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Juraj Jartim

26 Oct 1970 Bratislava

classical music
composition, conducting
pedagóg – pedagogue – music theory, pedagogue – conducting

Bio

Bio

1985 – 1991
Bratislava Conservatory (conducting – Zdeněk Bílek, Adolf Vykydal, composition – Juraj Pospíšil), title of Best Graduate of the Year
1991 – 1996
Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava (conducting – Ladislav Slovák, Bystrík Režucha)
1991 – 1997
Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst vo Viedni (orchestral conducting – Karl Österreicher, Leopold Hager, choir conducting – Günther Theuring)
1991
master course and I. Stravinsky International Competition, Mürzzuschlag (exceptional stipend)
1992
Weber-Webern conductors’ course, Austria (Ernst Smole)
1992
The Masterplayers master course, Amsterdam-Lugano (Richard Schumacher)
1993
Mozart-Strawinsky course, Mürzzuschlag (Detlef Heusinger)
1994
4thplace in the 1st International Austro-Hungarian Conductors’ Course and Competition, Pécs (Wolfgang Harrer)
1997
conductors’ course, Szeged (Ervin Acél)
from 1997
teacher at Bratislava Conservatory (conducting, basic instruction on music, instruction on musical instruments, instruction on harmony, instruction on musical forms, musico-theoretical analysis of compositions, auditory analysis)
2011 – 2014
Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava, doctoral study in theory of music (Eva Ferková)

Activities as conductor or artistic director: Tempus Academic Choir (1992 – 1994), Technik Choir (1994 – 2007), Bratislava Conservatory Opera Ensemble (1998 – 2007), Cantus Choir (from 1999 collaboration, from 2007 artistic director), Bratislava Conservatory Baroque Chamber Orchestra (2005 – 2008), Bratislava Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (1990, from 2012 artistic director).

Collaboration with ensembles: Bratislava Conservatory Mixed Choir (1989, 1990, 2012), Mürztaler Kammerensemble (1991, 1992), State Philharmonic, Košice (1992, 1994), Savaria orchestra Szombathely (1992, 1993), Pro Arte Orchester Wien (1993, 1995), Symphony Orchestra Pécz (1994), Bratislava Chamber Opera Orchestra (1994, 1995), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1996), Radio Symphonieorchester Wien (1997), Symphony Orchestra Szeged (1997), Trnava Chamber Orchestra (2004, 2005, 2008, 2010), Neues Zürcher Orchester (2007).

Also active as an award-winning  composer, focusing specifically (in accordance with his many years’ activity in the field of choral singing) on vocal and choral work.

Works

  • operetta
  • Don't Take Konventná from Us op. 20

    One-act operetta for piano, clarinet and solos
    2007 TEXT: Juraj Jartim
    SCORING: s, ms, t, cl, pf
  • Christmas Moratorium (When an Angel Gets Furious) op. 22

    Opera buffetina for two spritual persons and piano
    2008 SCORING: s, ms, pf
  • symphony orchestra
  • Ode to the "Day of Joy" by Lasica and Satinský op. 5

    Symphonic overture
    1990 SCORING: orch
  • Symphony No. 1 "Small Patriotic" op. 25

    2010–2011 SCORING: orch
  • chamber orchestra
  • Conservo grosso Op. 23

    Suite for chamber orchestra
    2009 23'
    SCORING: orch
  • Električkou cez Dunaj op. 34

    2017 SCORING: archi
  • choir and orchestra
  • Little Caroler op. 14

    Collection of lessser known Slovak Christmas songs for mixed choir, string orchestra and triangle
    2002 2002, rev. 2014
    SCORING: CM, trg, archi
  • Majerky (from the cycle Old Songs of Technik Choir)

    Adaptation for choir and string orchestra
    2004 SCORING: CM, archi
  • Baladikon op. 19

    Cycle of four ballades on the lyrics by Slovak poets for mixed choir and chamber orchestra
    2006 TEXT: Martin Rázus, Ľudmila Podjavorinská, Mária Rázusová-Martáková, Štefan Moravčík
    SCORING: CM, orch
  • Salve, alma mater op. 21

    Hymn on Latin quotations for mixed choir and string orchestra
    2007 SCORING: CM, archi
  • piano or piano four hands
  • Sonata No. 1 op. 2

    for piano
    1989 SCORING: pf
  • Variations on a Slovak Folk Song op. 4

    for piano
    1989 1989, rev. 1994
    SCORING: pf
  • piano trio
  • Rhapsody op. 1

    for piano trio
    1988 SCORING: vn, vc, pf
  • string quartet
  • String Quartet No. 1 "From Petržalka's Yards, Meadows and Fields" Op. 29

