Barbora Kubíková


Date of birth: 18.05.1998
Instrument: guitar
Nationality: Czech
Competition: International Radio Competition for Young Musicians 'Concertino Praga', 2013

Anna Amalia Competition for Young Guitarists (Weimar)
2015
Prize: 1st prize, EMCY Prize
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Barbora started playing the guitar when she was six years old. At the moment she is a student at elementary music school and is preparing to study at the Conservatory České Budějovice (Czech Republic).

Barbora has already succeeded at several national and international competitions in the Czech Republic. In 2009 she won 1st Prize at the International Guitar Competition Zruč nad Sázavou. One year later she became the overall winner at the national competition PRAGuitarra Clássica and won 3rd Prize at the international competition Guitartalent in Brno. In 2011 she received the 1st Prize at the national competition in Nové Strašecí and became the overall winner in chamber music. Barbora participated in the Guitartalent competition in Brno once again in 2011 winning 1st Prize and in 2012 she took part in the 'seventeen year old' category of the same competition being only 14 years old and was awarded 1st Prize. In 2013 she won 1st Prize and the EMCY Prize at the International Radio Competition for Young Musicians 'Concertino Praga'.

Barbora recorded her first CD in 2010 and one year later her second one. She attended master courses in Křivoklát (Czech Republic) in 2010 and has already played as a soloist with the South Bohemian Theatre Orchestra Vivaldi‘s Concerto in D Major.

Barbora plays a Concert Master Double Top made by Petr Matoušek.


Listen to Barbora here!

Repertoire

Solo

J.S. Bach, Bourrée from Suite in E minor (BWV 996)
A. Barrios, Estudio del Ligado
A. Barrios, Julia Florida
A. Barrios, La Catedral
L. Brouwer, Elogio de la Danza
R. Dyens, Tango en Skaï
G. Handel, Suite No. 7 in G minor (Allegro , Passacaille)
L. Legnani, Caprice No. 1
A. Piazzolla, Verano Porteño
E. Pujol, El Abejorro
Š. Rak, Temptation of the Renaissance
J.S. Sagreras, El Colibri
G. Sanz, Canarios
D. Scarlatti, Sonata K. 208
D. Scarlatti, Sonata K. 380
F. Sor, Variations on a Theme by W. A. Mozart (Op. 9)
M. Tesař, Rainbow Glasses
M. Tesař, Ballad
F.M. Torroba, Torija
F.M. Torroba, Suite Castellana (Fandanguillo, Arada, Danza)
H. Villa-Lobos, Concert Etude No. 1
H.Villa-Lobos, Prelude No. 1
H.Villa-Lobos, Prelude No. 3
M. Zelenka, Concert Etude No. 8
M. Zelenka, Puppets

Chamber music

E. Granados, Danzas Españolas (Op. 37, No. 2 – Oriental)
E. Granados, Danzas Españolas (Op. 37, No. 5 – Andaluza)
L. Janáček, Blown-away leave (On the Overgrown Path)
S. Myers, Cavatina
P.van der Staak, Lima
M. Zelenka, Suite Carussel
Yiruma, River Flows In You

With orchestra

A. Vivaldi, Guitar Concerto in D Major (RV 93; Allegro giusto, Largo, Allegro)

 

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