[November 2017] Ums and Jip – USA Project, Switzerland: During the USA Project tour, the Swiss duo will premiere my piece Balancing Fields for flutes, voice and resonant frequencies, featured together with composers Viola Yip, Chaz Underriner, Ermir Bejo, Zach Thomas, William Dougherty and Paul Clift.
11.19..2017 – 8pm, Zeughaus Kultur Brig-Glis
11.20.2017 – 8pm, ONO Bern
11.21.2017 – 8pm, Kunstraum Walcheturm Zürich
11.22.2017 – 8pm, Ackermannshof Basel
[20nd Sep. – 28th Oct. 2017] Prohnutá dlažba, TIC Gallery, Brno, CZ: A fictive documentary of director Alžběta Bačíková which uncovers art and life of J.B., Eastern-European ceramist and interior designer. The movie is placed into old spa buildings, where I recorded music for the film, interacting with the spaces. Web.
[22nd October 2017] Women Between Arts, Arnhold Hall Glass Box Theater, The New School, NYC: I will perform my Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes during the series of Luisa Muhr, along a butoh dancer Yokko with a guest speaker Shelley Hirsch. The concert starts at 3-4pm and the tickets are online only. Facebook.
[21st October 2017] Choral no. 13, Casper College, Casper, Wyoming, USA: The Red Desert Ensemble will play my piece Choral no. 13 for clarinets and vibraphone.
[15th October 2017] Reality Tunnels, CAMP radio, FR: My music will be featured during the radio show of Muyassar Kurdi, along with composers: Anna Homler, Patricia Alessandrini, Leila B. Lovell, Andrea Goodman, Annette Peacock, Alice Coltrane, and Sharon Gal. The broadcast starts at 5pm (CET). Web.
[4th October 2017] Keyboards 2, Shapeshifter Lab, NYC: Composer-performer concert of Teodora Stepančić, Assaf Gidron, Coleman Zurkowski, Douglas Farrand and myself in instrumentation for 2 pianos, Fender Rhodes piano, 3 keyboards and accordion.
[14th September 2017] Bobřík odvahy – Lucie Vítková, Skautský institut, Prague, CZ: During a series of Ian Mikyska, I am playing my solo set with MUSIC DOMESTIC (vacuum cleaner), Solo for Voice and Filters and performing one of Gagaku pieces Konju no jo – hichiriki part. In the second set, I will be joined by Rebecca Lane on flute and electronics and Mikyska on banjo. Facebook.
[10th September 2017] Duffle Coat, Skirt and Backpack for ensemble, náměstí v Chotěboři, CZ: A performance of my piece for trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, tuba and marching cymbal played during the event at the Chotěboř square. The Backpack part will be a premiere, when I join the ensemble with accordion, hichiriki, voice and objects. After the concert, there will be screening of movie Accept (feature documentary about my orchestra piece Accept).
[3rd and 4th September 2017] ORBITA, Planetárium Brno, Brno, CZ: I made 46-minute electroacoustic piece for a dance performance ORBITA of a group led by Tereza Lepold Vejsadová and Lukáš Lepold. The piece will be performed two times at the Brno Planetarium. Buy tickets.
[27th August 2017] Accept movie at Ostrava Days, Cineport, Ostrava, CZ: The movie Accept will be screened at the festival Ostrava Days 2017. After the screening, I will be present for a public interview and discussion.
[26th August 2017] AVA and BASTL session w/ Lucie Vítková, The Destillery, Brno, CZ: I am playing my solo set with Music DOMESTIC (vacuum cleaner), Solo for Voice and Filters and performing one of the Gagaku pieces Konju no jo – hichiriki part. Facebook.
[20th August 2017] STUDIO 8, Berlin, CZ: I am playing my solo set with Music DOMESTIC (vacuum cleaner), Solo for Voice and Filters and performing one of the Gagaku pieces Konju no jo – hichiriki part.
[17th August 2017] Psy-High, Konstantinovy lázně, CZ: I am playing my solo set with Music DOMESTIC (kettle) – public premiere – and Solo for Voice and Filters.
[23rd July 2017] Duffle Coat and Skirt for ensemble, Oblastní galerie Vysočiny (OGV), Jihlava, CZ: A premiere of my piece for trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, tuba and marching cymbal played during the exhibition Fibres, Skeins, Fabrics (Thoughts are thin fibres) in the gallery in Jihlava. In the exhibition you can also see my scores, recordings and videos of pieces focused on clothes patterns. Web.
[4th July 2017] Concert at Croisements Kagoshima, Shinjuku, Tokyo, JP: Concert in trio with Nicola Hein (el. guitar) and Alfred Harth (saxophone), along with duo of Mitsuaki Matsumoto (hybrid biwa) and Naoto Yamagishi (percussion). Facebook.
[30th June 2017] Concert w/Toshimaru Nakamura and Tetuzi Akiyama, Appolo Shimokitazawa, Tokyo, JP: I am playing a new piece for solo voice and filters and MUSIC DOMESTIC (vacuum) along trio with Nakamura and Akiyama. Facebook.
[from 25th May until 9th July 2017] Mentor/ Protégé Program, Tokyo, Japan: As a hichiriki player of Gagaku ensemble of Columbia University of NYC, I was chosen to go to Tokyo for a 6 weeks residency where I will study with masters of Japanese Ancient Music. I am going to study hichiriki and dance with Sensei Hitomi Nakamura.
[21st and 23rd May 2017] I Am the Wind, Unruly Collective, 200 Cooper Street, Brooklyn, NYC: As a guest artist of The How (An International Performance Ensemble), I will perform in a play by Swedish author Jon Fosse as an accordionist and dancer, together with actors Polina Ionina and Akmal Rakhimov. The one-hour performance is directed by Will Hand and the event starts at 8pm (both days). Facebook.
[26th April 2017] Evening of Hogaku and Gagaku Music, St. Paul´s Chapel, Columbia University, NYC: I will play hichiriki with Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble of New York during the evening of Japanese Sacred Gagaku Court Music. The event starts at 7:30pm.
[12th April 2017] Music of Lucie Vítková_OPERA, The Roulette, NYC: A premiere of my piece OPERA for singing instrumentalists, commissioned by the Roulette New + Adventurous. Voices and instruments realized by the Opera Ensemble: Lucie Vítková, Sydney Kay Viles, Sophie Leetmaa, Carolyn Hietter, Sky Macklay and Martha Cargo. The doors are open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Web.
[12th April 2017] Ridgewood Radio, 3-5pm, NYC: My Piece for Accordion and Tape and Music Domestic will be featured in the experimental music program hosted by WFMU on its Give The Drummer Radio stream. The show originates from Outpost Artists Resources and is hosted by David Weinstein and Ruth Kahn. Listen.
[12th April 2017] CICADA MUSIC IN OHIO, Ethnografilm, Paris, FR: With our short documentary movie about cicadas and music, we were accepted to Ethnografilm 2017. The team is heading to Paris next week to show CICADA MUSIC IN OHIO: filmed by Matthew Aidekman, edited by Umru Rothenberg and starring the great David Rothenberg and myself. The screening starts at 11.30am. Web.
[10th April 2017] Lex54 Concerts, Saint Peter´s Church, NYC:
I am premiering a piece by Georg Friedrich Haas Hochzeitsmarsch, playing accordion together with Argento Chamber Ensemble. The concert starts at 12.30pm. Web.
[6th April 2017] Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University, USA: I am premiering a piece by Georg Friedrich Haas das Ende der Sehnsucht, playing accordion together with Argento Chamber Ensemble. Web.
[2nd April 2017] Glories of Japanese Music Heritage, Miller Theater, Columbia University, NYC: I will play hichiriki with Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble of New York during the evening of Japanese Sacred Gagaku Court Music. Web.
[31st March 2017] New Music from Morningside Heights, Vol. 3, Scholes Street Studio, Brooklyn, NYC: The Manhattan School of Music Performers will premiere my piece Related – second ending at a concert organized in collaboration with Columbia Composers. Facebook.
[29th March 2017] House Show, 17 Goodwin Place, Brooklyn, NYC: 2 sets of solo guitar performance of Matteo Liberatore and trio of Nicola Hein – guitar, myself on accordion and objects and poet and writer Steve Dalachinsky – spoken word. Facebook.
[24th March 2017] Masaoka/ Vítková/ Ilgenfritz/ Hein, Spectrum, NYC: We will play an improvisation set during the evening organized by Nicola Hein. Facebook.
[23rd March 2017] Du.0 and friends, Babycastles, NYC: I will play the accordion in pieces by composer Chiyoko Szlavnics (For Agnes Martin, Acclines) along my solo set of Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes and Music Domestic. Facebook.
