Dušan Foltýn – oboe, oboe d’amore
Radana Foltýnová – harpsichord
Eugen Prochác – violoncello
graduated from the Conservatory in Ostrava and the Prague Academy of Arts.
During his study he took part in numerous national and international competitions:
At the present time he is the principal oboist of the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava and he is the head of the Department of Wind Instruments at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music of the Ostrava University. There organises an international oboe workshop toghether with world leading oboists (R. Killmer – USA, O. Zoboli – Switzerland, N. A. King – USA, D. Walter – France, G. Hunt – England). Dusan Foltýn is a member of the wind qunitet „Musica per cinque“ with which he became a finalist at the International Competition of Wind Qunitets in Belgrade (Serbia) in 1987.
Like soloist he is cooperating with prominent Czech orchestras. He was few times Jury member of oboe competitions (Prague Spring International Oboe Competition, Concertino Praga, Finalis, Pro Bohemia etc.). Dušan Foltýn performs at the concerts both inland and abroad (Poland, Austria, Slovakia, France, Germany, Spain, Greece, USA).
the pianist, graduated from the Janáček Conservatoire in Ostrava and the Ostrava University.
During her studies attended several national and international competitions, including:
Currently, Radana is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at Ostrava University. She is sought-after chambre musician and has collaborated with both wind and string soloists. She has appeared as soloist with leading Czech orchestras, gives solo and chamber recitals in the Czech Republic and abroad (Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden and USA), and records for Czech Radio and Television.
photo: Lubomír Lužina