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Josef Špačekviolin, guest artist
Praised for his remarkable range of colours, his confident and concentrated stage presence, his virtuosity and technical poise as well as the beauty of his tone Josef Špaček has gradually emerged as one of the leading violinists of his generation. He appears with prestigious orchestras and collaborating with eminent conductors. He equally enjoys giving recitals and playing chamber music and is a regular guest at festivals and in concert halls throughout Europe, Asia and the USA. Josef Špaček studied with Itzhak Perlman at The Juilliard School in New York, Ida Kavafian and Jaime Laredo at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and with Jaroslav Foltýn at the Prague Conservatory. He was laureate of the International Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. By the end of the 2019/2020 season he served as concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the youngest in its history. Josef Špaček performs on the ca. 1732 “LeBrun; Bouthillard” Guarneri del Gesù violin, generously on loan from Ingles & Hayday.
Miroslav Sekera piano
He is playing the piano since he was three years old when his talent found an excellent teacher Professor Zdena Janžurová. Along with the piano began studying violin. Thanks to the art of playing the piano while the violin was chosen to play a little Mozart in the Oscar-winning movie "Amadeus" director Milos Forman. Playing both instruments devoted to its adoption at the Prague Conservatory, where he decided only to study piano. He was accepted into the class of Eva Boguniová. Throughout the studies also attended the class of Martin Ballý. He continued at the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague by Miroslav Langer. In 2002 he won the International Brahms Competition in Portschach, Austria. In 2006, he was released a solo CD by Multisonic the support of Czech Music Foundation parts J. Brahms, D. Scarlatti, M. Moszkowski. For contemporary Boston composer Joseph Summer in the USA recorded three CDs issued by Albany Records recording company and Navona Records. In 2013 he recorded with violinist Josef Špaček CD for Supraphon. He regularly cooperates with Czech Radio, he performed as a soloist with the Prague Symphony Orchestra. He regularly works with the mezzo-soprano Dagmar Pecková or hornist Radek Baborák.
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