Marek Keprt
pianist and composer

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WORLD PREMIERE - 28. 8. 2020, Ostrava
M. KEPRT: "Hibiki-hibiki, vzhmoť!" - chamber opera
NODO 2020, Divadlo Antonína Dvořáka Ostrava

WORLD PREMIERE - 24. 9. 2020, 19.00, Olomouc
M. KEPRT: "Opeření, opelnění, okluznění, zmotýlnění" 
concert from The Grand Symphony Series MFO
Reduta Hall, The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc 

CONCERT - 27. 9. 2020, Lázně Jeseník, Zrcadlový sál 

Song recital Nao Higano - soprano, Marek Keprt - piano
at Festival Karla Ditterse z Dittersdorfu
PROGRAM: K. Ditters, V. Tomášek, T. Takemitsu, F. Kubelík, A. Skrjabin, M. Schneider-Trnavský

CONCERT - 20. 10. 2020, 19.00, Olomouc
LICHTZWANG (CZ) - "Květy na sněhu"
concert at the festival MusicOlomouc 2020

PROGRAM: A. Demoč, S. Ratniece, P. Zlámal (premiere), M. Keprt (premiere)
Art Centre of Palacký University Olomouc - Corpus Christi Chapel

WORLD PREMIERE - 20. 10. 2020, 19.00, Olomouc
M. KEPRT: "V zásněží úzpytu motýli nedokvétají"
concert at the festival MusicOlomouc 2020
Art Centre of Palacký University Olomouc - Corpus Christi Chapel

CONCERT - 18. 11. 2020, Brno

concert Lichtzwang at Festival Setkávání nové hudby+
PROGRAM: M. Keprt, S. Ratniece, P. Zlámal, A. Demoč 

WORLD PREMIERE - 7. 12. 2020, DOX Prague

M. KEPRT: new composition for Orchestr BERG
concert - 20x3 | ... 20 let - 20 skladatelů


Marek Keprt (b. 1974, Olomouc) a pianist, composer, musicologist, teacher, director of the international music festival of contemporary music - MusicOlomouc and artistic director of Olomouc ensemble of contemporary music - Lichtzwang.

He studied piano (under A. Jenner and C. Graf-Adnet) and composition (under I. Eröd and D. Kaufmann) at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna between 1992 and 2000. He has also completed piano master courses under A. Jenner (Vienna), J. Tocco (Lucerne), C. Király (Budapest), C. Graf-Adnet (Vienna) and A. Weissenberg (Engelberg). He was a resident of Ostrava Days 2017 Institute and in 2018 he participated at "CEEC Composers Field Trip" in China.

Since 2002, he has been working as an assistant professor at the Department of Musicology at the Faculty of Arts, Palacký University in Olomouc. He worked as a piano and music theory teacher at the Religious Conservatory in Opava (2002 - 2014). He gave lectures at universities and music academies in Prague, Bratislava, Dresden, Leipzig, Halle, Krakow as well as participated in international conferences and congresses. 

The range of his repertoire includes the pieces from the periods of Romanticism, the turn of the 19th/20th centuries and the second half of the 20th century to the compositions of contemporary authors particularly on the music of Scriabin, Takemitsu, Russian avatgarde of the first half of the 20th century (Lourie, Vyšněgradskij, Roslavec, Obuchov), French spectralism (Messiaen, Murail, Pesson) and his own compositions. He regularly perform in Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands and South Korea. As a soloist he collaborates with Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra and records for the Czech Radio.

Keprt was awared by several prizes at the competition Generace Ostrava and The Alban Berg Foundation in Vienna for his work. His compositions were performed in the Czech Republic, in some others European countries and also in the U.S.


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