Photo : Peter Zagar Author: Peter Brenkus

Peter Zagar

21 Dec 1961 Bratislava

www.peterzagar.eu

classical music: composition, piano

Breeding: Požoň sentimentál, VAPORI del CUORE, VENI ensemble

Bio

1977 – 1981 studied composition privately with Víťazoslav Kubička
1981 – 1986 studied with Ivan Hrušovský at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava
1987 – 1992 worked as music director at Slovak Radio
1992 scholarship of the Electroacoustic Studio GRAME in Lyon
1992 – 1994 lived 6 months in Chartres, France, taught music at the Municipal Music School
1993 worked as programme annotator for the Slovak Philharmonic
1994 – 1997 free-lancing as composer, translator, writer, member of VENI ensemble, Middle-Class Chamber Orchestra Požoň sentimentál, Ali Ibn Rachid and music producer
1999 – 2000 ArtsLink fellowship, hosted by Temple University Public Radio, Philadelphia
2000 head of the publishing department of Music Centre Slovakia

Works

  • ballet
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    2005 100'
    TEXT: Etienne Frey after Shakespeare
    DIRECTED BY: Etienne Frey
    SCORING: orch.
  • The Tempest

    two dance pieces
    2014 50’
    DIRECTED BY: Jozef Vlk
    SCORING: C
  • musical
  • Squirrels

    2007 TEXT: Ján Uličiansky
  • other stage works
  • Visitors.

    Music to a choreography by Zuzana Hájková
    1994 60’
    SCORING: C
  • Though I closed myself as fingers.

    Music to a choreography by Willi Dorner, Marta Poláková
    1996 25'
    SCORING: vn, vl, vc
  • Checkmate

    Music to a choreography by Zuzana Hájková
    2002 60’
    SCORING: C
  • orchestral works
  • Chorale with Variations

    2010 12
    SCORING: orch
  • symphony orchestra
  • Concerto for Orchestra

    1986 22'
    SCORING: orch
  • They Kissed and Wept…

    1994 8'
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: orch: 2fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2fg, 4cr, 2tr, 3tn, gc, archi
  • Nocturne

    2012 10'
    SCORING: 2fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2fg, 4cr, 2trb,2trbn, tu, ar, gc, tp, archi
  • chamber orchestra
  • Ouvertura giocosa

    1985 7'
    SCORING: archi
  • Music

    for 2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, Strings, (and Tape)
    1988 8'
    SCORING: 2fl, 2cl, 2fg, archi, mg adlib
  • Four Pieces

    1993 14'
    PUBLISHER: EB
    SCORING: archi
  • Dies irae

    1998 8'
    SCORING: archi, cmb
  • Dance

    1999 8'
    SCORING: archi
  • Simple Answers to Simple Questions

    1999 8'
    SCORING: orch: fl, cl, fg, tr, tn, ac, tp, pf, archi
  • Air Pollution

    2000 SCORING: archi
  • Blumenthal Dance No. 4

    2003 SCORING: archi
  • Blumenthal Dance No. 5

    2004 SCORING: archi
  • The Birth of Adonis

    2005 SCORING: archi
  • Michael’s Madonna

    2006 5’
    SCORING: archi
  • solo voice(s), choir, and orchestra
  • Apocalypsis Iohannis

    for soprano, mezzo-soprano, mixed choir and strings
    1997 25'
    TEXT: Revelation of St. John the Divine
    SCORING: s, ms, CM, archi
    Audio icon
  • choir and orchestra
  • Magnificat

    2001 17'
    TEXT: lat.
    SCORING: CM, archi
  • one solo instrument with orchestra
  • Preludium, Rondo and Allegro

    for cello and orchestra
    2001–2008 30'
    SCORING: vc, orch
  • chamber works
  • Balada s kódou (Lístoček z brezy)

    1994
  • Bratislava Kyrie

    2002 SCORING: spk, fl, vn, ac, pf
  • instrumental chamber works
  • Otázky

    2009
  • solo instrument
  • Two Pieces for Accordion

    1997 7'
    SCORING: ac
  • Mata Hari

    1997/2002 2'
    SCORING: ac
  • Introduction and Prelude

    2000 5'
    SCORING: vc
  • Dirge

    2001 SCORING: ac
  • piano or piano four hands
  • Poetic Suite

    1983 14'
    SCORING: pf
  • Rhapsody

    1985 8'
    SCORING: pf
  • Une poire supplémentaire

    1995 PUBLISHER: ISCM Slovenská sekcia
    SCORING: pf
  • Blumenthal Dance No. 3

    2000 1'
    PUBLISHER: Trištvrte revue
    SCORING: pf
  • Intermezzo

    2011 4'
    SCORING: pf
  • Prelude

    2011 3'
    SCORING: pf
  • organ
  • Prelude

    2000 3'
    SCORING: org
  • two instruments
  • For Flute and Bass Guitar

    1988 7'
    SCORING: fl, bgui
  • Blumenthal Dance No. 1

    1999 8'
    SCORING: ac, bat
  • Dance

    1999, rev. 2000 8'
    SCORING: vc, pf
  • Duetto con codetta

    2005 SCORING: 2vc
  • three instruments
  • Trio

    1993 8'
    PUBLISHER: PT
    SCORING: vl/cl, vc, pf
  • Autumn Song

    for piano trio
    2010 SCORING: vn, vc, pf
  • Song for Emőke

    2013 6'
    SCORING: fl, cl, pf
  • four instruments
  • The Heritage Land

    1995 4'
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: fl, vn, ac, pf
  • I Waited for You at the Carlton…

    Pièce caractéristique
    1996 4'
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: fl, vn, ac, pf
  • February Suite

    1998 8'
    SCORING: fl, vn, ac, pf
  • Serious Music

    2000 3'
    SCORING: fl, vn, ac, pf
  • Tao

    2001 SCORING: fl, vn, ac, pf
  • Farewell Waltz

    2003 SCORING: fl, vn, ac, pf
  • Con passione

    2004 SCORING: vn, ac, pf, cb
  • string quartet
  • Many More Stains and Emptiness…

    1988 8'
    SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • String Quartet

