Personality profile

Photo: Roman Patkoló Author: BEYELER-FOTO, Zürich

Roman Patkoló

6 Feb 1982 Žilina

www.bassiona-amorosa.com/

classical music
double-bass

Bio

Bio

1996 – 1998
Conservatory in Žilina (double bass – Ján Krigovský and Ružena Šípková)
1997 – 2003
Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich (Klaus Trumpf) künstlerisches-Diplom
2003 – 2005
Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich (postgraduate study – Klaus Trumpf) meisterklassenpodiums-Diplom
since 1998
scholarship holder of The Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation
since 2006
assistant at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich

Roman Patkoló performs solo double bass literature and chamber music. As a soloist he has cooperated with the following ensembles: Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Münchener Kammerorchester, Philharmonie der Nationen, Virtuosi di Kuhmo, St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Moscow Camerata Chamber Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin and others, and he has performed concerts in Switzerland, Germany, Serbia, Austria, Russia, Spain, Canada and USA, in prestigious concert halls such as Herkulessaal in Munich, Meistersingerhalle in Norimberg, Berlin Philharmonic Concert Hall, and Konzertsaal Stadtcasino Basel. He has performed at many festivals abroad (Musical Olympus International Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Festival de Cadaques, International Laureates Festival in Los Angeles, Lucerne Festival) and in Slovakia (Central European Music Festival in Žilina and others).

In 2002 – 2004 he attended courses with Sir André Previn, Krysztof Penderecki, Anne-Sophie Mutter, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Gidon Kremer and Daniel Barenboim. The excellent performance skills of Roman Patkoló led the first two named authors to compose pieces dedicated to him. In 2004 he won a concourse for the position of first double bass player in London Symphony Orchestra. Patkoló has performed in music TV shows of the TV companies ARTE (Stars von Morgen – with Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra in Saarbrücken), Bayerisches Fernsehen (with quartet Bassiona Amorosa), Hessischer Rundfunk – Fernsehen and ZDF (Sunday Nights Classics – duet with Maxim Vengerov).

In March 2011 he attended a concert tour with world-famous violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and chamber orchestra Mutters Virtuosi in German culture centers – in Hannover, Frankfurt, Cologne, Essen and Hamburg. One month later he performed with the same violinist Concert for Violin, Double Bass and Orchestra by André Previn, which the composer dedicated to both artists. Under the conducting of the author he played with the prominent Boston Symphony Orchestra. After the concert Patkoló was awarded with the prestigious award of violinist and pedagogue Aida Stucki.

Since 1999 Patkoló is a member of international double bass quartet Bassiona Amorosa under the leadership of Prof. Klaus Trumpf, with which he performed in USA, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and others. In addition to his rich concert activity Patkoló also teaches. Since 2006 he is an assistant at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. As lecturer Patkoló led double bass master classes in Novi Sad, Belgrade, and Burgdorf.

Bibliography

  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Vongrej, Ľudovít: Prezident SR Andrej Kiska udelil kontrabasistovi Romanovi Patkolóvi štátne vyznamenanie
    2019 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/prezident-sr-andrej-kiska-udelil-kontrabasistovi-romanovi-patkolovi-statne-vyznamenanie/
    Opera Slovakia 2019
  • (red): Prestížna cena pre Romana Patkolóa
    2018 Hudobný život year 50, 2018, no. 11, p. 3
  • Schindler, Agata: Gesamtkunstwerk v zložení Penderecki – Mutter – Orkis a Roman Patkoló v Drážďnoch
    2017 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/gesamtkunstwerk-v-zlozeni-penderecki-mutter-orkis-a-roman-patkolo-v-drazdnoch/
    Opera Slovakia 2017
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: ŠKO Žilina
    2017 Hudobný život year 49, 2017, no. 12, p. 12
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: Roman Patkoló [recenzia CD]
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 4, p. 35
  • Šišková, Ingeborg: Nedeľné matiné v Mirbachovom paláci
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 11, p. 17
  • Říha, Vladimír: Česká filharmonie a Roman Patkoló
    2013 Hudební rozhledy year 66, 2013, no. 7, p. 18
  • Jarolímková, Hana: Pražské jaro 2013
    2013 Hudební rozhledy year 66, 2013, no. 4, p. 7
  • oj: V Žiline sa stretáva elita mladých interpretov
    2012 Pravda year 22, 2012, no. 89, p. 38
  • Šuba, Andrej: Stredoeurópsky festival koncertného umenia v Žiline
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 6, p. 14 – 15
  • Alexander, Juraj: Bratislavská komorná gitara 2012
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 6, p. 7
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: Slová netreba, hudba stačí [rozhovor]
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 12, p. 17 – 18
  • (ld): Spravodajstvo
    2011 Hudobný život year 43, 2011, no. 11, p. 2
  • Alexander, Juraj: Roman Patkoló a Los Ungaros na Bratislavskej komornej gitare
    2010 Hudobný život year 42, 2010, no. 6, p. 4
  • (ld): Spravodajstvo, koncerty
    2007 Hudobný život year 39, 2007, no. 7-8, p. 11
  • (ld): Mimoriadne talentovaný...
    2007 Hudobný život year 39, 2007, no. 7-8, p. 11
  • E. F.: Svetové úspechy nášho kontrabasistu
    2004 Hudobný život year 36, 2004, no. 12, p. 7
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: Miniprofil HŽ
    2003 Hudobný život year 35, 2003, no. 6, p. 12
  • Šašina, Radoslav: MIS '98 (Medzinárodná interpretačná súťaž)
    1998 Hudobný život year 30, 1998, no. 19

