IMF Kutná Hora 2017

Karel Untermüller

Czech Republic


He is a graduate of Prof. Jaroslav Ruis´ class at the Prague Conservatory, and of the Academy of Music in Prague, where his teacher was Prof. Lubomír Malý. He has attended master classes conducted by leading educators, including Norbert Brainin, Sigmund Nissel, and Thomas Kakuska.

He has appeared as a soloist with several Czech orchestras (the Suk Chamber Orchestra, the Pardubice Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, the Western Bohemia Philharmonic Orchestra, and others). 

Significantly, he has worked with a pre-eminent protagonist of the Czech music scene, the violinist Josef Suk with whom, plus other prominent Czech instrumentalists (Jiří Bárta, Pavel Šporcl, Jan Simon and others), he made a double CD featuring chamber works by Antonín Dvořák. 

At present he teaches at the Teplice Conservatory and at the Academy of performing Arts in Prague.

He has been a regular participant in the Kutná Hora Festival since 2008.


Karel Untermüller