    1995 8'
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • Etude I

    2005 SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • Intermezzo

    2011 4'
    SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • five instruments
  • Quintet

    1996–1998 8'
    PUBLISHER: Scriptorium Musicum / Music forum
    SCORING: tr/cl, vn, elgui/vl, vc, pf
  • December Suite

    1997 5'
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: fl, cl, vn, ac, pf
  • Blumenthal Dance No. 2

    1999 8'
    SCORING: cl, vn, vl, vc, pf
  • Etude II

    2006 5'
    SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc, bat
  • Prelude for Flute Quintet

    2009 5’
    SCORING: 5fl
  • nine instruments
  • Strings, Hammers, Mallets

    2008 10’
    SCORING: 2pf, 2bat, 3tn, tu, ac
  • 10 to 15 instruments
  • Music For Video

    for 10 instruments
    1990 10'
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: fl, cl, fg, pf, 4vn, vl, vc
  • In a Circle

    for 15 string instruments
    2015 SCORING: archi
  • vocal-instrumental chamber works
  • I Dreamt of Your Hands…

    Cycle of 3 lyric songs for soprano, flute and piano on the poems by M. Haľamová, V. Beniak and M. Rúfus
    1984 14'
    TEXT: Maša Haľamová, Valentín Beniak, Milan Rúfus
    SCORING: s, fl, pf
  • Four Yiddish Folk Songs

    for bass, violin, accordion, contrabass and piano
    2006 2006, rev. 2014, 11'
    SCORING: b, vn, ac, cb, pf
  • Rozbitý tvar

    2009 TEXT: Ján Boleslav Kladivo
  • V rozpakoch

    2009 TEXT: Ján Boleslav Kladivo
  • Veni, Emmanuel

    2009 4’
    SCORING: s, a, b, 2vn, 2vl, cb
  • solo voice(s) with piano accompaniment
  • White Path

    1987 5'
    TEXT: Salomeja Nerisová
    SCORING: s, pf
  • suitable for schools
  • For Little Sonya

    Two pieces for young pianists
    1989 4'
    PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond, Hudobný fond
    SCORING: pf
  • Moto perpetuo

    for piano
    2015 SCORING: pf
  • music for theatre
  • Eo ipso

    1994 15'
    TEXT: Blahoslav Uhlár & Co.
    SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • A Marriage Proposal, The Bear

    1998 TEXT: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
    SCORING: fl, vn, cl, ac
  • Wedding

    2001 TEXT: Bertold Brecht
    SCORING: vv, elgui, bgui, sth, dr
  • Mariša

    2003 SCORING: CM, 2tr, cr, tn, tu
  • Anaerobes

    2004 SCORING: fl, vc, te, ac, pf
  • The Rite of Spring

    Dance fantasy
    2005 SCORING: orch
  • Le roi s’amuse

    2007 TEXT: Jana Beňová
  • Kocúr na kolieskových korčuliach

    2008 TEXT: Ján Uličiansky
  • Štyria škriatkovia a víla

    2010 TEXT: Ján Uličiansky
  • folklore adaptations – instruments with voices
  • Early Morning (Skoro ráno)

    1989 4’
    SCORING: CMa, archi
  • Melodies from Barca

    1989 SCORING: folkb
  • transcriptions
  • Borodin: Introduction

    from Polovtsian Dances
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn (fl, vn), pf
  • Brahms: Andante

    from Sonata in F Minor, Op. 5
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn, pf
  • Caldara: Sebben, crudele

    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn, pf
  • Fauré: In Paradisum

    from Requiem
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn (fl, vn), vc, pf
  • Joplin: Solace

    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn, pf
  • Mozart: Ariette

    from the opera Le nozze di Figaro
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn (fl, vn), pf
  • Mozart: Terzettino

    from the opera Così fan tutte
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn (2fl), pf
  • Mussorgsky: Old Castle

    from Pictures at an Exhibition
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn, pf
  • Pergolesi?: Se tu m’ami

    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn, pf
  • Purcell: When I am laid

    from Dido and Aeneas
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn (fl, vn), pf
  • Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte

    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn (fl, vn), pf
  • Vivaldi: Largo

    from Concerto, Op. 8, No. 4
    2004 PUBLISHER: HC
    SCORING: 2vn, pf
  • E. Suchoň: Bačovské piesne

    2008 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: br, archi
  • E. Suchoň: Nox et solitudo

    2008 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: v, archi
  • Suchoň: Three Songs for Bass and Orchestra

    2008 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: b, archi
  • other adaptations
  • Two Dances

    (from the Tabulatura Vietoris collection)
    1990 SCORING: lut, archi
  • Narodil sa Kristus Pán

    Slovak carols
    1991 SCORING: s, t, CM, org, 2cl, ar, pf, cel, 2vn, vl, vc
  • Ave Maria

    Slovak Virgin Mary hymns
    1992 SCORING: s, t, CM, org, ar, ob, cl, vn, vc, pf
  • mixed choir
  • Stabat mater

    for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass a cappella
    1988 TEXT: Lat.
    PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    SCORING: CM
  • Ave Maria

    per coro
    1990 SCORING: CM
  • Once It Forgets…

    1991 5'
    TEXT: Jan Skácel
    SCORING: CM
  • Psalm 131

    1998 4'
    TEXT: Lat.
    SCORING: CM
  • Love in a Life

    for mixed choir
    2000 5'
    TEXT: Robert Browning
    SCORING: CM
  • Titania’s Lullaby

    2005 5’
    TEXT: William Shakespeare
  • Three Christmas Tunes (lullabies)

    from the Andrej Kmeť collection
    2007 TEXT: traditional
    SCORING: CM
  • choir with instruments
  • Passion Music

    1990 10'
    TEXT: lat.
    SCORING: CM, org
  • Pater noster

    for mixed choir and organ
    1995 4'
    TEXT: Lat.
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: CM, org
  • Two Sacred Songs

    for girls choir, harp/organ/piano and cello
    1999 7'
    TEXT: Lat.
    SCORING: CB/CF, ar/org/pf, vc
  • Antiphon for St. Cecilia’s Day

