MUSIC ‣ František Brikcius, Violincellist
Updated: May 16, 2021
František Brikcius was born in Prague. From early childhood, he began to play the cello and later studied at the Prague Conservatoire under Professor Jaroslav Kulhan. He was accepted into the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (JAMU) in Brno where he studied cello with Bedřich Havlík. He graduated from JAMU with a MgA degree, under the tutelage of Professor Evžen Rattay, and furthered his study at the Toho Gakuen Academy in Japan. He continues his studies today with international master classes under the guidance of Professor Anna Shuttleworth in the United Kingdom.
František is focused on the interpretation of cello compositions written by composers from the 17th through 21st centuries, with special consideration given to the compositions for cello solo. He also allows himself time to concentrate on works by Czech, Terezín and contemporary composers. Brikcius tours extensively and has performed at numerous international music festivals. He also attends cello festivals where he is able to mix with other young artists.
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