Markéta Fraňková

She started playing the violin at the age of four. It was in Karlovy Vary where she gave solo concerts at the age of six. In 1994 she participated in the Kocian Violin Competition and took the third prize. Since 1995 she has given concerts in Germany, Holland, and various towns in the Czech Republic. She studied with Roman Fedchuk at the Conservatory in Pilsen. Between 2008 and 2010 she took part in master courses of Robert Cani and Solomia Soroka. In August 2009 she won the competition for the second violin concert master of the International Student Orchestra, Trento, Italy.

Her debut with Wieniavsky ´s Concerto No.2 in Municipal Meeting House in Pilsen in June 2010 was followed by her representation of the Czech Republic at the international violin festival in Kisinau (Moldovia, 2010) where she performed Romance by Ant. Dvořák, Melody by P. I. Tchaikovsky and the Winter by A. Piazzola with the Moldovian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Steven Huang (USA) and Dimitru Goji. At festival concerts she cooperated with the teacher of the Conservatory of Moscow and of the Academy of Music in Helsinki, Alexander Vinnitsky. In 2011 she peformed in Japan with the European Prague Quartett. She is a member of various chamber ensembles, such as the Baroque Consorcium Prague.


She is a soloist of the International Ensemble of Soloists Concertino, and the deputy of the concert master of the Czech Chamber Philharmony. She participated as a soloist and chamber music at the International Summer Music Festival in Prague 2012, 2013 and 2014. She was a mamber of Yucatan Symphony Orchestra from June 2013. From 2014 she performed as soloist in Mexico, Florence, Italy and Czech Republic.