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Biographies & programs



Jana Margová



Grzegorz Biegas


Special Awards

"Orpheus" 1st Special Prize of Ars Augusta Society

Special Prize of Belle Voci Foundation

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Franz Schubert

Der Musensohn D 764 (Goethe)  - 1R

Frühlingsglaube D 686 (Uhland)

Im Frühling D 882 (Schulze)

Nachtviolen D 752 (Mayrhofer)

Robert Schumann

Myrthen, Op.25

1. Widmung (Rückert)

20. Weit, weit (Burns/Gerhard)

Franz Liszt

Oh, quand je dors S 282 (Hugo)

Tre Sonetti di Petrarca, S 270

3. Vidi in terra angelici costumi  - 1R

Hugo Wolf 


3. Verschwiegene Liebe" aus "Eichendorff-Lieder" (Nr.3)


28. Die Bekehrte

30. Ganymed

Reynaldo Hahn

A Chloris (Theophile de Viau)  - 1R

Erich W. Korngold

Four Shakespeare Songs, Op.31

4. When birds do sing   - 1R


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Jana Margová


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Jana Margová is a Slovak soprano, the graduate of Ostravská univerzita  in Czech republic in the class of prof. Henryka Januszewska-Stańczyk.  She also currently studies at the Academy of Music of Karol Szymanowski  in Katowice, Poland. Her artistic activity focuses mainly on concerts  and solo recitals across the Europe – her repertoire consists of lieder and  opera, oratorio and cantata arias across all the epoches from early  renaissance and baroque music through romantism to the late 20th century  music. As a young singer she won the category Operní naděje at the  Antonín Dvořák’s International Vocal Competition in Karlovy Vary  (2017). Later, she was the second and the third prize at the  competitions Slovak competition of conservatory students (Košice,  Slovakia, 2017; Žilina, Slovakia, 2019), International vocal  competition Ars et Gloria 2023 (Katowice, Poland, 2023, special  interpretation prize), International competition Iuventus canti (in  Vráble, Slovak republic, 2023, special prize – solo recital in summer  2024). Interpretation competition of Janáčkova filharmonie (Ostrava,  Czech republic, 2023 – concert with Janáčeks  philharmony Ostrava in Spring 2024). She has cooperated with many  pianists, especially Branko Ladič or Martin Pančocha, also played with  Ján Fic. She has also sing with the orchestra MASO Kharkiv, conducted  by Jurek Dybal, or with Musica Iuvenalis, conducted by Igor Dohovič.  She also sing with ján Čižmář or Maurycy Raczyński and their  baroque ansambles.

Grzegorz Biegas


He studied at the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice and  completed the piano class of Prof. Eugeniusz Knapik (1990-1995). In 2002  he completed postgraduate studies in the piano class of Prof. Józef  Stompel. He is a professor in the chamber music department of his alma  mater. The focus of his artistic activity is primarily on chamber music,  with particular attention to vocal literature. As a trainer and  teacher, he took part in numerous singing and chamber music courses,  including in Bückeburg, Vienna, Duszniki-Zdrój, Katowice, Radzyń  Podlaski, Nowy Sącz, Wroclaw, Gdansk, Sosnowiec, Beijing and Louisville,  and worked with teachers, conductors and Directors such as Irena  Argustiene, Walter Berry, Henryka Januszewska-Stańczyk, Helena Łazarska,  Bogusław Makal, Eugeniusz Sąsiadek, Leopold Spitzer, Daniel Weeks,  Ingrid Kremling, Michał Znaniecki, Michael Ramach, Michał Klauza, Rudolf  Piernay, Izabella Kłosińska, Wł odzimierz Zalewski together. As an  accompanist, he played for soloists in numerous singing competitions in  Poland and abroad, including Bilbao, Karlovy Vary, Vienna, Oslo, Pärnu,  Sion, Trnava, Vráblach, Düsseldorf, Bydgoszcz, Duszniki-Zdrój, Katowice,  Łódź, Nowy Sącz, Kraków, Dublin , Włoszakowice, Warsaw, Gliwice and  Wroclaw and won numerous awards for best accompaniment, including the  Jerzy Lefeld Special Prize. As a chamber musician, he has performed at  numerous concerts in Poland and abroad, as well as at music festivals  (Europe, USA, Argentina, China) and has collaborated with many leading  singers. He has made numerous recordings for Polish public radio and  television (TVP) as well as CDs to his credit, with a particular focus  on Polish music (Quartet in D minor op. 8 by Zygmunt Noskowski, Humorous  Songs by Henryk Czyż, Arias by Józef Poniatowski, songs by Witold  Lutosławski, children's preludes by Edward Bogusławski, songs by  Mieczysław Weinberg). From 2005 to 2012 he was deputy rector of the  Faculty of Vocal and Instrumental Music and is currently deputy rector  of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice.

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