Eduard Kollert

13, violin, Prague, Czech Republic

Eduard studies at the Academy of Zakhar Bron in Interlaken (Switzerland). Music master – Zakhar Bron.

He is laureate of the XI International Competition Young Virtuosos (Sofia, Bulgaria, 2015, I Prize) and XIII International Competition for Young Violinists in Honour of K. Lipinski and H. Wieniawski (Lublin, Poland, 2015, V prize).

At the age of 7 Eduard started to learn violin at Praha Music School with Prof. R. Kotmelová. At 9 he played at one concert with Prague Philharmonia and was invited by Prague Philharmonic Orchestra to participate in the concert for the Spanish royal family at the Palacio del Pardo in Madrid, where he has met Prof. Z. Bron. He played with Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra and was invited to several Czech Radio programs.

Eduard travels a lot, visit museums and enjoy new cuisines. He likes to read books and to ride inline skates.

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

P. Tchaikovsky. Melodie from Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42

P. Tchaikovsky. Scherzo from Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42

Round II

P. Sarasate. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

Round III

É. Lalo. Spanish Symphony (Symphonie Espagnole), Op. 21, 5th movement (shortened J. Heifetz version)