[17th March 2017] Hudební Fórum Speciál s Lucií Vítkovou, Český Rozhlas Ostrava, CZ: In the 103-minute broadcast, I was interviewed by Renata Spisarová-Kotík about my life, music, studies and achievements while living in New York. The broadcast starts at 11:15pm. Web.
[3rd March 2017] Bánh Mì Verlag Showcase, Queens, NYC: During the showcase of NYC label of Jack Callahan Bánh Mì Verlag, I will play one of the pieces from my upcoming album MUSIC DOMESTIC (BMV, 3/2017). Facebook.
[1st March 2017] WORK 21, The Sump, Queens, NYC: I am playing a solo set of my Piece for Accordion and Tape and Music Domestic, along Jeanann Dara and Gill Arno. Facebook.
[19th + 26th February 2017] TRASH MUSIC, Ohrenhoch Gallery, Berlin, D: A premiere of my electroacoustic piece on ecology and environment called Trash Music, for a trash set up, accordion, harmonica, hichiriki and voice, during the Sunday series of Knut Remond & Katharina Moos.
[25th February 2017] Columbia Composers Concert, TAK Ensemble, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, NYC: Columbia Composers present works by Emily Praetorious, Katherine Balch, Vicente Hasen Atria, Sky Macklay, along a premiere of my piece Related (for voice, flute, clarinet, violin and percussion) – in version first ending. I will also play the accordion in Atria´s piece Cache(cache).
[17th February 2017] Malfliet/ Vítková, 49 Rogers Avenue, NYC: First meeting on stage with bass player Raphael Malfliet (BE) during the JAZZ BRA’S DOT COM TAPE RELEASE SHOW, also featuring: Max Alper, Harmet/Shachar/Nagano Trio, SUFFRAGETTE CITY ZINE – zine table with reading material featuring limited edition Pauline Oliveros mini zines! https://
[15th February 2017] Soft Songs, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv, IL: During the concert, my piece Soft Songs will be performed by Maya Felixbrodt on viola and Dganit Elyakim on piano and mobile phones. Facebook.
[12th February 2017] NYC Constellation Ensemble, Second Sunday Series of Kevin Farrell, Bloomingdale School of Music, 108th Street, NYC: A concert of the ensemble in February constellation of: Lucie Vítková – accordion, Vered Engelhard – percussion, Carolyn Hietter – saxophone, Sophie Leetmaa – harp, Jasper Hussong – violoncello, Zak Hap – shō, Kevin Farrell – double bass, Sydney Kay Viles – theremin. The concert will start at 3pm! Facebook.
[9th February 2017] Optional, American University Museum in the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C., USA: An ensemble of contemporary and intermedia music Interference Collective will play my piece Optional for saxophone, violin, violoncello, with optional accordion along pieces by John Cage, William Brent and Alvin Lucier. Facebook.
[27th January 2017] TAK Ensemble, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, NYC: As a guest of TAK Ensemble, I am playing accordion in pieces by Luciano Leite Barbosa (Música Longínqua) and Bryan Jacobs (Low Loud Low Loot), along works by Ray Evanoff, Erin Gee and a world premiere by John Rot. Facebook.
[17th January 2017] Lucie Vítková, Kevin Farrel, J.D. Parran, Andrew Drury and Kevin Randazzo at Klinker, NYC: During the night, my piece Perfect Music for double bass and performer will be played by me and Kevin Farrel, as the second, I will play Music Domestic for fan with preparations, accordion, harmonica and voice.
[12th January 2017] Vagina Dialogues, Fridman Gallery, NYC: I will participate in a performance sound composition of Miya Masaoka. A tribute to dear friend, collaborator and mentor, Pauline Oliveros. Web.
[2nd January 2017] Bontrager/ Hein/ Ingelfritz/ Schoenbeck/ Vitkova, Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, NYC: Improvisation concert in different constellations. Facebook.
[18th December 2016] Running, Out:of; Words// Neue Muzik, Acker Stadt Palast, Berlin, D: Premier of my piece 6 am, written on a poem of Anna Hetzer, performed by: Angela Postweiler: soprano, Julia Andres: recorders, Silke Lange: accordion, Aziz Lewandowski: violoncello, Ferdinand Breil: electronics. Facebook.
[18th December 2016] Performance of Lucie Vítková, Kirili Gallery, 17 White Street, apt 4A, NYC: I will perform solo set of Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes and Music Domestic along the sculptures exposition of Alain Kirili. The event starts at 7pm.
[7th December 2016] Hogaku and Gagaku, Saint Paul´s Chapel at Columbia University, NYC: As a member of Gagaku ensemble, I am playing hichiriki during the concert of Columbia University Music Performance Program. More information here.
[22nd October 2016] Contemporary Insights: Sky Macklay, Spectrum, NYC: On the program featuring compositions of Sky Macklay, we are also performing my piece VISIBLE for oboe, tape and accordion with accessories. Facebook.
[21st October 2016] Expozice nové hudby, Kafé Praha, Brno, CZ: I am performing an online concert at the Brno festival of new music.
[20th October 2016] NYC Constellation Ensemble, Czech Center NYC: Performance of the ensemble in a October constellation of: Bishu Chatterjee- voice, double bass; Zak Hap – shō; Jasper Hussong – violoncello; Sophie Leetmaa – harp; Ben Lussier – ukulele, musical saw; Alessandra Urso – shō; Sydney Viles – theremin; Lucie Vítková – accordion, harmonica, voice; Kris Wettstein – keyboards.
[18th October 2016] Accept, Kino Pilotů, Prague, CZ: Screening of the movie at a cinema in Prague at 7.30pm.
[6th October 2016] Accept, Kino Blansko, Blansko, CZ: Screening of the movie Accept about my music and life during the Kolotoč festival.
[3rd October 2016] Music Olomouc 2016, Umělecké centrum UP, Divadlo K3, Olomouc, CZ: Premiere of my piece To Whom Do the Horses in the Yard Belong, composed for German duo Leise Dröhnung, commissioned by the festival.
[23rd-24th September 2016] Moving Music, Labor Sonor, Berlin D: I will perform in project organized by Labor Sonor (Andrea Neumann, Christian Kesten), where the choreographers are collaborating with composers on a common piece. Me, Neele Hülcker and Johnny Chang will be collaborating with choreographer Antonia Baehr. Web.
[22th September 2016] Audio-DH, Korzo Theater, Den Haag, NL: Project of curators Francisco Lopez & Barbara Ellison. I participated with an electroacoustic piece Music Domestic (for kettle, harmonica, fridge and voice).
[15th September 2016] Dzialdov, Berlin, D: I am performing my solo set with Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes, Piece for Accordion and Tape and MUSIC DOMESTIC. Facebook.
[12th September 2016] Zimmerclub, Tel Aviv, IL: Performed my Piece for Accordion and Tape and Music Domestic at the punk- noise concert together with Dater Ape, Ameat, Lars, Bolzman and Anavim.
[8th September 2016] Mekudeshet – Rustling, Jerusalem, Israel: During the festival night, I will perform 3 concerts, consisting of my solo site-specific piece under the carob tree and collaboration with local singer Tomer Damsky. More info.
[7th September 2016] CoLaboRadio, Berlin, D: For September’s edition on CoLaboRadio, Reflektor introduces Grid and their work at this year’s meeting at Darmstadtaeter ferienkurse. Including: „Visiting Feldman“ – Madeleine Jonsson Gille „Forced to Calmness“ – Marta Forsberg „Chimes (for cimbalom and 3 players)“ – Lucie Vítková „Multiphonic study for string trio“ Stella Veloce „Luci und Neele“ Neele Hülcker. Web.
[2nd-7th August 2016] GRID Darmstadt, International Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt, D: I was participating on the project organized by Ashley Fure GRID Darmstadt (Gender Relations in Darmstadt) about a transformation of the festival structure and new music. The core of our team consisted of composers Ashley Fure, Georgina Born, Arnbjörg Danielsen, Neele Hülcker, Stella veloce, Maya Shenfeld and Madeleine Jonsson Gille.
[19th July 2016] Golem, Bohemian National Hall, NYC: I will make music for silent horror movie Golem, screened at the roof top of the Bohemian National Hall. One-women show – accordion, harmonica, voice, electronics. The evening will begin with a short concert by NYC Constellation Ensemble.
WEST COAST TOUR 2016:
[8th July 2016] sfSound Festival, Gray Area, San Francisco, USA: Three-day festival presented by sfsound. I will perform my Piece for Accordion and Tap shoes, play a piece by James Tenney and do an improvisation set.
[7th July 2016] The Luggage Store, San Francisco, USA: I will perform new versions of my Ideas and Techniques and of Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes. The event starts at 8pm.
