Biography

Michaela Káčerková is a significant personality in the upcoming young generation of Czech organists.

She studied organ playing at the Prague Conservatoire (under Prof. Jan Hora), and then at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (under Prof. Jaroslav Tůma) and at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig (under Prof. Stefan Engels – organ, and Prof. Tobias Schade – cembalo). During her studies she participated in a number of master courses led by outstanding teachers (Harald Vogel, Martin Sander, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Olivier Latry, Ludger Lohmann) and won awards in national and international performers' competitions.

She regularly participates in concerts and co-operates with various choirs, soloists, orchestras and Baroque ensembles (the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Camerata Baroque Ensemble, orchestra of National Theatre Prague, Capella Regia, Bach-Collegium, Art N). Her repertoire covers music of all style periods from Renaissance to contemporary pieces. As a soloist she has performed at concerts in the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, England, USA and Japan.

Currently, she concentrates predominantly on interpretation of Czech music and stages premieres of works of contemporary composers. Since 2014 she has held the position of Artistic Director of the J. C. F. Fischer International Organ Festival.