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.

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.

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 orchestra


D - Essen, Philharmonie : world premiere of the version for orchestra of Mike Svoboda's Once Around the World  with the Jugendsinfonieorchester of Bochum 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.

world premiere wittgenstein & twombly


CH - Basel : world premiere of Mike Svoboda's Saxophone Concerto Wittgenstein & Twombly with Marcus Weiss, saxophone, the Basel Sinfonietta under the direction of Baldur Brönnimann.

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.