlín! Dániel Hofecker, Tobias Hoffmann, Rok Nemanič, Ursula Reicher, Emiliano Sampaio Come and listen to the premieres of the winning compositions of our composition competition on October 11 at 19:30 in Studio A in Karlín. The concert will also be broadcast live on the…Continue Reading
Karel Krautgartner´s composition contest for the best composition for a jazz orchestra 2021
We are announcing the 5th year of the Composition contest for the best composition for a jazz orchestra. Send us your composition by July 5, 2021. This year will be the fifth Karel Krautgartner´s composition contest for the best composition for a jazz orchestra. This year’s jury will be chaired by British saxophonist and composer…Continue Reading
Oldřich Janota’s civilization mantras
In September 2020, the Concept Art Orchestra set out in a new, fresh direction. In a modified instrumental line-up with added vocals, he joined forces with the legend of the Czech underground, Oldřich Janota. His Civilization mantras, arranged by Luboš Soukup, were performed on Czech Radio, which recorded them in its archive. Oldřich Janota contributed…Continue Reading
Album 100 YEARS Nominated for the Ceny Anděl 2020 in Jazz Category
Ceny Anděl (Czech music awards) are music awards of the Czech Academy of Music dating back to 1991. In 2016 we got Ceny Anděl Award for the album The Prague Six (2015) in Jazz category, and in 2019 we received a nomination for the album Christmas of Adults (2018) in Jazz category. We are also…Continue Reading
Support the New Album 100 YEARS (Země stoletá)!
Support the new album 100 YEARS (Země stoletá)! 100 YEARS is a six-part suite written by composers of the Prague Six (Štěpánka Balcarová, Jan Jirucha, Luboš Soukup, Martin Brunner, Tomáš Sýkora, Vít Křišťan), which was created two years ago on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of our republic. Concept Art Orchestra decided to ask…Continue Reading
CAO in Studio Working on New Album 100 YEARS (Země stoletá)
CAO started its activities only in August (due to Covid situation). The pace of the week was, on the other hand, very intense and productive. The orchestra played a six-part suite in the Prague Jazz Dock and recorded it at the Smečky music studio. The album will be released by Animal Music in December 2020.Continue Reading