Přemysl Vojta

Přemysl is widely praised as one of the leading hornist of his generation. In 2010 he was awarded with first prize in the International ARD competition together with the audience prize and the prize for the best performance of a new work and the special award from the New Philharmonie Westfalen. In 2011, after his successful debut at the Beethoven Festival Bonn, he received the prestigious Beethoven Ring Award.

Přemysl is born in 1983 in Brno (Czech Republic), began playing the horn at the age of ten, under the mentorship of Olga Voldánová. After studying at the Prague Conservatory from with Bedřich Tylšar he moved to Germany, where he was a student of Christian-Friederich Dallmann at the Universität der Künste Berlin. He used to teach himself at the Universität der Künste Berlin and at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne.

Current engagements include performances as a soloist with the Academy of St Martin´s in the Fields, the WDR Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, , and the Prague Philharmonic. He has performed in recitals and solo concerts in prestigious European festivals including the Bonn Beethoven Festival, the Prague Spring, the Festival „Mitte Europa“ and the Mount Olympus Festival in St. Petersburg.

As a student Přemysl Vojta was a Member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and the European Union Youth orchestra. He was a principal hornist of Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra and now holds the same position at WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne.

Partnered with pianists Tomoko Sawano and Tobias Koch, he has released a number of recordings that attracted much critical acclaim. His latest CD of all Michael and Joseph Haydn horn concertos (with the Haydn Ensemble Prague) was released in autumn 2018.

Přemysl Vojta plays a french horn made by Klaus Fehr (model 3). For the performances with period instruments he plays a f-horn by Daniel Fuchs (Vienna) and a natural horn by Curtois (Paris).

Přemysl Vojta beim Beethovenfest

2019

12

September

13

Fri

8:00 pm

Nocturne II

  • Přemysl Vojta horn
  • Tobias Koch piano
Works by Robert Schumann, Giselher Klebe, Claude Debussy, Franz Strauss, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller
La Redoute

2

September

7

Sat

11:00 am

The ‘Moonlight’ Sonata from a new angle

  • Nike Wagner Speaker
  • Eva Vogel mezzo soprano
  • Přemysl Vojta horn
  • Tobias Koch piano
  • Beethoven Orchester Bonn
  • Dirk Kaftan Conductor
Works by Giselher Klebe and Ludwig van Beethoven
Universität Bonn, Aula