    2011 2
    SCORING: CB, org
  • choir with piano
  • Mr. Waltz

    1988 4'
    TEXT: Nataša Djubeková
    SCORING: CB/CF, pf
  • electroacoustic works
  • Dream

    1985 5' 29''
    SCORING: C
  • Salve me

    1989 12'
    SCORING: C
  • Music from the Studio

    1991 8' 38''
    SCORING: C+(pf)
  • Music for Paľo Macho

    2007 5'
    SCORING: C
  • music for radio
  • An Epic

    radio drama
    1997 30’
    TEXT: Tomáš Horváth
    SCORING: C
  • Janko Pipora

    radio tale
    1998 TEXT: Ján Uličiansky
    SCORING: fl, vn, vl, vc, ac, pf, cel
  • sound track
  • Rainbow Maiden

    2000 74'
    DIRECTED BY: Branislav Mišík
    SCORING: archi
  • Over the Threshold

    2001 5'
    DIRECTED BY: Róbert Šveda
    SCORING: 2fl, fla
  • The Cervanová Case

    2013 90'
    DIRECTED BY: Robert Kirchhoff
    SCORING: C+(4vc)

Bibliography

  • Studies (Book Chapters, Dictionary Entries, Scholarly Articles)
  • KAJANOVÁ, Yvetta: Ďalšie línie postmodernizmu v slovenskej hudbe generácie 80/90
    2010 Postmoderna v hudbe, Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava 2010, p. 162–163
  • MARTINÁKOVÁ, Zuzana: Slovak Composer After 1900. Formation and Styles
    2002 Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, Banská Bystrica 2002, p. 57, 67–68
  • GODÁR, Vladimír: Peter Zagar [heslo]
    1998 100 slovenských skladateľov (ed. M. Jurík, P. Zagar), National Music Centre, Bratislava 1998, p. 287–289
  • CHALUPKA, Ľubomír: Vývoj po roku 1945
    1996 Dejiny slovenskej hudby (ed. O. Elschek), ASCO Art & Science, Bratislava 1996, p. 321
  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Gahérová, Vladimíra: Aj pekná hudba má svoj festival. V Banskej Štiavnici
    2016 In: www.kultura.pravda.sk/hudba/clanok/400374-aj-pekna-hudba-ma-svoj-festival-v-banskej-stiavnici
    Pravda 2016
  • KUBIČKA, Víťazoslav: Rajecká hudobná jar
    2016 Hudobný život year 48, 2016, no. 7-8, p. 6
  • BURGROVÁ, Katarína: Košická hudobná jar 2016
    2016 Hudobný život year 48, 2016, no. 6, p. 6
  • KATINA, Peter: Konvergencie Košice 2013: Fándly, Hilliard aj novozélandská exotika...
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 7–8, p. 10
  • PUŠKÁŠOVÁ, Melánia: Melos-Étos 2013
    V znamení zvukových výbojov
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 12, p. 18
  • URDOVÁ, Sylvia: Konvergencie 2013
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 10, p. 5
  • MARTON, Ivan: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 7–8, p. 5
  • BURLAS, Martin: Od haiku k Mahlerovi
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 7–8, p. 41–43
  • KOLÁŘ, Robert: Boris Lenko : Homo harmonicus [recenzia CD]
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 5, p. 35
  • FULKA, Vladimír: Galéria hudby v Nitre
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 5, p. 7
  • LINDTNEROVÁ, Jana: Slovenská filharmónia
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 3, p. 3
  • BREZINA, Pavol: Konfrontácie 2011
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 1–2, p. 10
  • DOHNALOVÁ, Lýdia: Cikkerovský projekt Moyzesovcov v Pálffyho paláci
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 1–2, p. 8
  • ŠIŠKOVÁ, Ingeborg: Nedeľné matiné v Mirbachovom paláci
    2011 Hudobný život year 43, 2011, no. 12, p. 10
  • ŠTEFKOVÁ, Markéta: Koncerty komorných orchestrov v Zrkadlovej sieni Primaciálneho paláca
    2006 Tempo 2006, no. 2, p. 30–32
  • MEDVECOVÁ, Dobroslava: Písať vážnu hudbu je samotárska činnosť
    2006 Sme (Víkend) 2006, no. 17, p. 27
  • BÁLIK, Peter: Napriek všetkému je to dobrá tradícia
    2002 (26. 9.) Sme 2002 (26. 9.)
  • PIAČEK, Marek – ZAGAR, Peter: Orchester – čo s ním?
    1999 Hudobný život year 31, 1999, no. 1–2, p. 40–41
  • LESAN, M.: Zmysel tvorby aj v čiastočnej izolácii
    1998 Práca 1998, no. 266, p. 9
  • SMETANOVÁ, Oľga: Čo sa stalo s hudbou na konci 20. storočia?
    1997 Hudobný život year 29, 1997, no. 21, p. 3
  • BALÁZSHÁZYOVÁ, Z: Rozhovory o hudbe a o inom…
    1997 Dotyky 1997, no. 9–10, p. 22–23
  • FELLEGI, Pavol: K premiére
    Filharmonické listy 1994
  • Personal bibliography
  • Johannes Brahms : Sonáty pre husle a klavír [recenzia CD]
    2016 Hudobný život year 48, 2016, no. 7-8, p. 56
  • Bergerovo literárne memento
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 7–8, p. 6
  • Typornamento [recenzia CD]
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 5, p. 36
  • Arvo Pärt : Adam's Lament [recenzia CD]
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 4, p. 36
  • O dejinách hudby hovoríme klamlivo... [rozhovor s Leonom Botsteinom]
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 1–2, p. 6
  • Heiner Goebbels : Landschaft mit entfernten Verwandten [recenzia CD]
    2008 Hudobný život year 40, 2008, no. 3-4, p. 52
  • Chat Noir – dialogue with D. Matej
    2006 Musical Life year 38, 2006, no. 11–12, p. 36–37
  • Music, which hovers in the air... [interview with E. Villaume]
    2006 Hudobný život year 38, 2006, no. 10, p. 13–15
  • Arnold Schönberg – duchovný vodca ako rozporuplná osobnosť. K 50. výročiu úmrtia skladateľa
    2001 Hudobný život 2001, no. 9, p. 34–36
  • Videoklip – obchádza tu duch romantizmu?
    1998 Slovenská hudba 1998, no. 4, p. 507–511
  • Žalmové kantáty Eugena Suchoňa a Zoltána Kodálya
    1998 Slovenská hudba 1998, no. 1–2, p. 73–81
  • PIAČEK, Marek – ZAGAR, Peter: Malomestský komorný orchester Požoň sentimentál
    1997 Súčasná hudba medzi východom a západom, zborník 4. medzinárodného sympózia v rámci Melos-Étos ‘97, Bratislava 1997
  • Bratislava’s Evenings of New Music
    1996 World New Music Magazine 1996, no. 6, p. 40–42
  • Marginálie k hudbe J. Tavenera
    1995 Slovenská hudba 1995, no. 1, p. 92–94
  • Arvo Pärt a jeho vidina ticha
    1991 Slovenská hudba 1991, no. 2–3, p. 230–235

