Matěj Vlk

Matěj Vlk

*1980, Praha

violin

 

 

 


 

He studied in the music class of Jan Neruda Grammar School and at the Prague Conservatory, where he attended violin classes of František Pospíšil. At that time he began to be engaged in playing chamber music. He took part in summer courses in the class of Břetislav Novotný.

In 2009 he received his Master degree at the Faculty of Education of Charles University in the class of Jiří Tomášek, under whose guidance he won the first prize in the competition of the faculties of education in 2004 and 2005. In 2006 he was the absolute winner and he got a prize for the interpretation of Czech music at the same competition.

Since 2004 he has collaborated with the chamber ensemble Konvergence, which performs music of contemporary composers. He also performs in chamber ensembles as a soloist both in the Czech Republic and abroad (e.g. at the chamber music festival “Mustufe”, Klaipeda/Lithuania, the association Konvergence/Paris, Berlin). Between the years 2000 and 2010 he was a member of the Chamber Orchestra Berg as a leader of the second violin section.

Since 2008 he has been a regular member of the first violin section in the Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK. Since 2012 he has played in the chamber ensemble Musica pro anima, which consists of leading members of the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

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