Personality profile

Photo: Róbert Stankovský

Róbert Stankovský

5 Aug 1964 – 6 Jan 2001

www.pianist.sk/robert.html

classical music
conducting

Bio

Bio

1979 – 1985
Bratislava Conservatory (conducting and piano) 
1984/1985
master courses in Paris (Gerard Devos) 
1985 – 1989
Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava   
1985 – 1987
teacher at Bratislava Conservatory
1986/1987
conductor of Bratislava Chamber Opera 
1987 – 1990
conductor at State Philharmonic Košice 
1987 – 2001
conductor-in-chief of Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra 
1990 – 1997
conductor-in-chief of Chamber Philharmonic Pardubice
1991/1992
conductor of Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK 
1990 – 2001
dozent in conducting at Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava (pupils: Igor Bulla, Mario Košik, Miloš Oswald, Branislav Kostka, Marián Lejava etc.)

Róbert Stankovský has collaborated with the following musical bodies: Radio-Philharmonie Leipzig, WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln, Bronx Symphony Orchestra New York, NYCO Symphony Orchestra Toronto, Orchestra Haydn Bolzano, Asturias Symphony Orchestra Oviedo, Novosibírsk Philharmonic, Ukrainian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Filharmonia Śląska Philharmonic in Katowice, Zagreb Philharmonic, with numerous Czech formations (Czech Philharmonic,  Virtuosi di Praga, Bohemia Praha Symphony Orchestra, Karlovary Symphony Orchestra, etc.) and with Slovak formations (Slovak Philharmonic, Capella Istropolitana, Slovak National Theatre Opera Orchestra, State Chamber Orchestra Žilina). Collaboration with choirs: Slovak Philharmonic Choir, City of Bratislava Choir, Lúčnica, Košice Teachers’ Choir, Czech Radio Choir, Bambini di Praga, Osaka Women´s Choir (JP), Veldhovens Kamerkoor (NL).

 

As opera conductor he has collaborated with Opéra théâtre de Caen and Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie (FR). He has also appeared in concerts in USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea, states of the former USSR, and in Germany, Holland, France, Austria, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain and Italy.