Discography

  • Photo : DON@U.COM : UNPREDICTABLE STANDARDS DON@U.COM : UNPREDICTABLE STANDARDS
    2014 CD – Institute of Media MI 012014
    1. Daniel Matej / don@au.com: Softly
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
    2. Daniel Matej / don@au.com: Smile
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
    3. Martin Siewert / don@au.com: Grace
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Andrej Šeban (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
    4. Juun / don@au.com: Chelsea
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Andrej Šeban (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
    5. Fabian Pollack / don@au.com: Besame
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Andrej Šeban (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
    6. Daniel Matej / don@au.com: Tender
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
    7. don@au.com: Unpredictable
      don@u.com, Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Fabian Pollack (elgui), Martin Siewert (elgui, C*), Juun (pf), Bernhard Breuer (dr), Roman Laščiak (zvukový design)
  • Photo : Elena Letňanová Plays Works by Slovak Composers ELENA LETŇANOVÁ PLAYS WORKS BY SLOVAK COMPOSERS
    2014 CD – Music Fund SF 00792131
    1. Roman Berger: Soft November Music
      Elena Letňanová (pf)
    2. Miro Bázlik: Six Epigrams
      Elena Letňanová (pf)
    3. Juraj Beneš: Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank and of having nothing to do
      Elena Letňanová (pf)
    4. Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 3
      Elena Letňanová (pf)
    5. Tomáš Boroš: Three Reflections
      Elena Letňanová (pf)
    6. Iris Szeghy: Bolero-Blues
      Elena Letňanová (pf)
  • Photo : Boris Lenko – HOMO HARMONICUS BORIS LENKO – HOMO HARMONICUS
    2011 CD – Pavlik Records PA 0089-2-131
    1. Peter Zagar: Mata Hari
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    2. Boris Lenko: Juta
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    3. Peter Zagar: Dirge
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    4. Ilja Zeljenka: Three Older Dances
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    5. Boris Lenko: Theme +
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    6. György Ligeti: Musica ricercata
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    7. Jürgen Ganzer: „rȇve de jour“
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    8. Ole Schmidt: Toccata No. 2
      Boris Lenko (ac)
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    2011 CD – Divis-Slovakia R128 0004-2-131
    1. Franz Schubert/Chris Newman: Morgengruss
      Chris Newman (v), Ronald Šebesta (clb), Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Eleonóra Skutová (pf), Daniel Matej (dr), Roman Laščiak (sde)
    2. Daniel Matej: p@ges [from] ch@rnolds
      Daan Vandewalle (pf), Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Boris Lenko (ac), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Peter Zagar (sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj), Roman Laščiak (sde)
    3. Marek Piaček: Corrado
      Ingrid Hrubaničová (v), Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl, clb), Petr Michoněk (vc), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (sth), Róbert Jurčo (ac), Martin Burlas (elgui), David Dramm (elgui), Daniel Baláž (dr), Roman Laščiak (sde)
    4. Daniel Matej: Possible Stories (...and Other Stories)
      Ingrid Hrubaničová (v), Marek Piaček (fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl, clb), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Petr Michoněk (vc), Daniel Matej (v, gng), Róbert Jurčo (ac), Martin Burlas (elgui), David Dramm (v, elgui), Daniel Baláž (dr), Roman Laščiak (sde)
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    2010 CD – AZYL Music R266-0015-0-131
    1. Marek Piaček: Shambala Orchestra: The Final Dance
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    2. Peter Zagar: Serious Music
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    3. Ľubomír Burgr: Unisono suite
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    4. Boris Lenko: My tu a tí druhí
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    5. Peter Zagar: Tao
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    6. Frédéric Inigo: Anna Magdalena and the Book Makers
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (v, fl), Ľubomír Burgr (v, vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (v, pf)
    7. Marek Piaček: Bratislava Sútra
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (v, fl), Ľubomír Burgr (v, vn), Boris Lenko (v, ac), Peter Zagar (v, pf)
    8. Ľubomír Burgr: Not a Dream
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    9. Hilary Jeffery: Bratislavská apokalypsa
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    10. Peter Graham: Paríž v daždi. Požoň sentimentál Remix
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    11. Boris Lenko: Peter a Marek
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf)
    12. Peter Zagar: Farewell Waltz
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    13. Daniel Matej: Bargain Happiness
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf), Daniel Matej (v)
    14. Ľubomír Burgr: Your Good Feeling
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf), Ronald Šebesta (cl)
    15. Ján Boleslav Kladivo: Life
      Požoň sentimentál, Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf), Ján Boleslav Kladivo (v)
