premiere of do you love wagner?
D - Wiesbaden : premiere of do you love wagner? – a new version of Mike Svoboda's concert program formerly titled "14 attempts to love Richard Wagner" with Karolina Öhman (cello), Aleks Gabrys (double bass), and João Carlos Pacheco (drums)
world premiere of once around the world
CH - Lucerne, Neubad : premiere of Mike Svoboda's Once Around the World - a scenic concert for everyone 6 and up. The Lucerne Festival Academy Alumni are conducted by Mike Svoboda, who also narrates the concert (text from Manfred Weiss), presenting Prof. Thomas Hoggins' 100 year old collection of shellack records and picture postards of music groups from around the world with the help of the film animation from Matthias Daenschel. https://www.lucernefestival.ch/de/programm/ensemble-der-lucerne-festival-alumni-mike-svoboda-ua/389
slide factory festival
11.04.2017 - 15.04.2017
NL - Rotterdam : Slide Factory Festival - Mike Svoboda will be guest artist and teacher at this years festival playing works by Globokar and his own compositions.
premiere of music for 8 trombones
NL- Rotterdam : Slide Factory Festival - premiere of the complete of Music for 8 Trombones, including Introduction with Insight by the New Trombone Collective.
composing once around the world version for youth orchestra
17.04.2017 - 13.05.2017
Originally written for 14 musicians and premiered in Lucerne on April 9th, Mike Svoboda will be adapting Once Around the World for youth orchestra to be premiered on October 21t in the Philharmonie Essen.
composing "study nature" for choir
15.05.2017 - 26.05.2017
With a text by Gertrude Stein, Study Nature, scored for choir and mezzo soprano will be premiered on August 19th, 2018 at the Lucerne Festival.
concert with stefan hussong, accordion
D - Helmbrechts, Villa Weiss : concert with Stefan Hussong, accordion.
composing "wittgenstein & twombly" saxophone concerto
03.07.2017 - 16.09.2017
Commissioned by the Musikakademie Basel celebrating its 150th jubilee in collaboration with the festival ECLAT in Stuttgart, Mike Svoboda is writing a concerto for the saxophonist Marcus Weiss. World premiere is on January 28th, 2018 in Basel with a following performance a few days later in Stuttgart.
roland moser quartet premiere
CH - Basel, Festival Zeiträume – world premiere of a new work by Roland Moser performed by Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Jürg Henneberger (piano), Edicson Ruiz (double bass), and Mike Svoboda (trombone)
world premiere "once around the world" for youth orchestra
D - Essen, Philharmonie : world premiere of the version for youth orchestra of Mike Svoboda's Once Around the World conducted and narrated by Mike Svoboda.
haas trombone concerto in berlin
D - Berlin, Ultraschaal Festival : Mike Svobod plays the Trombone Concerto by Georg Friedrich Haas at the Ultraschall Festival.
haas trombone concerto in basel
16.04.2018 - 18.04.2018
D - Basel : Mike Svoboda plays the Trombone Concerto by Georg Friedrich Haas with the Symphony Orchester Basel, Ivor Bolton, conductor.