    2013 SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • wind quintet
  • Wind Quintet op. 3

    1989 SCORING: fl, ob, cl, fg, cr
  • 10 to 15 instruments
  • Festive Fanfares op. 13

    1999, 2011, 2015, 2016 SCORING: 4cr, 2tr, 3tn, tp, pti, trg; 2tr; orch; fl, ob, cl, fg, cr
  • solo voice(s) with piano accompaniment
  • Podaromnice op. 8

    Songs without any ballast of words for voice and piano
    1992 TEXT: Juraj Jartim
    SCORING: v, pf
  • Sins of littleness op. 15

    Five provincial "gangster songs" for voice and piano to the Gerd Hoffmann's stage play "The Mayor"
    2003 TEXT: Juraj Jartim
    SCORING: ms, t, br, pf
  • Hypochonderlieder (Songs of a Hypertonic Hypochondriac) op. 17

    Eight diagnoses for voice and piano
    2004 2004, rev. 2012/2016
    SCORING: v, pf/orch
  • Taičisongy op. 33

    2011– TEXT: autor
    SCORING: v, gc, pf/orch
  • Hypochonderlieder II. op. 32

    Another eight diagnoses
    2016 TEXT: autor
    SCORING: v, pf/orch
  • Spevokruhy op. 35

    2017 TEXT: autor
    SCORING: v, pf/orch
  • arrangements
  • Adam Michna of Otradovice: Christmas Chorals

    Extended adaptation of five Christmas songs for mixed choir and chamber orchestra
    SCORING: CM, orch
  • Adeste fideles

    Adaptation of the song for solo and small symphonic orchestra
    SCORING: v, orch
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Laudate Dominum

    Adaptation of the first movement of "Concerto rustico in G" for mixed choir and chamber ensemble
    SCORING: CM, ens
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Christe, adoramus Te

    Adaptation for 5-part choir and chamber orchestra
    SCORING: CM, orch
  • Good News

    Adaptation of Latin and Slovak carols of Mikuláš and Alexander Moyzes for mixed choir and chamber orchestra
    SCORING: CM, orch
  • Ján Levoslav Bella: Sonntagsmesse Nr. 9 in D

    Completion and adaptation for mixed choir, piano and cello
    SCORING: CM, pf, vc
  • Jozef Strečanský: Moje Slovensko (My Slovakia)

    Adaptation of the anthem-like song for mixed choir and string orchestra
    SCORING: CM, archi
  • Jozef Valašťan-Dolinský: Škoda ťa, šuhajko

    Adaptation of the song for small symphonic orchestra
    SCORING: orch
  • Leoš Janáček: The Barn Owl Has Not Flown Away

    Adaptation and extended arrangement of an original piano work for mixed choir a cappella
    SCORING: CM
  • Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský: Missa pastoralis Alma nox

    Adaptation for piano, flute, trumpet, cello and mixed choir
    SCORING: CM, fl, tr, vc, pf
  • Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský: Všetci ľudia povedajú (All People Say...)

    Adaptation of the song for symphonic orchestra
    SCORING: orch
  • Peter Cón: Veni Sancte Spiritus

    Adaptation of the original choral piece "Amor" from the cycle Primo vere
    SCORING: CM, orch
  • Viliam Figuš Bystrý: Trávička zelená

    An extended adaptation for mixed choir and piano
    SCORING: CM, pf
  • Zdeněk Lukáš: Pater noster

    Adaptation for mixed choir and string orchestra with harpsichord
    SCORING: CM, cmb, archi
  • Spoj nás v jedno, Pane

    2015 SCORING: CM
  • mixed choir
  • Rosičkiade op. 7

    A collection of paraphrases of Slovak folk songs from different regions for mixed choir a cappella
    1989, 1996, 2010 Belianum
    SCORING: CM
  • Pľundrejšn op. 6

    Etude for mixed choir a cappella
    1991 1991, rev. 1995
    SCORING: CM
  • Missa Hommage a Bruckner op. 9

    for mixed choir a cappella
    1997 SCORING: CM
  • Old Songs of Technik Choir op. 10

    Two collections of folk songs arranged gor mixed choir a cappella
    1997 SCORING: CM
  • Prešporská kasárna (The Barracks of Pressburg) op. 11

