REPORTS:

"Conductor Marián Lejava with a special flair for contemporary music has brilliantly contributed to the successful world premiere of J.Iršai´s Six Pressburg Concertos." (M.Puškášová, Iršai: Six Pressburg Concertos, 2014)

 

"Musical direction (...) took over the height of the stage young slovak conductor Marian Lejava. Pushed it into a form that makes the Košice theater honour: it is instrumentaly transparent, dynamicly driven and varied in colours." (Z.Mojžišová, Strauss: Ariadna auf Naxos, 2014)

 

"In the abrupt changeover for Austrian colleague Lejava mobilized to set performance worthy of respect (...)." (P.Unger, Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, 2014)

 

"Not only does Lejava save the demanding performance and months of study of the entire opera company, in addition to himself as a conductor does he a concentrated and flawless stage and musically complexed shape (...), all the nuances of stylistic changes and special features (...) highlighted  most effectively." (L.Urbančíková, Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, 2014)

 

"(...) The conductor Marian Lejava has managed to create a compact creations, which left a really impressive impression (...) difficult to depicture fluid of crude, uncouth energy." (R.Kolář, Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, 2013)

 

"On Lejavas explosive gestures musicians responded immediately. He gave them power in addition to music and strong visual experience." (R.Kolář, Andriessen: Workers Union, 2013)

 

 

 

COOPERATIONS:

 

ensembles:

 

Ensemble Opera Diversa (2018-19)

Prague modern (2011-13, principal conductor 2014-19)

VENI ensemble (principal conductor 2000-2013, 2019)

VENI ACADEMY (inventor, co-founder and principal conductor 2010-2015)

Qaartsiluni ensemble Budapest (2012-14)

Bratislava Contemporary Players (BCP) (principal conductor 2013-17)

Melos-Etos ensemble (principal conductor 2005-2007)

Musica Aeterna (since 2000)

Musica Cassovia chamber orchestra (2010-11)

Chamber Soloists Bratislava (2005)

Ostravská banda (2005)

Opera Aperta ensemble (2003-4)

 

Other cooperation with ensembles as:

Ensemble modern Frankfurt (2011)

Ensemble Rezonance Freiburg (2005)

Ensemble of OCNM Ostrava (2001, 2003, 2005)

Wind ensemble Societa Rigata (1997-2001)

Ensemble Neue Musik Bratislava (2001-05)

Cello ensemble of Academy

Cello Coloseum ensemble

Bratislava Cello Quartet

ORFEUS chamber ensemble (2012)

 

 

 

orchestras:

 

Philharmony Hradec Králové (2004, 2019)

Brno Philharmony (2018)

Prague Philharmonia (2016, 2018-19)

Orchestra lyrique et symphonique de Nancy (2010, 2011)

Opera National de Lorraine Nancy (2010, 2011)

Slovak Philharmonic orchestra (2007, 2008, 2016)

Slovak National Theatre (2006-18)

State philharmony Košice (2011-19)

State Opera Košice (2014-17)

Symphonic orchestra of slovak radio (2003, 2005, 2016-19)

Savaria symphony orchestra Szombathely (1996)

Janáček Philharmonic orchestra Ostrava (2003-05, 2008)

Symphonic orchestra of the Academy of music and drama in Bratislava incl. VSMU Modern orchestra  (2000-19)

Jena Philharmonic orchestra (2007)

Slovak sinfonietta Žilina (2009-10)

Young Euro Classic Symphony orchestra (China) (2010)

Orquesta de Cadaqués (2008)

New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra (2012)

ASYNCHRONIE chamber orchestra (2016)

ZOE chamber orchestra (2014-17)

PERFORMED COMPOSERS:

Lejava has been conducting large variety of works by genre, instrumental/vocal forces and time periods from Baroque era till 21st Century, from chamber ensembles to Rite of Spring orchestras, from purely instrumental, symphonic and  concertant works until vocal and operatic titles.

 

The following list is a preview of composers performed on concerts and stage performances:

 

 

a) foreign composers:

 

pre-20th century:

 

Bach J.S., Beethoven, Brahms, Bruch, Boieldieu, Donizetti, Dvořák, Glazunov, Grieg,

Händel, Haydn J., Minkus, Mozart, Mussorgskij, Nicolai, Novák, Schubert, Spohr

Smetana, Stamitz, J.Strauss Sohn, Tchaikovsky, Weber, Wieniawski

 

1st half of the 20th century:

 

Bartók, Berg, Gershwin, Ives, Janáček, Lehár, Martinu, Menotti, Messiaen, Nielsen

Poulenc, Prokofiev, Puccini, Sibelius, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Szymanowski, 

R.Strauss, Varése, Webern

 

2nd half of the 20th century and contemporary:

 

Andriessen, Abrahamsen, Berio, Bernstein, Blake, Boulez, Bryars, Carinola, Cordero,

Dargay, Donatoni, Dramm, Feldman, Gubaidulina, Hanuš, Hillborg, Hough, Hosokawa, Husa,

Jarell, Jeffery, Kabeláč, Komorous, Kondo, Kotik, Lagnau, Ligeti, Lin, Lutoslawski,

Manolios, Matsushita, Murail, Neuwirth, Pärt, Rose J., Sabat, Scelsi, Sharp,

Silvestrov, Smolka, Sorensen, Spilak, Szlavnicz, Takemitsu, Tarantino, Trojan J.,

Volans, Weinberg, Widlak, Wolff Ch.

 

b) slovak composers:

 

Bachratá, Beneš, Berger, Bernáth, Bodnár, Bokes, Buffa, Burgr, Burlas L., Burlas M., Cikker,

Demoč, Dubovský M., Dubovský R., Čekovská, Grešák, Groll, Hatrík, Hvozdík, Chuťková, Iršai, Janárčeková, Kako, 

Kmiťová, Kolář, Koňakovská, Koppl, Krajči, Kroupová, Lang, Lejava, Machajdík, Matej, Maščáková, Milakovič, Moyzes A.,

Némethová, Novosedlíková, Papanetzová, Parík, Pepucha, Piaček, Podprocký, Remeň, Sixta, Steinecker, Suchoň,

Szeghy, Tóth, Vajó, Zagar, Zavarský, Zborovjan, Zeljenka, Zimmermann Anton (18th Century)

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