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Vladimír Bokes

(Curriculum Vitae)

Year of birth
1946
Nationality
Slovak

1960–1965
studied cello with G. Večerný and composition with J. Pospíšil at the Bratislava Conservatory
1965
Sequenza for 9 Insruments
1965–1970
continued composition studies with Alexander Moyzes (1965-66) and Dezider Kardoš (1966-70) at the Academy of Music and Drama Bratislava
1970
1st Symphony for Orchestra, op. 8 (Bratislava 1970)
1970–1975
taught music theory at the Bratislava Consevatory
1974
2nd String Quartet, op. 18 (Bratislava 1975, Prague 1977, St. Peterburg 1979)
1975–1989
lectured on theoretical subjects at AMD Bratislava
1975
2nd Wind Quintet, op. 19 (Bratislava 1975, Baranow, Poland 1976)
1976
1st Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op. 21 (Bratislava 1978)
1978
2nd Symphony for Orchetra, op. 24 (Bratislava 1980)
1980
concerts and broadcast forbidden
1981
3rd Symphony for Orchestra, op. 36 (Košice 1989)
since 1982
teaches composition at AMD
1982
4th Symphony for Soli, Choir and Orchestra, op. 38
1984
Essay of Comunicativity (published 1988)
1987
5th Symphony for Orchestra, op. 51 (Košice 1988)
1989
Preludes and Fugues for Piano, op. 53 (Bratislava 1995)
1991
J. L. Bella Prize (3rd Symphony)
1991
Missa Posoniensis for Soli, Choir, Organ and Orchestra, op. 55
1992–1998
chairman of the Committee of the International Festival of Contemporary Music Melos Ethos
1993
received professorship at AMD
1995–1999
chairman of Slovak Composers Union
2000
ISCM World Music Days Luxembourg (Preludes and Fugues)
2002-2014
chairman of Board of Music Foundation, Bratislava
2003
Reconstruction of the original version of the opera Krútňava by Eugen Suchoň
2003
6th Symphony for Orchestra, op. 73 (Bratislava 2003)
2006
Jubilee concert with the premiere of Sonata for Violin and Piano op. 27 (1978) after 28 years (Bratislava)
2007
Premiere of Sequenza for 9 Instruments after 42 years (Bratislava)
2007
ISCM World Music Days Hong Kong (Csardas Enikonek)
2008
Premiere of the original version of Krútňava from Eugen Suchoň (State Opera B. Bystrica, Piešťany)
2009
7th Symphony for Orchestra, op. 80 (Bratislava 2011)
2013
ISCM World New Music Days Košice (Concertino for violoncello and chamber ensemble)
2016
Premiere of Missa posoniensis (Bratislava)