[6th July 2016] Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, USA: Playing an improvisation night together with Joe Lasqo, Bryan Day, Lisa Mezzacappa and Phillip Greenlief. Facebook.
[5th July 2016] Screening and Concert, Bird and Beckett Books and Records, San Francisco, USA: During the evening, the film about my life and work will be screened. I will also perform a Piece for Accordion and Voice and do Q and A after the screening.
[3rd July 2016] Lucie Vítková at CNMAT, Berkeley, USA: I will play my Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes, ..nice and bitter…, Piece for Accordion and Tape and preview of my upcoming album MUSIC DOMESTIC.
[2nd July 2016] Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, USA:
[30th June] Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz, USA: An event presented by Indexical.
[25st June 2016] Young Artists Language and Devotion Alliance: YALDA, Poets House, NYC: I will perform my Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes during the reading of YALDA members.
[21st June 2016] Dean Rosenthal: Stones/ Water/ Time/ Breath, Prospect Park, NYC: I am performing a piece by Dean Rosenthal at the event organized by Jen Baker during Make Music New York.
[21st June 2016] DAWN and DUSK, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NYC: I am playing with birds during dawn and dusk together with clarinetist David Rothenberg, Charlie Raugh, Steve Scholle and cellist Hank Roberts.
[10-13th June 2016] Infrequent Seams Spring Festival, The Firehouse Space, 246 Frost St, Brooklyn, NYC: Three premieres of mine on the program! Friday June 10th: AGING for solo double bass (7.15pm) and Choral no. 13 for Red Desert Ensemble (8.45pm). Third is American premiere of my ensemble piece Lady Suit (2013). On Saturday, I will perform with Seth Parker Woods, piece by Klaus Lang Tehran Dust.
Friday June 10, 7pm: Devin Maxwell CD Release
7:15 Lucie Vitkova (Brno, CZ) / James Ilgenfritz
8:00 Providence Research Ensemble (Providence, RI)
8:45 Red Desert Ensemble (Devin Maxwell / Katie Porter)
9:30 Jen Baker’s Polyverse Ensemble with Ingrid Laubrock & Anais Maviel
Saturday June 11, 7pm
7:15 Seth Parker Woods: Works by Louis Andriessen, Jürg Frey, Klaus Lang, Matthias Pintscher
8:00 Philip White: Solo Electronics
8:45 Hate Speech: Charlie Looker / Jeremiah Cymerman
9:30 Anagram Ensemble: Works by Natacha Diels, Anne Guthrie, James Ilgenfritz, Elliott Sharp
Sunday June 12, 7pm
Anagram Ensemble: Works by James Ilgenfritz, Pauline Oliveros, Jürg Frey, Devin Maxwell, Jonah Rosenberg, Lucie Vitkova, Charles Waters
[5th June 2016] Cicada Concert, Bath Nature Preserve, Ohio, USA: I am playing with cicadas, together with clarinetist David Rothenberg. Location: Bath Nature Preserve in Summit County, (which is the location of the University of Akron Field Station). The event starts at 11am.
[1st June 2016] Akcept, Kino Scala, Brno, CZ: Premiere of a 80-minutes feature documentary movie about my work, live and relationship to contemporary music. Director: Jan Hubáček.
[1st June 2016] Artist Is Online, Kino Scala, Brno, CZ: My live sound installation accompanying the first screening of the movie Accept.
[31st May 2016] Threes Brewing, Brooklyn, NYC: I am playing songs from a new album Haha Huhu by Aaron Roche, recently released in FIGURE8 studios. We are starting at 8pm and the address is 302 Butler Street, Brooklyn.
[28th May 2016] House Concert Brooklyn, NYC: On the program is: Sam Sfirri performs Joe Kudirka and his own piece on piano; Jason Brogan and Lucie Vitkova – electronics and accordion;Teodora Stepancic performs ‚Till Patrick Modiano‘ by Johan Lindvall; Assaf Gidron and Sam Sfirri perform a piece by Teodora for cello and piano. Write me for an address.
[26th May 2016] Bohemian National Hall, NYC: Premiere of my new composition Optional, commissioned by the American ensemble Interference.
[24th May 2016] Accept, Euroasian Film Festival, Bohemian National Hall, NYC: Preview of an 80-minutes feature documentary movie about my work, live and relationship to contemporary music. Director: Jan Hubáček.
[19th May 2016] Lucie Vítková, Composition Workshop, Bohemian National Hall, 6-9pm, NYC: Presentation/ workshop featuring my compositions.
[15th May 2016] Driggs Parlour, Sunday Salon in Brooklyn, NYC: We are organizing every month sessions with my friend and composer Missy Mazzoli. On the program are poets Farnoosh Fathi and Bridget Talone. From music, we are featuring singer and musician GABI and myself with the Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes. Write me for address.
[9th May 2016] SEM at Bohemian National Hall, NYC: At the concert organized by composer Petr Kotík of SEM ensemble, I will premiere my piece Places to Meet together with violin duo String Noise (Pauline Kim Harris and Conrad Harris) and will participate on improvisation set, playing with Roscoe Mitchell, George E. Lewis, Thomas Buckner and S.E.M. ensemble.
[9th May 2016] WKCR 89.9FM, 3pm, NYC: I was interviewed together with George E. Lewis, Roscoe Mitchell and Alvin Singleton for Columbia University radio about the upcoming concert at Bohemian National Hall.
[8th May 2016] Preview Concert at Willow Place Auditorium, 26 Willow Pl, Brooklyn, NYC: I will be part of improvisation ensemble together with George E. Lewis, Roscoe Mitchell and the members of S.E.M. ensemble of Petr Kotík.
[6th May 2016] Cross-species Ensemble, The New School, NYC: I am presenting my work focused on environment and animals at a class of Kirk Nurock.
[4th May 2016] Music Domestic, Waverly 268, New York University, NYC: I am presenting my new album Music Domestic at a class Feminist and Queer Theory of Susan Cusick.
[28th-30th Apr. 2016] Résidence de Création, Paradis, Rimouski, Canada: I will be part of composer-performer residency together with Canadian composer Simon Labbé, double bassist Gabriel Drolet and percussionist Antoine L.-Berger. The workshops about a relationship of sound and light will be followed by concert on 30th April.
[24th Apr. 2016] Lucie Vítková + Ensemble, La Passe, Montréal, CA: At the concert, my new piece Montreal for ensemble will be premiered along my solo set Ideas and Techniques and a piece for string quartet of Canadian composer Simon Labbé.
[23th Apr. 2016] Open Music Ensemble, Zen Center, Brooklyn, NYC: I am playing an improvisation set as a guest of the ensemble.
[20th Apr. 2016] Lucie Vítková at NYC podcast TalkMusicTalk of Boice Terrel-Allen: Listen to the interview here.
[16th Apr. 2016] Ghost Ensemble at Firehouse, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NYC: I will participate as a guest perfomer of the ensemble in piece Buffalo Jam by Pauline Oliveros and in Set Sail for the Sun by Karlheinz Stockhausen.
[15th Apr. 2016] Accordion and Voice, www.chromelodeon.space: My piece Accordion and Voice is featured at the online listening space Chromelodeon of Marc Sabat and Ellen Arkbro.
[14th Apr. 2016] Musical Ecologies: Ghost Ensemble, Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NYC: Premiere of my new piece VISIBLE for accordion with accessories, oboe and electronics, commissioned by Ghost Ensemble. I will also participate as performer in a piece Tehran-Dust by Klaus Lang, in Pebbles by Pauline Oliveros and in piece Gioseffo Zarlino by Marc Sabat.
[11th Apr. 2016] Women and Music, 404 Dodge Hall, Columbia University, NYC: I will present my work at class of Alessandra Ciucci Women and Music. We meet at 1pm.
[31st Mar. 2016] String Noise and Lucie Vítková, Pianos, 158 Ludlow Street, NYC: At the concert, organized by violin duo String Noise – Pauline Kim-Harris and Conrad Harris, we will preview my new piece Places to Meet, commissioned by String Noise and I will also play and dance a new version of my Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes. The event starts at 10pm. Web.
[26th Mar. 2016] Gagaku Ensemble, Miller Theater, Columbia University, NYC: I am playing Japanese woodwind instrument hichiriki with the Columbia Gagaku Ensemble. www.medievaljapanesestudies.org/content/view/62/79/
[19th Mar. 2016] Punch Drunk Love, BAM, Brooklyn, NYC: I am playing with the Wordless Music Orchestra along screening of the movie Punch Drunk Love by Paul Thomas Anderson. With special guests: singer Norah Jones and composer John Brion.
[17th Mar. 2016] Aaron Roche at Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NYC: I am playing accordion in the band composed by singer and guitarist Aaron Roche. Facebook.
