Anna Paulová

14/11/2022 from 19:30 The Large Hall of Žofín

Anna Paulová


Program:

  • Gioacchino Rossini Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra
  • Franz Schubert Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A major

  • Anna Paulová, clarinet, Czechia
  • Leoš Čepický, concertmaster

Anna Paulová

Anna Paulová has won numerous prizes from an early age. Her greatest success has been 2nd prize at the Prague Spring International Music Festival in May 2015 with a number of special awards, including the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation prize, Gideon Klein Foundation prize, Czech Centres prize and Mercedes Benz prize for the most successful Czech participant of the competition and 1st prize at the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Interpretation Competition 2016 with special prize of the Artist’s Life Foundation for the best participant of the competition. 

As a soloist, Anna Paulová has performed with the Czech Philharmonic, PKF- Prague Philharmonia, Talich Philharmonia Prague, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín, Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice, Nord Czech Philharmonic Teplice, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc, Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Sopot, Orchestra Sinfonica Città di Grosseto, Inter Camerata Chamber Orchestra Wroclaw, Orquestra Cascais e Oeiras Portugal and Orchestra da Camera di Caserta and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo. 

Since 2013 she is studying with prof. Jiří Hlaváč and prof. Vlastimil Mareš at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. At present, she receives lessons with prof. Sabine Meyer and prof. Reiner Wehle at the Musikhochschule Lübeck. 

Leoš Čepický

He graduated at the Conservatorium in Pardubice and at the Academy of Music Arts in Prague. He won many international competitions, e.g. in Zagreb (Croatia) and in Gorizia (Italy). He frequently gives solo recitals as well as concerts with orchestras, both in the Czech Republic and also abroad. To celebrate the 250th anniversary of J. S. Bach’s death in 2000 he performed a series of concerts of all Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for violin solo at the Smetana’s Festival in Litomyšl. In 2002 he made a Multisonic solo CD recording of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas. Since 2007 he works as a professor of violin at the Academy of Music Arts in Prague and in September 2010 he was appointed as a head of a string department of the Academy of Music in Prague. During his studies at AMU he became the first violinist of the Wihan Quartet and he still remains a member of this quartet. As a member of the Wihan Quartet he won the Prague Spring Award in 1988 and also the International Competition of the String Quartets in London in 1991. In 2008 – 2009 the Wihan Quartet performed all 16 Quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven. Leoš Čepický plays a violin from the workshop of violin master Jan B. Špidlen, copy of Guarneri del Gesù from 1741.