Vladislav Blaha described by Music Opinion Magazine in London as one of the finest Czech guitarists. Studied at the Brno Conservatoire and the F. Liszt University of Music in Weimar, Germany. The masterclass with C. Cotsiolis, A. Carlevaro and, with the aid of the British Council Fellowship, the study in England with G. Crosskey (Royal Northern College of Music) and J. W. Duarte in London completed his formal leasing. He received a Doctorate Degree at the College of Music in Bratislava, Slovakia and Docent Degree at Janacek Academy of Music, Brno.

Blaha achieved international recognition as the Winner of four international guitar competitions in: Volos/Greece, Exztergom/Hungary, Kutna Hora/Czech Republic and Markneukirchen/Germany. He received ,,Medale Bronze” in the Radio France International Competition in Paris.

Concerts Blaha has given concerts in prestigious halls in 45 countries of Europe, Asia, Latin America in addition to U.S.A. – Carnegie Hall /Blaha is the first guitarist from Czech Republic, he performed recital there/, England – Royal Festival Hall and Conway Hall in London, Radio France in Paris, Tokyo, Roma, Berlin, New York, Jakkarta, Havana, Lima, Caracas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Vienna, Zurich, Brussel, Moscow, Valencia, Saigon, Hanoy, Mexico City, Guanajuato etc. His richness of expression, together with his brillant virtuosity and stylish interpretation give cause for much critical acclaim throughout the musical word. He has releaded nine CDs as soloist and made numerous radio and television recordings in various countries. He is Dozent of Janacek Academy of Mucis and the Brno Conservatoire and gives masterclasses at music colleges and performs at festivals in the USA, Japan, Mexico, Germany, Austria, England and others. Twenty seven composers from 16 countries dedicated works to him (L.Brouwer, J.W.Duarte, N. Koshkin: Usher Waltz, M. Tesar, F. Kleynjans, A. Tucapsky, M. Stedron, J. Cardoso, J. Morel and others). Blaha is president of Czech Classical Guitar Society and since 1992 has been director of the International guitar festival and courses Brno.

Vladislav Bláha belongs to SAVAREZ strings artists.

He performs together with the artists:

Tanja Drobysh, mandoline, domra, guitar, voice is a distinctive player on the guitar, on the folk belarusian tool domra, on mandolin and singer. She was born in Prague, Czech Republic, she lived most of her life in Belarus, where she studied to play the guitar and folk instrument domra at the Minsk Central Music School Mikhail Glinka, the Belarusian National Academy of Music in Minsk and privately singing. Her genre range is focused primarily on the area of classical music, but also pays attention to the folklore. Led several folk groups, she worked as a pedagogue at music schools and has participated in numerous music festivals. So far she has performed at concerts in Belarus, Poland, Spain, Austria, USA and in the Czech Republic.

Duo Vladislav Bláha & Tanja Drobysh with its sound and repertory originality beyond traditional instrumentation by the group. Within a short time the duo gained the attention of the audience as well as leading Czech composers such as Milos Stedroň and Milan Tesar, who for the duo wrote their pieces. The duo helps to create a warm acceptance of the music by the audience of all generations with its attractive and dramatic way of musical communication with the audience in the genre of bright and interesting pieces for interesting tools. To the attractiveness of the concert contributes to the connection of genres with elements of classical, folk and jazz music. Genre range of the repertoire of the concert spans from baroque music to pieces by Leoš Janáček or Miloš Štědroň, from the Latin-American music by Jorge Cardoso and Astor Piazolla or romantic – jazz songs Milan Tesar to adaptations of folk music from South Moravia (modified the English composer John W. Duarte) or from Bela

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