  • Photo : alea ALEA
    2008 CD – Pavlik Records PA 0068-2-331
    1. Ilja Zeljenka: Song from Ziegelfeld
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    2. Jevgenij Iršai: Anstaborlindo anagramango
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    3. Marek Piaček: Alea vera
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    4. Martin Burlas: Bratislavian Sigh
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    5. Peter Zagar: Con passione
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    6. Astor Piazzolla: Fugata
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    7. Astor Piazzolla: Tangata
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    8. Astor Piazzolla: Primavera Porteña
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    9. Astor Piazzolla: Verano Porteño
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    10. Astor Piazzolla: Otoño Porteño
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    11. Astor Piazzolla: Invierno Porteño
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
    12. Astor Piazzolla: Los sueños
      ALEA, Daniel Buranovský (pf), Ján Krigovský (cb), Boris Lenko (ac), Stanislav Palúch (vn)
  • Photo : Lieder ohne Worte (Songs wihtout Words) LIEDER OHNE WORTE (SONGS WIHTOUT WORDS)
    2007 CD – Atrakt Art – Association for Contemporary Arts and Culture AA08
    1. Daniel Matej: don@u.com / Lieder ohne Worte
      Marek Piaček (v, fl, C*), Ronald Šebesta (cl), Judith Unterpertinger (vc), Christian Fennesz (gui, lap), Martin Siewert (gui, C*), Martin Brandlmayr (bat), Peter Zagar (pf, sth), Daniel Matej (turn, CD, C*, obj)
  • Photo : Jozef Lupták : Cello JOZEF LUPTÁK : CELLO
    2003 CD – Institute of Media TI 0005 2 331
    1. Jevgenij Iršai: Sonata-Corta
      Jozef Lupták (vc)
    2. Christian Wolff: Cello Suite Variation
      Jozef Lupták (vc)
    3. Ľubomír Burgr: From Any Bars
      Jozef Lupták (vc)
    4. Hilary Jeffery: Still Moving for Solo Cello
      Jozef Lupták (vc)
    5. Peter Zagar: Introduction and Prelude
      Jozef Lupták (vc)
    6. Jozef Lupták: Convergences I – V
      Jozef Lupták (vc)
  • Photo : opera aperta ensemble - post-minimal set OPERA APERTA ENSEMBLE - POST-MINIMAL SET
    2002 CD – Institute of Media OF 0002 2 331
    1. Christopher Fox: Straight Lines in Broken Times
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ronald Šebesta (cl), Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
    2. Martin Burlas: 13
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ronald Šebesta (cl), Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Jozef Lupták (vc)
    3. Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 2
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ronald Šebesta (cl), Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Jozef Lupták (vc), Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
    4. James Tenney: Harmonium #5
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Jozef Lupták (vc)
    5. Daniel Matej: Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten seyn
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ronald Šebesta (cl), Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Jozef Lupták (vc), Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
    6. Hauke Harder: Bryndzové halušky
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ronald Šebesta (cl), Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Jozef Lupták (vc)
    7. Peter Ablinger: B – A – C – H
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Ronald Šebesta (clb), Peter Šesták (vl), Eleonóra Skutová (sth)
    8. Marek Piaček: Recitativo e canzonetta
      OPERA APERTA ensemble, Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
  • Photo : Plasticity PLASTICITY
    2002 CD – Slovart Records SR-0049
    1. Peter Zagar: Two Pieces for Accordion
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    2. Marek Piaček: Sunshine
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    3. Ľubomír Burgr: Title
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    4. Marek Piaček: You had a lovely face, but now it’s lost its grace
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    5. Guy Klucevsek: Bandoneons, Basil and Bay Leaves
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    6. Maurizio Kagel: Rrrrrrr... 3 Orgelstücke
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    7. Howard Skempton: Small Change
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    8. Howard Skempton: Home and Abroad
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    9. Howard Skempton: Summer Waltz
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    10. Howard Skempton: Deeply Shaded
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    11. Howard Skempton: Cakes and Ale
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    12. Lois V Vierk: Blue Jets Red Sprites
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    13. John Zorn: Road Runner
      Boris Lenko (ac)
    14. Per Nørgård: Le bal somnambule
      Boris Lenko (ac)
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  • Photo : Peter Zagar: Apocalypsis PETER ZAGAR: APOCALYPSIS
    1999 CD – Slovart Records SR 0032
    1. Peter Zagar: Music For Video
      VENI ensemble, Anton Popovič (dir.)
    2. Peter Zagar: Trio
      OPERA APERTA ensemble
    3. Peter Zagar: Four Pieces
      Bratislava Chamber Soloists, Anton Popovič (dir.)
    4. Peter Zagar: Quintet
      OPERA APERTA ensemble