Bibliography

  • Palovčík, Michal: Koncerty spomienok a osláv
    2002 Literárny týždenník 2002, no. 6, p. 11
  • A.G.: Spomienkový koncert na Róberta Stankovského
    2002 Hudobný život 2002, no. 2, p. 17
  • Poliak, František: Prečo umierajú tí, čo vedia
    2001 Slovo 2001, no. 3, p. 10
  • Kocka, Andrej: Nechcel umrieť za pultom
    2001 Život 2001, no. 3, p. 9
  • Šimčisko, Viktor: Za Róbertom Stankovským (5.8.1964-6.1.2001)
    2001 Hudobný život 2001, no. 1, p. 3
  • Stankovský, Róbert: V rozhlase musím dirigovať "od Bacha po Vlacha", tvrdí dirigent Róbert Stankovský : Najdôležitejšie je gesto
    1999 Korzár 7.12. 1999, no. 282, p. 6
  • Ursínyová, Terézia: Dirigentské dynamo : Róbert Stankovský
    1999 Slovenka 1999, no. 25, p. 8 – 9
  • Ursínyová, Terézia: Jánove pašie v Dóme sv. Martina
    1998 Hudobný život 1998, no. 9, p. 9
  • Čurilla, Štefan: Koncert pre štvoro rúk nadchol publikum
    1998 Korzár 18.2. 1998, no. 7, p. 6
  • -mm-: Romantickí Japonci
    1998 Rozhlas a televízia 1998, no. 6, p. 48
  • Lispuchová, S.: Dirigent – bohém
    1998 Nový čas [príloha Nového času] 1998, no. 5, p. 12
  • Puškášová, Meška; Stankovský, Róbert: Chráňme si našu hudobnú kultúru : Róbert Stankovský
    1998 Hudobný život 1998, no. 3, p. 1 a 8
  • Javorský, Igor: Obetiam vojen hudbou
    1998 Hudobný život 1998, no. 11, p. 9
  • Medelský, Borivoj: Spod pyramídy počuť jedinečné tóny
    1998 Národná obroda 4.12. 1998
  • Gregorová, A.: Rozhovor na sobotu
    1998 Práca 1.12. 1998
  • -EM-: SOSR, Bohumil Kotmel, Róbert Stankovský pod pyramídou
    1997 Hudobný život 1997, no. 6, p. 4
  • Jurík, Marián: CD z Vydavateľstva Radio Bratislava
    1997 Hudobný život 1997, no. 4, p. 9
  • Malovec, Ján; Stankovský, Róbert: Operu diriguje iba v zahraničí : Vo svete má dobrý zvuk dielo E. Suchoňa a J. Cikkera
    1997 Slovenská republika [Príloha Magazín] 8.11. 1997, no. 257, p. I
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: Zo zlatého fondu
    1996 Hudobný život 1996, no. 3, p. 2
  • Lužický, Peter: Ignorácia poslucháčskej verejnosti : Róbert Stankovský ukončil festivalový maratón Novej slovenskej hudby
    1996 Slovenská republika 5.12. 1996, no. 284, p. 10
  • Gajdoš, A.: Slovenská kultúra do sveta
    1995 Kanadský Slovák 1995, no. 45, p. 16 a 24
  • Litschauerová, Nina; Stankovský, Róbert: Orchester je naladený : Hovoríme s dirigentom Róbertom Stankovským
    1995 Pravda 12.9. 1995, no. 211, p. 5
  • Stankovský, Róbert: Ako ich nepoznáte: Róbert Stankovský
    1994 Rozhlas a televízia 1994, no. 40, p. 10
  • Jurík, Marián; Stankovský, Róbert: Je orchester pre rozhlas užitočný? : Hovoríme so šéfdirigentom Róbertom Stankovským
    1994 Hudobný život 1994, no. 11, p. 1, 3 a 5
  • Stankovský, Róbert: Z dielne Paula McCartneyho : Liverpoolské oratórium pod rukami mladého dirigenta Róberta Stankovského
    1992 Večerník 4.9. 1992, no. 174, p. 7
  • Ursínyová, Terézia; Stankovský, Róbert: Róbert Stankovský... : V novej funkcii
    1992 Hudobný život 1992, no. 17, p. 7
  • Babín, Emil; Stankovský, Róbert: Zázračná moc paličky : Portrét mladého umelca
    1989 Pravda 24.2. 1989, no. 47, p. 5
  • Ursínyová, Terézia; Stankovský, Róbert: Prvýkrát v zámorí..
    1989 Hudobný život 1989, no. 19, p. 4
  • Hallon, Ľubor: "Svetaskúsený" absolvent
    1989 Smena 5.7. 1989, no. 156, p. 6
  • Ursínyová, Terézia; Stankovský, Róbert: S paličkou v New Yorku
    1989 Smena 7.5. 1989, no. 107, p. 1
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia; Stankovský, Róbert: Medzinárodné úspechy mladých
    1988 Hudobný život 1988, no. 22, p. 4
  • -LES-: [IX. bardejovská hudobná jar]
    1988 Spravodajca Bardejov marec 1988, p. 25 – 27
  • Urbančíková, Lýdia: Viac dôvery mladým : Hovoríme s Róbertom Stankovským, novým dirigentom Štátnej filharmónie Košice
    1987 Hudobný život 1987, no. 22, p. 4
  • Ursínyová, Terézia; Stankovský, Róbert: So strhujúcim temperamentom mladosti
    1987 Mladé rozlety 1987, no. 15, p. 18 – 19

