Miriam Němcová

Miriam Němcová

A graduate of the Prague Conservatory, Ms. Nemcová worked with many professional Czech ensembles while still engaged in her studies in composition and conducting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

In 1987 –1988, she was a Czech Philharmonic grantee with the Prague Madrigalists and received several scholarships to study at the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart with the acclaimed conductor Helmuth Rilling.

After her studies, Ms. Nemcová went on to work at the Prague Chamber Opera and the F. X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec. She returned to the latter in 1991 in the position of Opera Director. An acclaimed staging of Verdi’s Otello at the Antonín Dvorák Theatre in Ostrava subsequently earned her a contract with the Prague State Opera as its Conductor and Chorus Master (1993 –1995). Since then, she has served as faculty and head of the conducting department of the Prague Conservatory, where she leads the symphony orchestra.

Ms. Nemcová gives international master classes in conducting in the Czech Republic, in Seoul, Korea , and elsewhere and is a regular guest conductor in the Czech Republic and abroad. In addition, she currently serves as artistic director of Praga Sinfonietta, Vox Pragae , and the Czech National Choir. Since 2001, Ms. Nemcová has been a permanent guest of the Hradec Králové Orchestra. Most recently, she has held the position of visiting chorus master for the Prague Philharmonic Choir. Her career spans from stage to screen , with the conducting of film music recordings for international productions.

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