Jury

Jakub Kyd­li­cek (born 1985, CZ) is one of the most ver­sa­ti­le per­so­na­li­ties of the czech ear­ly music sce­ne.

After finishing his stu­dies in recor­der and orchestral con­ducting at the Con­serva­to­ry in Pil­sen (CZ) he con­ti­nu­ed in post­gra­dua­te stu­dies at Scho­la can­to­rum basi­li­ensis with Cori­na Marti.During his stu­dies, Jakub par­ti­ci­pa­ted in mas­terc­las­ses and les­sons with lea­ding per­so­na­li­ties of ear­ly music (Peter Hol­stlag, Ashley Solo­mon, Carin van Heer­den, Bert Honig, Jos­tein Gun­der­sen, Patrick Ayr­ton,…). In 2018 he gai­ned his Ph.D. in His­to­ry.

Soon after gra­dua­ting, he was appoin­ted a tea­cher at the Pra­gue Con­serva­toi­re. In 2012 he was appin­ted a direc­tor of the Pra­gue Con­serva­to­ry Baroque orchest­ra whi­th whom he beca­me the lau­ra­te of Con­cer­to Bohe­mia radio com­pe­ti­ti­on. In 2010–6, he tau­ght at the Con­serva­to­ry in Pil­sen whe­re he per­for­med a num­ber of ope­ra pro­jects (inclu­ding Per­go­le­si, Pur­cell, Mar­ti­nů, Pauer). As a lectu­rer, he is often invi­ted to lead semi­nars and cour­ses of ear­ly music (Val­ti­ce, Hole­šov) and is a frequent guest of jury com­pe­ti­ti­ons.

As a recor­der pla­yer, he per­forms regu­lar­ly with a num­ber of ear­ly music ensem­bles such as Colle­gi­um 1704, Capel­la Regia, Colle­gi­um Mari­a­num, Czech Ensem­ble Baroque,… with whom he per­for­med in pres­ti­gi­ous Euro­pe­an sce­nes (Pra­gue Spring, Sempe­ro­per Dre­sden, Tea­tro Arri­a­ga, Grand The­a­ter de Luxem­bourg, Salzbur­ger fest­spie­le, Con­cen­tus Mora­vi­ae, …). With Scho­la gre­go­ri­a­na pragensis he recor­ded a CD devo­ted to the music of Char­les IV.

In 2009 he foun­ded his own ensem­ble CONCERTO AVENTINO and is also a foun­ding mem­ber of the TRE FONTANE trio. As a con­duc­tor he per­for­med some of the baroque mas­ter­pie­ces such as Zelenka´s Sub olea Pacis or Purcell´s semi-ope­ra The Fai­ry Que­en. Recent­ly he did per­form Czech.premieres of Pig­ma­li­on by J. Ph. Rame­au or Aci, Gala­tea e Poli­fe­mo at by G. F. Haen­del at Smetana’s Lito­myšl fes­ti­val. In upco­ming sea­son he will lead the per­for­man­ces of Bach´s Johan­ne­spas­si­on or Benda´s Ari­a­d­ne auf Naxos.