Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of South Bohemia Was created in the year 1981 under its original name South Bohemian State Orchestra. At present it consist of 39 members and it´s the only professional philharmonic in South Bohemia.
The repertoire of the orchestra is mostly based on the interpretation of the music from the age of classicism. The dramaturgy of the concert seasons is however very varied and includes music from the baroque period until modern times. Increasingly often the philharmonic also includes into its concert plans even more extensive symphonic works and vocally instrumental pieces.
Jan Talich (1967) has graduated from Prague Conservatory and later he has studied at the Academy of Musical Arts it the class of Václav Snítil. Already at that time he has held his own recitals and has played with orchestras over the entire country. He has also received a scholarship in USA with Samuel Ashkenasi and later at the English Guildhall School of Music with Yfrah Neaman.