Personality profile

Photo: Ondrej Olos

Ondrej Olos

1984 Hubová (okres Ružomberok)

classical music
piano accompanying, conducting

Bio

Bio

1998 – 2003
Žilina Conservatory (Milan Seidl)
2003 – 2008
Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno (Emil Skoták)
since 2006
cooperation with Janáček Opera in the National Theatre Brno (at first as an accompanist, since 2007 assistant conductor, since 2009 conductor)
2008, 2010
International Festival Janáček Brno (cooperation on the operas Jenufa and Šárka)

During his studies at the Žilina Conservatory Ondrej Olos became assistant conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the Conservatory, and during his studies at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno he was awarded by Leoš Janáček Prize for the realization of the chamber version of the opera The Cunning Little Vixen by Janáček in Chamber Opera of the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno.

He is regular guest conductor in various Czech and Slovak orchestras, such as Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Prague Chamber Philharmonic, Brno Philharmonic, Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín and others. As an excellent pianist he regularly cooperates with violinist Milan Paľa.

In a season 2011/2012 he assisted the realization of the opera Jenůfa by Janáček in France and in the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava; in a season 2012/2013 he realized two one-act operas Gianni Schicchi and Il Tabarro by Puccini in the Košice Opera. In the Opera of the Slovak National Theatre he cooperated (as assistant conductor of Tomáš Hanus) on realization of the opera The Makropulos Case by Janáček, which he ended up conducting (in a season 2015/2016).

Bibliography

  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Unger, Pavel: Bibliou inšpirovaný košický Samson s aktuálnym apelom
    2019 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/bibliou-inspirovany-kosicky-samson-s-aktualnym-apelom/
    Opera Slovakia 2019
  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: ŠKO Žilina : Šanca mladým
    2019 Hudobný život year 51, 2019, no. 7-8, p. 17
  • redakce: Ruka dirigenta musí sloužit i vládnout současně. Ptali jste se Ondreje Olose
    2018 Opera Plus 2018
  • Ursínyová, Terézia: Piesňový podvečer v Slovenskom národnom divadle
    2017 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/piesnovy-podvecer-v-slovenskom-narodnom-divadle/
    Opera Slovakia 2017
  • Šišoláková, Mirjana: Ondrej Olos: Nečakaná situácia prináša nečakanú výzvu [rozhovor]
    2017 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/ondrej-olos-necakana-situacia-prinasa-necakanu-vyzvu/
    Opera Slovakia 2017
  • Blaho, Vladimír: Koho (ne)zaujíma kvalitné operné umenie? : Brnianski hostia festivalu
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 7-8, p. 38 – 39
  • Červenka, Jozef: Vzácna návšteva karmelitánok v Košiciach
    2013 Hudobný život year 45, 2013, no. 4, p. 19 – 20
  • Keprtová, Linda: Ondrej Olos: Puccini rád využíva širokú paletu farieb [rozhovor]
    2012 Opera Slovakia 2012
  • Kubandová, Janka: Miniprofil
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 6, p. 10
  • Trávničková, Miroslava: Pitínského svet pod povrchom
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 11, p. 25
  • Turák, František: Saint-Saënsov klavírny koncert ako vrchol večera
    2017 Hudobný život year 49, 2017, no. 1 - 2, p. 20
  • Červenka, Jozef: Vec Konwitschny
    2015 Hudobný život year 47, 2015, no. 12, p. 26

Discography

  • Photo: Opera Trio : Works For Oboe Trio OPERA TRIO : WORKS FOR OBOE TRIO
    2019 CD – Bonton Music
    1. František Emmert: Oboe trio
      Opera Trio, Barbora Šteflová (ob), Štěpán Filípek (vc), Ondrej Olos (pf)
    2. Vojtěch Dlask: Querelle trio
      Opera Trio, Barbora Šteflová (ob), Štěpán Filípek (vc), Ondrej Olos (pf)
    3. Lenka Nota: Agnus dei
      Opera Trio, Barbora Šteflová (ob), Štěpán Filípek (vc), Ondrej Olos (pf)
    4. Vojtěch Dlask: Nuit et Solitude
      Opera Trio, Barbora Šteflová (ob), Štěpán Filípek (vc), Ondrej Olos (pf)
    5. Adrián Demoč: Modré kvety
      Opera Trio, Barbora Šteflová (ob), Štěpán Filípek (vc), Ondrej Olos (pf)
  • Photo: Word WORD
    2019 CD – Music Fund
    1. Lukáš Borzík: Annuntiatio
      Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
    2. Lukáš Borzík: The Word
      Milan Paľa (vn), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • Photo: Milan Paľa MILAN PAĽA
    2010 CD – Music Centre Slovakia R 350025-2-131
    1. Juraj Beneš: Musica d’inverno
      Milan Paľa (vn), Czech Virtuosi, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
    2. Jevgenij Iršai: Ashira Songs
      Milan Paľa (vn), Czech Virtuosi, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
    3. František Gregor Emmert: Jacob's Fight, concerto for viola and chamber string orchestra
      Milan Paľa (vl), Czech Virtuosi, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
    4. Alfred Schnittke: Monologue for Viola and Chamber Orchestra
      Milan Paľa (vl), Czech Virtuosi, Ondrej Olos (dir.)

Awards

  • Leoš Janáček Award
    2006

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Peter Zagar: Predohra k Rossiniho opere Hodvábny rebrík
    14 Dec
    2018
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • Peter Duchnický: Contemplation
    for violin and string orchestra
    8 Jun
    2017
    First performances in Slovakia
    House of Arts, Košice, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • Marek Piaček: 66 Seasons
    Opera-document (co-authors P. Kerekes and M. Ondriska)
    26 Nov
    2012
    First performances in Slovakia
    Historical building of the State Theatre, Košice, SK
    PERFORMERS: Linda Ballová (s), Lenka Barilíková (act ), Martin Gyimesi (t), Pavol Remenár (br), Lukáš Kozubík (zbm.), Choir and orchestra of the State Theatre Košice, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • First performances abroad
  • Adrián Demoč: Symphony
    for orchestra
    24 Apr
    2008
    First performances abroad
    Besední dům, Brno, CZ
    PERFORMERS: Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • Adrián Demoč: Scaffold to the Meditation
    for five wind instruments and percussions
    30 May
    2007
    First performances abroad
    Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, CZ
    PERFORMERS: Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • Adrián Demoč: Zikkurat
    for string chamber orchestra
    31 May
    2006
    First performances abroad
    Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, CZ
    PERFORMERS: Czech Chamber Soloists, Ondrej Olos (dir.)
  • Adrián Demoč: Two Prayers
    for flute, soprano and string quartet
    2 Jun
    2004
    First performances abroad
    Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, CZ
    PERFORMERS: Jana Havlíková (s), Petra Klementová (fl), Icarus Quartet, Ondrej Olos (dir.)

Audio

  • Beneš, Juraj: Musica d’inverno (excerpt)

    2009

    Milan Paľa (vn), Czech Virtuosi, Ondrej Olos (dir.)

    Source: CD Milan Paľa (Music Center Slovakia, 2010)


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