Visegrad fund

Visegrad fund

http://www.visegradfund.org/

2018:
Partners and their websites:
Spinoza's Theatre Nonprofit Association, www.spinozahaz.hu
Fórum mladých, o. s., Praha

Project:
VISEGRAD MUSIC MASTER CLASSES

July 1 - 7, 2018
Modra, Slovakia
Classes: violin, viola, violoncello, guitar

violin: Sándor Jávorkai (Hungary)
viola: Kristina Fialová Nouzovská (Czech Republic)
violoncello: Petr Nouzovský (Czech Republic)
guitar: Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová (Slovakia)

2014:

Partners and their websites:
Spinoza's Theatre Nonprofit Association, www.spinozahaz.hu
Stowarzyszenie Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, www.balticneopolis.pl
Fórum mladých, o. s., Praha

Project:
18 STRINGS OF V4 COUNTRIES

Performers:
Sándor Jávorkai, violin (Hungary)
Emilia Goch, viola (Poland)
Petr Nouzovský, violoncello (Czech Republic)
Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová, guitar (Slovakia)

The main task of this project is to demonstrate high artistic level of young artists of the V4 countries and to support the possibilities of common concert touring. Our four excellent performers are internationally recognized. They cooperate with renowned orchestras and perform all over the world in famous concert halls. The program of the concerts will be very attractive - compiled from masterworks of famous composers and composers of V4 countries.

Short CVs of the artists:

Sándor Jávorkai, violin (Hungary)
Violinist Sándor Jávorkai received his first violin instructions at the age of three from his father and already performed in public at the age of five. He studied in Budapest and Vienna. He played as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as Berlin Symphony, Dresden Philharmonic, Sinfonietta Baden, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Philharmonic, Belgrad Philharmonic and many others.
Concert travels have led Jávorkai throughout Hungary, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Russia, Holland, Austria, Greece, England, Malta, Norway, Turkey, Japan, Colombia, Tunisia, Egypt and Israel. Sándor Jávorkai has performed at important concert halls such as the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Luxembourg Philharmonic, the Sava-Centar in Belgrade, in the “Forbidden City” in Beijing, the Warsaw Philharmonic and Opera City in Tokyo. He has performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Spring Festival in Budapest and at the Spring in Russia Festival in Moscow. Sándor Jávorkai performed to great success at a gala concert in the Vienna Konzerthaus with Roby Lakatos, Rolando Villazón, Julius Drake, Michel Camilo and other well-known musicians.
Sándor Jávorkai was awarded with the first prizes in numerous international competitions.
He is playing in a duo with his brother, cellist Adam Jávorkai. In 2009 they have been awarded the Artists of the Year by Jeunesse and Bank Austria.

Emilia Goch, viola (Poland)
is the founder of the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra and its' first viola player. She graduated with honors from the Academy of Music of I. J. Paderewski (in the viola class of Dominik Rutkowski) in Poznan in 2005. In the same year she received the Award for the best graduate the field of musical arts. Emilia Goch also studied the conducting (prof. Jan Szyrocki). She has participated in the master class of Ewa Guzowska in 2007.
Her concert activities have started already in 2000. She performed with RIAS Radio Jugendorchester, chamber orchestra Preussisches Kammerorchester, ensemble of vocalists and instrumentalists Camerata Nova, chamber orchestra Academia, the orchestra Kammersolisten der Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Sadler's Wells Theatre Orchestra in London, string quartet Artu, Quartet Sedina and others. She performed in Europe, Asia and Africa. As a member of the Baltic Neopolis quartet She took part in many festivals: the International Festival of Sacred Non Profanum in Trzęsacz, Wojciech Kilar's Gorzow Festival of Contemporary Music, 42nd International Festival of Contemporary Music of Poznan Musical Spring . She has recorded among others with String Orchestra Academia, international quintet Kinematic music, string orchestra Baltic Neopolis Orchestra and the Baltic Neopolis Quartet (Compositions of Szczecin, 2013).
She teaches viola at the Art Academy in Szczecin.

Petr Nouzovský, violoncello (Czech Republic)
Peter Nouzovský graduated at the Conservatory in Prague and the Music Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He continued in his studies at the Dresden School of Music with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt. He completed his studies at the Royal Conservatory in Madrid. He has improved his art with more than ten world-renowned violoncellists in master courses all over the world. (Mstislav Rostropovich, Boris Pergamenschikov, David Geringas, Franz Helmerson …)
Already as a student of the Conservatory, he saw his first international success in the form of an invitation to the Piatigorsky Seminar in Los Angeles, where only ten cellists from around the world were invited. Following a great success there, he was again invited in 2006.
Thanks to a successful recital at the international music festival Prague Spring 2005 he is a frequent guest at the most prestigious festival (2007, 2009, 2010). He took part also in other festivals, for example the Kammermusik Festival in Bolzano, Kyoto International Music Festival and the Bratislava Music Festival. Peter is a sought-after solo player at home and abroad. His other international activities include frequent recitals in lot of countries of Europe and in Japan. Peter is also a popular chamber player. He records for the labels CUBE Bohemia, Multisonic, Albany Records and Radioservis. He collaborated also with Marta Kubišová and Rod Stewart. Peter is the founder and director of the South Bohemia Chamber Festival (since 2005). He plays the "Miroslav Komár 2008" and "Jean Baptiste Vuillaume 1835" cellos.

Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová, guitar (Slovakia)
She studied with outstanding guitarist and pedagogue Alvaro Pierri at Université du Québec á Montréal, Université Laval in Quebec City and University in Vienna, too. She performed as a soloist with many famous orchestras such as Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, Virtuosi Pragenses, Virtuosi di Praga, Orchestra Fondazione Arena di Verona, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Universal Symphony Orchestra South Korea, Rzeszow Philharmonic, Talich Chamber Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra, Cappella Istropolitana, State Chamber Orchestra Žilina and many others. She has appeared on the stages of such famous concert halls as Prague Rudolfinum, Berlin Konzerthaus, Teatro Filarmonico Verona, Auditorium Conciliazione Roma, Seongnam Art Center and others. In addition to Slovakia she has played in almost whole Europe, in South America, Asia and Canada. As a chamber music player she performs regularly with some great Slovak, Czech and Hungarian artists – in duo with voice (Slovak National Opera´s top soloists), flute, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano, in trio violin – guitar – cello and in quintet – guitar with string quartet. She is an initiator and Artistic Director of the Bratislava Chamber Guitar International Music Festival. For several years she was engaged by the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. Now she teaches at the Conservatory in Bratislava. She is playing the guitar by world-known luthier Gernot Wagner.

Anna Gutowska, violin (Poland)
She studied at the Conservatoire de Lausanne (prof. J. Jaquerod). Later she continued her study at Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna (prof. Edward Zienkowski) where she graduated in 2007. She won the International Competition Postacchini in Italy (1999) and International Baltic Violin Competition in Gdansk (2006). Now she teaches at Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, where she is assistant of professor Zienkowski.

Schedule of the concerts:

04. 10. - Stockholm
18. 12. - Zagreb
29. 01. - Vienna
26. 02. - Brussel
27. 02. - The Hague
18. 03. - Berlin
13. 05. - Budapest
19. 05. - Sofia
24. 05. - Pretoria
28. 05. - Pretoria
04. 06. - Rome
11. 06. - Bern
08. 07. - Ljubljana