Bratislava Music Agency
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In the past 50 years Ondrášek has become one of the most successful choirs in the Czech Republic, winning prizes in international competitions and festivals, and working with the top national artists, composers and orchestras. Ondrášek is a winner of many prestigious festivals (AREZZO, LLANGOLLEN, MONTREUX, NEERPEELT, TAMPERE, CORK, LA VALLETA, BRATISLAVA, GUANGZHOU, WASHINGTON, KAUNAS, JÜRMALA ) and is a sought after choir at home. The repertoire spans a wide variety of musical expression from renaissance to contemporary choir trends. Ondrášek is a part of the Elementary Art School (Základní umělecká škola, ZUŠ) in Nový Jičín, Czech Republic, and is divided into 3 preparatory groups which lead to the main concert choir. Ondrášek and its leaders have received numerous awards for their highly specialized activities and education of young people. In 2008 Ondrášek received the title of the CHOIR OF THE YEAR.
Josef Zajíček - Soloist of Ondrášek, the Nový Jičín children’s choir. He graduated from the Jaroslav Ježek Music Academy (voice training and singing, stage performance). He is the founder of the singing department of the Elementary Art School, Nový Jičín and the choirmaster and Art Director of Ondrášek and DATIO girls’ choir. In 2004 Josef Zajíček was awarded the choirmaster Prize of František Lýsek and in 2007 he received GOLDEN BADGE of the Union of Czech choirs.Back to the list of ensembles