Personality profile

Photo: Pavol Tužinský

Pavol Tužinský

31 Oct 1958 Podbrezová

classical music
conducting
pedagóg – pedagogue – conducting

Bio

Bio

1973 – 1979
Žilina Conservatory (violin - Bohumil Urban, piano - Anton Kállay) 
1979 – 1984
Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava (conducting - Ladislav Slovák, Bystrík Režucha, chamber playing - Bohdan Warchal)
1983 – 1990
leader of the Slovak Teachers’ Chamber Orchestra  
1987 – 1989
leader of CANTUS mixed choir (with Jozef Búda) 
1991 – 2009
conductor-in-chief of the State Opera in Banská Bystrica, simultaneously in the 2006/2007 season director of the Silesian Theatre in Opava   
from 2010
conductor of the Slovak National Theatre Opera Orchestra

Tužinský has engaged in opera, orchestral and choral conducting. He was assistant conductor at the Slovak National Theatre Opera; later he accepted a position in the Operetta in the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava and in the State Opera in Banská Bystrica. There he produced a great many works, principally of Italian operatic literature. In the Slovak National Theatre Opera he presented, for example, Beneš’s opera The Players in its Slovak premiere.

 

He has performed in many countries throughout the world (Germany, Italy, Israel, Hungary etc.) As teacher he worked at the J. L. Bella Conservatory in Banská Bystrica. Currently he is dozent at the Faculty of Composition and Conducting in the Faculty of Musical Arts at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica.  

Bibliography

  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Glocková, Mária: Banskobystrická Radnica ožíva hudbou
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 4, p. 6
  • Glocková, Mária: Netradičný veristický diptych v Banskej Bystrici
    2007 Hudobný život year 39, 2007, no. 4, p. 22
  • Mojžišová, Michaela: Lekcia z poctivého remesla
    2007 KOD 2007, no. 3, p. 7 – 9
  • Unger, Pavel: The Players – historický počin prvej scény
    2004 Pravda 4.10. 2004, p. 29
  • Mojžišová, Michaela: Meditácia na večnú tému vzbury jednotlivca proti pokrytectvu
    2004 SME 4.10. 2004, p. 13
  • Palovčík, Michal: Zážitky z koncertných siení
    2000 Literárny týždenník 11.5. 2000, p. 11
  • Blahynka, Miloslav: Don Pasquale konvenčne
    1998 Teatro 1998, no. 9, p. 22 – 23
  • Glocková, Mária: O hudbe, ľuďoch a zážitkoch v Izraeli : Hovoríme s dirigentom Pavlom Tužinským
    1997 Hudobný život year 29, 1997, no. 11, p. 4
  • Blahynka, Miloslav: Harmonická Čarovná flauta
    1997 Teatro 1997, no. 7-8, p. 6 – 7
  • Michalová, Eva: Zeljenkova operná prvotina
    1996 Hudobný život year 28, 1996, no. 22, p. 6
  • Ursínyová, Terézia: Dirigent Pavol Tužinský - : ...na úrovni profesionála - so srdcom amatéra
    1994 Hudobný život year 26, 1994, no. 21, p. 10 – 11
  • Glocková, Mária: Nielen o Madame Butterfly
    1992 Smer dnes 20.10. 1992, no. 248, p. 12
  • Glocková, Mária: Pokus o prežitie alebo nemám čo povedať : Hovoríme s novým umeleckým šéfom zvolenskej činohry
    1992 Smer dnes 25.9. 1992, no. 227, p. 5
  • Získať mladé publikum : Besedujeme s účastníkmi sústredenia orchestra Hudobnej mládeže SSR ; Ivan Parík, Silvia Feriancová, Pavol Tužinský, Ján Pragand, Iveta Pospíšilová
    1988 Smena 30.11. 1988, no. 41, p. 6
  • Miškovičová, Eva: Banskobystrická hudobná jar
    2017 Hudobný život year 49, 2017, no. 6, p. 16

Discography

  • Photo: Len ty jediná LEN TY JEDINÁ
    1997 CD – Music Master MM 0008-2-031
    1. Ján Móry: Die weiße Taube (Biela holubica)
      Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Jozef Kundlák (t), Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Tamara Brummerová (ms), Dagmar Podkamenská-Bezačinská (t), Margaréta Vajdová (s), Ľubomír Kizek (t)
    2. Ján Móry: Miss Widow
      Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Alžbeta Trgová (s)
    3. Ján Móry: Sea Cadet
      Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Jozef Kundlák (t), Dagmar Podkamenská-Bezačinská (s), Ľubomír Kizek (t), Margaréta Vajdová (s)
    4. Ján Móry: A sors kissaszony
      Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Margaréta Vajdová (s)
    5. Ján Móry: Torrero
      Jozef Kundlák (t), Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina
    6. Ján Móry: Zlatovláska
      Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Margaréta Vajdová (s)
    7. Ján Móry: La Vallière
      Jozef Kundlák (t), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Pavol Tužinský (dir.)

Awards

  • Fra Angelico Award
    2019

  • 2019

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Pavol Krška: Cyril and Methodius
    Opera-oratorio in two acts and six scenes
    5 Jul
    2013
    First performances in Slovakia
    St. Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Jozef Kundlák (t), Ján Galla (b), Ján Babjak (t), František Balún (br), Daniel Čapkovič (br), Chorus Salvatoris, The Mixed Choir Tirnavia, Bratislava Metropolitan Orchestra, Pavol Tužinský (dir.)
  • Egon Krák: Corale, fuga e epilogo per archi
    8 Apr
    2010
    First performances in Slovakia
    Fatra House of Arts, Žilina, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Pavol Tužinský (dir.)
  • Juraj Beneš: The Players
    An opera in two parts after Shakespeare's Hamlet
    1 Oct
    2004
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava Music Festival, Historical building of the Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Martin Huba (réžia), Pavol Tužinský (dir.)
  • Igor Bázlik: Polepetko
    Fairy-tale opera for children in 2 acts
    13 Jun
    2003
    First performances in Slovakia
    State Opera, Banská Bystrica, SK
    PERFORMERS: Pavol Tužinský (dir.), Andrea Hlinková (réžia)
  • Vojtech Didi: Quintessence
    5 Feb
    1999
    First performances in Slovakia
    Banská Bystrica, SK
    PERFORMERS: Pavol Tužinský (dir.)
  • Ilja Zeljenka: Countess Báthory
    Tragic opera in two acts
    12 Oct
    1996
    First performances in Slovakia
    Banská Bystrica, SK
    PERFORMERS: Mária Tomanová (s), Eva Lucká (ms), Zoltán Vongrey (br), Peter Schneider (t), Šimon Svitok (br), Gustáv Beláček (br), Ján Vaculík (t), Božena Lenhardová (ms), Darina Kunková (a), Zbor Štátnej opery Banská Bystrica, Branislav Vargic (zbm.), Orchester Štátnej opery Banská Bystrica, Pavol Tužinský (dir.)


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