[12th Mar. 2016] The Open Music Ensemble, Upstream Gallery, Hastings on Hudson, NY: I am playing an improvisation set as a guest of the ensemble. More information.
[10th Mar. 2016] And Vex the Nightingale_release concert, The Alchemists Kitchen, Brooklyn, NYC: David Rothenberg has been putting on live concerts together with the singing nightingales of Berlin for several years now. This year he releases a unique recording of a single track, single performance of Lucie Vítková on voice and accordion, himself on clarinet and iPad (sampling the bird live of course). More information here.
[27th Feb. 2016] Connecticut College, Evans Hall, New London, USA: I will play in a ensemble piece Opera for Zombie Media by American composer Jason Brogan at Conn College weekend festival.
[26th Feb. 2016] Ideas and Techniques, Russell House, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA: My solo accordion, harmonica and voice set Ideas and Techniques along American duo Twins of El Dorado. Facebook.
[9th Feb. 2016] The Kitchen Improvises: 1976-1983, The Kitchen, New York: To celebrate the release of the archival CD The Kitchen Improvises: 1976–1983 on Orange Mountain Music, composer George Lewis curates an evening of performances by Thomas Buckner (voice), Earl Howard (saxophones and electronics), Oliver Lake (saxophones), Lewis (electronics, trombone), Michael Lytle (clarinets), Miya Masaoka (koto and electronics), Ikue Mori (electronics), Andrea Parkins (accordion, objects, electronics), and Lucie Vítková (accordion and voice), inspired by that flowering of hybridity on the downtown New York music scene. Organized by Lumi Tan.
[3rd Feb. 2016] Composers Colloquium, Dodge Hall Room 620, 4-6pm, Columbia University, New York: I am giving a presentation about my work. Columbia University Seminar Poster, Lucie Vitkova
[24th Jan. 2016] Verão Sonoro Experimental 2, La Maison Ribeirão – Rod. Baldicero Filomeno 1319, Desterro, Brazil (BR): Screening of my Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes during the series of Blu Simon Wasem along Henrique Iwao and Rodo Ramos. Facebook.
[14th Jan. 2016] Dust in the Groove, Klenbový sál JAMU, Brno: A concert of the band with extended instrumentation. The event starts at 19.00.
[22th Dec. 2015] Stratokapr vol. 2 // feat. Lucie Vítková, Studio Prototyp, Prague: In a calmer spirit for once, we celebrate Christmas time.Three world premieres on the program:
Lucie Vítková: Choral no. 12 (written for Stratocluster)
Ian Mikyska: Two; Forgetting (for two singing banjists)
Lucie Vítková: Piece for Accordion and Tape. Facebook.
[13th Dec. 2015] Studio 8, Berlin: Pieces by Cat Lamb, Marc Sabat and Solage performed by Cat Lamb (viola, voice), Rebecca Lane (flute, voice), Annie Garlid (voice), Lucie Vítková (voice, accordion).
[7th Dec. 2015] House Concert, Berlin: Pieces by Klaus Lang, Ian Mikyska (Settings; Stillness) and Christian Wolff (For 1, 2 or 3 People) performed by Rebecca Lane (flute, bass flute), Joseph Houston (piano) and Lucie Vítková (voice, accordion). Please email me for the address.
[3rd Dec. 2015] Stranded Places and Other Landscapes, Strahler, Pfluegerstr. 15, Berlin: A concert series and exhibition of photographer Uta Neumann featuring me, Rebecca Lane and Antonia Barnett-McIntosh. On the program is: Study for Snare Drum, Hi-hat and Feedback; Lucie Vítková – feedback and percussion. Duo with Rebecca Lane – amplified flute and Lucie Vítková – accordion and harmonica. Conversation: sketches with Antonia Barnett-Mackintosh – loud speaker, tape and Rebecca Lane – loud speaker, tape. Kaplan Blade (for retuned accordion and tape); Lucie Vítková – composition, accordion, tape. More info and fb.
[26th Nov. 2015] Water Turbine (2013), Bohuslav Martinů Hall, Prague, CZ: SouthBohemian Chamber Philharmonics České Budějovice will play premiere of my piece Water Turbine for 36-member orchestra with accordion; conductor – Petr Louženský, accordion Žaneta Vítová.
[22th Nov. 2015] Kaplan Blade, HfM Hanns Eisler – Studiosaal, Berlin: I will perform a premiere of my piece Kaplan Blade for retuned accordion and electronics. The concert starts at 18.00.
[20th Nov. 2015] LITTLE THINGS, Ausland, Berlin: We will play LITTLE THINGS, one larger piece composed out of smaller ones. The instrumentation goes from acoustic instruments to electronics, DIY loudspeakers and field recordings. Lucie Vítková (2 accordions, voice), Neele Hülcker (keybord, electronics). Documentation.
POLISH TOUR 2015 (2/2), the second part of our performance series with clarinetist Mateusz Rybicki. On the program are my compositions Choral no. 11, Imprints of the Landscape no. 2, Berlin and Fast Interaction (for duo), along an improvisation set.
[19th Nov. 2015] Vítková/ Rybicki, Centrum Amarant, Poznań, PL:
[18th Nov. 2015] Vítková/ Rybicki, Koniec Świata, Toruń, PL:
[15th Nov. 2015] Vítková/ Rybicki, Audio Art Festival, Krakow, PL: Documentation.
[13th Nov. 2015 – 17th Jan. 2016] Acoustic Paintings, Oblastní galerie Vysočiny v Jihlavě, CZ: the exibition „Přepisy“ will last till 17th January 2016.
[12th Nov. 2015] Acoustic Paintings, Oblastní galerie Vysočiny v Jihlavě, CZ: opening of an exhibition and performance of the project Acoustic Paintings in collaboration with visual artist Pavel Korbička. Documentation.
[8th Nov. 2015] Music of Lucie Vítková, Studio 8, Berlin, D: Performances of pieces Flute and Tape, Piccolo and Tape, Rebecca Lane – piccolo, alto flute; Choral no. 11 (for clarinet, accordion, harmonica and voice), clarinet, voice – Mateusz Rybicki, accordion, harmonica, voice – Lucie Vítková and a premiere of Hat (for accordion, harmonica and sewing machine) with Lisa Simpson – sewing machine.
[4th Nov. 2015] Harmony Series, Studio 8, Berlin: We will play pieces Harmony series 13 and 15 by Micheal Pisaro in instrumentation: Lucio Capece – bass clarinet; Johnny Chang – viola; Rebecca Lane – flute; Koen Nutters – upright bass; Derek Shirley – cello; Lucie Vítková – accordion. Facebook.
[1st Nov. 2015] Prague Improvisation Orchestra, Alta Theater, Prague, CZ: A performance of the orchestra with American guests saxophonist Andrew Raffo Dewar and Matthew Ostrowski playing the electronics. Facebook.
[30th Oct. 2015] Ideas and Techniques (extended), Drumherum, Berlin: My solo accordion, harmonica and voice set Ideas and Techniques in extended version! along American duo SNKR and Polish artist Martyna Poznanska. Facebook.
[29th Oct. 2015] Heyndels/ Vítková, Nussbreite, Berlin, D: An improvisation evening in collaboration with doublebassist Lennart Heyndels. Facebook event.
[17th Oct. 2015] Ideas and Techniques, Mindscape Universe, Perleberger Straße 14, Berlin, DE: My solo accordion, harmonica and voice set Ideas and Techniques along New York based duo Fan Letters (Alex Nathanson and Dylan Neely). Facebook.
[10th Oct. 2015] Dust in the Groove, Loštice, CZ: A concert of the band.
[9th Oct. 2015] Dust in the Groove, Industra Brno, CZ: A workshop and concert of the band. Facebook.
[8th Oct. 2015] Heyndels/ Vítková, Greenhouse, Berlin, D: An improvisation evening in collaboration with doublebassist Lennart Heyndels. Facebook event.
[7th Oct. 2015] Koncert Minimal, Studio 8, Berlin, DE: Performing Peckinpah Trios by Antoine Beuger together with Catherine Lamb on viola and Koen Nutters on double bass. The concert starts at 20:00 sharp! Doors open from 19:30. Facebook event.
[6th Oct. 2015] SRNY (Female Deers), Kino Art, Brno, CZ: A premiere of a short film SRNY, capturing Brno contemporary dance group Filigrán at Kino Art. For this movie of director Petra Bučková, I made a soundtrack in instrumentation for 2 accordions, guitar, violin and field recordings. The event is part of the festival Natřikrát and the screening starts at 20:00.
[25th Sep. 2015] – [8th Nov. 2015] Návrh na změnu partitury, Bruslení, Janáčkův památník, Brno, CZ: Exhibition of the projects in collaboration with Jolana Havelková.
