Lukáš Vondráček
Piano

“Such command of the instrument – remarkable at the age of 23 – has not been seen for a very long time. (The Weekend Post)

Contacts

Sabine Frank +49 (0)89 6797 10455
Karin Schwarz-Feyhl +49 (0)89 6797 10432

Biography

Highlights of the 2014/15 season include concerts with the Trondheim Symfoniorkester and Krzysztof Urbański and the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo and Marin Alsop. Lukáš also appears in London’s International Piano Series where, in 2007, he made his UK recital debut as the youngest pianist to have featured in the series.

Engagements last season included concerts with the Philharmonia, Sydney Symphony and West Australian Symphony orchestras; and Sarasota, New Jersey and Charlotte Symphony orchestras. He also gave recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London and Casa da Música in Porto, as well as Prague Spring and Klangraum Waidhofen series.

Past performances have included recitals at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw,

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Highlights of the 2014/15 season include concerts with the Trondheim Symfoniorkester and Krzysztof Urbański and the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo and Marin Alsop. Lukáš also appears in London’s International Piano Series where, in 2007, he made his UK recital debut as the youngest pianist to have featured in the series.

Engagements last season included concerts with the Philharmonia, Sydney Symphony and West Australian Symphony orchestras; and Sarasota, New Jersey and Charlotte Symphony orchestras. He also gave recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London and Casa da Música in Porto, as well as Prague Spring and Klangraum Waidhofen series.

Past performances have included recitals at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Zurich's Tonhalle, Klavier Festival Ruhr, Boston Celebrity Series, Ravinia Rising Stars Series and Gilmore Festival.

In 2012, Lukáš Vondráček won the first prize of the 12th Unisa International Piano Competition in Pretoria, South Africa, and the San Marino International Piano Competition, following prizes at the 2009 International Van Cliburn Competition.

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Contacts

Sabine Frank +49 (0)89 6797 10455
Karin Schwarz-Feyhl +49 (0)89 6797 10432

Reviews

"27-year-old Czech pianist Lukas Vondráček and conductor Anu Tali collaborated on a brilliant reading of Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” bringing out inner voices and colors that made this work seem reborn. There were ripples of humor, stretches of passion and intense musicality that delineated the kind of music-making generally relegated to the best of chamber performances." (Herald-Tribune (Sarasota), November 2013)

"Lukáš Vondráček drew the finest possible lines and added bell-like sounds as soft as butter, allowing the disparate compositional elements to become part of a greater whole. It comes as no surprise that this young musician is recognized as one of the greatest pianistic talents

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"27-year-old Czech pianist Lukas Vondráček and conductor Anu Tali collaborated on a brilliant reading of Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” bringing out inner voices and colors that made this work seem reborn. There were ripples of humor, stretches of passion and intense musicality that delineated the kind of music-making generally relegated to the best of chamber performances." (Herald-Tribune (Sarasota), November 2013)

"Lukáš Vondráček drew the finest possible lines and added bell-like sounds as soft as butter, allowing the disparate compositional elements to become part of a greater whole. It comes as no surprise that this young musician is recognized as one of the greatest pianistic talents of our times.” (Stuttgarter Zeitung, April 2012)

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