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Filip Bandžak - baritone (CZ) (b. 1983)

Filip Bandžak

Filip Bandžak (1983) is one of the most remarkable baritones of his generation. Already by the age of 11, Filip made his first professional appearance on the opera stage by performing in the role of the Page in G. Verdi’s Rigoletto in the Prague’s National Theatre. Filip Bandžak made appearances at renowned international vocal competitions and music festivals. In November 2006 Filip won the first prize at the Czech International Vocal Competition of Antonín Dvořák in Karlovy Vary. In October 2008 he took part in the high profile China International Vocal Competition in Ningbo. He was the only European laureate and was honoured with the award for an outstanding interpretation of a Chinese song in Chinese language. In May 2009 he became a laureate of the highly prestigious 35th Maria Callas Competition Gran Prix in Athens, Greece. In June 2010 Filip Bandžak also became a laureate of the First International F. I. Shalyapin Competition in Plyos, Russia. In the same year he became the only European participant of the Harbin International music festival in China. In November 2013 during the Gala concert to support treatment of cancer in children in Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum Filip recieved the most prestigious award for opera of the European Union of Arts “The Golden Europea“.

Central European Music Festival 2014

7. 4. 2014 o 19.00 Monday
Opening Concert