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Biography

Having finished the Secondary Teaching School in Kroměříž,
she went on to study opera singing with Antonie Denygrová
at the Prague Conservatoire.

At the beginning of her singing career she was briefly
a member of the Prague State Opera choir
and the Prague Philharmonic Choir.
Later on her major interest turned
to solo performance and oratory music.
She has worked with various ensembles
and orchestras in the Czech Republic,
Germany, France, and Italy, most notably
the Prague Madrigalists,
Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK),
Prague Chamber Philharmony (PKF),
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
and Berliner Philharmonie.

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In 2000 she became a finalist of the
International Hans Gabor
Belvedere Singing Competition
in Vienna.

In 2001 she recorded as a soloist
Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil
with the Prague Philharmonic Choir.

In 2002 she performed a solo part
in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
in the Berliner Philharmonie

In 2007 she gave a recital in Toronto
upon the invitation by the
Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Canada.

At present she is dedicated to concert performance.

www.marcelamelkova.cz