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  • “The Tones of Vinohrady” concert series

    Villa Grébovka, Praha 2

  • Circle of Music Friends in Kolín

    Městský společenský dům, Kolín

    A concert of the classical music series held by the Circle of Music Friends in Kolín.

    • F. Schubert: Trio B major, op. 99
    • D. Shostakovich: Trio Nr. 1 c minor, op. 8

    • B. Smetana: Trio g minor, op. 15
  • Martinů Hall, Malostranské nám. 13

    Absolventský recitál magisterského studia komorní hry na HAMU.

    Na programu skladby L. Sommera a B. Smetany a dalších.

Quasi Trio

Quasi Trio, the young Czech ensemble, was established in 2014 in Prague where it has been based since. Currently finishing Master studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, since autumn 2019 the trio has also been studying at Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst (MDW) in Vienna in the class of Johannes Meissl (ass. Vida Vujić) and Avedis Kouyoumdjian. The ensemble is as well a graduate of a two-year internship in the class of Trio Wanderer at CRR in Paris. Broading experience, Quasi Trio has successfully attended many international competitions and master classes (P. Schuhmayer, P. Cropper, H. Beyerle etc.). Besides their studies in Prague, all three members – Marie Hasoňová (violin), Judita Škodová (cello) and Kateřina Ochmanová (piano) – have also completed various internships in prestigious European universities (Paris, Dresden etc.).

Although Quasi Trio is aiming its concert activities mostly on the Czech audience, it also takes part in foreign projects and master classes. The ensemble is awardee of international competitions (the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation International Competition, International Plovdiv Chamber Music Competition, etc.), it owns multiple prizes, awarded by the International Summer Academy Prag-Wien-Budapest. As laureates of these, they were also given opportunities to perform in the Austrian broadcast ORF. Among the successes of the ensemble, there are several prizes for exceptional interpretation of Bohuslav Martinů's work, which the members were awarded both in solo and chamber music categories in the Czech republic and abroad.

PDF Besides collaboration with prestigious Czech orchestras (the PKF – Prague Philharmonia, the Czech Philharmonic, the Pardubice Chamber Philharmonic, the BERG Orchestra, etc.) within their chamber and educational series, the Quasi Trio members also appear as soloists, for instance in the L. van Beethoven's Triple Concerto C major.

Marie Hasoňová Marie Hasoňová, despite her youth, has already attracted attention from the Czech music scene. Having evolved into a mature classical music player, she grew up in the inspiring world of folk music which has kept her passion till today. Among her most recent successes is a special award for the best participant of the prestigious Summer Academy of Václav Hudeček. In 2019 she has also completed an internship in the Orchestral Academy of the Czech Philharmonic.

Marie graduated from the Prague Conservatory (classes of Jiří Fišer and Jiří Vodička) and she is currently a student of Pavel Šporcl at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. During her elementary- and high school studies, she has become a laureate of many competitions, both national and international (Josef Muzika Violin Competition, Talents for Europe, Telemann Violin Competition in Poznań, etc.). She has also taken part in masterclasses lead by prestigious interpreters and teachers, such as Ray Chen, Christian Tetzlaff, Renaud Capucon, Ivan Ženatý and others. As a soloist, she has performed with renowned Czech ensembles (Brno Philharmonic, the Hradec Králove Philharmonic orchestra etc.) and she has been often collaborating as an external member of many others. Except for her passionate interest in folk music she has also been developing her skills as a historically informed performer of baroque music.

Judita Škodová Judita Škodová has been profiling herself as a complex musician since her very childhood. Getting her first trio lessons at the elementary school, she has become a passionate chamber music player. After taking part in various youth orchestras, she has become a permanent member of the PKF – Prague Philharmonia in 2013. Her solo debut took place in 2005 at the International Young Musicians‘ Festival in Coburg (Germany) and she has performed with various renowned Czech orchestras since. In 2018 she has started a project „Folie à deux“, where she performs singing Czech and French chansons, accompanied by Kateřina Ochmanová on piano and accordion.

Judita is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (class of Miroslav Petráš). She has also completed two internships – with Michaela Fukačová at the Academy of Southern Denmark in Odense and at Conservatiore National de Musique et de Danse in Paris in the class od Jérôme Pernoo. Already during her high school studies at the Jan Neruda Music Grammar School (class of Mirko and Martin Škampa), she drag attention succeeding in many national and international competitions (Prague Junior Note, Liezen Cello Competition, Talents for Europe, Heran International Competition etc.). As a soloist, Judita has performed with ensembles such as the Janáček Philharmonic, PKF – Prague Philharmonia, the North Bohemian Philharmonic, Prague Student Orchestra and others.

