Our Musicians 2021

V4 Quartet

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The V4 Quartet is an exciting and important music initiative created with the support of the Visegrad Fund,  the  international donor organization established in 2000 by the governments of the Visegrad Group countries—Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia—to promote regional cooperation in the Visegrad region (V4). The V4 Quartet concert in Levoča will mark their debut […]

Our Musicians 2021

Teo Gertler

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In 2016 at the age of 8 Teo Gertler  won the second prize in the 17th “Nutcracker” International Competition of Young Violinists in Moscow; in 2018 he was awarded junior first prizex at the XIV. International Lipinski/Wieniawski Competition of Young Violinists in Lublin, Poland in the junior category;  and in 2019 he won first prize […]

Our Musicians 2021

Ivan Palovič

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Ivan Palovič studied violin at the Conservatory in Bratislava in the class of professor Jozef Kopelman, Bohdan Warchal jn. and František Török. Later he carried on with his viola studies at the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava (with Jozef Hošek), at the Hochschule Musik Theater Zürich with Nicolas Corti and at the University […]

2019

Jordana Palovičová

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Jordana Palovičová has studied piano at the Conservatory in Bratislava (with Juraj Mašinda), at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (with Daniela Varínska), at the Royal College of Music in London (with Yonty Solomon) and at the Musikhochschule Lübeck (with James Tocco). Between 2002 and 2004 she held the DAAD Scholarship. She has also participated […]

2020

Jonathan Powell

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The pianist and composer  Jonathan Powell  studied with Denis Matthews and Sulamita Aronovsky. He has established an international career as a soloist, his programmes ranging from standard Classical and Romantic repertoire to contemporary and little-known 20th century works. He has performed widely in Europe, as well as in Russia and the US; he has also appeared on national radio of many […]

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Theodore Kuchar

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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. We welcome the return of Maestro Kuchar for the 2020 Levoca Festival. He has served as artistic director and principal conductor of two of Europe’s leading orchestras, the Janáček […]

Our Musicians 2021

Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina

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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 […]