Hořínka Slavomír

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Slavomír Hořínka (*1980) is composer working and living with his wife and four children in Prague (Czech Republic). He is composing music focused primary on reducing of means and transparence of structure. As material he often uses melodic line, harmony or rhythm derived from sound analysis or music without copyright (plainchant, ethnic music etc.). In his most recent works he is exploring early instruments and the spatial aspect of music.

​Slavomír Hořínka is assistant professor at composition department at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He graduated as a violinist from the Pardubice Conservatoire (Czech Republic). Following that he studied composition at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts with Ivan Kurz (1999–2004). In 2008 he graduated with a PhD in composition at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, under the guidance of Hanuš Bartoň. His compositions have been performed by the Czech Philharmonic, the BERG Orchestra, the Bennewitz Quartet, Cappella Mariana, Tiburtina Ensemble, Solamente naturali and others on major both domestic and international stages.

2017 Special Award for Czech Composition in Musica Nova Competition (Shining Wounds)
2015 Chairman Prize in the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Competition for A Pocket Guide to Bird Flight
2010 NUBERG prize for composition Lacrimosa
2008 Josef Hlávka’s prize for composition ...numquam excidit...
2007 OSA annual award for "the most successful young author of classical music"
2004 Gideon Klein’s prize for composition Shirei Ahava
2004 Generace – 1st prize for composition Shirei Ahava
2003 Generace – absolute winner and Janáček’s prize for composition Two Sheets from Manyoshu


Composition Creation year Score Recording Available
in HIS
in ČRo
3 Dialogues
for french horn and viola
1999 Score
3 Chapters
for one percussion player
2005 Score
Aevum. SMS to W.A.M.
for 3 dancers, 3 instrumental trios and percussion
2015 Score
Agapás mé?
aria for violoncello and 12 strings instruments
2011 Score
Ave Maria 2019
Thursday, And May the Lord Forgive You
for mezzo-soprano and 10 players on the text by F.B.Pošmourná
2016 Score
for female voice and violoncello
2017 Score
Domine, non est exaltatum
for children’s choir
Two Leaves from Manjoshu
for soprano and chamber orchestra
2001 Score
Hommage à Janáček
3 songs on the texts of Moravian folk poetry for soprano and piano
for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano
2005 Score
Cherubic Hymn
for mixed choir
Il Poverello di Dio
5 meditazioni eclettiche sulla conversione di San Francesco di Assisi per 2 vl., vcl., cembalo e archi
In Carne Mea
for fixed media and 12 strings
2017 Score
Joy that kills
for amplified orchestra
A Pocket Guide to Bird Flight 2014 Score
for baroque violin, koto, tam-tam and strings
2014 Score
Laudate Dominum
for children’s choir
Litaniae Sanctorum
per schola populus et campana
2013 Score
cantata for two Gregorian scholas, 25 musicians and liturgical space
2012 Score

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