Jiří Miroslav Procházka

In 2004 he entered the Brno Conservatory, where he studied with Mgr. Petr Julíček, then classical singing at the Bratislava Academy of Performing Arts under the pedagogical guidance of mim. prof. Hana Bandová-Štolfová, ArtD. In 2013, he completed his studies at the Prague HAMU with MgA. Martin Bárta. Since 2013, he has been a regular guest of the Janáček Opera Brno, and also collaborates with the National Theater in Prague and the Antonín Dvořák National Theater in Ostrava. He also collaborates as a guest with the JAMU Chamber Opera.

He also achieved success at many domestic and international singing competitions – 1st place in the Bohuslav Martinů competition, where he also won the prize for the interpretation of folk songs, 1st place in the Czech Conservatory competition, 1st place in the Mozart Czech Competition, absolute winner of the Olomouc 2006 competition, 2nd place at the ACT competition in London, in 2011 he won the 2nd prize in the interpretation competition Summer School of Baroque Music, where he also took part in baroque interpretation courses with the Polish countertenor Jakub Burzyński and in 2013 also with Adam Plachetka with whom he co-performed in 2016 at the Znojmo Music Festival in the opera Don Giovanni in the role of Masetta. In the same year, as a soloist and member of a street choir, he performed Leonard Bernstein’s Mass on a tour of the Czech Republic alongside Vojtěch Dyk.

He has also performed at music festivals: Music Festival Znojmo (CZ), Smetana’s Litomyšl (CZ), Janáček’s May (CZ), Janáček Brno (CZ), 9th Baroque Weeks / Plzeň Capital of Culture 2015 (CZ), Olomouc Baroque Celebrations (CZ) ), Bratislava Music Festival (SVK), Mikolow Music Days (POL), Festival Muzyka w Starym Krakowie (POL), Zadar Music Evenings (HR), Weingarten International Music Festival (DE) and others.

He collaborates with many important musical and theatrical ensembles such as:

Brno Philharmonic, Prague Chamber Philharmonic, South Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic, Czech Ensemble Baroque, Ensamble Inégal, Collegium 1704, Musica Aeterna-Bratislava, Musica Florea, Ensemble Damian, Musica figuralis, Czech virtuosi, Q-vox, Opera Diversa, Moravian Trios next.

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