Personality profile

Photo: Jaroslav Pehal Author: Lena Csandal

Jaroslav Pehal

5 Aug 1974 Bratislava

www.spev.sk

classical music
bass

Bio

Bio

1990 – 1997
Conservatory in Bratislava (voice – Alžbeta Bukoweczká), the title of The Best Graduate
1997 – 2002
Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (opera and concert singing – Peter Mikuláš)
2002 – 2003
Conservatory of Vienna City (Manfred Equiluz)
1994 – 1997
soloist of Bratislava Boys Choir
2000 – 2005
soloist in children's opera Picollino in Vienna
since 2011
member of The Vienna State Opera Chorus

Jaroslav Pehal intensively cooperated with the early music ensemble Musica Aeterna. As part of the association of young artists Harmonia Seraphica he performes works of sacred music literature. Since 2005 he cooperates with pianist Dušan Stankovský (German, French and Russian vocal music, Jewish songs). In cooperation with Music Centre he performed in vocal concerts and recitals (Matinee in Mirbach Palace, 100 Years of Eugen Suchoň). In 2013 with pianist D. Simandl he performed in recital of songs by G. Verdi on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the composer (concerts in Hlohovec, Bratislava, Vienna and others).

Opera performances: Residenztheater in Munich in the opera The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell; within festival Isny Oper 2003 (Germany) – as King Rene in the opera Iolanta by Tchaikovsky, as Simone in Gianni Schicchi by Puccini; as Pistol in Falstaff by Verdi (2004).

Characters at Vienna State Opera scene: L. Janáček: From The House of The Dead (Prisoner Kovář), R. Strauss: Rosenkavalier (Ein Hausknecht), G. Rossini: The Barber of Seville (Ambrogio), G. Puccini: La Bohème (Sergeant), G. Donizetti: The Daughter of the Regiment (A Corporal).

Jaroslav Pehal is also an organizer and director of children opera performances. Under his direction Music Centre presents these educational concerts: W. A. Mozart: A Little Magic Flute, and Opera Entertains Us: G. Donizetti – The Elixir of Love for Kids, in which perform young adepts of opera art.

Since 2013 he performs in male vocal octet Danubius Octet Singers.

Bibliography

  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Červenka, Jozef: Il Cuore Barocco a Caldara
    2019 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/il-cuore-barocco-a-caldara/
    Opera Slovakia 2019
  • Štefunko, Adam: Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo
    2019 Hudobný život year 51, 2019, no. 5, p. 36
  • Tichý, Stanislav: Katedrálny organový festival Bratislava
    2018 Hudobný život year 50, 2018, no. 10, p. 13
  • Ursínyová, Terézia: Danubius Octet Singers na CD A Cappella Pur [recenzia CD]
    2015 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/danubius-octet-singers-na-cd-a-cappella-pur/
    Opera Slovakia 2015
  • Mojžišová, Michaela: O cestičkách do klubu priateľov opery
    2015 Hudobný život year 47, 2015, no. 6, p. 36
  • Šimonová, Kamila: A Cappella Pur. Danubius Octet Singers [recenzia CD]
    2015 Hudobný život year 47, 2015, no. 4, p. 38
  • Šišková, Ingeborg: Nedeľné matiné v Mirbachovom paláci
    2011 Hudobný život year 43, 2011, no. 3, p. 4
  • Kačic, Ladislav: Anton Zimmermann: Missa pastoralis D dur [recenzia CD]
    2008 Hudobný život year 40, 2008, no. 1-2, p. 59
  • (LEN): Hlohovské Empírové divadlo rozozvučia ľudové piesne
    2014 Trnavské noviny year 24, 2014, no. 43, p. 11