Discography

  • Photo: Adagio 2. The Ultimate Collection ADAGIO 2. THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
    2010 CD – Naxos 8.578062-63
    1. Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice
  • Photo:
    2009 CD – Naxos 8.578054
    1. George Handel:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Jozef Kopelman (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, František Figura (vn), Alexander Jablokov (vn), Jindřich Pazdera (vn)
  • Photo: Romantic Bliss ROMANTIC BLISS
    2009 CD – Naxos 8.578050
    1. Gabriel Faure: Pelleas et Melisande Suite, Op. 80
      Ireland National Symphony, John Georgiadis (dir.)
    2. Felix Mendelssohn:
      Benjamin Frith (pf), Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
    3. Franz Schubert: Octet in F major, D. 803
      Budapest Schubert Ensemble
    4. Piotr Iľjič Čajkovskij: Album for the Young, Op. 39
      Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Peter Breiner (dir.)
    5. Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, "Sinfonie naive"
      Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Okko Kamu (dir.)
    6. Antonín Dvořák: Serenade in E major, Op. 22, B. 52
      Cappella Istropolitana, Jaroslav Krček (dir.)
    7. Fryderyk Chopin: Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
      Sylvia Čápová-Vizváry (pf), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Peter Breiner (dir.)
    8. Edvard Grieg: 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34
      Cappella Istropolitana, Adrian Leaper (dir.)
    9. Edward Elgar: Sospiri, Op. 70
      English Northern Philharmonia, David LIoyd-Jones (dir.)
    10. Fryderyk Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
      István Székely (pf), Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Gyula Németh (dir.)
    11. Wilhelm Stenhammar: Sangen, Op. 44: Interlude
      Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Okko Kamu (dir.)
    12. Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act II: Intermezzo
      Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari (dir.)
  • Photo: Eugen Suchoň EUGEN SUCHOŇ
    2007 CD – Slovak Radio Records RB 3142031
    1. Eugen Suchoň: Fantasia For Violin And Orchestra Op. 7 ESD 73
      Boris Kucharský (vn), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Štefan Róbl (dir.)
    2. Eugen Suchoň: Symphonic Fantasia On B-A-C-H Theme ESD 93
      Imrich Szabó (org), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
    3. Eugen Suchoň: Symfonietta Rustica ESD 79/6b
      Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Photo:
    2005 CD – Naxos 8.557650
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Alexander Jablokov (vn)
  • Photo:
    2005 CD – Naxos 8.557945-46
    1. Pyotr Iľyich Tchaikovsky:
      Ondrej Lenárd (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice
  • Photo:
    2003 CD – Naxos 8.556786
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Alexander Jablokov (vn)
  • Photo: Chill with Chopin CHILL WITH CHOPIN
    2003 CD – Naxos 8.556784
    1. Fryderyk Chopin:
      Sylvia Čápová-Vizváry (pf), Peter Breiner (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice
  • Photo:
    2003 CD – Naxos 8.551118
    1. Joseph Haydn:
      Peter Breiner (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Ľudovít Kanta (vc), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana
  • Photo: CLASSICAL MOMENTS 6: Classical Music to Study to CLASSICAL MOMENTS 6: CLASSICAL MUSIC TO STUDY TO
    2002 CD – Naxos 8.555362
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Jozef Kopelman (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Josef Čejka (ob), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Quido Hölbling (vn), Anna Hölblingová (vn), Alexander Jablokov (vn), Ľudovít Kanta (vc), Daniela Varínska (cmb)
  • Photo: Lunga Bla Timmar LUNGA BLA TIMMAR
    2002 CD – Naxos 8.503024
    1. Claude Debussy:
      Peter Breiner (dir.), Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Jozef Kopelman (dir.), Ondrej Lenárd (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Ľudovít Kanta (vc), Marian Lapšanský (pf), Jindřich Pazdera (vn), Miloš Števove (cr), Peter Toperczer (pf)
  • Photo:
    1999 CD – Amadis 7173
    1. Antonio Vivaldi:
      Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Pavel Bogacz (vn), Josef Čejka (ob), Jindřich Pazdera (vn)
  • Photo:
    1998 CD – Naxos 8.556620
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Philharmonic, František Figura (vn), Jindřich Pazdera (vn)
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    1997 CD – Naxos 8.553841
    1. Joseph Haydn:
      Peter Breiner (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Ľudovít Kanta (vc), Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice
  • Photo: Bach, J.S.: Adagio BACH, J.S.: ADAGIO
    1997 CD – Naxos 8.552242
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Cappella Istropolitana, Camerata Cassoviae, Alexander Jablokov (vn)
  • Photo:
    1997 CD – Naxos 8.556668
    1. Joseph Haydn:
      Peter Breiner (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Ľudovít Kanta (vc)
  • Photo: The Best of J. S. Bach THE BEST OF J. S. BACH
    1997 CD – Naxos 8.556656
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Alexander Jablokov (vn)
  • Photo: The Concerto Collection THE CONCERTO COLLECTION
    1997 CD – Amadis 7202
    1. Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Slovak Philharmonic, Jozef Luptáčik (cl), Zuzana Niederdorfer (pf), Stanislav Zamborský (pf)
  • Photo: Tibor Andrašovan – Dances from Slovakia TIBOR ANDRAŠOVAN – DANCES FROM SLOVAKIA
    1997 CD – Music Fund SF 00242031
    1. Tibor Andrašovan: Dances from Slovakia
      Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Photo: The Best of Amadis, Vol. 1 THE BEST OF AMADIS, VOL. 1
    1996 CD – 7801
    1. Sylvia Čápová-Vizváry (pf), Ondrej Lenárd (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Jindřich Pazdera (vn), Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Camerata Cassoviae, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Photo:
    1996 CD – Naxos 8.551118DX
    1. Joseph Haydn:
      Peter Breiner (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Ľudovít Kanta (vc), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana
  • Photo:
    1996 CD – Naxos 8.552212
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Alexander Jablokov (vn)
  • Photo: Schumann/Grieg: Piano Concertos SCHUMANN/GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTOS
    1995 CD – Amadis 7106
    1. Schumann Robert:
      Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Stanislav Zamborský (pf)
  • Photo: Classical Favourites 1 CLASSICAL FAVOURITES 1
    1994 CD – Naxos 8.550521
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Camerata Cassoviae, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Pavel Bogacz (vn), Josef Čejka (ob)
  • Photo: Largo: Famous Largos by Vivaldi, Händel, Corelli, J. S. Bach, Telemann, C. P. E. Bach LARGO: FAMOUS LARGOS BY VIVALDI, HÄNDEL, CORELLI, J. S. BACH, TELEMANN, C. P. E. BACH
    1994 CD – Naxos 8.550950
    1. Antonio Vivaldi:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Jozef Kopelman (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Josef Čejka (vl), Quido Hölbling (vn), Anna Hölblingová (vn), Alexander Jablokov (vn), Ľudovít Kanta (vc), Jindřich Pazdera (vn), Daniela Varínska (cmb)
  • Photo: The Best of Naxos 5 THE BEST OF NAXOS 5
    1992 CD – Naxos 8.550005
    1. Georg Philipp Telemann:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Philharmonic
  • Photo: The Romantic Bach THE ROMANTIC BACH
    CD – Naxos 8.570077
    1. Johann Sebastian Bach:
      Oliver Dohnányi (dir.), Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Bohdan Warchal (dir.), Camerata Cassoviae, Cappella Istropolitana, Alexander Jablokov (vn)

