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…Passion and the Cello: Nouzovský…Wolfsburger Allgemeine
Petr Nouzovský ranks among the Europe’s best cellists of his generation and can be heard on many international concert stages. He is acclaimed internationally for his deeply expressive musicianship and virtuosity, as well as for the glorious sonority of his 1921 Georg Rauer cello.
During this season Nouzovský will appear as soloist in a number of orchestral or recital tours across Europe, the US and in Asia. In Europe he will play with Krakow Philharmonic, Slowak Philharmonic, SWF Philharmonie or Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra. Last seasons Nouzovský appeared in Germany, China, Japan, New York, Tallin or Sczczecin.
Petr Nouzovský continues to work regularly with conductors such as Jakub Hrůša, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Petr Altrichter, Caspar Richter, Jan Schultsz, Leoš Svárovský or Tomáš Brauner.
Nouzovský records for Dabringhaus und Grimm, CUBE, Albany, Supraphon, Arco Diva. The CD „Vivat tango“ won CD of the year 2014 by The Violoncello Foundation New York. His recent CD with the complete works for Cello and Orchestra by Bohuslav Martinu recorded with the Pilsener Philharmonic and Tomas Brauner as a conductor (Dabringhaus und Grimm) was awarded the Classic Prague Awards 2018, Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 2017 and got great reviews from Frankfurter Allgemeine or Pizzicato Luxembourg. Pilsener Philharmonic has named Petr Nouzovský as its ‘Soloist-in-Residence’ for the 2014/2016 seasons.
Petr Nouzovský graduated from the Prague Conservatory and received an MM degree from the Prague Academy of Music. He studied further at Dresden’s Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber and the Royal Conservatory in Madrid.
Petr Nouzovský was one of only ten cellists, selected from hundreds of applicants worldwide, to attend the legendary Piatigorsky Seminars in Los Angeles, and even more exceptionally, he was invited to return a second time. Having attended master classes all over the world with legends such as Mstislav Rostropovich, Boris Pergamenscikov, Franz Helmerson and David Geringas.