ATAM Saxophone Quartet is an international ensemble interpreting pieces across all genres and eras. All members regularly attend masterclasses across Europe and are Czech and Slovak nationals who met at a clarinet and saxophone masterclass in Ostrava in 2015. Formed 1 year later, the quartet continues its tradition of visiting courses together (Saxophobia 2017, BalatonSax 2017) and, despite the distance separating its members, is actively working on and performing new repertoire. Alžbeta Klasová studied at RCM in London with Kyle Horch as a scholar of the Dr. Michael West Award. She won 1st prize at the Competition of Slovak Conservatories (2012), Deloitte Talent Award, Talents of New Europe. Alžbeta Kačmárová currently studies at Ostravian university with Zbygniew Kaleta. She won Slovak competitions for solo and chamber performance including 1st place at the Competition of Slovak Conservatories (2016). Tereza Novotná currently studies at Ostravian university with Zbygniew Kaleta. She took part in the 2016 Erasmus programme in Warsaw under Pawel Gusnar. She is a scholar of the Nadace Český hudební fond. Matěj Trojan studied at the Prague conservatory with Pavel Fiedler. He took part in the Bohemia Saxophone Ensemble. As an orchestral player, he also guests with different ensembles (Czech Philharmonic, Radim Schwab Band, Party Leaders).
Tereza Novotná, tenor saxophone
Matěj Trojan, baritone saxophone
Jul 14 201813:00
ATAM Saxophone Quartet
recitalPetr Wajsar (1978): Folklórní inspiraceMarek Pavlíček (1991): Unquartering by sax (premiere performance)Adam Greenwood-Byrne (1980): With These Hands I Surrender My Wounds - Prayer, Escape, Catharsis (premiere performance)Timothy Blinko (1965): Sculptures
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