PAVLÍNA ŠVESTKOVÁ acquired her singing foundations from Anna Mikšátková, under whose guidance she won many singing competitions. In 2006, she won the title of winner of the Bohuslav Martinů National Competition in Prague. In the same year she graduated from the Pedagogical Lyceum in Brno with a focus on music art. She is a graduate of the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno in the class of doc. Jaroslava Janské. She also sang with prof. Tatiany Teslii. In 2012, she was an intern at The University of Malta in the singing class of Professors Claire Massi and Dr. John Galei. One of the great successes was also performing in St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, under the baton of Prof. Dr. Diona Buhagiar. As a soloist with the Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno, she performed for the first time in 2011 at the Prague Proms International Film Festival at a film music concert by composer Ennio Morricone, who personally conducted the concert. She also performed under the baton of world-famous conductors such as Steven Sloane, John Axelrod, Andreas Sebastian Weiser, Leoš Svárovský, Petr Altrichter, etc.
She has collaborated with a number of important Czech and foreign ensembles, such as the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, the Barocco semper giovane, the Bochumer symphoniker, etc. Pavlína Švestková enjoys interpreting baroque, classical and sacred music.