BIOGRAPHY

Trio Bohémo was founded in 2019. The members of the ensemble are Jan Vojtek, piano, Matouš Pěruška, violin and Kristina Vocetková, cello. Despite all members being from the Czech Republic, they only met in Budapest, Hungary and shortly after that decided to form piano trio together.

After few months following their establishment, they have been awarded 2nd prize at the prestigious Gianni Bergamo Award in Lugano (Switzerland). Following this success, the trio has been selected to join the Le Dimore del Quartetto network, which later awarded them prize for the ensemble of the year 2021. In summer 2021, they were awarded special prizes for the Best Interpretation of the Work of Viennese Classicism, Czech Contemporary Chamber Music and Work by Bohuslav Martinů at ISA Festival in Austria. Only few days later, they won the first edition of the International Filippo Nicosia Award in Italy. In September 2021, the trio won the first prize and the prize of the audience at the International Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria. In October 2021, they won the International Parkhouse Award in London, UK and in February 2022 the trio was guest of the BBC Radio 3 In Tune show. In March 2022 the trio won first prize and prize for the best interpretation of S. Vainiunas composition at the International Stasys Vainiunas Chamber Music Competition in Vilnius, Lithuania. Only a week later they were awarded second prize (with no first prize awarded) and prize for the best performance of contemporary piece at the International Joseph Joachim Competition in Weimar, Germany.

For the 2022/23 season, the trio was selected for the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme. The other highlights of the season include recitals in Wigmore Hall (London), Stoller Hall (Manchester), Solti Hall (Budapest) and appearances at festivals such as Classix Festival (Romania) or Shaldon Festival (UK). The trio will perform in various European countries such as Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Italy or the United Kingdom.

In the past season they had their debut recital in Viennese Musikverein and performed at festivals such as Prague Spring Festival (Czech Republic), Schwarzwald Musikfestival (Germany), Lago Maggiore Musica (Italy) or Gent Festival van Vlaanderen (Belgium).

Since 2020, they have been members of the European Chamber Music Academy, studying under the guidance of professors such as Hatto Beyerle, Johannes Meissl, Patrick Jüdt or Avedis Kouyoumdjian. The opportunities provided by the ECMA enabled them to perform at multiple stages across Europe.

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