Musical dating musician for orchestra orchestras
In 2002 he won first prize in the international violin competition Beethoven’s Hradec, and in the same year he was awarded a prize as the best pupil attending Václav Hudeček’s violin classes.He later performed with Hudeček in dozens of concerts throughout the Czech Republic.
28 Pablo de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op.Since 2012 he has been a member of the Smetana Trio, with whom he has recorded two CDs for Supraphon, and which has won the prestigious BBC Music Magazine and Diaposon d’Or awards.In 2015 he became first violin with the Czech Philharmonic.He teaches at the Prague Conservatory and at Ostrava University.He plays an Italian instrument made by Joseph Gagliano in 1774.Highlights of the 2017/2018 season will include return visits to the Vienna Philharmonic for concerts at the Vienna Konzerthaus and on tour with Elina Garanca, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Czech Philharmonic and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, plus debuts with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Staatskapelle Dresden, Minnesota Orchestra and his Berlin subscription debut with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.
He will also commence a Bruckner symphony cycle with the Aalborg Symfoniorkester in Denmark.
In May 2012, Payare was awarded first prize at the Malko International Conducting Competition, and in July 2012, he was personally invited by his mentor, the late Lorin Maazel, to conduct at his Castleton Festival in Virginia.
This led to a close association and, in July 2015, he was honoured to accept the position of Principal Conductor of the Castleton Festival.
A musician of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, Ivo Kahánek has gained his reputation as one of the most exciting pianists of his generation and is considered the best Czech contemporary pianist.
He is recognised as one of the impressive Romantic pianists and also as a specialist in Czech piano music.
In 2014 he recorded his debut solo album with the Supraphon company.