    Paraphrase of a folk song for mixed choir a cappella
    2001 SCORING: CM
  • Bedtime Story op. 16

    Potpourri of popular fairy tail themes for mixed choir a cappella
    2004 TEXT: Juraj Jartim
    SCORING: CM
  • Quatuor moteta (Four Motets) op. 24

    for mixed choir a cappella
    2010 SCORING: CM
  • female choir
  • Modus vivendi op. 26

    Cycle of pieces for female choir on Latin quotations
    2011–2012 PUBLISHER: Belianum
    SCORING: CF
  • choir with instruments
  • Haluzienka op. 12

    Fantasy on a Polish folk song for piano and mixed choir
    2001 2001, rev. 2007
    TEXT: Milan Baluch
    SCORING: CM, pf
  • Stabat Mater op. 18

    Cantate for mixed choir, piano and clarinet
    2005 2005, rev. 2009
    SCORING: CM, cl, pf
  • St. Vincent de Paul Mass op. 27

    for mixed choir and organ (on Slovak lyrics)
    2012 SCORING: CM, org
  • choir with piano
  • At Železná studnička Op. 30

    Cycle of pieces for children's choir with piano accompaniment on own lyrics about local history
    2014 TEXT: Juraj Jartim
    SCORING: CB, pf
  • choir and organ
  • Vivat Ľudevít! op. 31

    Hymn for mixed choir and organ
    2015 3' 04''
    SCORING: CM, org
  • soloists, choir and instruments
  • Precious Treasure of Deep Faith op. 28

    Seven sacred songs for lower voice, organ and mixed choir
    2013 TEXT: Mons. Anton Adamkovič
    SCORING: br, CM, org; br, pf

Bibliography

  • Jurkovičová, Margaréta: Vydarený tohtoročný úvod Hudby v chrámoch
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 1-2, p. 15
  • Lenhardtová, Júlia: Ensemble Spectrum
    2013 Tempo (časopis Hudobnej a tanečnej fakulty VŠMU v Bratislave) year 10, 2013, no. 1-2, p. 25 – 26
  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • JARTIM, Juraj: Niekoľko poznámok k základným stavebným princípom v hudbe
    2016 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 13, 2016, no. 1-2, p. 7-12
  • STÝBLOVÁ, Magdaléna: Prehliadka mladých organistov
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 1-2, p. 21
  • Personal bibliography
  • Simultánny kontrast, sukcesívna jednota a procesuálna evolučnosť ako tri určujúce piliere v tektonike dvojitej fúgy. Analýza "Kyrie" z Mozartovho Requiem d mol KV-626
    2013 Tempo (časopis Hudobnej a tanečnej fakulty VŠMU v Bratislave) year 10, 2013, no. 3-4, p. 32 – 40
  • Hudobná výchova ako vianočný darček alebo keď si Mikuláš koleduje... (analýza Missa pastoralis Alma nox M. Schneidra-Trnavského)
    2012 Tempo (časopis Hudobnej a tanečnej fakulty VŠMU v Bratislave) 2012, no. 2-3
  • Juraj Tandler – Cis dur alebo ais mol?
    2004 Hudobný život year 36, 2004, no. 6, p. 4
  • BHS ako vždy, a predsa vždy inak
    2000 Kultúrny život year 1, 2000, no. 3, p. 8–9
  • Lesk a bieda Konzervatória v Bratislave : na margo 80-ročnej histórie
    1999 Hudobný život year 31, 1999, no. 11, p. 3–4
  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Dotyk večnosti
    2018 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 15, 2018, no. 1-2, p. 66
  • Tinitus
    2017 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 14, 2017, no. 3-4, p. 56
  • JARTIM, Juraj: Krása stresu
    2015 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 12, 2015, no. 3-4, p. 38
  • Cesty umenia versus rozkašliavači
    2015 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 12, 2015, no. 1-2, p. 32-33
  • Analyses of Works
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria D dur RV 589 – samostatné stvárnenie veľkej doxológie v špecifickej cyklickej koncepcii
    2014 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 11, 2014, no. 3-4, p. 20 – 36
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria D dur RV 589 - samostatné stvárnenie veľkej doxológie v špecifickej cyklickej koncepcii
    2014 TEMPO, časopis HTF VŠMU year 11, 2014, no. 1-2, p. 46-56

