Beethoven. Fanny Mendelssohn. Webern

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Fanny Mendelssohn
Capriccio A flat major
Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Sonate for Cello and Piano No. 2 Op. 63
Anton Webern
Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano Op. 11
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 A major Op. 69

Lukáš Pospíšil — cello

Cellist Lukáš Pospíšil studied at the Prague Conservatory, the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. During his studies he also attended a number of masterclasses (Heinrich Schiff, Martin Hornstein) and appeared at competitions (Beethoven’s Hradec, the Janáček International Music Competition in Brno). From 1988 to 1991, he was a member and then later concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, and from 2004—2005 he was the solo cellist in the Kammerorchester Berlin. In addition, Lukáš Pospíšil is a recognized chamber musician (Zeiher Quartett), and he has appeared regularly as a soloist in the Czech Republic as well as abroad. He is an enthusiastic promoter of works by Czech composers and together with the Czech Philharmonic premiered the Concerto for Cello and Orchestra by Zdeněk Šesták. He has been the concertmaster of the PKF — Prague Philharmonia since 1994 with which he as the soloist recorded a CD conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek in 2000. 

Filip Martinka — piano

Pianist Filip Martinka is a student of the Faculty of Music of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in the class of doc. Martin Kasík. As a soloist, he has played with several major Czech orchestras. In 2018, he played Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto in C minor with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, and in the same year also Grieg's Concerto with the West Bohemian Orchestra. This year, he performed Beethoven's 3rd Piano Concerto in concert with the PKF.

In 2019, he toured Israel and Palestine. Among his greatest competitive achievements are 1st place at the Czech Conservatory Competition (2016) and the title of laureate of the Prague Conservatory Young Piano Competition (2018). A great honour for him was performing with violin virtuoso Václav Hudeček at the concert of the Festival of Music in Prague (2017). 

In addition to solo playing, Filip also plays chamber music and piano accompaniment. For several years he has been performing with cellist Jakub Gráf. Together they won the prize of laureates at the international competition of the Czech Radio Concertino Praga (2018). He has been accompanying two important children's choirs for a long time: the Prague choir Rolnička and the Jiřičky choir from Mladá Boleslav, with whom he has successfully debuted at competitions abroad and in the Czech Republic.

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 A major Op. 69

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