David Petrlik


21th August Musical

Born in Clermont-Ferrand in 1995, David started playing the violin at the age of six with Professor Andrej Porcelan from Saint Petersburg and continued his training at the Clermont-Ferrand Conservatory in the class of Hélène Friberg-Chenot. Wishing to devote his life to music, he was unanimously admitted at the age of fourteen to the National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris in the class of Boris Garlitsky and Igor Volochine, he also pursued a music training of room in the classroom of Itamar Golan, Claire Désert, François Salque and Marc Coppey. In 2015, he obtained his master's degree with congratulations and continued his training in the cycle of excellence "Konzertexamen" at the University of the Arts in Essen. The same year, he was invited to the International Music Academy in Switzerland where he rubbed shoulders with musicians such as Pamela Franck, Nobuko Imaï, Sadao Harada and Seiji Ozawa, its founder.

 At the same time as his studies, David Petrlik won 1st prizes in the international competitions Kocian (Czech Republic), Flame (Paris) and is the winner of the Jasha Heifetz (Lithuania), Ginette Neveu (France) competition, with twice the prize of audience, as well as the Rodolfo Lipizer competition in Italy where he won the special prize for the virtuoso piece. David is also the laureate of the Huguet-Bourgeois grant from the Fondation de France. It has recently been named “Generation Spedidam”.

These different distinctions allow him to perform during recitals in several European countries and as a soloist with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Kremerata Baltica, the classical philharmonic orchestra of Bonn, the Auvergne orchestra, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc, the Pardubice Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Morocco, the Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra and the lyric orchestra of the Avignon Theater.

David has performed as a concert artist in the most prestigious concert halls and festivals such as the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the Smetana Hall in Prague, the Louis Vuitton foundation in Paris, the National Philarmonic Hall in Vilnius, the Peterhouse theater in Cambridge , the Beethoven Hall in Bonn, the Roque d'Anthéron festival, the “Bratislava Music Festival”, the Easter and August musical festival in Deauville, the Chaise-Dieu festival, the “Printemps des Alizés” festival and the Périgord Noir festival.

Having at heart a desire for quality and expressiveness, he follows the wise advice of Vadim Repin, Léonidas Kavakos, Pinchas Zukerman, Vadim Gluzman, the Trio Wanderer and Christian Ivaldi during various masterclasses.

He has also played in chamber music with musicians such as Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, Jérôme Ducros, Marc Coppey, François Salque, Claire Désert, Eric le Sage, Boris Garlitsky, Adam Laloum, Emmanuel Strosser, Jonas Vitaud, Amaury Coeytaux, Pierre Fouchenneret, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Yan Levionnois, Adrien and Christian-Pierre La Marca, Thomas Hoppe, Vassily Sinaïsky, Laurent Martin and Guillaume Bellom. With Raphaël Sévère, Volodia van Keulen and Théo Fouchenner, he founded the Messiaen ensemble in residence at the Singer-Polignac foundation.

He will play at the August Musical festival on August 5 and 9, at 20 p.m., in the Elie de Brignac room and in the Théâtre du casino Barrière. 


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