The performers are both composers and top-players, mostly graduates of the Academy of Music. Such combination creates a symbiosis and platform for deep collaboration between composition and interpretation. Konvergence ensemble has performed dozens of premieres of compositions by Czech artists (H. Bartoň, P. Z. Novák, M. Kopelent) and Czech premiers of composers from around the world (A. Breier, G. Toro-Pérez, G. Crumb, T. Takemitsu, K. Saariaho, J. Ullmann).
Besides its own concert cycle, the KONVERGENCE chamber ensemble also performs on Czech and international stages and at music festivals.
Since 2006 the KONVERGENCE chamber ensemble has been collaborating with the national radio station Czech Radio, for which it makes recordings of Czech and international contemporary music. The KONVERGENCE chamber ensemble belongs to the respected chamber ensembles of contemporary music scene.
flute > Zuzana Bandúrová
clarinet > Jiří Mráz
violin > Matěj Vlk, Irena Štochlová
viola / artistic leader > Ondřej Štochl
violoncello > Sebastian Tóth
double bass > Ondřej Melecký
piano > Egli Prifti, Eva Hutyrová, Lucie Tóth
guitar > Jan Tuláček
accordion > Jiří Lukeš