43rd GUITAR FESTIVAL OF J. K. MERTZ

June, 17 – 24, 2018


Main partner of the festival:

Supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.

 

The festival is held thanks to the support of the Self-Governing Region Bratislava.

THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT TO ALL OUR PARTNERS AND FRIENDS!


VIVAT COMENIUS! - Štěpán Rak (CZ) - PHOTOGALLERY


GUITAR NIGHT FOR FOUR - Prague Guitar Quartet (CZ) / Bratislava Guitar Quartet (SK) - PHOTOGALLERY


FROM CLASSIC TO JAZZ - You Wu (CN) / David Dorůžka (CZ) & Daniel Šoltis (SK) - PHOTOGALLERY


NIGHT FOR TWO - Petr Saidl & Leoš Čepický (CZ) /  Adam Marec & Peter Tomko (SK) - PHOTOGALLERY


RESULTS OF THE 11th INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION OF J. K. MERTZ

 
1st Prize - CARLO CURATOLO - Italy
2nd Prize - ZSOMBOR SIDOO - Hungary
3rd Prize - EMA KAPOR - Serbia
Honorary diploma - FLAVIO NATI - Italy
 
Prize from Music Fund Slovakia for the best interpretation of J. K. Mertz Composition - BÁLINT BRESS - Hungary
 
Prize from Association for Classical Guitar for the best slovak participant of the Competition - SILVIA KOPÁČOVÁ

 

Congratulations to all prized and we wish to all competitors good luck in their artistic lives.
We believe, that they enjoyed time in Bratislava and that we meet again on next years of our festival smiley

GUITAR IN THE ALBRECHT HOUSE - Martin Cába & Vít Dvořáček - Duo CD (CZ) - PHOTOGALLERY


Lute and guitar music from 16th to 21st century sounded in beautiful modern church in Hainburg/Donau on June 1, at 2nd additional concert of 43rd Guitar Festival of J. K. Mertz.
Some pictures here:

Promo video - Youtube:


There was the first additional concert - On Saturday, May 12, for the 5th time, under the old cherry-tree in the garden of Albrecht House, which is still pulsating with music history of Bratislava.
Photogallery - click on the picture of smiling guitar honey-cakessmiley