    5. Peter Zagar: Apocalypsis Iohannis
      Jana Pastorková (s), Petra Noskaiová (ms), Camerata Bratislava, Jan Rozehnal (zbm.), Bratislava Chamber Soloists, Anton Popovič (dir.)
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    1998 CD – Music Fund SF 00212131
    1. Jozef Malovec: String Quartet No. 5
      Moyzes Quartet
    2. Jozef Sixta: String Quartet No. 2
      Moyzes Quartet
    3. Egon Krák: Spiritus tuus in nobis
      Moyzes Quartet
    4. Peter Zagar: String Quartet
      Moyzes Quartet
    5. Peter Martinček van Grob: The Touch
      Moyzes Quartet
  • Photo : Požoň sentimentál – Venované Hansimu POŽOŇ SENTIMENTÁL – VENOVANÉ HANSIMU
    1998 CD – Music Fund SF 00252131
    1. Peter Zagar: I Waited for You at the Carlton…
      Petr Michoněk (vc), Požoň sentimentál
    2. Peter Zagar: The Heritage Land
      Požoň sentimentál, Petr Michoněk (vc), Martin Čorej (gui)
    3. Peter Zagar: December Suite
      Požoň sentimentál, Ronald Šebesta (cl)
    4. Ilja Zeljenka: Remembrance
      Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf), Petr Michoněk (vc)
    5. Ľubomír Burgr: It’s snowing, the snow falls gently, in a small village by the woods a girl is looking for a lover
      Požoň sentimentál, Petr Michoněk (vc), Martin Čorej (gui)
    6. Marek Piaček: Swan, A Song Without Words
      Požoň sentimentál, Ronald Šebesta (cl)
    7. Marek Piaček: Franzl
      Požoň sentimentál, Ronald Šebesta (cl), Petr Michoněk (vc), Martin Čorej (gui)
    8. Marek Piaček: Desirée
      Požoň sentimentál, Petr Michoněk (vc), Martin Čorej (gui)
    9. Ilja Zeljenka: Sitting in Dax
      Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf)
    10. Marek Piaček: Rich and Happy from Engerau
      Požoň sentimentál, Petr Michoněk (vc), Martin Čorej (gui)
    11. Vladimír Bokes: The First Waltz in C sharp minor (18th of June 1959)
      Požoň sentimentál
    12. Ľubomír Burgr: For Dáša Veškrnová, Saša Mittelbachlerová and Jozefína Ondriščáková
      Požoň sentimentál
    13. Peter Machajdík: Finished And Again Began
      Marek Piaček (fl), Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Peter Zagar (pf)
    14. Ilja Zeljenka: Beggar's Song
      Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf)
    15. Martin Čorej: Pony-Express of Prešporok
      Požoň sentimentál
    16. Boris Lenko: V sobotu popoludní
      Požoň sentimentál
    17. Dezider Lauko: Buffo. On the Šariš Castle
      Požoň sentimentál
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  • Photo : De profundis III DE PROFUNDIS III
    1994 CD – Music Fund SF 00172131
    1. Egon Krák: Pulcherrima ad honorem Sancti Augustini memoriae
      Moyzes Quartet, Daniela Varínska (pf), Slovak Quartet
    2. Vladimír Godár: Sequence
      Juraj Čižmarovič (vn), Miki Skuta (pf)
    3. Martin Burlas: 7th Day Record
      Moyzes Quartet
    4. Iris Szeghy: Hommage à Rodin
      Pavel Bogacz (vn), Daniela Varínska (pf)
    5. Peter Zagar: Stabat mater
  • Photo : electroacoustic music : slovakia 1989 – 94 ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC : SLOVAKIA 1989 – 94
    1994 CD – Centre for Electroacoustic and Computer Music EM CD 003
    1. Peter Zagar: Music from the Studio
      Peter Zagar (pf), Experimental Studio Bratislava
    2. Marek Piaček: Flauto dolce ’91
      Marek Piaček (fl), Experimental Studio Bratislava
    3. Juraj Ďuriš: Portrait
      Experimental Studio Bratislava
    4. Miro Bázlik: Epoché II.
      Jozef Podhoranský (vc), Experimental Studio Bratislava
    5. Róbert Rudolf: Scar
      Experimental Studio Bratislava
    6. Víťazoslav Kubička: Road
      Experimental Studio Bratislava
    7. Roman Berger: Transgressus I.
      Alexander Jablokov (vn), Experimental Studio Bratislava
  • Photo : VENI ensemble VENI ENSEMBLE
    1992 CD – Music Fund SF 0004 2131
    1. Jozef Malovec: Cryptogram I
      VENI ensemble, Tonino Battista (dir.), Gabriele Mirabassi (clb), Daniel Matej (dr), Peter Krbaťa, jr. (dr), Peter Važan (dr), Robert Rist (dr), Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
    2. Peter Kolman: Molisation
      VENI ensemble, Marek Piaček (fl), Robert Rist (vbf)
    3. Ladislav Kupkovič: Octagon of Solitude, Boredom and Fear
      VENI ensemble, Róbert Jurčo (ac), Ronald Šebesta (clb), Jozef Lupták (vc), Róbert Krchniak (cl), Marek Piaček (fl), Rastislav Suchan (tr), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Miloš Valent (vn)
    4. Peter Zagar: Music For Video
      VENI ensemble, Anton Popovič (dir.), Juraj Kováč (vc), Martina Bernášková (fl), Eleonóra Skutová (pf), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Miloš Valent (vn), Vladimíra Rozsypalová (vn)
    5. Martin Burlas: From My Life...
      VENI ensemble, Róbert Jurčo (ac), Jozef Lupták (vc), Juraj Kováč (vc), Petr Michoněk (vc), Andrej Ivanov (cb), Peter Važan (dr), Ronald Šebesta (dr), Robert Rist (dr), Daniel Matej (pf), Martin Burlas (sth), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Leo Sláma (vn), Miloš Valent (vn)
    6. Daniel Matej: Gloria
      VENI ensemble, Tonino Battista (dir.), Róbert Jurčo (ac), Igor Pasek (br), Ronald Šebesta (clb), Jozef Lupták (bgui), Juraj Kováč (vc), Petr Michoněk (vc), Pavol Mikula (kt), Andrej Ivanov (cb), Martin Burlas (elgui), Cyril Šikula (ob), Peter Krbaťa, jr. (dr), Robert Rist (dr), Eleonóra Skutová (pf), Miki Skuta (elpf), Peter Važan (ppf), Monika Kádeková (s), František Caban (t), Branko Kubina (tn), Peter Strešnák (tr), Peter Vrbinčík (vl)

