About Milan Paľa
Milan Pala (1982) is a Czecho-Slovak violinist and experts rightly classify him among the elite of young generation artists. As a soloist he has collaborated with the National Radio Symphony Orchestra Kiev, Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Congress Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic; St Petersburg State, Capella Symphony Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic, Altenburg-Gera Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and others. He has also worked with conductors such as Theodor Guschlbauer, Howard Arman, Alexander Cernusenko, Leos Svarovsky, Mario Kosik, Aleksandar Markovic, Andreas Sebastian Weiser, Ondrej Vrabec, Ondrej Olos, David Svec, Peter Gribanov and others.
The discography of Milan Pala is made up of over twenty recordings. One of these is a unique and unsurpassed project; an anthology of Slovak works for solo violin, which won the 2009, Ľudovít Rajter Award. Milan is one of only two young interpreters of Slovak music to be awarded this prize, which he won not only for his exceptional performance skills, but also for his unique approach to Slovak music. In 2014 he won the Ministry of Culture and Tatra Banka Foundation Award for Art.