composing concert etudes for trombone, book 2

Having been commissioned to compose the compulsory work for the ARD International Music Competition 2020 in the category trombone, Mike Svoboda has decided to compose another set of 5 etudes for solo trombone, two of which will be the set-work for the competition.

les trombone de bâle in Basel

CH-Basel, Markthalle : the trombone ensemble les trombones du bâle with Kevin Austin, Stephen Menotti, Jon Roskilly, and Mike Svoboda playing works by Kevin Juillerat, Annesley Black, and more!

duo with Fritz Hauser

CH-Basel, H95 : Duo concert Fritz Hauser, percussion, and Mike Svoboda, trombone. Improvisations.

echo yes no in Bern

CH-Bern : echo yes no for two harps and live electronics with the harp duo Aecstaly, Alice Belugou and Estelle Costanzo with Andreas Eduardo Frank.

echo yes no in Luzern

CH-Luzern : echo yes no for two harps and live electronics with the harp duo Aecstaly, Alice Belugou and Estelle Costanzo with Andreas Eduardo Frank.

echo yes no in Lausanne

CH-Lausanne : echo yes no for two harps and live electronics with the harp duo Aecstaly, Alice Belugou and Estelle Costanzo with Andreas Eduardo Frank.

Die Bücher der Zeiten in Bielefeld

D-Bielefeld : Mike Svoboda's "Die Bücher der Zeiten" for 3 female voices, trombone and percussion. With Sarah Maria Sun, Sandra Hartmann Anne-May Krüger voices, Mike Svoboda, trombone, and Michael Kiedaisch, percussion.

workshop in Luzern

CH-Luzern, Hochschule für Musik : Workshop for jazz and classic players on improvisation/composition with Mike Svoboda.

Die Bücher der Zeiten in Nürtingen

D-Nürtingen : Mike Svoboda's "Die Bücher der Zeiten" for 3 female voices, trombone and percussion. With Sarah Maria Sun, Einat Aronstein, Anne-May Krüger voices, Mike Svoboda, trombone, and Michael Kiedaisch, percussion.

conducting the ensemble neuverBand

CH-Basel, Gare du Nord : Mike Svoboda conducting the ensemble neuverBand with the soloist Marcus Weiss, saxophone, and works by Donatoni, Pesson, and Tobias Krebs (world premiere).

conducting the ensemble neuverBand

CH-Zürich, Kunstraum Walcheturm : Mike Svoboda conducting the ensemble neuverBand with the soloist Marcus Weiss, saxophone, and works by Donatoni, Pesson, and Tobias Krebs (world premiere).

Love Hurts in Markdorf

D-Markdorf : Mike Svoboda performs his Love Hurts - Carmen Remix in the version for trombone and concert band with the Stadtkapelle Markdorf under the direction of Reiner Hobe.

workshop in Luzern

CH-Luzern, Hochschule für Musik : Workshop for jazz and classic players on improvisation/composition with Mike Svoboda.

world premiere "Die Katze, die ihre eigene Wege ging"

A-Linz, Landestheater : world premiere of Mike Svoboda's chamber opera for young audience on a libretto by Anne-May Krüger based on the story "The cat who walked by himself" by Rudyard Kipling. The hour long work is scored for an actress, soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and three strings, viola, violoncello, and contrabass. Commissioned by the Landestheater Linz in coproduction with the Theater Münster performances run into June 2020.

Die Bücher der Zeiten in the Schwetzinger Festspiele

D-Schwetzingen : Mike Svoboda's "Die Bücher der Zeiten" for 3 female voices, trombone and percussion. With Sarah Maria Sun, Sandra Hartmann Anne-May Krüger voices, Mike Svoboda, trombone, and Michael Kiedaisch, percussion.

14 attempts to love Richard Wagner in Leverkusen

D-Leverkusen : Mike Svoboda performs with Karoline Öhman (vc), Aleksandr Gabys (bass), and João Carlos Pacheco his concert program 14 Attempts to Love Richard Wagner.

14 attempts to love Richard Wagner in Basel

CH-Basel: Mike Svoboda performs with Karoline Öhman (vc), Aleksandr Gabys (bass), and João Carlos Pacheco his concert program 14 Attempts to Love Richard Wagner.

Duo Svoboda-Geizhals in Isreal

Tel Aviv, Haifa, etc. : Duo concerts with Oded Geizhals, percussion, and Mike Svoboda, trombone playing works from Stockhausen, Berio, Svoboda, and Geizhals.

conduction the ensemble neuverBand

CH-Basel, Gare du Nord : Mike Svoboda conducting the Basel ensemble neuverBand with works by Furrer, Bedrossian, Romitelli and a world premiere by Leonardo Idrobo.

conduction the ensemble neuverBand in Geneva

CH-Geneva : Mike Svoboda conducting the Basel ensemble neuverBand with works by Furrer, Bedrossian, Romitelli and a world premiere by Leonardo Idrobo.

conduction the ensemble neuverBand in Geneva

CH-Bern : Mike Svoboda conducting the Basel ensemble neuverBand with works by Furrer, Bedrossian, Romitelli and a world premiere by Leonardo Idrobo.

ITF in Osaka

Osaka, Japan : Mike Svoboda has been invited to be a guest artist at the International Trombone Festival and will perform 3 of the 5 new Concert Etudes, among many other of his works for trombone there.

14 attempts to love Richard Wagner in Endingen

D-Endingen : Mike Svoboda performs with Karoline Öhman (vc), Aleksandr Gabys (bass), and João Carlos Pacheco his concert program 14 Attempts to Love Richard Wagner.

world premiere of the trombone solo for the ARD competition

D-Münich, Prinzregententheater : the premiere of the compulsory work which Mike Svoboda was commissioned to compose will take place in the semi-finals of the ARD International Music Competition 2020.

Mike Svoboda artist-in-residence in Neubrandenburg with Love Hurts

D-Neubrandenburg : Mike Svoboda starts his artist-in-residency with the  Neubrandenburger Philharmonie in the 2020/21 season as a soloist with his Love Hurts - Carmen Remix for trombone and orchestra under the direction of their chief conductor Sebastian Tewinkel.