Discography

  • Photo:
    2016 CD – 2693-001-2
    1. Juraj Jartim: Hypochonderlieder (Songs of a Hypertonic Hypochondriac) op. 17
      Juraj Jartim (v)
    2. Juraj Jartim: Hypochonderlieder II. op. 32
      Juraj Jartim (v)
  • Photo:
    2015 CD – 2589-001-2
    1. Juraj Jartim: St. Vincent de Paul Mass op. 27
      Cantus, Marianna Gazdíková (org), Juraj Jartim (dir.)
    2. Juraj Jartim: Precious Treasure of Deep Faith op. 28
      Cantus, Marianna Gazdíková (org), Juraj Jartim (dir.)
    3. Juraj Jartim: Spoj nás v jedno, Pane
      Cantus, Juraj Jartim (dir.)
    4. Juraj Jartim: Vivat Ľudevít! op. 31
      Cantus, Marianna Gazdíková (org), Juraj Jartim (dir.)
  • Photo: Old and New Forms of Sacred Music OLD AND NEW FORMS OF SACRED MUSIC
    2011 CD – 1900 001-2
    1. Márton Levente Horváth: O salutaris
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    2. Jacquet van Berchem: O Jesu Christe
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    3. Giovanni Croce: O vos omnes
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    4. William Byrd: Beata viscera
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    5. William Byrd: Ave verum corpus
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    6. Jitka Snížková: Agnes Regis
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    7. Juraj Jartim: Quatuor moteta (Four Motets) op. 24
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    8. Antonín Tučapský: Pater mi
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    9. György Deák-Bárdos: Eli, Eli
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    10. Karine Sarkisjan: Our Father
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    11. Jevgenij Iršai: Missa pro liberi – Gloria
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    12. Vytautas Miškinis: Cantate Domino
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
    13. Javier Busto: O magnum mysterium
      Cantica Collegium Musicum, Štefan Sedlický (dir.)
  • Photo: Juraj Jartim – Baladikon JURAJ JARTIM – BALADIKON
    2010 CD – SOZA/BIEM 1626 001-2
    1. Juraj Jartim: Baladikon op. 19
      Alžbeta Michalovičová (spk), David Hartl (spk), Martin Záhora (fl, flp), Martin Haas (tn), František Tkáč (bat, xlf), Alžbeta Ševečková (vn), Mária Fuchsbergerová (vn), Cantus, Trnava Chamber Orchestra, Juraj Jartim (dir.)
    2. Juraj Jartim: Conservo grosso Op. 23
      Martin Záhora (fl, flp), Tobiáš Baran (fg), Rastislav Suchan (tr), František Tkáč (bat, xlf), Alžbeta Ševečková (vn), Andrea Bendová (ar (sth)), Trnava Chamber Orchestra, Juraj Jartim (dir.)

Awards


  • 2014
    – 2nd prize in the category musical drama for the work Christmas Moratorium
  • Banská Bystrica Academic Festival
    2011
    – winner of the composition contest, Cantate Domino, Angeli, archangeli and Si vis amare chosen as obligatory pieces
  • Award of the Matica slovenská's Music Department
    2001 for the work Prešporská kasárna (The Barracks of Pressburg)

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Juraj Jartim: Električkou cez Dunaj op. 34
    29 Nov
    2019
    First performances in Slovakia
    Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Ewald Danel (dir.)
  • Juraj Jartim: String Quartet No. 1 "From Petržalka's Yards, Meadows and Fields" Op. 29
    8 Nov
    2015
    First performances in Slovakia
    Melos-Ethos, Small Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Mucha Quartet
  • Juraj Jartim: Vivat Ľudevít! op. 31
    Hymn for mixed choir and organ
    28 Oct
    2015
    First performances in Slovakia
    Vivat Ľudevít! by the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Ľudovít Štúr, New Lutheran Church, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Cantus, Juraj Jartim (dir.)
  • Juraj Jartim: St. Vincent de Paul Mass op. 27
    for mixed choir and organ (on Slovak lyrics)
    24 Apr
    2014
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava Conservatory, Organ Concert Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Cantus, Marianna Gazdíková (org), Juraj Jartim (dir.)
  • Juraj Jartim: Precious Treasure of Deep Faith op. 28
    Seven sacred songs for lower voice, organ and mixed choir
    4 Jul
    2013
    First performances in Slovakia
    St. Vincent de Paul Church, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Lukáš Sládkovič (br), Marianna Gazdíková (org), Cantus, Juraj Jartim (dir.)
  • First performances abroad
  • Juraj Jartim: Variations on a Slovak Folk Song op. 4
    for piano
    First performances abroad
    Baltimore, US
    PERFORMERS: Monika Mockovčáková (pf)


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