Musica Aeterna (SK)
Peter Zajíček (violin)
Peter Zelenka (violin)
Lucia Krommer (viola da gamba)
Jana Zelenkova (spinet)
Jakub Mitrik (theorbo)
About the artists:
Peter Zajíček, an artistic director and concertmaster of Musica Aeterna, has been successfully cooperating with the Centre of Baroque Music in Versailles for several years, as well as with other foreign partners (Holland Festival of Early Music Utrecht, Days of Early Music Sopron, Bach Tage Berlin, Bachfest Leipzig, Swedish Baroque Festival Malmö etc.).
Famous conductors, soloists and specialists in the field of early music, regularly cooperate with Musica Aeterna (Alfredo Bernardini, Christophe Coin, Richard Fuller, Enrico Gatti, Martin Gester, Paul Goodwin, John Holloway, Jan Kleinbussink, Catherine Mackintosh, Charles Medlam, Andrew Parrott,Simon Standage, John Toll).
The ensemble has had more than 25 CD recordings awarded prestigious international prizes, e.g. the Diapason d'Or in 1994, 1995 and 2002 for the collection Concerti Grossi by Georg Muffat.
Musica Aeterna is also highly acclaimed by the international critics for its artistic results and musicianship, and considered one of the leading early music ensembles in Europe.
Peter Zajíček is the artistic director and concertmaster of the ensemble Musica Aeterna, with which he has performed at various concerts in Europe and overseas. He is the chairman of the Centre of Early Music and teaches at the Faculty of Performing Arts at Comenius University in Bratislava. As a soloist and artistic director of the ensemble Musica Aeterna, he has cooperated with practically all of the leading interpreters of early music.