The authorial guitar concerts by Lukáš Sommer is a unique musical project that is gaining attention across genres.
The specific guitar technique is derived partly from the school of classical guitar, and partly from the philosophy of yoga and meditation.
In addition to classical concerts, Sommer often engages in interdisciplinary and multi-genre projects.
Lukáš Sommer plays an instrument from Czech luthier Richard Hruš.
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List of works (selection)
Calm - fantasy on Vít Slíva’s poem
Meeting with Slíva’s poetry started work on several compositions in neo-impressionisn style.
Calm was my first performance in this composition line.
LISTEN new version with Ivan Boreš
Windsurfing - hommaje a Pavel Steidl
I wrote a playful song as a tribute to my friend, the genius guitarist Pavel Steidl
Live performance on Balkony TV
Brocen chord - one man show on František Ledderer
5 Preludes for guitar
Preludes originates as a time-lapse documentary, everyone has a specific story of origin, which is often associated with different Czech luthier tools.
I. Ommagio a Jan Kaplický, II. Don’t leave me, III. Por caminos de Sagunto, IV. Savana!, V. Were we?
Live performance of first preludium
CD recording of fifth preludium
Regina is the memory of the man who change my life very deeply and his death left sadness.
Part of the history of the track is also a manuscript
Second letter to Father
Live performance in Guitar progress Night (2014)
In 2016, was founded the musical duo Tapa de Deux with djembe and darbuka player Kateřina Ferlesová. The repertoire includes arrangements of well-known songs and own works.
Kateřina Ferlesová is a pianist and a keybord player with a soul of a drummer. She graduated in piano from Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague (2009) and nowadays plays the keybord and sings in a music group called Feferon. She has been playing the percussion instruments since 2011, especially darbuka (an Arabic drum) in an oriental-dancers-accompanying drummers group called Haiya Tabla. Although she isn´t interested in African music itself, playing the djembe (an African drum) is her great spontaneous passion which she is able to use in a guitar duo called Tapa de Deux.
LISTEN live performance from MANA theatre
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In 2015, the prestigious publishing house William recording released his current CD Savana, which summarizes his previous compositional style. Noteworthy are the songs the 5 Preludes, Calm, The Legend of Victoria or Second Letter to Father.