Ondřej Kyas

Ondřej Kyas
Ondřej Kyas

Ondřej Kyas (* 14 April 1979 Boskovice) is a Czech composer and musician. Ondřej Kyas graduated in Czech and Musicology from Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. He is a co-founder and composer of the Ensemble Opera Diversa. He has written five full-length operas in Czech, Pickelhering 1607 aneb Nový Orfeus z Bohemie (Pickelhering 1607 or The New Orpheus of Bohemia, 2007), Společná smrt milenců v Šinagawě (The Strange Suicide of Two Lovers in Shinagawa, 2009), Dýňový démon ve vegetariánské restauraci (The Pumpkin Demon in a Vegetarian Restaurant, 2010), Ponava (Zmizelé řeky) (Ponava: The Lost Rivers, 2013) and Čaroděj a jeho sluha (The Conjuror and his Slave, 2016), as well as numerous shorter pieces.[3]

He has also perfomed as a member of the following alternative and rock bands:

  • Baron Obkrokin (1992-1996)
  • Lunochod (c1995-2000)
  • Nechere (c2001-2003)
  • Hajzli (c1999-2001)
  • U-Musik (c2004-2006)
  • Prvouka (2005-2007)
  • Cute Kid (2006-2007)
  • Mucha (2014–)
  • Květy (2016–, previously as a guest performer and studio musician)

He is also active as a solo performer, an „electrified songwriter“ Kygiss. He is also member of the folk band Terebint. Formerly he was a singer with the Czech Philharmonic Chorus.

More information https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ondřej_Kyas