Ladislav Fanzowitz (1980) finished his studies at the Conservatoire in Bratislava in the class of Peter Čerman with the title “Best Graduate” in the year 2000. From 1999 to 2000 he studied at the Academy of Music and Drama in Prague (under Marián Lapšanský), from 2000 to 2O02 at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna (Wolfgang Watzinger) and from 2000 to 2005 at the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava (Marián Lapšanský).

Several times he was finalist and prize-winner at national and international competitions: Chopin International Piano Competition in Mariánske Lázně, Nyiregyhazi International Competition in Krakow, Competition of Slovak Conservatory Students, International Competition Piano Bratislava, International J.N.Hummel Competition in Bratislava, Competition Talent in 2000 and 2002 … He also took part in several master courses (Jan Wijn, Abbey Simon. György Sándor, Marián Lapšanský. Karl Heinz Kämmerling, Mikhail voskressensky…).

As soloist he has appeared with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra of the Czech Radio, Prague Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Zlin, Philharmonic orchestra Hradec Kralové, Solistes Europeéns Luxembourg, Pressburger Philharmoniker, Slovak Chamber Orchestra, under the conductors Ondrej Lenárd, Vladimír Válek, Friedrich Haider, František Vajnar, Jerzy Swoboda, Leoš Svárovský, Tomáš Hanus, Kirk Trevor, Justus Franz, Mário Košik and Jack Martin Händler…

In addition to his activity as soloist, he is also a keen chamber musician He has played at major festivals in Slovakia, in most European countries and the USA.


© 2015 Ladislav Fanzowitz