Sara Dragan

4/10/2022 from 19:30 The Large Hall of Žofín

Sara Dragan


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C major K. 551 Jupiter
  • Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major

  • Sara Dragan, violin, Poland
  • Patrik Sedlář, deputy concertmaster

Extraordinary concert in cooperation with the Polish Cultural Center.

Sara Dragan

Sara Dragan is emerging as one of the finest violinists of her generation. Despite her young age, Sara won first prize / Grand Prix of about 50 violin competitions in Europe, Asia and USA, among others: International Violin H. Wieniawski & K.Lipinski Competition, New York International Artists Association Competition, International G. P. Telemann Violin Competition, International Global Music Partnership Competition.

She performed solo with such an orchestras as: Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Sinfonietta, Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra, the BVG OrchesterBerlin, Royal Chamber Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Sudeten Philharmonic Orchestra, Opole Philharmonic Orchestra, the Warmian-MasurianPhilharmonic Orchestra, Tel Aviv Soloists Orchestra, Busan Philharmonic and many others.

Sara Dragan has performed at many prestigious festivals all over the world among those are Schleswig-Holstein MusikFestival, Interlaken Classics, Henryk Wieniawski Festival and the „Emanations” Festival at Krzysztof Penderecki European Music Center of Music.

Sara is protégée of legendary pedagogue Professor Zakhar Bron. The exceptional young violinist is currently playing on an old Italian violin -Nicola Amati (1666) on the generous loan from Florian Leonhard Fine Violins(London & New York).

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.