Kristina Vocetková is known as one of the most promising Czech cellists of her generation.
In the 2020/2021 season, Kristina focuses on chamber music and her solo activities. Besides giving recitals, Kristina will perform concerts with orchestras such as Brno Philharmonic or Jaroslav Kocian chamber orchestra. She has also recently found new interest in the music of Astor Piazzolla and his successors. She will give recitals together with accordionist Milan Řehák not only in the Czech Republic, but also abroad.
Duo Bohémo, which she founded together with violinist Matouš Pěruška, has won first prize, prize for the best performance of piece by Bohuslav Martinů and prize for the best participant in the category chamber music without piano at the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Competition in November 2019. Following this success, they will give their debut recital at the Prague Spring Festival 2021 and perform Double concerto for violin and cello at the Festival Bennewitz in April 2021.
In 2019, Kristina founded Trio Bohémo together with violinist Matouš Pěruška and pianist Jan Vojtek. After few months following their establishment, they have been awarded 2nd prize at the prestigious Gianni Bergamo Award in Lugano (Switzerland), where they competed with some of the best young European chamber music ensembles. Following this success, they have been selected to join the Le Dimore del Quartetto network. Since 2020, they have been members of the European Chamber Music Academy, studying under the guidance of professors such as Hatto Beye, Dirk Mommertz, Johannes Meissl, Avedis Kouyoumdjian or Patrick Jüdt. They performed at concert halls such as Nagyterem of Zeneakadémia (Budapest) or TivoliVredenburg (Utrecht). In the 2020/2021 season, they will give their debut recital in Wigmore Hall and perform at festivals such as Gent Festival van Vlaanderen in Belgium, Kloster Konzerte St. Blasien concert series in Germany or EuroArt Festival in Prague.
Kristina obtained her master’s degree at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, in the class of prof. Onczay Csaba, where she is currently continuing her post-gradual studies. She is a prize winner of numerous competitions, such as Anton Rubinstein International Competition (Germany), Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Competition (Czech Republic), International Cello Competition Liezen (Austria), or Rudolf Matz Competition (Croatia). She is regularly performing as a soloist in the Czech Republic as well as abroad. Her last appearance as a soloist with orchestra was in May 2019 in Nagyterem of Zeneakadémia in Budapest, Hungary. Regularly, she receives invitations to international music festivals. In 2019, she participated in Rome Chamber Music Festival (Italy) or in International Music Festival Kutná Hora (Czech Republic).