Jury of the 59th Beethoven's Hradec

The jury of the 59th Beethoven's Hradec in the field of violin, which will take part from 14th to 18th June 2023 in Opava, is finally known.

  • Jiří Vodička the chairman of the jury
  • Fedor Rudin (France)
  • Beata Warykiewicz-Siwy (Poland)
  • Petr Maceček
  • Jan Fišer

You can read more about members of the jury bellow.

Jiří Vodička

Jiří Vodička, concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic, is one of the most important and sought-after violinists in the Czech Republic. Already in his childhood, he won in a number of prestigious Czech and international competitions and continues to collect successes to this day. He regularly performs as a soloist with many distinguished Czech and foreign orchestras, records albums, films for television and radio, devotes himself to chamber music and teaches at the Prague Conservatory and the University of Ostrava. You can read more about Jiří Vodiček at Czech philharmonic.

Fedor Rudin

French-Russian violinist and conductor Fedor Rudin is one of the most important artists of the current generation. He is the holder of prestigious awards from international competitions. He was concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic for three years, performs with famous orchestras as a soloist and member of the chamber Fratres Trio. He is currently the conductor of the Georgian National Philharmonic. You can read more about Fedor Rudin at his page.

Beata Warykiewicz-Siwy

Violinist and professor at the Academy of Music im. Karola Szymanowskiego in Katowice Beata Warykiewicz-Siwy is an active artist and teacher. She studied in Katowice and Amsterdam and has a number of awards from Polish and international competitions. She worked in the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Hilvers, the Netherlands, and then as concertmaster in the Radio Chamber Orchestra, also in Hilvers. As a soloist, she performed with 12 philharmonics, a number of chamber orchestras and solo projects across Europe. You can read more about Beata Warykiewicz-Siwy at the site of Akademia Muzyczna im. Karola Szymanowskiego.

Petr Maceček

Pedagogue and violinist Petr Maceček is the holder of several awards. He was the concertmaster of the Slovak Chamber Orchestra, the Capella Istropolitana Chamber Orchestra in Bratislava, the Suk Chamber Orchestra, worked in the Prague Chamber Orchestra and was a member of the Talich Quartet. He has performed throughout Europe, South America, the United States and Asia. He worked as a teacher at a number of international master courses and works as a pedagogue at the international conservatory in Prague and the University of Ostrava. You can read more about Petr Maceček at the site of the Presto Art Agency.

Jan Fišer

Jan Fišer belongs to violinists who drew attention to themselves already in childhood. He won a number of competitions, works as concertmaster of the Prague Chamber Philharmonic, performed as a guest concertmaster in England and Germany, collaborates with a number of orchestras as a soloist, performed at a number of foreign festivals. He is also dedicated to chamber music, with the Dvořák Trio he celebrated numerous successes at competitions and concert stages. He records for television and radio, acts as a mentor of the MenArt scholarship academy and also works as a teacher. You can read more about Jan Fišer at Czech philharmonic.

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