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Josef Krečmer (born in 1958 in Vysoké Mýto, Czech republic) is a Czech Violoncellist.

Vysoké Mýto Town in Czech Republic

Vysoké Mýto is a town in the Pardubice Region, Czech Republic. Founded in 1262 by the Bohemian king, Přemysl Otakar II, it is situated near its original location, called Vraclav. Vysoké Mýto is a centre of tourism, due to its architectural monuments and the nature that surrounds it. Industrial companies in the city include an Iveco bus factory. There is also a football club, SK Vysoké Mýto. The town square is exceptionally beautiful and it is one of the largest examples of its type in Bohemia.

Czechs European nation and an ethnic group native to the Czech Republic

The Czechs or the Czech people, are a West Slavic ethnic group and a nation native to the Czech Republic in Central Europe, who share a common ancestry, culture, history, and Czech language.

He graduated at the conservatories in Teplice and Prague (professors Mirko Škampa and Josef Chuchro) and Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (professors Saša Večtomov and Miloš Sádlo). During his studies he participated in the masterclasses of Erki Rautio and Natalia Shakhovskaya. Since 1979 he is a teacher at the Conservatory in Pardubice, between 1989 and 1991 he worked for the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation in Paris where he helped to organize the performances of many young Czech musicians in France. In 1991 - 2003 he was the leader of the Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra in Pardubice and he makes CD recordings, as well as those for Český rozhlas and the Czech Television.

Teplice Town in Czech Republic

Teplice ; Teplice-Šanov until 1948 is a statutory city in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic, the capital of Teplice District. It is the state's second largest spa town, after Karlovy Vary.

Prague Conservatory music school in the Czech Republic

The Prague Conservatory or Prague Conservatoire is a music school in Prague, Czech Republic, founded in 1808. Currently, Prague Conservatory offers four or six year study courses, which can be compared to the level of high school diploma in other countries. Graduates of Prague Conservatory can continue their training by enrolling in an institution that offers undergraduate education.

The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague is a university in the centre of Prague, Czech Republic, specialising in the study of music, dance, drama, film, television and multi-media. It is the largest art school in the Czech Republic, with more than 350 educators and researchers, and 1500 students.

Josef Krecmer is the Music director of an ensemble Barocco sempre giovane (Baroque Still Young) which he founded in 2004, concert master of this ensemble is Iva Kramperová. The concert activities of this orchestra include performances at music festivals in the Czech Republic (Prague Spring International Music Festival, International Music Festival in Brno etc.) and abroad.

A music director, musical director, or director of music is the person responsible for the musical aspects of a performance, production, or organization, for example the artistic director and usually chief conductor of an orchestra or concert band, the director of music of a film, the director of music at a radio station, the person in charge of musical activities or the head of the music department in a school, the coordinator of the musical ensembles in a university, college, or institution, the head bandmaster of a military band, the head organist and choirmaster of a church, or an organist and master of the choristers.

Barocco sempre giovane

Barocco sempre giovane is a professional Czech chamber orchestra.

Iva Kramperová is a Czech violinist.

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