24. 7. 2021 – Saturday

19:00, Banská Štiavnica, Old Castle, Knight Hall
  • Dušan Foltýn – oboe, oboe d’amore

  • Radana Foltýnová – harpsichord

  • Eugen Prochác – violoncello


    • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy:
      2 Songs without the words for oboe d’amore and piano

    • Leoš Janáček:
      On an Overgrown Path – exerpts

    • Maurice Ravel:
      Piece in form of a habanera for oboe and piano

    • Ladislav Kupkovič:
      Episodes for oboe and violoncello


    • Georg Philipp Telemann:
      Fantasy No. 6 d minor for oboe solo

    • Max Bruch:
      Nachtgesang for oboe, violoncello and piano

    • Alyssa Morris:
      Four personalities for oboe and piano
      Yellow – White – Blue – Red

Dušan Foltýn

graduated from the Conservatory in Ostrava and the Prague Academy of Arts.

During his study he took part in numerous national and international competitions:

  • 1980 Concertino Praga (2nd Prize and the Honours of the Laureate)
  • 1981 Conservatories’ Competition Display (1st Prize)
  • 1986 Prague Spring International Competition (2nd Prize and the Honours of the Laureate)
  • 1988 Competition of Czech Contemporary Music (1st Prize and the Honours of the Absolute Prize – winner).

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).

Radana Foltýnová

the pianist, graduated from the Janáček Conservatoire in Ostrava and the Ostrava University.

During her studies attended several national and international competitions, including:

  • the 1993 Smetana Piano Competition in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic (second – prize winner)
  • the 1994 International Piano Competition in Kill, Sweden (fourth – prize winner)
  • the 1998 Janáček Piano Competition in Brno, Czech Republic (second – prize winner and an award for the best interpretation of Janáček).

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.


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