Jozef Zsapka is ranked the top of the Slovak performing art. His concert activities are wide-ranging, he performs in the duo and as a soloist not only at chamber concerts, but also with prominent orchestras. He is a recognised teacher, music director and organiser of the International Guitar Festival “Johann Kaspar Mertz” – in Bratislava …..
Ján Labant studied the guitar at the Conservatory in Zilina with Prof. Dushan Lehotsky, before completing his studies at the Pedagogical Faculty in Nitra and at the Academy of Dramatic Music in Bratislava, in Prof. Jozef Zsapka class. Since 1987 he teaches the guitar at the Conservatory in Zilina and since 1997 also at the …..
Adam Marec started studying the guitar in 1996. Between 1998 and 2002 he studied at the Conservatory in Žilina with Dušan Lehotský. After studying under Ján Labant at the Academy of the Arts in Banská Bystrica between 2002 and 2007, he was awarded the Chancellor’s Prize. (Slovak Republic) In 2005 he spent five months at …..
Is a graduate of the State Conservatory and the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava. During his studies he participated in many masterclasses, where he studied under the guidance of many outstanding guitar players and teachers and has won several prizes at international competitions in Slovakia, Czech republic, France and Portugal. Krajco has performed at …..
Susana Prieto was born in Santander (Spain) in 1975. She studied with José Luís Fernández and Margarita Escarpa at the Conservatory of Gijón (Asturias), finishing her studies with honours. She continued her musical education at the Royal High Conservatory of Madrid with Manuel Estévez. After that she made postgraduate studies with Zoran Dukic at the …..
Alexis Muzurakis was born in Athens (Greece) in 1976. He began his musical studies at the Conservatory of Lamia with Dimitris Condoyiannis, finishing his studies with honours. He continues his musical education with Costas Cotsiolis at the High Conservatory of Athens. After that he makes postgraduate studies at the Royal High Conservatory of Madrid (Spain) …..
Stepan Rak’s life and artistic path has been well documented in encyclopedias, in TV interviews here in the Czech Republic and abroad, on radio programs and in many other printed publications. Let’s take a look at some highlights from the more recent years of this storied career. In the year 2000, Stepan Rak was historically …..
The Wrocław Guitar Quartet was founded in 1999 by guitarists Kamil Bartnik and Mark Dlugosz. They invited Łukasz Pietrzak and Bartlomiej Helwing for the ensemble. The quartet debuted in 2000 during the festival Euro Art Meeting in Wroclaw performing Joaquin Rodrigos “Concierto Andaluz” with the Wratislavia orchestra conducted by Jan Stanienda. The performance was a …..
The Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice (SFK) was founded in 1968. In short time it ranked amongst foremost representatives of the Slovak performance art and recorded remarkable achievements on the concert stages of European countries but also in a number of substantial cities of Asia and Americas. The orchestra performs more than 60 concerts during a …..
Anna Pietrzak is a versatile guitarist and teacher. She received her musical degree at the Academy of Music in Wroclaw, where she studied with Mark Zielinski and Piotr Zaleski. She studied also in Greece with Costas Cotsiolisa. In 2012 she received her PhD from the Music Academy in Wrocław. Anna Pietrzak has received many awards …..