13. 11. 2016
The 8th year of the Prague contemporary music festival Contempuls started on Friday 11th November with an orchestral concert in La Fabrika, Holešovice. Besides Jo Kondo's To the Headland, Bent Sørensen's Piano Concerto No. 2 „La Mattina“ (with Jonathan Powell as a soloist in place of indisposed Jan Bartoš) and Symphony: Daar kom die Alibama by Kevin Volans, PKF – Prague Philharmonia, led by Slovak composer and conductor Marián Lejava, presented also a new piece by jan Trojan (*1982) which was written on the festival's commission.