Doubravka Součková

26/4/2023 from 19:30 Concert Hall of Sts. Simon & Jude

Doubravka Součková


Program:

  • Jean-Baptiste de Lully Le triomphe de l´amour
  • Joseph Haydn Arianna a Naxos
  • Arr. Craig Terry Cabaret Songs
  • Louis Guglielmi La vie en rose

  • Doubravka Součková, soprano, Czechia
  • Patrik Sedlář, deputy concertmaster

Doubravka Součková

Doubravka Součková belongs to the youngest generation of the Czech opera-singers who are representing themselves very significantly. They have all the premises – a strong vocal disposition, acting talent and very pleasant stage personality. In 2015 she graduated from the Brno Conservatory and in 2020 form the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts under the leadership of the soprano Helena Kaupová. She attended masterclasses lead by Adam Plachetka, prof. Jürhen Hartfiel or Kateřina Kněžíková. She received several awards, for instance from the Competition of Conservatories in Pardubice, Olomouc Singing Competition or Antonín Dvořák International Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary. She sang the role of Ofelia in A. Thomas´s opera Hamlet, for which she was nominated to Thalia Award. Her repertoire includes singing works and main and supporting roles in operas by Mozart, Fibich, Verdi, Dvořák, Bizet, Martinů or Orff. She performs on stages in National Theatre in Prague, National Theatre in Brno or in Theater Krefeld in Germany. In this theatre season she has five premiers in Czech theatres. On 28th October 2021 she debuted with great success in the Jaroslav Křička´s opera Bílý pán in one of the leading roles. The journey of the young singer is developing in the right direction, both in the opera and concert repertoire.

Patrik Sedlář

Patrik Sedlář studied at the P. J. Vejvanovského Conservatory in the class of Prof. Jaroslav Krátký between 2009-2015. Since 2011 he has regularly attended Master Classes of Prof. Bohuslav Matoušek in whose class he studied at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

In 2013 and 2015, he received a scholarship of the Czech Music Fund Foundation for the Support of Czech Modern Music. In 2017, he undertook Master Classes in Semmering, Austria with professors Vilmos Szabadi and Shmuel Ashkenazi. In 2018, he became a laureate of the Kroměříž Summer Music Academy under the direction of violin virtuosos Josef Špaček and Dalibor Karvay. In 2018 – 2019, he completed one-year of study at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with the concertmaster Wiener Symphoniker Jan Pospíchal.

He also professes in chamber music – he is a member of the Errai piano trio, which regularly performs in the Czech Republic, Germany and Turkey. In 2018, trio won 2nd place at the Bohuslav Martinů competition in Prague, and in 2019 they performed solo with the North Bohemian Philharmonic in Teplice. Between 2020 – 2022 he was a member of the group of first violins of the orchestra of the National Theater in Prague, and since 2021 he has been working as concertmaster at the Moravian Philharmonic in Olomouc.