On the 11th of June 2009 M. Kaňka appeared at the gala concert which took place in the centre Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Together with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Z. Mácal he performed the concerto op. 104 by A. Dvořák.
The French magazine Le Mond de la Musique evalueted Michal Kanka´s last CD recording with music by M. Weinberg with the highest price „CHOC du Mois“ – February 2009.
The new SACD with music by M. Weinberg is available since January 2009. Praga digitals 250 253. (see the Discography)
Michal Kanka and the pianist Rumi Itoh have just finished their 7th regular concert tour in Japan. On several concerts in Tokyo, Kobe and Nagoya they performed pieces by M. Bruch, D. Schostakovich, A. Tcherepnin, N. Eto and C. Franck.
The highest price the „CHOC“ of the musical magazine Le Mond de la Musique September 2008 for LIVE recording with Prazak Quartet of music by Haydn, Martinu, Feld, Beethoven for the CD company Praga Digitals PRD 350 045.
The new CD „French romantic cello sonatas“ was released in May 2008. C. Saint-Saëns, L. Boëllmann, C. Franck. Praga digitals PRD 250245
On the 21st of July 2008 M. Kanka opened the music festival „Janacek and Luhacovice“ in a beautiful Moravian spa Luhacovice. He performed in co-operation with our leading violinist Frantisek Novotny, the Martinu Philharmonic Zlin and conductor Milos Machek the double concerto in A minor op. 102 by J. Brahms. The concert passed in the presence of our first lady – wife of the President of the Czech Republic – Mrs. Livie Klausova.