About Jan Bartoš
The Czech pianist Jan Bartoš belongs to a new generation of outstanding artists, his performances consistently winning critical acclaim. "In Jan Bartoš, virtuosity is coupled with deeply serious musicianship“ wrote legendary pianist Alfred Brendel.
Critica Classica described him as “an emotional and sophisticated interpreter“. Il Roma wrote: “Bartoš is one of the best European pianists. In his own right, the first-class host enchanted everyone with the colorfulness and might of his sound, which he produced with easiness and refined impeccability“.
Jan Bartoš is the First Prize Winner of many international competitions, which include the 2009 Mieczyslaw Munz Competition in New York, the 2008 Zaslavsky-Koch Piano Competition in New York, the 2004 Peter S. Reed Award in New York, the 2006 Rotary Musikförderpreis in Germany, in addition to receiving the 2012 Schimmel Prize in Germany, the 2008 Czech Ministry of Culture Prize, and the 2007 Rucorva Trust Award in the Netherlands.