[24th Sep. 2015] Opening of the Exhibition, Janáčkův památník, Brno, CZ: Opening night of the exhibition, consisting of the projects Proposal for an Alteration of the Score and Bruslení (Ice Skating), in collaboration with Jolana Havelková. The opening starts at 17:00.
[21th Sep. 2015] HAIKU, PLATO Gallery, Ostrava, CZ: An hour performance in collaboration with Austrian artist Max Bogner aka Margaret Unknown (guitar, electronics, voice, dance); myself playing the accordion, voice, harmonica and tap shoes. The performance will consist of music, words, light and dance.
POLISH TOUR 2015 (1/2) will be realised in two parts in collaboration with Polish clarinetist Mateusz Rybicki. In the two set performance we will combine our compositional and improvisational skills. We are going to play some of my new pieces composed for the tour (Choral no.11 – for accordion, clarinet and voices; and Imprints of the Landscape no. 2, Berlin) along an improvisation set.
[18th Sep. 2015] Rybicki/ Vítková, Teatr Cinema Michałowice, PL:
[17th Sep. 2015] Rybicki/ Vítková, Galeria na Czystej, Wrocław, PL: Facebook event.
[15th Sep. 2015] Rybicki/ Vítková, 6 dzielnica, Łódź, PL: Facebook event 1.
[12th Sep. 2015] KINDL, Berlin, D: I am perfoming in a piece by James Tenney In a Large, Open Space and my also piece Choral no. 8 (for ensemble) will be performed. More here.
[28th Aug. 2015] GAP, Ostrava Days Festival 2015, Provoz hlubina, Ostrava, CZ: GAP is a new piece which I wrote on the play „Gap“ by artist Saara Wallraf instrumented for accordion, violin, voices and tape. During the evening I will also sing in the pieces by James Falzone Equidistant – B Quartal and in the piece So Bury Me by Ian Mikyska.
[25th Aug. 2015] Noční sóla, Ostrava Days Festival, Dům kultury, Ostrava, CZ: Playing electronics in the piece Petals by Kaija Saariaho with Finish violoncellist Juho Latinen and in piece Settings; Stillness (On Romantic Style) by Ian Mikyska together with Japanese pianist Keiko Schichijo and Austrian singer Anette Schönmüller.
[14th Aug. 2015] Radiobroadcast – Hudební fórum s Renátou Spisarovou, Český Rozhlas Vltava, live 23:15-01:00, Ostrava, CZ: 105 minutes in dialog with Renáta Spisarová about my music and my musical influences. I am also going to present music of composers such as Neele Hülcker, Laura Steenberge, Cat Lamb, Hanne Darboven, Marc Sabat, Christian Wolff, Jeremiah Runnels, Joseph Kudirka and Bryan Eubanks.
[9th Aug. 2015] Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních, Festiválek bez bojů a válek, Boskovice, CZ: Presentation and screening of the film about a project Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních which connects folk songs with their places of origin. The 50-minute movie introduces cities and villages of the Blansko region. FacebFacebook.ook.
[8th Jul. 2015] Harmony Series, Studio 8, Berlin, DE: I am performing Harmony Series no. 5 „Now“ by Michael Pisaro in duo with double-bassist Koen Nutters.
[7th Jul. 2015] Veloce/ Vítková, Des journées entières dans les arbres, T Berlin, DE: Eliad Wagner´s series connects acoustic instruments and electronics performers. We will explore this relationship with me on accordion and Berlin based Italien artist Stella Veloce (electronics).
[5th Jul. 2015] Waves, Studio 8, Berlin, DE: I am playing in the piece for instruments, sine tones, white noise and field recordings by Koen Nutters, in instrumentation: Lucio Capece – bass clarinet, Lucie Vítková – accordion, Koen Nutters – upright bass.
[3rd – 5th Jul. 2015] BZZZ! 2015, Harplinge, Sweden: I was chosen to participate on the Harp Art Lab – International Sound Art Festival with my new site-specific piece Imprints of the Landscape. In this piece I am using field recordings, composition, recycled sound materials, accordion, harmonica, voice and tap shoes. The concert will be on 4th July at the Harplinge Windmill at 19.00. More here.
[25th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th Jun. 2015]+ [2nd Jul. 2015] SOUNDS FOR A WHILE, Deutsche Oper – Tishlerei, Berlin, DE: I am performing accordion and voice at the whole evening project created by sound studies Master students lead by director Hans Peter Kuhn. For this performance I am also evolving piece for 4 voices and 4 sirens with Evelyn Saylor, Vera Buhß and Wei-Ju Shen. Article about the project in the Berliner Morgen post.
[24th Jun. 2015] Vs. Interpretation, Book Launch, Školská 28, Praha, CZ: vs. Interpretation is a compendium of essays edited by David Rothenberg and the first publication by the Agosto Foundation. Inspired by the vs. Interpretation festival in July 2014 and designed by Pixl-e Studios Publishing, the book includes drawings by Morgan O’Hara and a compilation on USB of improvised music by sound artists from the Czech Republic and abroad. I contributed with my essay Learning to Change with the Music of Christian Wolff and with the piece Accordion and Voice. More information here.
[20th Jun. 2015] Dust in the Groove, United Islands Festival, Prague, CZ: A concert of the band during the festival at Střelecký Island.
[19th Jun. 2015] Dust in the Groove, JAMU Klenbový sál, Brno, CZ: A concert of the band. The event starts at 18.00.
[18th Jun. 2015] Festival Ošklivé Hudby/ Ugly Music Festival, Industra, Brno, CZ: Whole day festival of contemporary and experimental music in Brno. I will participate with my solo accordion harmonica, voice set Ideas and Techniques and also play concert with Dust in the Groove.
[16th Jun. 2015] Hülcker/ Vítková- LITTLE THINGS, Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, DE: The premiere of our whole evening piece – Lucie Vítková (2 accordions, voice), Neele Hülcker (keybord, electronics). The set up goes from acoustic instruments to electronics, DIY loudspeakers and field recordings. The 70-minute piece consists of 8 smaller parts – little things. The concert starts at 20.00 sharp.
[14th Jun. 2015] The Gumbo #10: Rybicki/ Son/ Vítková (instant composition), Greenhouse, Gottlieb Dunkel Straße 43-44, Berlin, DE: Improvisation set with Polish clarinet and bass clarinet player Mateusz Rybicki. Facebook event.
[13th Jun. 2015] Containerklang 3, Kunsthaus Rhenania, Köln, DE: We will perform GAP, which is a new piece which I wrote on the play „Gap“ by artist Saara Walraff instrumented for accordion, violin, voices and tape, along pieces by Georges Aperghis and Enno Poppe. Facebook event.
[12th Jun. 2015] 1-1-1-1_Costa/ Schröder/ Vítková/ Walraff, Echo Bücher, Berlin, DE: Four musicians and performers realising new conceptual scores derived from their collaboration. Starring: Bilwa Costa, Christian Konrad Schröder, Saara Walraff and myself. More information here.
[5th Jun. 2015] Ideas and Techniques, Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes, La Carotte, Brussels, BE: In two sets, I will present my solo accordion, harmonica voice set Ideas and Techniques and Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes.
[3rd Jun. 2015] Heyndels/ Vítková, Rue du Cadran 12, Saint-Josse, Brussels, BE: I will play an improvisation duo with contrabassist Lennart Heyndels during the house concert in Brussels.
[19th May 2015] GAP, LaBettolab, Berlin, DE: GAP is a new piece which I wrote on the play „Gap“ by artist Saara Walraff instrumented for accordion, violin, voices and tape.
As a guest, we have Czech clarinet player and improviser Pavel Zlámal who will perform his solo set. The evening will end with the trio: Saara, Pavel and myself. Facebook event.
[17th May 2015] Prague Improvisation Orchestra, Alta Theater, Prague, CZ: A concert of the orchestra with special guest guitarist Burkhard Stangl from Vienna, one of Austria’s foremost improvisers as well as composers. Also joining us will be Hernan Hayet from Buenos Aires.
[9th May 2015] Berlin Bülbül, Viktoriapark, Berlin, DE: I will play and sing as a guest of David Rothenberg´s and Korhan Erel´s concert with nightingales, along cellist Maria Magdalena Wiesmaier. The event will start at 23.00 at Victoria park.Facebook event.
[7th May 2015] Dust in the Groove, Boskovice Synagogue, CZ: A concert of the band during the festival at Boskovice. Facebook event.
[6th May 2015] Dust in the Groove, Kafé Atlas, Brno, CZ: A concert of the band at Kafé Atlas; event starts at 8pm.