Kateřina Ochmanová Kateřina Ochmanová,  coming from a musical background, was receiving her elementary musical educiation in piano and accordion. In both disciplines she was achieving successes at concerts and competitions, yet later on she decided to pick the piano as her major. Already during her studies, she has became a sought-after player not only as a soloist, but also for her pedagogical and accompanying skills. Currently she is holding a position as a teacher and accompanist at the Conservatory in Pardubice. Being also very passionate about drawing, she has collaborated with several publishers as a book illustrator.

She graduated from the Conservatory in Pardubice (class of Jana Turková) with a solo performance with the Pardubice Chamber Philharmonic, she also made a solo performance finishing her master studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (class of Ivo Kahánek). Except from these occassions, she has performed solo f.e. with the Janáček Philharmonic. Among her successes, there are prizes from chamber music competitions she has acclaimed as a member of a piano duo during her high school studies. Kateřina has been a laureate od both national and international competitions (the Brno Piano Competition, International Novák Competition, Concorso Argento and others), she also participated in masterclasses lead by renowned pianists, such as Angela Hewitt, Avedis Kouyoumdjian, Peter Frankl or Marcus Schirmer.

Trios

A L. Auerbach Trio No. 1 op. 28
B L. van Beethoven Piano trio C minor op. 1 no. 3
Piano trio D major op. 70 no. 1 “Ghost”
Triple concerto C major op. 56
Irish songs WoO 154 for piano trio and voice (selection)
J. Brahms Piano trio C minor op. 101
Triple concerto C major op. 56
D A. Dvořák Piano trio E minor op. 90 “Dumky”
F G. Fauré Piano trio D minor op. 120
G J. Gemrot Piano trio no. 1
V. Godár Talisman
H J. Haydn Piano trio A major Hob. XV/18
Piano trio C major Hob. XV/21
Piano trio G major Hob. XV/25 “Gypsy”
M B. Martinů Piano trio D minor H. 327
Z. Merta Movimento Vivo
W. A. Mozart Piano trio G major KV 496
Piano trio C major KV 548
N V. Novák Piano trio No. 2 Quasi una Ballata
P A. Piazolla Four seasons in Buenos Aires
S F. Schubert Piano trio B flat major op. 99
B. Smetana Piano trio G minor op. 15
D. Shostakovich Piano trio C minor op. 8 no. 1
Piano trio E minor op. 67 no. 2

Piano duos

B L. van Beethoven Variations E flat major op. 44 for cello and piano
J. Brahms Sonate E minor op. 38 for cello and piano
D C. Debussy Sonate D minor for cello and piano
Two romances for cello and piano (originally for voice and piano)
A. Dvořák Silent Woods op. 68 for cello and piano
Rondo G minor op. 94 for cello and piano
Romance F minor op. 11 for violin and piano
Romantic pieces op. 75 for violin and piano
Sonatina op. 100 for violin and piano
E P. Eben Suita balladica for cello and piano
F C. Franck Sonate A major for violin (cello) and piano
J L. Janáček Fairy Tale for cello and piano
K O. Kukal Sonata Romantica for cello and piano
M B. Martinů Arabesques for cello and piano (selection)
Variations on a Slovak Theme for cello and piano
W. A. Mozart Sonate E minor K 304 for violin and piano
P S. Prokofjev Sonate C major op. 119 for cello and piano
S C. Saint-Säens Allegro Appassionato op. 43 for cello and piano
F. Schubert Arpeggione Sonate A minor D. 821 for cello and piano
R. Schumann Adagio and Allegro for cello and piano
5 Pieces in Folk Style op. 102 for cello and piano
L. Sluka Sonate for cello and piano
J. Suk Ballade and Serenade for cello and piano
D. Shostakovich Sonate D minor op. 40 for cello and piano

String duos

B J. S. Bach 4 Duets
G R. Glière Eight Pieces op. 39
H J. Halvorsen Passacaglia for violin and cello
K O. Kukal Present
M B. Martinů Duo No. 2
P I. Pleyel 6 duos B. 501-506 (selection)
S E. Schulhoff Duo for violin and cello

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