2017

Zemlinsky Quartet

Posted on

Since its founding in 1994, the ZEMLINSKY QUARTET (František Souček, Petr Střížek – violin, Petr Holman – viola, Vladimír Fortin – violoncello) has become a much lauded example of the Czech string quartet tradition. The quartet has won the 1st Grand Prize in the Bordeaux String Quartet Competition (2010) and also enjoyed a string of top competition prizes that include Banff, Prague […]

2017

Vienna Piano Trio

Posted on

Celebrated for its finesse, infectious exuberance, tonal allure, and its irresistible panache, the Vienna Piano Trio has long been hailed as one of the “world’s leading ensembles of piano, violin and cello” (The Washington Post). As of September 2015, that reputation is being kept alive with David McCarroll as its new violinist who has a […]

2017

Jan Mach

Posted on

Jan Mach completed his studies at the Brno Conservatoire in the classes of profesor Lubomír Barton, and graduated at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague as Ph.D. with profesor Vlastimil Mares and profesor Jiri Hlavac. He took part in master courses at Semmerig, Austria in 2000 and the French-Czech academy in Telc, Czech Republic […]

2017

Theodore Kuchar

Posted on

Theodore Kuchar is the Principal Conductor of the Slovak Sinfonietta. Mr. Kuchar appears on over one hundred recordings for the Naxos, Brilliant Classics, Ondine and Marco Polo labels. He has served as artistic director and principal conductor of two of Europe’s leading orchestras, the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra (formerly the Czech Radio Orchestra) (2005–2014) and the National Symphony […]

2017

Katerina Englichová

Posted on

One of the most sought after Czech harpists of her generation, Katerina Englichova performs all over Europe, North America, Japan, Hong Kong and New Zealand. She has collaborated with artists such as Mstislav Rostropovitch, Josef Suk, Gerard Causee, Cynthia Phelps, Michel Lethiec, Eugenia Zukerman, Robert Stallman, Jitka Hosprová, Carlo Jans, Michael Kofler, and with many […]

2017

Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina

Posted on

The SLOVAK SINFONIETTA ŽILINA (The State Chamber Orchestra Žilina) is one of the best known professional orchestras in Eastern Europe and holds a very important position in the Slovak musical life. It was founded in 1974 as the only “Classical period” chamber orchestra in Slovakia. Since then the orchestra has attained a prominent position in both the […]