Martin Ptáček


Martin Ptáček started his singing career in the Czech boys choir Boni Pueri at the age of 9. He performed at many concerts and recorded various CDs (including solo ones) with this choir. He was a member of the vocal ensemble Gentlemen Singers for a long time, with which he received numerous awards at festivals in many parts of the world. As a soloist, he performs as a tenor/countertenor. As a countertenor, he successfully participated in singing courses in Olomouc and Holešov, under the leadership of experts in this field (Piotr Olech, Steve Wächter, Jean-François Lombard). He also cooperates with some of the best Czech conductors: Roman Válek (Czech Ensemble Baroque), Tomáš Hanzlík (Ensemble Damian), Marek Štryncl (Musica Florea) and Adam Viktora (Ensemble Inégal). He has participated in numerous operas (Costanza e Fortezza, Platée, Didone Abbandonata, stagiona Combattimento, Krvavá Pavlač, Apollo et Hyacinthus and more). Martin is also a specialist in the authentic interpretation in foreign languages. He received (together with Ensemble Damian) a prestigious award “Libuška” within the festival “Opera 2013” for the interpretation of the main character in the opera “Voda a Vzduch”.