world premiere of "maybe yes, maybe no"
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 2021. more information and dates>>
conducting neuverBand "construct/radiate"
CH-Basel, Gare du Nord : Mike Svoboda conducting the ensemble neuverband with the program "construct/radiate" with works by Dieter Ammann, Franck Bedrossian, Katharina Rosenberger and a world premiere by Katrin Wetzel.
world premiere of "Growth I & II" for the Concept Store Quartet
CH-Basel, Gare du Nord : world premiere of a two new works in a series called Growth by Mike Svoboda for the Concept Store Quartet. Growth I (Violin Concerto) written for Alicja Pilarczyk and Growth II (Xylophone Concerto) written for Guillem Serano and the Concept Store Quartet.
conducting final sonic space basel concert
CH-Basel, Musik-Akademie : Mike Svoboda conducts the final composition concert for sonic space basel with the zone expérimentale alumni and three premiere performances by works from Germán Medina, Gitbi Kwon, and Lina Posécnaité.
Mike Svoboda artist-in-residence with the Neubrandenburger Philharmonie
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.
conducting Schostakowitsch in Basel
CH-Basel : Mike Svoboda conducting "Scarlatti 2 Pieces" (arranged by Dmitri Schostakowitsch) for Blaser Ensemble.
world premiere of "Play"
Mike Svoboda's new "orchestral opener" – a powerful, compact work of 10-12 minutes – called Play will be premiered on a tour to Russia by the Jugend Sinfonieorchester Zürich conducted by David Bruchez-Lalli. The composition is a co-commission between the JSOZ and the Neubrandenburger Philharmonie.
Swiss premiere of "Play"
CH-Zurich, Tonhalle : Swiss premiere of Mike Svoboda's "orchestral opener" Play with the Jugend Sinfonieorchester Zürich conducted by David Bruchez-Lalli. The composition is a co-commission between the JSOZ and the Neubrandenburger Philharmonie.
premiere of a new version "Music for Trombone and Orchestra"
D-Mannheim : world premiere of revised version of Mike Svoboda's Music for Trombone and Orchestra with the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, conducted by Mario Varga, and Mike Svoboda, solo trombone. The new version, among many changes, features the trombone section of the orchestra.
German premiere of "Play"
D-Neubrandenburg, Konzertkirche : German premiere of Mike Svoboda's "orchestral opener" Play with the Neubrandenburger Philharmonie conducted by their chief-conductor Sebastian Tewinkel. The composition is commissioned as part of Mike Svoboda's artist-in-residency with the Neubrandenburger Philharmonie.