Personality profile

Photo: Jozef Hošek Author: archív HC

Jozef Hošek

3 Dec 1948 Bratislava

classical music
viola
pedagóg – viola

Bio

Bio

1957 – 1963
Music School of Miloš Ruppeldt in Bratislava (Ervin Hájek)
1963 – 1969
Conservatory Bratislava (Ladislav František Hrdina)
1970 – 1975
Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest (Pál Lukács)
1983 – 1986
Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, doctoral study (Ján Skladaný)
1969 – 1970
member of the orchestra of Slovak Philharmonic
1975 – 1977
a 1996 – 2002 viola section leader of Slovak Chamber Orchestra
1969 – 1970
pedagogue at the Conservatory Bratislava
1975 – 1978
assistant specialist at Pedagogical Faculty in Trnava
1978 – 1982
guest professor of viaola at Higher Institute of Music Kuwait
od 1982
pedagogue at Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava (first as external, since 1983 internal pedagogue, 1996 assistant professor)

In addition to his membership in orchestras and his soloist activities, Jozef Hošek cooperated with numerous chamber ensembles as well as leading domestic performers. Besides Slovak performances he played in concerts in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, France, England, Luxemboug, Austria and Japan. He recorded for Slovak Radio Bratislava.

Currently Hošek is focused on pedagogical and methodical activities and he even teaches since finishing studies in Bratislava. Since 1982 he teaches at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (first as external, since 1983 as internal pedagogue, 1996 assistant professor), where he raised numerous graduates. Today they are successful soloists and players of chamber ensembles: Peter Vrbinčík, Peter Šesták, Anna Caudtová, Róbert Lakatoš, Ľudmila Hošková and others. He regularly sits on the juries of international competitions (e.g . International Competition of Soloists in Hradec nad Moravicí in Czech Republic), he is the head of the Competition of Slovak Conservatories in viola playing and the head of school exit exams at the Conservatory in Bratislava.

Bibliography

  • Martináková, Zuzana: IX. TNSHT. Komorné koncerty – Piešťany
    1984 1984, no. 5, p. 3
    ((hodnotenie Holoubkových Variácií na slovenskú ľudovú pieseň op. 71 pre sláčikové trio))
  • Čížik, Vladimír: V jubilejnom roku. VIII. PMKU
    1975 1975, no. 22, p. 2
    ((o interpretácii Martinčekovho Passionata a sólovej Sonáty Paula Hindemitha))
  • Černák, Pavol:
    1975 Smena 1975, no. 16. 4.
    ((nezistený názov príspevku o diplomovom recitáli))

Discography

  • Photo: Chamber Music 3 CHAMBER MUSIC 3
    1993 CD – Music Fund SF 00152111
    1. Hanuš Domanský: Dithyrambes
      Daniel Buranovský (pf)
    2. Iris Szeghy: String Quartet "Musica dolorosa"
      Moyzes Quartet
    3. František Poul: Nocturnes
      Zlatica Poulová (pf)
    4. Vladimír Bokes: Sonata for Viola and Piano, op. 52
      Jozef Hošek (vl), Ivan Palovič st. (pf)
    5. Jozef Sixta: Piano Sonata
      Stanislav Zamborský (pf)

Awards

  • International Music Competition Beethoven's Hradec (CZ)
    1967

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Roman Berger: Korczak in memoriam
    Fragments for string quartet
    15 Nov
    2002
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Ewald Danel (vn), Bohdan Warchal jr. (vn), Jozef Hošek (vl), Eva Čermanová (vc)
  • Vladimír Bokes: Sonata for Viola and Piano, op. 52
    10 Sep
    1989
    First performances in Slovakia
    Mirbach Palace, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Hošek (vl), Ivan Palovič st. (pf)


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