Awards

  • Rector of Music and Drama Academy Award
    1989

  • 1986 - 1st prize

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Miro Bázlik: Introitus-Symphony
    17 Nov
    1999
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.), Adriana Kohútková (s)
  • Miloš Betko: Movement after Dionyz D.
    A slide for symphonic orchestra and tape ad libitum, Op. 22
    17 Nov
    1999
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Mirko Krajči: Overture Gaudeamus omnes in Domino
    for symphony orchestra
    14 Nov
    1998
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large concert hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Ilja Zeljenka: Symphony No. 6
    14 Nov
    1998
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Igor Dibák: Suite, Op. 56
    for symphony orchestra
    18 Jun
    1998
    First performances in Slovakia
    SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Vladimír Bokes: D. Kardoš: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2
    (completion and instrumentation)
    30 Nov
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large concert hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Daniela Kardošová (pf), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Dezider Kardoš: Concert for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 Op. posth.
    30 Nov
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large concert hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Daniela Kardošová (pf), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Alexander Moyzes: Ave Maria
    25 Nov
    1992
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Elena Holičková (s), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • František Poul: Roads and Meetings
    for symphony orchestra
    25 Nov
    1992
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Igor Dibák: Concertino, Op. 42
    for oboe and orchestra
    25 Nov
    1992
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Ďurdina (ob), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • Dezider Kardoš: Philharmonic Concert Op. 57
    25 Nov
    1992
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)


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