Discography

  • Photo: Bassiona Amorosa: Boundless BASSIONA AMOROSA: BOUNDLESS
    2014 CD – nasswetter music group

    1. J. S. Bach (arr. Klaus Trumpf): Arioso (Cemballo-Konzert F-Moll BWV 1056) 2. N. Rimski-Korsakov (arr. Klaus Trumpf): Hummelflug (aus der Oper Das Märchen von Zaren Saltan) 3. V. Vackár (arr. Roman Patkoló & Klaus Trumpf): Serenade (Erinnerung an Zbirow op. 180) 4. G. Dinicu (arr. Roman Patkoló): Ciocarlia 5. N. Paganini (arr. Klaus Trumpf): Phantasie (nach einem Thema aus der oper Moses in Agypten von Gioacchino A. Rossini) 6. A. Vivaldi (arr. Klaus Trumpf): Winter aus den Vier Jahreszeiten 7. Paganini/Patkoló (arr. Roman Patkoló): Il carnevale di Venezia 8. M. Tanverdiev (arr. Giorgi Makhoshvili): Little Prince 9. G. Makhoshvili: Disco 10. V. Cojocaru: Torero 11. G. Makhoshvili: Herio 12. S. García: Mali-malist 13. G. Bottesini (arr. Klaus Trumpf): Passione Amorosa (Andante-Allegro-Allegretto) Bassiona Amorosa: Roman Patkoló Artem Chirkov Ljubinko Lazic Jan Jirmasek Giorgi Makhoshvili Andrej Shynkevich Andrew Lee Min Jae Soung Klaus Trumpf Klavier: Milana Chernyavska (2) Richard Rikkon (7) Lilian Akopova (10)
    1. Roman Patkoló (cb), Richard Rikkon (pf)
  • Photo: Rihm: Lichtes Spiel / Currier: Time Machines... RIHM: LICHTES SPIEL / CURRIER: TIME MACHINES...
    2011 CD – Deutsche Grammophon 0289 477 9359 5

    1. Wolfgang Rihm: Lichtes Spiel (Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin; New York Philharmonic, Michael Francis, Conductor) 2. Krzysztof Penderecki: Duo concertante (Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin; Roman Patkoló, Double Bass) 3. Wolfgang Rihm: Dyade (Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin; Roman Patkoló, Double Bass) 4. – 10. Sebastian Currier: Time Machine (Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin; New York Philharmonic; Alan Gilbert, Conductor)
    1. Roman Patkoló (cb)

Awards

  • Pribina Cross of the 1st Class
    2019
  • Crystal Valve
    2019

  • 2018
  • Tatra Bank Foundation Award
    2015
  • Ľudovít Rajter Prize
    2012
  • Festival Allegretto Žilina Prize (Central European Music Festival)
    2012
  • Aida Stucki Award
    2011
  • Ľudovít Rajter Prize
    2006, 2009 - nomination
  • Glenn Gould Prize (CA)
    2006
  • Fürstenberg-Classics-Preis, Donaueschingen (DE)
    2005
  • “European Quartet Prize”
    2003 - double bass quartet Bassiona Amorosa
  • Europäische Kulturförderpreis
    2002
  • Internationaler Johann-Matthias-Sperger-Wettbewerb für Kontrabass, Gutshof Woldzegarten (DE)
    2000 - 1st prize
  • International Society of Bassists (ISB) Solo Competition, Iowa City, Iowa (US)
    1999 - 1st prize
  • DAAD prize (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Deutschlands), Munich (DE)
    1998
  • Competition of Students Slovak Republic Conservatories
    1997 - 1st prize

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Pavol Krška: Concerto
    for double bass and orchestra
    9 Nov
    2017
    First performances in Slovakia
    Fatra House of Arts, Žilina, SK
    PERFORMERS: Roman Patkoló (cb), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Lukáš Pohůnek (dir.)

Gallery

  • Photo: Matinee at the Mirbach Palace, Bratislava 2018-09-16 Matinee at the Mirbach Palace, Bratislava
    Roman Patkoló – double bass (Slovakia), Krisztina Gyöpös – piano (Slovakia)

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia
    Author: Dušan Godár
  • Photo: Matinee at the Mirbach Palace, Bratislava 2017-08-27 Matinee at the Mirbach Palace, Bratislava
    Roman Patkoló – cello (Slovakia)

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia
    Author: Dušan Godár
  • Photo: Matinee at the Mirbach Palace, Bratislava 2017-08-27 Matinee at the Mirbach Palace, Bratislava

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia
    Author: Dušan Godár
  • Photo: Roman Patkoló, Kevin Griffiths 2012-04-20 Roman Patkoló, Kevin Griffiths
    Roman Patkoló, double bass (Slovakia), Kevin Griffiths, conductor (United Kingdom)

    Author: Braňo Konečný
  • Photo: Roman Patkoló 2012-04-20 Roman Patkoló
    Roman Patkoló, double bass (Slovakia)

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia
    Author: Braňo Konečný


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