Awards

  • Ján Levoslav Bella Prize
    1999 for work Quintet
  • DOSKY Theatre Award
    1998
  • Slovak Musicology Association Award
    1995 for work They Kissed and Wept…

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Peter Zagar: Moto perpetuo
    for piano
    8 Jun
    2016
    First performances in Slovakia
    Concert of the winners of the Rajec Musical Spring, Mirbach Palace, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Pavol Bohdan Zápotočný (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: In a Circle
    for 15 string instruments
    13 Nov
    2015
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Large Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Solamente naturali, Peter Vrábel (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: The Tempest
    two dance pieces
    30 May
    2014
    First performances in Slovakia
    The Slovak National Theatre, Historical Building, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Ján Kružliak, jr. (bvl), Jozef Lupták (vc), Peter Vrbinčík (vl)
  • Peter Zagar: Song for Emőke
    12 Nov
    2013
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Concert Hall Dvorana, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Österreichisches Ensemble für neue Musik, Irmgard Messin (fl), Theodor Burkali (cl), Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Nocturne
    23 May
    2012
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Mario Košik (dir.), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Peter Zagar: Antiphon for St. Cecilia’s Day
    27 Nov
    2011
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Pressburg Singers, Janka Rychlá (zbm)
  • Peter Zagar: Intermezzo
    23 Nov
    2011
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Moyzes Quartet
  • Peter Zagar: Intermezzo
    30 Oct
    2011
    First performances in Slovakia
    Sunday Matinees at the Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Branislav Malatinský (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Prelude
    21 May
    2011
    First performances in Slovakia
    Žilina, SK
    PERFORMERS: Peter Zagar (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Autumn Song
    for piano trio
    8 Oct
    2010
    First performances in Slovakia
    Music To Trnava - Honour to Piano Trio, Trnava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Daniela Varínska (pf), František Török (vn), Ján Slávik (vc)
  • Peter Zagar: Prelude for Flute Quintet
    3 Jun
    2010
    First performances in Slovakia
    Concert Hall of the Žilina Conservatory, Žilina, SK
    PERFORMERS: Flute quintet of the Jozef Kresánek School of Arts
  • Peter Zagar: Chorale with Variations
    6 May
    2010
    First performances in Slovakia
    Košice Musical Spring, Košice, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Agnieszka Duczmal (dir.2)
  • Peter Zagar: Štyria škriatkovia a víla
    31 Jan
    2010
    First performances in Slovakia
    State Theatre, Košice, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Veni, Emmanuel
    22 Dec
    2009
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Solamente naturali
  • Peter Zagar: Preludium, Rondo and Allegro
    for cello and orchestra
    18 Mar
    2009
    First performances in Slovakia
    Large concert hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Lupták (vc), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Mogrelia (dir.)
    3rd version – Prelude, Rondo and Allegro for cello and orchestra.
  • Peter Zagar: Strings, Hammers, Mallets
    19 Nov
    2008
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Magdaléna Bajuszová (pf), Tomáš Nemec (pf), Milan Osadský (ac), Juraj Mitošinka (tn), Albert Hrubovčák (tn), Branislav Belorid (tn), Nikolaj Kanišák (tu)
  • Peter Zagar: Kocúr na kolieskových korčuliach
    15 Nov
    2008
    First performances in Slovakia
    New building of the Slovak National Theatre, Studio, Bratislava, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Three Christmas Tunes (lullabies)
    from the Andrej Kmeť collection
    15 Dec
    2007
    First performances in Slovakia
    St. Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Lúčnica Choir, Elena Matušová (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Squirrels
    1 Jun
    2007
    First performances in Slovakia
    Nitra, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Titania’s Lullaby
    26 Nov
    2006
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Lúčnica, Elena Matušová (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Etude II
    25 Oct
    2006
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Moyzes Quartet,
  • Peter Zagar: Four Yiddish Folk Songs
    for bass, violin, accordion, contrabass and piano
    27 Sep
    2006
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava Music Festival, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Matúš Trávniček (b), Stanislav Palúch (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Ján Krigovský (cb), Daniel Buranovský (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Michael’s Madonna
    27 Apr
    2006
    First performances in Slovakia
    Central-European Music Festival, SK
    PERFORMERS: Cappella Istropolitana
  • Peter Zagar: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    20 Jan
    2006
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Orchester Opery SND
  • Peter Zagar: The Birth of Adonis
    18 Jul
    2005
    First performances in Slovakia
    Festival of Piešťany, Piešťany, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bratislava Chamber Soloists, Ivana Pristašová-Zaugg (umv.)
  • Peter Zagar: Etude I
    10 May
    2005
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Moyzes Quartet
  • Peter Zagar: The Rite of Spring
    Dance fantasy
    8 Apr
    2005
    First performances in Slovakia
    Nitra, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Con passione
    1 Dec
    2004
    First performances in Slovakia
    Music at the Castle, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: ALEA
  • Peter Zagar: Preludium, Rondo and Allegro
    for cello and orchestra
    25 Nov
    2004
    First performances in Slovakia
    Festival of Contemporary Art Košice, House of Arts, Košice, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Lupták (vc), Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Jerzy Swoboda (dir.)
    2nd version – Rondo and Allegro for cello and orchestra.
  • Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 3
    9 May
    2004
    First performances in Slovakia
    Sunday Matinees at the Bratislava City Gallery, Mirbach Palace, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Elena Letňanová (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Anaerobes
    19 Mar
    2004
    First performances in Slovakia
    Nitra, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 5
    8 Feb
    2004
    First performances in Slovakia
    Mozart’s Week, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Solamente naturali, Miloš Valent (umv.)
  • Peter Zagar: Farewell Waltz
    22 Nov
    2003
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál
  • Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 4
    20 Nov
    2003
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Ewald Danel (umv.)
  • Peter Zagar: Bratislava Kyrie
    3 Dec
    2002
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Richard Stanke (spk)
  • Peter Zagar: Checkmate
    Music to a choreography by Zuzana Hájková
    6 Apr
    2002
    First performances in Slovakia
    Banská Bystrica, SK
    PERFORMERS: Štúdio tanca Banská Bystrica
  • Peter Zagar: Preludium, Rondo and Allegro
    for cello and orchestra
    12 Nov
    2001
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Lupták (vc), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Leoš Svárovský (dir.)
    The original version – Rondo for cello and chamber orchestra.
  • Peter Zagar: Dirge
    26 Oct
    2001
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava Music Festival, Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Boris Lenko (ac)
  • Peter Zagar: Serious Music
    14 Nov
    2000
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál
  • Peter Zagar: Air Pollution
