The team

Festa Musicale Agency Czech Republic is traditional organiser of international choral festivals and other cultural events.

Festa Musicale Agency has been established in 1998 by choral conductor Jiří Klimeš. It follows great tradition of choral festival in town Olomouc in Czech Republic, that exists since 1972 and has been built by conductor Karel Klimeš. Since 1972 has this festival – “Festival of Songs Olomouc” been visited by more than 3500 choirs.

From 1998 the family of Festa Musicale’s festivals extended to many projects in the Czech Republic and abroad, some of which have been around until today.

 

MgA. Marek Klimeš

He is currently in last year of his studies of Orchestra conducting at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (JAMU) in Brno in class of professor Rostislav Hališka. He is also a graduate of Choir conducting at Palacký University in Olomouc. His conducting career started with choir Campanella Olomouc with which he’s been through tens of concerts in the Czech Republic and abroad (Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, France, Russia, Argentina, Thailand and more). He also collaborated with chamber choir Bel Canto. As a conductor he is laureate of following awards: Neerpelt (Belgium) 2007 gold medal, first award, Grand Prix St. Petersburg 2008 silver medal, Musica Religiosa Olomouc 2009 gold medal. He used to be acting conductor of university choir Coro Grande at the Department of Music Education of Palacký University. During his studies at JAMU in Brno, he’s had many experiences of orchestra conducting. He performed with many orchestral projects, he collaborated with The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, The Orchestra of Bohuslav Martinů Zín, Pilsen Philharmonics, Janáček’s Academic Orchestra etc. For two years he’s been art director and conductor of Chordata – a chamber orchestra of JAMU students. During his studies he’s attended numerous conducting classes (G. Richter, Z. Nagy, T. Netopil etc.) Since 2014 he’s become the director of Festa Musicale and of other cultural projects, previously led by his father, Jiří Klimeš.


Barbora Mikolášiková

She was born into musical family and she’s been singing in a choir and playing piano since young age. Later she picked up solo singing which led her to the Janáček Academy of Musical Arts in Brno, where she now studying for Master’s degree in Musical Production. While singing is now just her hobby, she prefers organising diverse cultural events. She’s been participating at Festival of Songs Olomouc since 2015 and she co-managed the cultural programme and production of theater pieces at the Valtice Castle in years 2016 and 2017. Since october 2016 she’s been a member of Festa Musicale team where she assumed the communication with choirs.

Petr Hýl

He’s been singing in choirs since he was 11 years old. Since then, he managed to be a part of high-school and university choirs in Czech Republic and abroad. For a short period of time he sang in a choir led by Jiří Klimeš. He picked up event management during his university studies whilst member of various student organisations. Since 2015 he’s been collaborating on Festival of Songs Olomouc, where he’s been through 2 stage manager positions before he joined the Festa Musicale team in december 2016. He makes sure everything runs smoothly. He recharges when he sees satisfied and happy choirs and watching beautiful festival concerts.