Miroslav Pudlák - биография, альбомы, песни, клипы

Miroslav Pudlak (March 3, 1961) is Czech composer, conductor and musicologist. He studied composition at Prague Conservatory and musicology at Charles University, Prague and Université Paris VIII. As a student of composition he participated at composer’s courses in Darmstadt, Kazimierz and Amsterdam. In 1985 he founded contemporary music ensemble Agon and was its first artistic director until 1990. In 1993 he won the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields orchestra’ “Young Composer Award” and the same orchestra commissioned and premiered his orchestra piece “A Winged Creature”, later performed also by Jupiter Orchestra in London, by Prague Chamber Orchestra, at ISCM WMD 2000 in Luxembourg and recorded by Prague Philharmonia for the Czech Radio. From 1995 - 1996 Pudlak has been active at California and Oregon universities as visiting composer and lecturer. Since 1996 Miroslav Pudlak has been working as a director of the Czech Music Information Centre. He is teaching music theory at the Academy of Performing Arts (AMU) and at the New York University in Prague. Since 1996 he has been conducting a contemporary music ensemble MoEns (Mondschein Ensemble) which introduced a lot of his music to international festivals. His was commissioned by Deutschland Radio - Koeln, Germany and Klangspuren Festival, Austria. His music was performed at contemporary music festivals and concerts throughout the world (namely US, England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Finland, Luxembourg, Ukraine, Mongolia, France and Canada) and recorded on CDs by Arta Records label. Besides concert music Miroslav Pudlak also wrote music for a great number of theatre performances. As a pianist he plays with his experimental jazz group Why Not Patterns.