[29th Apr. 2015] TABLETO, City Library, Prague, CZ: The second presentation of the interactive computer software which helps children to learn to read. For this project, I have been working on the music accompaniments and on the sound illustration of the scenes. The event starts at 17.00.
[27th Apr. 2015] Dunami Ensemble, Malá Amerika, Brno, CZ: A concert of the esemble, performing my pieces Listening Objects and Choral no. 4. Facebook event.
[27th Apr. 2015] TABLETO, Jíří Mahen Library, Brno, CZ: The first presentation of the interactive computer software which helps children to learn to read. For this project, I have been working on the music accompaniments and on the sound illustration of the scenes. The event starts at 10.00.
[26th Apr. 2015] Dust in the Groove, radio Český rozhlas 3 Vltava, CZ: A broadcast of the concert of the band, from November 2014 at Music Lab Brno, in the Czech radio. The show starts at 1:30 pm.
[25th Apr. 2015] Piece for Accordion and Tap Shoes, PRAHA/ Forum for Architecture and Media, Brno, CZ: I am performing my piece at the event shared with the band TRANSMIT (AU/DE) – Magda Mayas, Tony Buck, James Welburn and Brendan Doughety.
[23rdApr. 2015] Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních, Školská 28 Gallery, Prague, CZ: The presentation and screening of the film about the project Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních which connects folk songs with their places of origine. More here.
[19thApr. 2015] Studio 8, Berlin, DE: I am performing pieces of American composer Joseph Kudirka, together with author and trombonist Rishin Singh.
[18th Apr. 2015] Soft Songs, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, DE: A performance of my piece Soft Songs by DAAD student ensemble and playing accordion in a piece by Kenneth Edelson (USA). The event starts at 18.00.
[7th Apr. 2015] DISGRAFICKÉ PARTITURY, National Gallery Prague, CZ: A premiere of my new piece Fanfare no. 1 (for recorder, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, french horn and trombone), commissioned by Orchestra Berg, in collaboration with choreographer Miroslava Eliášová and light designer Vladimír Burian.
[28th Mar. 2015] Lucie Vítková/ Mia Dyberg, Donau 115, Berlin, DE: First meeting on stage with Danish saxophonist Mia Dyberg and myself with harmonica and tap shoes.
[27th Mar. 2015] All Wo:män Spicy Söund Süpperclüb, Grüntaler Strasse 9, Berlin, DE: Food and music by Saara Wallraf (violin), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers), Lucie Vítková (accordion), Julia Reidy (guitar).
[23rd Mar. 2015] La Betto Lab, Berlin, DE: I am performing in duo with saxophonist Gregor Siedl, along LuthPi. Okerstrasse 43, doors open at 20.00. More info here.
[22nd Mar. 2015] Open Mic, Studio 8, Berlin, DE: The first Open Mic at Studio 8 with Maxine, improvising music system evolved by Ritwik Banerji. I signed up with my harmonica and tap shoes.
[16th Mar. 2015] Listening Objects, Aula JAMU Brno, CZ: A premiere of my new piece Listening Objects for oboe and 3 objects in the context of classical oboe repertoire at the concert called Večerní píseň pro hoboj; commissioned by oboist Marcela Mrázová and Nadace Český hudební fond.
[10th Mar. 2015] BKA Theater, Berlin, DE: I am participating at the evening organised by Neele Hülcker and Carola Schaal.
[5th Mar. 2015] Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE: Exhibition and open studios presentations. I participated in the project by Dutch resident artist Steven Jouwersma, connecting 6 musicians, psychoanalysis and pottery. Documentation here.
[22nd Feb. 2015] Ideas and Techniques, Umlaut Records Atelier, Paris, FR: I am playing my solo accordion, harmonica, voice set along Spat´ Sonore. More at: https://madmimi.com/p/4f74c5?fe=1&pact=28025391420#.
[8th Feb. 2015] Zoom + Focus Concert, Universität der Künste Berlin, DE: A semester concert of the composition students of Universität der Künste. I will contribute with a new piece 2+1 (for two saxophones and voice), performed by Anton Alfvén (soprano sax), Andrew Fedorovitch (alto sax) and myself with voice.
[7th Feb. 2015] Lucie Vítková Presents Music of Christian Wolff, NK Projekt, Berlin, DE: I will present the results of my collaboration with Berlin students and performers (akaTemporary Ensemble) with whose I have been working on the scores and music of Christian Wolff. More at: http://www.nkprojekt.de/upcoming-nk-winter-2012/.
[31stJan. 2015] Reflektor 5, West Germany Berlin, DE: I will participate on the series of concerts Reflector, this time with a theme: Interplay of Sound and Performance, along Malte Giesen and Christiane Hommelsheim. More here.
[30thJan. 2015] Lunch Concert with Christian Wollf, Universität der Künste Berlin, DE: I will present the results of my collaboration with Berlin students and performers (akaTemporary Ensemble) with whose I have been working on the scores and music of Christian Wolff. The concert will start at 14.00 at the Kleiner Vortragssaal at Bundesallee 1–12. On the program are pieces Changing the System and Peace March 10 (for John Heartfield).
[28thJan. 2015] Sweatshop (Ma Thilda), Wildenbruchstr. 68 Neukölln, Berlin, DE: I play an improvisation night in trio with contrabassist Lennard Heyndels and saxophonist Gregor Siedel.
[25thJan. 2015] Concert with Music of Dieter Schnebel, Grunewaldkirche Berlin, DE: I will perform piece for 7 vocal groups called Für Stimmen (…missa est) AMN with the choir of the Universität der Künste. The concert starts at 18.00.
[21stJan. 2015] SOWIESO, Weisestrasse 24, Berlin Neukölln, DE: Improvisation night with Ritwik Banerji (sax), Gregor Siedl (sax), Lucie Vítková (accordion) and Maxine (guitar,electronics,piano,percussion). In the intermission there will be an installation „Monty the Maxinean“.
[19th Jan. 2015] Learning to Improvise with Music of Christian Wolff, BIRG Berlin, DE: I will give a presentation of my research about Christian Wolff´s music at the Berlin Improvisation Research Group (BIRG) meeting.
[18th Jan. 2015] Music of Lucie Vítková, Studio 8, Berlin, DE: I will perform my pieces …nice and bitter…, Fast Interaction, With Voice and Reflections with composer and viola player Catherine Lamb and performer Takako Suzuki.
[15th Dec. 2014] Ideas and Techniques, KuLe Theater Berlin, DE: I will perform my accordion, voice and harmonica solo set during the Labor Sonor music series along Jason Kahn and Sam Ashley.
The bar opens at 20.00, concert starts at 21.00.
[28th Nov. 2014] Dust in the Groove, Prague, CZ: A concert of the band at Palác Akropolis, Velký sál. The concert starts at 7pm. Documentation at: http://www.palacakropolis.cz/work/28851?event=20121.
[27th Nov. 2014] Dust in the Groove, Brno, CZ: A concert of the band at Music Lab, Opletalova Street, Hudební fakulta JAMU at 8pm.
[26th Nov. 2014] Dust in the Groove, Olomouc, CZ: A concert of the band at Muzeum umění, Denisova 47. The concert starts at 7pm and will be recorded by Czech radio Český rozhlas 3. Documentation at: http://www.olmuart.cz/en/dust-in-the-groove–260/
[24th Nov. 2014] Zvukové obrazy, Planetarium Brno, CZ: Performance of my piece Soft Songs in arrangement for choir Vox Iuvenalis, along compositions by Giacinto Scelsi, Robert Ashley, Tom Johnson, Jiří Najvar and Miloslav Ištvan. Documentation at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1489096968007828/1496865463897645/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity
[23rd Nov. 2014] Alice in Bed, National Theater Brno, Reduta Theater, CZ: At 3 pm.
[22nd Nov. 2014] Fragile Freedom, Bohemian National Hall, New York, USA: A premiere of my piece Fragile Freedom at multi-genre performance dedicated to the life and legacy of Václav Havel, celebrating 25 years of freedom and the power of art to change the world. Well recognized contemporary Czech composers create compositions dedicated to the Velvet Revolution. Documentation at: http://new-york.czechcentres.cz/program/event-details/velvet-revolution1/.
[17th Nov. 2014] Labor Sonor – transmit power no.5, KuLe Theater, Berlin, DE: Singing in the piece by Catherine Lamb. Documentation at: http://www.echtzeitmusik.de/index.php?page=calendar.
[14th Nov. 2014] Alice in Bed, National Theater Brno, Reduta Theater, CZ.
