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Title:
COMPOSER'S TALK BY MICHAL RATAJ
When:
06.22.2017 - 06.22.2017 19.00 h
Where:
Czech Center New York - New York
Category:
Music

Description

 

COMPOSER'S TALK BY MICHAL RATAJ

Jun 22, 2017 7:00 PM

THE PRAGUE-NEW YORK EFFECTS COMPOSER DISCUSSES HIS COLLABORATION & HIS NEW COMPOSITION

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Hear and discuss the work of a unique artist and composer Michal Rataj who composes mainly electroacoustic and instrumental chamber or orchestral music, and has performed across Europe and been broadcast worldwide.

(Rataj will also be conducting the world premiere of the piece created for the Prague-New York Effects program with the American duo String Noise on June 23th at 7pm. More information on this event and ticket information can be found here.)

Michal Rataj - Composer
Michal Rataj (born 1975) is composer, performer and sound designer based in Prague, Czech Republic. He composes mainly electroacoustic and chamber or orchestral instrumental music and receives performances throughout Europe and broadcasts worldwide. Recently he has been active as real-time performer of his acousmatic music and he gives sound performances alone or with different music partners.

Rataj is assistant professor of electroacoustic music at the Department of Composition, Academy of Performing Arts and at the NYU in Prague. He studied musicology (Charles University, Prague) and composition (Academy of Performing Arts, Prague) with prof. Ivan Kurz and prof. Milan Slavický. He also went to study in Egham (UK) and Berlin (D) and as a Fulbright Scholar he conducted research in Center For New Music And Audio Technologies at University of California, Berkeley, CA in the academic year 2007 – 2008. He has worked as a radio producer at the Czech Radio since 2000, where he has produced over 100 original radioart works with artists from around the world. He also formed rAdioCUSTICA radioart archive there. He was a member of the EBU Ars Acustica Group, his music has been broadcast worldwide and performed throughout Europe and in the USA.
As a film music producer he has composed over 30 soundtracks for TV and cinema since 2000.

Additional information about the composer is available on his website here.


Please arrive at least five minutes prior to showtime. Empty seats will be released to standby patrons at that time.

To RSVP for other events please visit www.czechcenter.com.

Venue

Venue:
Czech Center New York   -   Website
Street:
321 East 73rd Street
ZIP:
10021
City:
New York
State:
New York
Country:
Country: us

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