Duo Comenius will perform in the finals of the chamber category Concertino Praga 2023.
Jan Bostl studies the clarinet in Milan Polák’s class at the City of Prague Grammar School and Music School. He considers his greatest successes to include the first place at the International Clarinet Competition in Markneukirchen and two first prizes with the title of absolute winner at the Pardubické dechy competition organised by the Pardubice Conservatoire. He has performed with the Prague Symphony Orchestra three times as a soloist. Magdalena Koudelková graduated from the City of Prague Grammar School and Music School under the guidance of Hana Dvořáková and is now studying at the Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under Professor František Malý. She considers her greatest successes to include the first place finish with the title of absolute winner at the Brno Piano Competition and the Beethoven’s Teplice Competition and the first place at the Competition of Conservatoires and Music Grammar Schools in Pardubice. She has performed in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Duo Comenius was formed in 2020. It has performed in the Mirrored Chapel at Prague’s Clementinum, in the Bohuslav Martinů Hall at the Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and at the château in Průhonice as a trio with the violoncellist Barbora Cipriánová.