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Pavel Procházka

Pavel Procházka

Opera / Ensemble / Choirmasters / Chief Choir Master


Choirmaster, conductor and composer Pavol Procházka studied at the Conservatory in Žilina and at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava. For many years Procházka was conductor of acclaimed Slovak choirs Lúčnica, SĽUK and Technik. In the years 1985 – 1990 Pavol Procházka was the chief choirmaster of the Slovak Philharmonic Choir and since 2007 he has held the same position in the Slovak National Theatre Opera. He realised hundreds of concerts throughout Europe, in South America, Africa and Asia. Pavol Procházka has collaborated in countless concert, radio and TV recordings and with numerous world-known conductors, among them Claudio Abbado, Robert Benzi, Alain Lombard, Ondrej Lenárd, Lorin Maazel, Libor Peško, Ľudovít Rajter and others. Pavol Procházka is the first Slovak conductor to have appeared in Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, where he musically directed one of the most famous works of Claudio Monteverdi, Vesprae della Beata Vergine (1993). He participated in the festival Musica Contemporanea in Perugia and Bolzano and appeares regularly at the Festival Valle d´Itria in Martina Franca in Italy. Among the countless awards Pavol Procházka received with different ensembles, let us only mention his victories with the choir Technik: Spittal 1975, Arezzo 1978, Tours 1982, Cantanigrós 1983.

A special place in Pavol Procházka´s musical career is held by his teaching activities: in the years 1980 – 1998 at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava, since 1997 at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica and between 2004 – 2007 at the Constantine and Methodius University in Nitra.

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus

Don't sell the bride!

Gioacchino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia

Giacomo Puccini: Il trittico : Suor Angelica, Il tabarro, Gianni Schicchi

Eugen Suchoň: Krútňava (Whirlpool)

Chorus Master
Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème

Jacques Fromental Halévy: La Juive

Carl Davis, Daniel de Andrade: NIJINSKY – God of Dance

Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto

Chorus Master
Nikolaj Andrejevič Rimskij-Korsakov: Sadko

Chorus Master
Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride

Hector Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute

Giacomo Puccini: Tosca



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