[20th Oct. – 19th Nov. 2014] Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních, Blansko Gallery, CZ: Installation of the movie as a side program of the main exhibition at Blansko Gallery. Documentation at: http://www.galerie.blansko.cz/2014/10/blansko-a-okoli-ve-folklornich-pisnich/
[18th Oct. – 19th Nov. 2014] Interference, Blansko Gallery, CZ: The installation in the Blansko Gallery follows the previous project Acoustic Paintings. In this case, instead of paint, there are tiny videocameras fixed on the string. The exhibition opening is on October 18th at 5pm. Documentation at: http://www.galerie.blansko.cz/2014/10/pavel-korbicka-lucie-vitkova-interference/
[15th Oct. 2014] Concert of Contemporary Music, JAMU Brno, CZ: At the concert my piece Growing Up for clarinet, soprano sax, voice and synthesizer, will be performed by P. Zlámal, R. Hanousek, Myself and Edgar Mojdl.
[13th Oct. 2014] Portrait Concert of Lucie Vítková, PLATO Ostrava, CZ: Documentation and program at: http://www.ostravainfo.cz/lucie-vitkova-autorsky-koncert.
[11th Oct. 2014] Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních, Blansko, CZ: A presentation of the project via concerts trips around the Blansko environment. A minibus leaves from Kino Blansko at 10.30 am. More information here: http://bkvpisnich.vitkovalucie.com/?page_id=101.
[10th Oct. 2014] Dust in the Groove, Břeclav, CZ: A concert of a band in new instrumentation at the Church ČCE in Břeclav at 7.30 pm. Documentation at: https://www.facebook.com/events/343191729188011/.
[8th Oct. 2014] Blansko a okolí ve folklórních písních, Blansko, CZ: A presentation about the project and film screening at Blansko Cinema, during the festival Kolotoč. More here: http://bkvpisnich.vitkovalucie.com/?page_id=101.
[18th – 6th Nov. 2014] Acoustic Paintings, Kunsthalle Košice, SK: The exhibition of the Acoustic Painting no. 1, 2, 3, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 28 and 46. The gallery space is opened from Tuesdays to Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
[19th Sep. 2014] Sound City Days, Košice, SK: Exhibition opening and performance of the project Acoustic Paintings at the festival (18-21.9. 2014). Audio-visual performance „ACOUSTIC PAINTING no.46″ will be realised at 6 p.m., Kunsthalle Košice, Rumanova 1, Košice. Documentation at: http://www.k13.sk/udalosti/sound-city-days-festival-zvukoveho-umenia/.
[24th Aug. 2014] Posedy, lovci a zvířecí stezky, Maleč, CZ: Presentation of the project Blansko a okolí ve folkórních písních. Documentation at: http://yo-yo-yo.org/posedy-lovci-a-zvireci-stezky/.
[1 – 29th Aug. 2014] Hole Gallery (Galerie Díra), Školská 28, Prague: an installation of the piece Behind the Wall (for ensemble), commissioned by the venue, played by Ensemble Dunami; documentation at: http://skolska28.cz/behind-wall-pro-ansambl.
[16 – 20th Jul. 2014] Vs. Interpretation festival 2014, Prague, CZ: a festival for improvisation, presented by the Agosto Foundation; playing the solo set with my accordion program Ideas and Techniques and having a conference talk about Christian Wolff´s music and improvisation along to Pauline Oliveros, George E. Lewis, Iva Bittová, Markus Popp, Joëlle Léandre, Annie Gosfield, Phill Niblock, Petr Kotík; documentation at: http://agosto-foundation.org/vsinterpretationkeynotes/.
[26th Jun. 2014] Ha Chucpa, Husa na provázku Theater, Brno: traditional concert of klezmer music.
[18th Jun. 2014] OSA Awards, Hybernia Theater, Prague: awarded in category: young author of contemporary music 2013.
[13th Jun. 2014] Svatý Jan Tower, Frýdek, CZ: performance of ACOUSTIC PAINTING no. 45, at 6 pm, in collaboration with Pavel Korbička.
[12th Jun. 2014] Festival of Ugly Music, House of the Lords of Kunštát, Dominikánská 9, Brno: Dust in the Groove, DUNAMI, Swomp, Pavel Zlámal, Matyáš Dlab+Miguel Simonet, Filigrán; documentation at: https://www.facebook.com/events/643118959095543/?fref=ts
[7th Jun. 2014] Festival of Varšavská Atelier, Prague: one day event with contemporary music and improvisation, Czech premiere of my piece Reflections for accordion and performer (in collaboration with Jana Chmelíčková).
[5th Jun. 2014] Tanec na hrnec, Kollárova 8, Blansko, CZ: accordion and dance improvisation, in collaboration with Jana Chmelíčková.
[4th Jun. 2014] Alice in Bed, National Theater Brno, Reduta Theater.
[28th May 2014] Dust in the Groove, baroque refectory of Augustiniánské opatství at Staré Brno, CZ.
[27th May 2014] Divergent Connections, Orlí Theater, Brno, CZ: concert of Brno Improvising Unit ensemble, conducted by Pavel Zlámal.
[24th May 2014] Alice in Bed, National Theater Brno, Reduta Theater.
[24th May 2014] Day of Science, Faculty of Social Studies, Brno, CZ: having a talk about sonification in my pieces (Clothes Pieces, Water Turbine) like a representative of RADIO R; at 1pm at atrium of FSS.
[23rd May 2014] Pavlo Arie: Tuti Tututu, Brno, CZ: midnight scenic reading, performance of the site specific festival by theater Feste. Director: Matyáš Dlab, Music: Lucie Vítková; documentation at: http://www.divadlofeste.cz/specific/program-specificu/
[18th May 2014] Mince mezi zuby, Kabaret Špaček, Brno, CZ.
[18th May 2014] Ha Chucpa, Třebíč, CZ: traditional concert of klezmer music.
[17th May 2014] Mince mezi zuby, Kulturní dům, Babice nad Svitavou, CZ.
[15th May 2014] Dust in the Groove, Boskovice Synagogue, CZ.
[14th May 2014] Dunami Ensemble, Skleněná louka – Místogalerie, Brno, CZ: contemporary music played by Dunami Ensemble, Lucie Vítková- Behind the Wall (Czech premiere).
[11th May 2014] Alice in Bed, National Theater Brno, Reduta Theater.
[10th May 2014] Echofluxx 14, Prague, CZ: international festival of new media, music and art; playing the final set as a member of Echofluxx Ensemble.
[9th May 2014] Echofluxx 14, Prague, CZ: international festival of new media, music and art; premiere of my new piece for Flute and Tape, played by Lenka Kozderková.
[7th May 2014] Alice in Bed (premiere), National Theater Brno, Reduta Theater, CZ: playing accordion in the contemporary opera by Czech composers Ivo Medek and Markéta Dvořáková, documentation at: http://www.ndbrno.cz/opera/alice-in-bed?idp=12827.
[6th May 2014] Echofluxx 14, Prague, CZ: international festival of new media, music and art; playing the solo set with my accordion program Ideas and Techniques.
[29th Apr. 2014] Grey Gold, Dům umění, Brno, CZ: exhibition on Czech and Slovak female artists over 65+, performing at the opening in duo Lucie Vítková (accordion, voice) and Radim Hanousek (saxophones), documentation at: http://www.dum-umeni.cz/en/vystava/grey_gold_czech_and_slovak_female_artists_over_65.
[26th Apr. 2014] Prague Improvisation Orchestra, Kolowrat Theater, Prague, CZ: next concert with Birgit Ulher and Gregory Buttner (Hamburg) as our guests.
[25th Apr. 2014] exhibition at Cella Gallery, Opava, CZ: ACOUSTIC PAINTING no. 44, opening performance at 6 pm, in collaboration with Pavel Korbička, exhibition lasts from Apr. 26th – May 16th 2014, opening hours: Monday – Thursday 9 – 11 a.m, 12 – 4 p.m., documentation at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63YskXrhzAs.
[24th Apr. 2014] National Gallery, Prague, CZ: exhibition focused on the overlapping of paint art and music from 18th to 21st century; exhibiting with eight scores and recordings from the project Proposal for an Alteration of the Score, in collaboration with Jolana Havelková, exhibition lasts from Apr. 25th – Nov. 2nd 2014, documentation at: http://www.ngprague.cz/exposition-detail/vivat-musica-tony-barvy-tvary/.
[10th Apr. 2014] Concert for the 80’s anniversary of Christian Wolff, JAMU Brno, CZ: playing Nocturnes by Christian Wolff, in instrumentation for accordion and violin.
[28th Mar. 2014] OHNO music festival, Café Oto, UK: a sonic weekender of chamber pieces, homemade instruments, free improv and tripped-out electronics; playing pump organ in the piece by Sandra Boss; documentation at: http://thisisohno.org/.
