RETURNING GUESTS LOG IN:  PASSWORD: 
FREE REGISTRATION LOSE YOUR PASSWORD?
Highlights    View All Artists    Calendar of Events    Promote an Event    Sample Dedications
  World Music Days Artists

Click Here to go Back to Alphabetical List


Czech Composer and Organist Irena Kosikova
Hometown:
Web site: http://www.iKosik.com
View World Music Days Events for this Artist

Biography:
IRENA KOSIKOVA

Czech organist and composer Irena Kosíková was born in Prague into the intellectual family of the forbidden philosopher Karel Kosík and literature scientist Růžena Grebeníčková, the Herder prize laureate.

She started her studies of organ playing with prof. Jan Hora, together with piano lessons given by prof. Eliška Kleinová and prof. Arnoštka Grünfeldová. Irena Kosíková studied organ performance (prof. Jaroslava Potměšilová) and conducting (prof. Karel Fiala) at Ježek's Conservatory. She wasn't allowed for further studies because of political reasons. Private compositions lessons with prof. Miroslav Raichl.

Finally after the Velvet Revolution she was accepted at the Janáček Academy of Music (JAMU) in Brno into the organ class of prof. Alena Veselá and prof. Kamila Klugarová. She graduated at the Academy of Music (HAMU) in Prague, under the guidance of prof. Josef Popelka.

Irena Kosíková is giving organ concerts. She is now intensively composing too. Her works have been performed in Czech Republic, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Israel, Russia, Sweden and United Kingdom. As the Organist she is specialising in the interpretation of organ works written by Johann Sebastian Bach: complete performance of Organ Toccatas, Voluntaries, Leipzig Chorals, Art of the Fugue, Organ Mass etc. For more information visit http://www.iKosik.com .













Czech Composer and Organist Irena Kosikova
Bookmark and Share
 

 

© 2007-2017 DANIEL PEARL FOUNDATION | TERMS OF SERVICE | PRIVACY POLICY