The Czechoslovak Chamber Duo was formed in 2004 by Czech violinist Pavel Burdych and Slovak pianist Zuzana Berešová. Both artists have been regular guests at music festivals in the Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, as well as making frequent concert appearances in capitals around the globe, including Rome, Paris, Lisbon, Seoul, Bucharest, Sofia, Athens, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Prague, and Bratislava. Thanks to their Czechoslovakian roots, they often receive invitations from Czech and Slovak expatriate communities in various countries. Every year, they mount projects centred around anniversaries of major composers. Their repertoire ranges from classical music to contemporary works, from large sonatas to short virtuoso pieces. In 2012, the Czech Radio label issued their debut CD with compositions by Czech and Slovak composers such as Antonín Dvořák, Peter Machajdík and Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský. The Czechoslovak Chamber Duo has earnt the accolades of audiences and critics alike for its high professional standards, flawless co-ordination, and musicality.
Pavel Burdych, violin (Czech Republic)
Violinist Pavel Burdych graduated from the Conservatory in Pardubice, Czech Republic. In 2005, he completed his Master's Degree in violin performance from the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno, Czech Republic. In a competition which was organized by the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation in Prague in 2003, he won the certificate of merit for playing difficult sonatas of W.A.Mozart, Bohuslav Martinů, and Benjamin Britten.
Zuzana Berešová, piano (Slovakia)
Pianist Zuzana Berešová graduated from the Conservatory in Košice, Slovakia. She continued her study at the Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, Slovakia, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. At that time she taught at the Conservatory in Bratislava. She completed her Master's Degree in piano performance from the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno, Czech Republic.
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