“The Ostrava Days Festival” represents a unique opportunity to experience the uncompromising and authentic music of the 20th and 21st centuries.From 19 to 28 August, 2021 the “Ostrava Days Festival” will present the music of today in all its breadth and diversity and celebrate 20 years from the first biennial which took place in 2001.
The festival is based on direct participation of composers and performers from the Czech Republic and from abroad; informal atmosphere between the performers, guest composers and the audience; participation of approximately 200 musicians from Europe and the USA, who work together for 2 weeks in Ostrava; on a ten-day showcase of contemporary music with an emphasis on world and Czech premieres; on the participation of orchestras, ensembles, soloists, choir; on a rich programme of concerts, marathons, happenings, one opera and site-specific projects. The festival is preceded by and closely connected with the Ostrava Days Institute for young composers.
Festival pass at a discounted price is available here.
Complete program here