Opus Osm Minutka: Berg’s Nuberg Sampler
The Berg Orchestra observes its 20th anniversary this year, and also continues with its Nuberg Awards supporting young composers of contemporary music. Watch a sampling of it here.
Opus Osm’s ‘Little Minute’ (Minutka) Series: The Berg Orchestra’s Nuberg Winners
5 Fast Facts about The Berg Orchestra’s Nuberg Winners 2014
1 Watch this slideshow (below) featuring music clips and photos from the Nuberg Awards concert Mar 9, 2015 at St Agnes Convent, Prague
2 The Nuberg Awards recognize the most successful works premiered by The Berg Orchestra. Music professionals and the public vote separately on their choices during January and February
3 The Berg Orchestra concerts present 20th-century and contemporary music, usually combined with theatre, film, pantomime, or video presentations. Their live music accompanying early silent films is especially popular.
4 The Berg Orchestra was founded by artistic director / conductor Peter Vrabel in 1995.
5 Most concerts take place in unusual locations (for a concert) and usually include a guided tour of the facility or neighborhood before the concert.
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Read more about The Berg Orchestra; about one of their most unusual locations for a concert; and about their silent film series. You can also listen to the complete Nuberg compositions on The Berg’s website.
— Hana Blažková, Opus Osm writer
Photo Credits: See slideshow for photo credits.