composing a brass quintet
Commissioned by Stockholm Chamber Brass celebrating their 30 stage jubilee, it will be premiered October 8th in Stockholm.
power and poetry - solo concert
D-Bayreuth : solo performances "power and poetry" with Mike Svoboda, trombone, and works by Berio, Cage, Feldman, Scelsi and Svoboda.
Duo with Anton Kernjak, piano
A-Krems, Krenek Institute : duo with the pianist Anton Krenjak playing work for trombone and piano from Krenek and Stockhausen.
Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik
D - Darmstadt : teaching three days in the Brass Academy @ Darmstadt Ferienkurse. Other teachers at the course (14th to 28th of July) are Marco Blaauw (trumpet), Christie Chapmann (horn), and Melvyn Poore (tuba).
teaching composition in Sweden
S-Leksands : The course is open to all brass chamber music groups as well as individual participants who have a particular interest in chamber playing. After initial applications are made a maximum of 5 chamber groups will be selected by Stockholm Chamber Brass to attend the Academy. The number of groups is limited so that the group that are selected are able to given the fullest experience from Stockholm Chamber Brass. https://www.scbrassacademy.com
composing a work for the ensemble Neuverband
Commissioned by the Ensemble Neuverband, the short work for female voice, bass flute, and violon cello will be premiered on January 28th in Basel, Switzerland.
world premiere new work for brass quintet
S-Stockholm : world premiere of a brass quintet Mike Svoboda was commissioned to write for the Stockholm Chamber Brass to commemorate their 30th anniversary.
Dusapin trombone concerto WATT at La Scala
I-Milano, La Scala : Mike Svoboda plays the trombone concerto by Pascal Dusapin WATT opening the festival Milano Musica. He will perform with the Associazione Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala und the direction of Gergely Madaras.
Hosowaka trombone concerto "Voyage III" in Basel
CH-Basel, Musik-Akademie : Mike Svoboda plays the trombone concerto from Toshio Hosokawa Voyage III for trombone and ensemble with Ensemble Diagonal under the direction of Jürg Henneberger.
D - Worpswede : Duo with Stefan Hussong, accordion. Works for trombone and accordion from John Cage, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Keiko Harada, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Mike Svoboda.
Love Hurts in Kiel
D-Kiel, Theater Kiel : Mike Svoboda plays his Carmen Variations Love Hurts - Carmen Remix for trombone and orchestra with the Philharmonisches Orchester Kiel under the direction of Gerhard Markson.
new work for the ensemble Neuverband
CH-Basel, Gare du Nord : premiere of a new work Mike Svoboda is writing for the Ensemble Neuverband.
master class contemporary music studies in Lucerne
CH-Lucerne, Hochschule für Musik : teaching trombone and chamber music at the Luzern Akademie zeitgenössiche Musik.
teaching at IMPLUS academy
A-Graz, IMPLUS : Mike Svoboda teaching brass at the International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music in Graz, Austria. more info