Beethoven. Suková. Zemlinsky
CZK 450 | 350 (senior citizens 65+) | CZK 100 (students and children up to age 15)
Family ticket CZK 100 per person
Donor’s ticket CZK 2 000
Individual tickets are available from June 14th, 2021.
GUEST: Anna Paulová — clarinet
Meet the performers
Lukáš Pospíšil — cello, concert master PKF – Prague Philharmonia
Cellist Lukáš Pospíšil studied at the Prague Conservatory, the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. During his studies, he also attended a number of masterclasses (Heinrich Schiff, Martin Hornstein) and appeared at competitions (Beethoven’s Hradec, the Janáček International Music Competition in Brno). From 1988 to 1991, he was a member and then later concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, and from 2004—2005 he was the solo cellist in the Kammerorchester Berlin. In addition, Lukáš Pospíšil is a recognized chamber musician (Zeiher Quartett), and he has appeared regularly as a soloist in the Czech Republic as well as abroad. He is an enthusiastic promoter of works by Czech composers and together with the Czech Philharmonic premiered the Concerto for Cello and Orchestra by Zdeněk Šesták. He has been the concertmaster of the PKF — Prague Philharmonia since 1994 with which he as the soloist recorded a CD conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek in 2000.
Jan Souček — oboe
Oboist Jan Souček is the recipient of several international awards — Prague Spring (3rd prize) and Lodz 2005 (1st prize), the semi-finalist at the international competition in Geneva (2010) and the Japanese Karuizawa (2006). He was a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester in 2001. He has been an oboist for the PKF — Prague Philharmonia since 2006 and is also present in the State Opera. He is also a member of the Trio Arundo, which won a prize at the 2011 Czech Chamber Music Society Award, and in the Belfiato Quintet, which won 3rd prize at the Henri Thomasi International Woodwind Quintet Competition in Marseille. He regularly works with the Ensemble Prague Modern and with the Ostravská Banda, which focuses on contemporary music. Jan Souček studied at the Prague Conservatory under F. X. Thuri and at the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under Jana Brožková. He also studied at the Conservatoire national supérieur de Lyon under Jean-Louis Capezzali and Jérôme Guichard.
Ondřej Šindelář — bassoon
Bassoonist Ondřej Šindelář is a member of the Czech Philharmonic. In addition to working in the orchestra, he is also intensely involved in early music and no less in period instruments and the history of the bassoon. He completed his training in Basel, where he studied with Sergio Azzolini at the Academy of Music (Hochschule für Musik). After graduating from the Academy, he went on to study at the Cantorum Basiliensis School, to further develop his passion for Baroque and Classical music and historical instruments. He has gained orchestral experience through his engagements in Czech and European orchestras, such as the Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, PKF – Prague Philharmonia, Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra in London, Kremerata Baltica, Camerata Zurich and Verbier Festival Orchestra in Switzerland. In his collaboration with the ensemble Opus Elocutio, they explore the combination of string and wind instruments in chamber music; the wind ensemble Sesto focuses on the genre ‘Harmoniemusik’. Šindelář often tries to include in his projects various instruments from his bassoon collection.
Marek Kozák — piano
Marek Kozák is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable young figures in the Czech music scene. This finalist from the Ferruccio Busoni 2019 International Piano Competition in Bolzano, a winner of the European Piano Competition in Bremen in 2018 and the recipient of the 2nd prize and laureate title at the prestigious Prague Spring 2016 competition, began to show his talent at the age of four. After studying at the Janáček Conservatory and Gymnasium in Ostrava, he completed his studies at the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under Professor Ivan Klánský. In addition, he has attended numerous masterclasses led by world-famous piano virtuosos such as Eugen Indjic, Murray Perahia and Garrick Ohlsson. He won an award at the 2013 International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Mariánské Lázně, and he repeated this success at the Chopin Competition in Darmstadt, where he was awarded 3rd prize. A year later he also won a prize at the International Smetana Piano Competition in Pilsen. Despite his young age, he has gained much experience working with the leading Czech orchestras
GUEST: Anna Paulová — clarinet
The leading Czech clarinettist Anna Paulová started to play the clarinet at the age of eleven. Then she continued at the Prague Conservatory by prof. Milan Polák and prof. Ludmila Peterková and since October 2013 she has been studying at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in the clarinet class of prof. Jiří Hlaváč and prof. Vlastimil Mareš. Her greatest success has been the 2nd prize at the Prague Spring International Music Competition 2015 and 1st prize at the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Interpretation Competition 2016. In January 2019 she proved again her extraordinary talent. This young artist is a winner of a special award - Golden Medal (High Distinction) of the Vienna International Music Competition 2019.
Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in D minor Op. 3
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