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Photo: Bratislava Trombone Quartet Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia

Bratislava Trombone Quartet

Members: Juraj Mitošinka (umelecký vedúci), František Kovács, Ján Kačurák, Marek Bubnič
Bio

Bio


– establishment in 1988, as a first ensemble of its kind in Slovakia

– performed in concerts and recitals at home and abroad (Bratislava, Prague, Vienna, Karlsruhe and others)

– attendance at festivals: “Philip Jones International Brass Chamber Music Festival”, Convergences, Trnava Organ Days, Bratislava Castle Celebrations and others.

– the repertoire of the ensemble consists of works from Renaissance and Baroque through music of 20th century and jazz; it also includes compositions dedicated to the quartet by Slovak composers

– regularly makes recordings for Slovak Radio and Slovak Television

– one of the top concert activities of the ensemble was performing Concertinofor trombone quartet and symphony orchestra by Dutch composer Jan Koetsier (with Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava and with United Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna)

– the goal of Bratislava Trombone Quartet is a promotion of music for this, in our country still unusual set-up, which is very popular in the world; members of the ensemble are experienced performers working in the orchestras such as Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Radio and the Opera Orchestra of the Slovak


Bibliography

  • Vymazal, Peter: Trnavské organové dni
    2008 2008/1 - 2, p. 19.
  • Šuba, Andrej: Konvergencie
    2006 2006/10, p. 4 – 5.
  • Čížik, Vladimír: Z mirbachovských matiné
    2003 2003/10, p. 15.

Discography

  • Photo:
    2015 CD – Music Fund SF 00932131
    1. : Aria Francese Seconda
      Bratislava Trombone Quartet
    2. : Suite
      Bratislava Trombone Quartet
    3. : Sonata
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    4. : Three Equale
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    5. : Slavonic Dance No. 8
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    6. : 3 Motets
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    7. : 4 Pieces for 4 trombones
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    8. : Max und Moritz – Suite, Op. 127
      Bratislava Trombone Quartet
    9. : 'Round Midnight
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    10. : The Cascades
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    11. : Lament
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    12. : Super 'Bones Jazz Suite No. 2
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    13. : Balada
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    14. : Georgia on my mind
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    15. : Jesenné lístie
      Bratislava Trombone Quartet, Pavel Zajáček (tn), Juraj Bartoš (fc)
    16. : Gospel Time
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Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Július Kowalski: Little suite for four trombones
    21 Nov
    1994
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Slovak Radio, Studio 2, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bratislava Trombone Quartet

Contact:
Juraj Mitošinka
Ostredková 4
821 02 Bratislava 2



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