S.E.M. Ensemble

Petr Kotik conducted the Ostrava New Orchestra at the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague on November 5th.


Ostrava New Orchestra / ONO

William Lang, trombone

Holger Falk, baritone

Tamás Schlanger, percussion

Petr Kotík, conductor


Ata – for orchestra (1987)                                                                                                     

Commissioned by SWR Baden-Baden orchestra and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisboa). Dedicated to Josef Häusler and Luis Pereira Leal.

Premiere: May 3, 1988 in Donaueschingen with Michael Gielen (conductor).


Troorkh – from trombone and orchestra (1991)                        

Commissioned by Music Department of Swedish Radio and Swedish Concert Institute. Dedicated to Christian Lindberg.

Premiere: March 26, 1993 in Stockholm with Christian Lindberg (trombone) and Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor).


Aïs (aïdos) – double concert for amplified baritone, percussion and large orchestra (1980) 

Commissioned by Bavarian Radio in Munich.

Premiere: February 13, 1981 in Munich with Spyros Sakkas (baritone), Sylvio Gualda (percussion) and Michel Tabachnik (conductor).