Edition: I


Slavomír Hořínka

Country: Czech Republic

The Artist's Music


Slavomír Hořínka (*1980) comes from Valašské Meziříčí. He studied violin at Pardubice Conservatory with MgA Dalibor Hlava and continued with composition at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague with Prof. Ivan Kurz. He spent three months at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Prof. Daan Manneke, Jorrit Taminga, Ned McGovan). In 2008, he successfully finished his doctoral studies under the guidance of Hanuš Bartoň


His compositions were premiered by among other orchestras and ensembles, the Czech Philharmonic, the Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berg Orchestra, the B. Martinu Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of South Bohemia, the Benewitz Quartet, the Moens Ensemble, the Puellae Cantantes. In addition to his career as a composer and work as a music producer, he devotes himself to promoting contemporary music, leading workshops for children in Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, and teaching at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He has lectured in Prague, Pardubice, Litoměřice, Olomouc and Heidelberg.

Notes on the Musma Composition

Music and its traditional environment

Programme features Brahms’ second symphony contrasting it with the present-day composer Slavomír Hořínka (°1980) Concerto for Violin and orchestra „ The Words of the Cross“ performed by young violinist Sophia Jaffé and the Belgian National Orchestra NOB|ONB.