November 2022.
Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.
Small hall


Wednesday U 20:00
Small hall
Organizer: Udruga profesionalnih glazbenika Diapason
7.00 € 52.74 kn
7.00 € 52.74 kn
B. Smetana: Concert Etude op.17 “On the Seashore”
W. A. Mozart: Sonata B flat major KV 281
V. Novák: Memories op. 6
B. Šipuš: Ricercare
F. Bridge: Sunset Ecstasy
F .Chopin: 3 Mazurkas op. 67
                Scherzo b flat minor No. 2 Op. 31
Y. Bowen: Toccata op.155 
Jitka Fowler Fraňková is a Czech pianist who has performed as a soloist throughout Europe, Egypt, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea and the United States. She holds Master's Degree in Teaching and Concert Performance from the University of Music in Graz and Master's Degree and a Doctoral Degree from Rice University - Shepherd School of Music in Houston,TX, USA.
She is often sought out as a chamber musician for her musical creativity, as well as her sensitivity for her fellow musicians. J. F. Fraňková is vice-president of EPTA Czech Republic (European Piano Teachers Assotiation) and she is a piano professor at the Music Conservatory J. Deyl in Prague and the Music Conservatory in Pardubice, CZ. She is also a member of Petrof Artists.
Jitka is a proponent of D. Taubmann piano playing approach and has integrated it into not only her own playing but also her teaching. As such, she has been able to help many students suffering with issues relating to posture and arm tension, leading to a marked improvement in their sound quality and ease of playing.
Jitka often gives master classes in various countries where her insight into music and wealth of ideas inspire students to greater artistry, while her open personality ensures an enjoyable experience for all. Jitka has a long been interested in baroque articulation and its application in practice. In 2014, she undertook a new revision of the Piano Book for Anna Magdalena Bach, which was published 2015 by publisher Bärenreiter, Prague.