    8 Nov
    2000
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Symfonický orchester VŠMU, Marián Lejava (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Introduction and Prelude
    8 Jun
    2000
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Concert Hall of the Bratislava Castle, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Lupták (vc)
  • Peter Zagar: Love in a Life
    for mixed choir
    2000 First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava Music Festival, SK
    PERFORMERS: Swingle Singers
  • Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 1
    13 Nov
    1999
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Boris Lenko (ac), Amy Lynn Barber (bat)
  • Peter Zagar: Blumenthal Dance No. 2
    11 Nov
    1999
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: OPERA APERTA ensemble
  • Peter Zagar: Simple Answers to Simple Questions
    4 Jun
    1999
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Malomestský symfonický orchester a zbor, Adrian Rajter (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Two Sacred Songs
    for girls choir, harp/organ/piano and cello
    1999 First performances in Slovakia
    Concert Hall Klarisky, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Calgary Girls Choir, Jozef Lupták (vc)
  • Peter Zagar: Dies irae
    19 Oct
    1998
    First performances in Slovakia
    Days of Early Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Musica aeterna
  • Peter Zagar: Psalm 131
    1998 First performances in Slovakia
    Bloomington, Illinoi, SK
    PERFORMERS: Illinois Wesleyan Collegiate Choir, Scott Ferguson (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Apocalypsis Iohannis
    for soprano, mezzo-soprano, mixed choir and strings
    29 Jun
    1997
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Jesuit Church, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jana Pastorková (s), Lenka Pauliková (ms), Camerata Bratislava, Jan Rozehnal (zbm.), Bratislava Chamber Soloists, Anton Popovič (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: December Suite
    8 Jun
    1997
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Two Pieces for Accordion
    1997 First performances in Slovakia
    SK
    PERFORMERS: Boris Lenko (ac)
  • Peter Zagar: Quintet
    11. 1996 First performances in Slovakia
    Toronto, SK
    PERFORMERS: Arcana Ensemble
  • Marek Piaček: Rich and Happy from Engerau
    11 Jun
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, STOKA Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: I Waited for You at the Carlton…
    Pièce caractéristique
    11 Jun
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, STOKA Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf)
  • Tomáš Boroš: Das Gebet der Jungfrau
    for chamber ensemble
    11 Jun
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, STOKA Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf), Petr Michoněk (vc)
  • Marek Piaček: Desirée
    11 Jun
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, STOKA Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf), Petr Michoněk (vc)
  • Vladimír Bokes: Recapitulation after J. L. Bella
    (transcription of the fragment from the first movement of Sonatina for chamber ensemble)
    11 Jun
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, STOKA Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf)
  • Ilja Zeljenka: Remembrance
    (for Požoň sentimentál)
    11 Jun
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, STOKA Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál, Ľubomír Burgr (vn), Boris Lenko (ac), Marek Piaček (fl), Peter Zagar (pf), Petr Michoněk (vc)
  • Peter Zagar: Pater noster
    for mixed choir and organ
    29 Jul
    1995
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bratislava Conservatory Choir
  • Peter Zagar: Une poire supplémentaire
    11 Jun
    1995
    First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: John Tlibury (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: String Quartet
    2 May
    1995
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Moyzes Quartet
  • Peter Zagar: The Heritage Land
    1995 First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Požoň sentimentál
  • Peter Zagar: They Kissed and Wept…
    13 May
    1994
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Philharmonic, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Balada s kódou (Lístoček z brezy)
    15 Jan
    1994
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
  • Peter Zagar: Four Pieces
    16 Nov
    1993
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Young Bratislava Soloists, Daniel Gazon (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Trio
    20 Jun
    1993
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Jozef Lupták (vc), Eleonóra Skutová (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Music For Video
    for 10 instruments
    1990 First performances in Slovakia
    Evenings of New Music, SK
    PERFORMERS: VENI ensemble
  • Peter Zagar: For Little Sonya
    Two pieces for young pianists
    17 Feb
    1989
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Tamara Marková (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: Music
    for 2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, Strings, (and Tape)
    15 Feb
    1989
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Jan Valta (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Concerto for Orchestra
    1986 First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Philharmonic, Symfonický orchester VŠMU, Oliver Dohnányi (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Ouvertura giocosa
    1985 First performances in Slovakia
    Large concert hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hideaki Mutó (dir.)
  • First performances abroad
  • Peter Zagar: Moto perpetuo
    for piano
    7 Jun
    2016
    First performances abroad
    Concert of the winners of the Rajec Musical Spring, Slovak Institute, Vienna, AT
    PERFORMERS: Pavol Bohdan Zápotočný (pf)
  • Peter Zagar: E. Suchoň: Nox et solitudo
    16 Sep
    2008
    First performances abroad
    Les Invalides, Paris, FR
    PERFORMERS: Cappella Istropolitana, Terézia Kružliaková (ms)
  • Peter Zagar: E. Suchoň: Bačovské piesne
    15 Sep
    2008
    First performances abroad
    Les Invalides, Paris, FR
    PERFORMERS: Cappella Istropolitana, Gustáv Beláček (b)
  • Peter Zagar: Suchoň: Three Songs for Bass and Orchestra
    15 Sep
    2008
    First performances abroad
    Les Invalides, Paris, FR
    PERFORMERS: Cappella Istropolitana, Gustáv Beláček (b)
  • Peter Zagar: Duetto con codetta
    9 May
    2005
    First performances abroad
    Beauvais Cello Festival, Beauvais, FR
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Lupták (vc), Eugen Prochác (vc)
  • Peter Zagar: Magnificat
    9 Oct
    2001
    First performances abroad
    Ars viva, Olomouc, CZ
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Janáčkov komorný orchester, Jan Rozehnal (dir.)
  • Peter Zagar: Prelude
    2000 First performances abroad
    Philadelphia, US
    PERFORMERS: John Pescitelli (org)
  • Peter Zagar: Dance
    1999 First performances abroad
    Český Krumlov, CZ
    PERFORMERS: Bratislava Chamber Soloists, Anton Popovič (dir.)

Gallery

  • Photo : Melos-Ethos 2015: Solamente naturali 2015-11-13 Melos-Ethos 2015: Solamente naturali
    Peter Zagar, Peter Vrábel, Solamente naturali

    Author: Peter Brenkus
  • Photo : 2014-01-25
    Peter Zagar

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia
    Author: Peter Brenkus
  • Photo : 2014-01-25

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia
    Author: Peter Brenkus
  • Photo : Melos-Ethos 2013 2013-11-12 Melos-Ethos 2013
    Peter Zagar, œnm . österreichisches ensemble für neue musik

    Author: Peter Brenkus
  • Photo : Melos-Ethos 2013 2013-11-12 Melos-Ethos 2013
    Peter Zagar, Roman Berger

    Author: Peter Brenkus
  • Photo : Hommage a Magritte 2012 Hommage a Magritte

    Author: Martin Burlas
  • Photo : Melos Ethos 1991 1991 Melos Ethos 1991

Audio

  • Zagar, Peter: Apocalypsis Iohannis






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