David Petrlik


21st Musical August

Born in Clermont-Ferrand in 1995, David began playing the violin at the age of six with Professor Andrej Porcelan from St. Petersburg and continued his training at the Conservatory of Clermont-Ferrand in the class of Hélène Friberg-Chenot. Wishing to devote his life to music, he was admitted at the age of fourteen unanimously to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris in the class of Boris Garlitsky and Igor Volochine, he also pursued chamber music training in the class of Itamar Golan, Claire Désert, François Salque and Marc Coppey. In 2015, he obtained his master's degree with honors and continued his training in the "Konzertexamen" cycle of excellence 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.

 In parallel to his studies, David Petrlik won first prizes at the international competitions Kocian (Czech Republic), Flame (Paris) and was laureate of the Jasha Heifetz competition (Lithuania), Ginette Neveu (France), twice winning the public prize, as well as the Rodolfo Lipizer competition in Italy where he won the special prize for the virtuoso piece. David is also the recipient of the Huguet-Bourgeois grant from the Fondation de France. He has recently been named "Génération Spedidam".

These various distinctions allow him to perform in recitals in several European countries and as a soloist with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Kremerata Baltica, the Bonn Classical Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of Auvergne, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc, the Pardubice Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moroccan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Orchestra of the Theatre of Avignon

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 Philharmonic Hall in Vilnius, the Peterhouse theater in Cambridge, the Beethoven Hall in Bonn, the festival of La Roque d'Anthéron, the "Bratislava Music Festival", the Easter festival and the "Août musical de Deauville", the festival of La Chaise-Dieu, the festival "Printemps des Alizés" and the festival of Périgord Noir.

With a desire for quality and expressiveness at heart, he followed the advice of Vadim Repin, Leonidas Kavakos, Pinchas Zukerman, Vadim Gluzman, the Trio Wanderer and Christian Ivaldi during various masterclasses.

He has also played 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 Fouchenneret, he founded the Messiaen Ensemble in residence at the Singer-Polignac Foundation.

He will play at the festival Août Musical on August 5th and 9th, at 8pm, in the Elie de Brignac room and in the Theatre of the Casino Barrière. 


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