Aged 15, he became the youngest student of the Faculty of Music at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in Ivan Moravec’s class. He went on to study at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hannover with Karl-Heinz Kammerling and after graduation in 2001 continued there to study solo piano in a postgraduate programme.
He regularly participates in international competitions. He has given numerous evening recitals in the biggest concert halls in Prague and other Czech towns (as a 15-year-old, he already had a solo recital in Rudolfinum’s Dvořák Hall) as well as in many places around Europe and has been returning to the USA, Canada, Mexico, Turkey and Asia. He has performed with the Czech Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, PKF–Prague Philharmonia, Brno Philharmonic, Suk Chamber Orchestra, Czech Chamber Orchestra, Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra. He has collaborated with renowned conductors (Jiří Bělohlávek, Ondřej Kukal, Eiji Oue, Naoshi Takahashi), top soloists and ensembles (Josef Suk, Václav Hudeček, Ivan Ženatý, Jaroslav Svěcený, Stamic Quartet, Czech Nonet).
In 2009, he appeared as a soloist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms Festival in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Václav Mácha passed away on 23rd April 2022. The Czech Philharmonic wishes to express sympathy to his family.