Discography

  • Photo: A Cappella Pur : Danubius Octet Singers A CAPPELLA PUR : DANUBIUS OCTET SINGERS
    2014 CD – Harmonia Seraphica
    1. Eugen Suchoň: As Beautiful You Are ESD 51a
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    2. Eugen Suchoň: About Mountains op. 8 ESD 67
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    3. Leoš Janáček: Ave Maria
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    4. Leoš Janáček: Four Pieces for Male Choir
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    5. Eugen Suchoň: Three Slovak Folk Songs ESD 74
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    6. Leoš Janáček: Kantor Halfar
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    7. Nikolai Kedrov: Our Father
      Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    8. Pavel Česnokov: Daispravitsja molitva moja
      Jaroslav Pehal (b), Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
    9. Pavel Česnokov: Sovet prevechnyi
      Jaroslav Pehal (b), Danubius Octet Singers, Daniel Simandl (dir.)
  • Photo: The Sacred Music of Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský III THE SACRED MUSIC OF MIKULÁŠ SCHNEIDER-TRNAVSKÝ III
    2007 CD – Musica Tyrnaviensis R68 0005-2-231
    1. Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský: Missa Rosa mystica
      Jana Pastorková (s), Helena Oborníková (a), Andrej Rapant (t), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Zuzana Zahradníková (org), The Mixed Choir Tirnavia, Trnava Chamber Orchestra, Branislav Kostka (dir.)
    2. Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský: Missa in honorem Sancti Nicolai
      Aneta Hollá (s), Petra Záhumenská (a), Róbert Remeselník (t), Marián Bulla (b), The Mixed Choir Tirnavia, Cantica nova, Philharmonie Marchfeld, Trnava Chamber Orchestra, Bettina Schmitt (dir.)
  • Photo: Anton Zimmermann : Missa pastoralis : Graduale : Offertorium ANTON ZIMMERMANN : MISSA PASTORALIS : GRADUALE : OFFERTORIUM
    2006 CD – Music Centre Slovakia HC 10014
    1. Anton Zimmermann: Missa pastoralis in D Major
      Musica aeterna, Peter Zajíček (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Ivana Rohárová (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ľuboslav Nedorost (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Karin Kováčová (vl), Hana Fleková (vc), Andrej Gál (vc), Ján Krigovský (violone), Ján Prievozník (violone), Peter Guľas (org), Jana Semerádová (fl), Martina Mestická (fl), (tp), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Piotr Olech (a), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Zuzana Szabó (s), Karin Sandtnerová (a), Igor Valentovič (b), Marian Olszewski (t), Jaroslav Rouček (klarína), Karel Mňuk (klarína)
    2. Anton Zimmermann: Graduale in C Major
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Ivana Rohárová (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ľuboslav Nedorost (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Karin Kováčová (vl), Hana Fleková (vc), Andrej Gál (vc), Peter Guľas (org), Jana Semerádová (fl), Martina Mestická (fl), Viktor Šuchter (tp), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Piotr Olech (a), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Musica aeterna, Marian Olszewski (t)
    3. Anton Zimmermann: Offertorium in D Major
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Ivana Rohárová (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ľuboslav Nedorost (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Karin Kováčová (vl), Hana Fleková (vc), Andrej Gál (vc), Peter Guľas (org), Jana Semerádová (fl), Martina Mestická (fl), (tp), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Piotr Olech (a), Marian Olszewski (t)
  • Photo: Stabat Mater STABAT MATER
    2006 CD – Musica Tyrnaviensis R68 003-2-231
    1. František Ignác Tůma: Stabat Mater
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Lucia Krommer (vlg), Peter Guľas (org), Igor Herzog (te), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Petra Noskaiová (a), Marian Olszewski (t), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Helga Varga Bachová (s), Karin Sandtnerová (a), Andrej Rapant (t), Igor Valentovič (b), Musica aeterna, Vox aeterna
    2. Franz Josef Leonti Meyer von Schauensee: XXXII Antiphonae Marianae, opus V
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Lucia Krommer (vlg), Peter Guľas (org), Igor Herzog (te), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Musica aeterna
    3. Damasus Brosmann à Sancto Hieronymo: Vesperae pro Festo Annuntionis B.V.M.
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Ľubica Habart (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Lucia Krommer (vlg), Peter Guľas (org), Igor Herzog (te), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Petra Noskaiová (a), Marian Olszewski (t), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Helga Varga Bachová (s), Karin Sandtnerová (a), Andrej Rapant (t), Igor Valentovič (b), Ján Maretta (b), Musica aeterna, Vox aeterna

Awards

  • Competition of Students Slovak Republic Conservatories
    1997
  • Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský International Vocal Competition, Trnava (SK)
    1996
  • Imrich Godin International Vocal Competition Iuventus Canti, Vráble (SK)
    1994

Gallery

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