Tag: Jiří Kadeřábek

Tuesday, April 10, 2012: Spring Blue

Spring Blue The color blue has taken over the streets of Prague. Leaping from billboards, jumping from the sides of trams, enveloping bus stops, the blue is announcing to pedestrians and passersby that Prague Spring is bound to arrive soon — at least the musical spring. Since 1946 the blue and the elegant violin f-hole logo designed by the painter and typographer František Muzika have symbolized the most significant and…

Wednesday, March 28, 2012: Simply, C

Simply, C Jiří Kadeřábek is a young Czech musician you should get to know, especially if you don’t particularly care for contemporary or new music. Or even if you do. For Mr K seems to work very hard – and yet effortlessly – at making his music and his ideas user-friendly. For example, his composition commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for the BBC Symphony Orchestra last year is not some…