About Pavel Švingr
Soloist of the Prague National Theatre Opera. He has garnered numerous accolades at Czech and international competitions including the first prize at the Bohuslav Martinů Song Competition in Prague, second prize in the Junior category at the 2009 International Antonín Dvořák Vocal Competition in Karlovy Vary, and victory at the 2011 Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg international competition in Berlin for his portrayal of the Water Sprite in Dvořák’s Rusalka. From 2013 to 2015, he was engaged at the North Bohemia Theatre in Ústí nad Labem, since the 2014/15 season he has been a soloist of Prague’s National Theatre Opera. Pavel Švingr has also regularly appeared at concerts, with his core repertoire including Dvořák’s Biblical Songs and Stabat Mater, Mozart’s Requiem and Jan Hanuš’s unique song cycle Wooden Christ.