With a gift for unexpected colour, clear musical form, melodic expressiveness, immediacy and playfulness, the music of award winning composer Peter Machajdík has gained the attention and warm appreciation of audiences and musicians around the world. His works, commonly described as emotive, imaginary and hypnotic, have been presented on five continents for over twenty five years and have been featured at festivals such as Inventionen in Berlin, New Work in Calgary, Early Music Festival in Boston, LakeComo Festival, Ostrava Days, Nuovi Spazi Musicali in Rome, Young Euro Classic in Berlin, Hörgänge at the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Bolzano Festival, Audio Art Festival in Cracow, Crusell Music Festival, Contrasts in Lviv, Melos-Ethos Festival, Odessa Dialogues, and the Bratislava Music Festival. Working with unusual methods, he often takes simple materials and a simple mode of expression, and creates a vibrant and challenging sonic palette.
Machajdík's music has been performed across the globe by orchestras, ensembles and soloists including the Lublin Philharmonic, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra, I.J.Paderewski State Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Cluster Ensemble, Ensemble Metamorphosis, NeoQuartet, Berg Orchestra, Mucha Quartet, Quasars Ensemble, harpists Floraleda Sacchi, Kristan Toczko and Klára Bábel, clarinetists Martin Adámek and Guido Arbonelli, violist Saša Mirković, harpsichordists Elina Mustonen, Sonia Lee and Asako Hirabayashi, flautists Yeeun Kim, Alex Griffiths and Rebecca Jeffreys, double bassist Dritan Gani, and oboist Piet Van Bockstal, among others. His work has been championed by conductors such as Benjamin Bayl, Anu Tali, Ivan Buffa, Florian Ludwig, Leoš Svárovský, Miran Vaupotić, Paweł Przytocki and Hakan Sensoy. Music of Machajdík has also been heard in Kristina Paulin's choreographies for the soloists of the Hamburg Ballet, the Vorpommern Ballet, and the Slovak National Theatre.
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