[21st Mar. 2014] Dust in the Groove, Radio Proglas, CZ: in the broadcast Jak se vám líbí? at 19.15 o´clock, one hour concert combined with talk about our band; documentation at: http://www.proglas.cz/.
[20th Mar. 2014] Conference talk at JAMU Brno, CZ: 17.00 – Lucie Vítková about Christian Wolff and his compositional techniques.
[19th Mar. 2014] Dunami Ensemble, Skleněná louka, Brno: concert of music by František Chaloupka, Lucie Páchová and Michal Indrák.
[16th Mar. 2014] Mince mezi zuby, HaDivadlo, Brno, CZ: theater performance by Eva Tálská, music: Jaroslav Šťastný, Lucie Vítková; accordions: Lucie Vítková, Žaneta Vítová.
[13th Mar. 2014] Workshop about Improvisation, Skleněná louka, Brno, CZ: 13.00 – giving a workshop about improvisation and music of Christian Wolff as part of a series of lectures at Musicology Faculty in Brno.
[11th Mar. 2014] Domicil-Lady Suit, Dortmund, D: Lady Suit, E-MEX ensemble, http://www.e-mex-ensemble.de/?page=konzerte_2014/konzerte_2014_03_11.
[4th Mar. 2014] Brno Improvising Unit, Skleněná louka Brno, CZ: CD release ceremony, 8pm.
[February 2014] Bay Area Tour, California, USA: Center for New Music, San Francisco; Laura Steenberge concert, Oakland; Berkeley Arts Festival, Berkeley; CNMAT, Berkeley. Premieres – Fast Interaction, Transparent Melody, Behind the Wall, …nice and bitter…, Ready Made 02. Tour composition: album Ideas and Techniques (selected pieces).
February 16th – Oakland
February 18th – Center for New Music, San Francisco
February 23rd – Berkeley Arts Festival
February 28th – CNMAT, Berkeley
[16th Jan. 2014] Ideas and Techniques, Školská 28 Gallery, Prague, CZ: solo accordion performance at the festival Quiet Fields on the Way from Work, documentation at: http://www.skolska28.cz/page.php?event=719.
[14-29th Jan. 2014] listening festival Quiet Fields on the Way from Work, Školská 28 Gallery, Prague, CZ: Soft Songs (for free instrumentation ensemble), recordings of ten different ensembles, documentation at: http://www.skolska28.cz/page.php?event=712.
[10th Jan. 2014] Museum Folkwang-Frauen, Essen, D: Lady Suit (for ensemble), commissioned by German ensemble E-MEX.
[7th Dec. 2013] MIKROZVUK, Fuga, Bratislava, SK: Proposal for an Alteration of the Score, documentation at: http://www.thirdtypetapes.com/page/07-12-2013-bratislava-mikrozvuk-w-exoterrism.
[9st Oct. 2013] Release ceremony, Školská 28, Prague, CZ: Proposal for an Alteration of the Score, concert for the new CD, documentation at: http://www.skolska28.cz/page.php?event=689.
[31st Aug. 2013] New music festival Ostrava Days 2013, Dům Kultury Hall, Ostrava, CZ: MAsterpiece (ensemble, symphonic orchestra and choir ad libitum); conductor – J. Kalitzke, Temporary Ensemble, Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava, recorded for Czech radio Český Rozhlas Ostrava.
[Jun.-Sep. 2013] exhibition Doteky hudby (Touches of Music) at Severočeská galerie výtvarného umění (Northern-Bohemian Gallery of Paint Art), Litoměřice, CZ: ACOUSTIC PAINTINGS (no. 1, 30, 31), documentation at: http://www.galerie-ltm.cz/kcms_data/soubory/soubor_228.pdf.
[Jun.-Jul. 2013] Exposition of New Music 2013, Brno, CZ: INSTALACE.AVI (AUDIOVISUAL INTERFERENCES), four electroacoustic pieces commissioned by the festival for four individual spaces in the Botanical Garden in Brno, documentation at: http://www.mhf-brno.cz/expozice-nove-hudby/program/.
[30th May 2013] opening of permanent exhibition From Modernism to the Present 1945-2013, Špilberk Castle Brno, CZ: ACOUSTIC PAINTING no. 17.
[10th May 2013] Festival of new media art and music Echofluxx 13, Trafačka Arena, Prague, CZ: Proposal for an Alteration of the Score, presentation of the project and concert, documentation at: http://echofluxx.org/ECHOFLUXX13/index.html.
[9th May 2013] Concert of Moravia Philharmonic Olomouc, Besední Dům Hall, Brno, CZ: MAsterpiece; conductor – E. Mikešková, Temporary Ensemble, Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc, choir Vox Iuvenalis, recorded for Czech radio Český Rozhlas Brno.
[29th Dec. 2012] Radiocustica, Český Rozhlas Vltava 3, CZ: MEMORY AND PERCEPTION, electroacoustic composition commissioned by Czech radio, documentation at: http://tinyurl.com/pfec5gy.
[8th Dec. 2012] OK Composer Concert, CalArts, USA: BETWEEN COMPOSER AND INTERPRETER (solo trombone), a prior recording of the piece is placed into the bell of the instrument and filtered through its body.
[1st Dec. 2012] Music of Lucie Vítková, The Wulf, Los Angeles, USA: SOFT SONGS (ensemble), BRASS TRIO, REFLECTIONS (accordion and performer), YOUTH (brass sextet), IN MEMORIAM...(1961-2012) (solo guitar).
[Nov. 2012 – Jan. 2013] exhibition Druhotvary (Second Shapes), Janáček Muzeum Brno, CZ: YOUTH (woodwind sextet), presentation of graphic score and recording within the exhibition, focused on the interpretation of scores written by Leoš Janáček.
[12th Nov. 2012] New Century Players Ensemble Concert, CalArts: SIMULATION (large ensemble); conductor – David Rosenboom, NCP Ensemble.
[7th Nov. 2012] Beyond Cage Festival, National Bohemian Hall, New York, USA: ACCEPT (symphonic orchestra, accordion, drum kit); conductor – Petr Kotík, accordion – Lucie Vítková, drum kit – Ian Antonio, Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava.
[12.-13th Oct. 2012] exhibition Na houby / for John Cage, Ostrava and Opava, CZ: MEDIALOGUE no. 69 (between Los Angeles and Ostrava) and no. 70 (between Los Angeles and Opava), telematic audiovisual project conducted through the Voice Over Internet Protocol software Skype.
[7th Oct. 2012] Babel Festival, Prague, CZ: MEDIALOGUE no. 67 (between Los Angeles, Brno and Prague).
[3rd May 2012] Ostinato, multigenre scene Kredance, České Budějovice, CZ: MEDIALOGUE no. 61 (between The Hague, Brno and České Budějovice).
[May-Jul. 2012] exhibition in Brno-Gallery, Brno, CZ: ACOUSTIC PAINTINGS (no. 1, 3, 13, 15, 16, 18, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28), documentation at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXQy4QvbrOU.
[28.-29th Apr.2012] Luru – Cinema in Spinnerei, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, DE: MEDIALOGUE no. 59, 60 (between The Hague and Leipzig).
[12th Apr. 2012] Spring Festival, The Royal Conservatoire The Hague, NL: JACKET FOR ENSEMBLE (alto flute, clarinet, trumpet, guitar, piano, percussion, violin, violoncello, double bass).
[12th Apr. 2012] Spring Festival, The Royal Conservatoire The Hague: FF ON by Misha Daams, Jim Zweerts, Clara Lozano and Lucie Vítková, multimedia composition dealing with relationship between electrical feedback and proximity through dancers’ movements.
[19th Feb. 2012] Synzine no. 3, Tel Aviv, IL: SOFT SONGS.
[26th Aug. 2011] Ostrava Days 2011, Dům Kultury Hall, Ostrava: ACCEPT; conductor – J. Kalitzke, accordion – L. Vítková, drum kit – J. Tengler, Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava.
[26th Aug.-3rd Sep. 2011] Ostrava Days 2011: ACOUSTIC PAINTING no. XI, installation and performance, documentation at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntGbc7qnJwc.
[Nov. 2011] exposition in Školská 28 Gallery, Prague, CZ: PROPOSAL FOR AN ALTERATION OF THE SCORE, audiovisual reinterpretation of scores by Czech folk composer František Kmoch, documentation at: http://skolska28.cz/page.php?set_lang=en&event=505.
[May-Sep. 2011] St. John Batiste bell tower, Frýdek, CZ: sound installation TOUCH THE PLACE.
[Apr.-May 2011] exhibition at gallery G99 Brno, CZ: ACOUSTIC PAINTINGS (no. 8, 9, 10), documentation at: http://www.dum-umeni.cz/cz/vystava/pavel_korbicka_a_lucie_vitkova.