Martina Bačová

Soloist, chamber player and concertmaster of the Czech Sinfonietta and Prague Chamber Soloists. She is one of the leading Czech artists of her generation.

Her solo concerts are appreciated by professional critics and audiences, who can be captivated by her expressive, dynamic, and passionate musical expression. He performs at festivals such as Prague Spring, Smetana's Litomyšl, Mahler's Jihlava, Jerusalem Festival, Festival de Nancy, St. Gellert Festival, Festival de la Vézère, Janáček's Hukvaldy and others. She has performed in prestigious venues in both Europe and Asia. She performs as a soloist with most of the Czech symphony and chamber orchestras. In 2002-2007 she was a soloist of the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava. She also collaborates with Czech Radio and Czech Television. Next year, she will be recording the complete works of Darius Milhaud. Her debut CD with pianist Alexander Starý won the prestigious UK Outstanding Recording award in the prestigious International Record Review Journal. After graduating from the Faculty of Arts under the lead of Professor Zdeněk Gola, she went on to the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden and graduated with the "Meisterklasse Diplom" in 2011. Martina Bačová won first prizes at international competitions - Kocian Violin Competition, Prague Junior Note, Beethoven's Hradec, and the main prize of the jury of the masterclasses in Meissen. Based on a recording of her playing, she received a scholarship to the Cleveland Encore School for Strings, where she was taught by Linda and David Cerone. She is also intensively occupied with teaching, which is an inseparable part of her musical activity. Since 2010 she has been a core member of the Baborák Ensemble. In parallel with his solo and chamber projects, she has been a concertmaster of the Summer Academy Biel Orchestra in Switzerland since 2011. In 2018, she collaborated on an HBO television project as a coach and advisor. Martina Bačová is a founding violinist of Alma Ensemble established in 2020.