ADAM SEDLICKÝ (*1991)
ADAM SEDLICKÝ belongs to the youngest generation of the Slovak conductors. He has been permanent conductor in the opera house of National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava (since 2017) and permanent conductor of the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (since 2020).
Adam Sedlický studied piano and conducting at the Conservatory in Žilina and graduated in orchestral conducting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. He took part in semester studies at the Academy of Music in Krakow and now he is finishing his doctorate at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. Recently he successfully attended conducting masterclasses with Gabriel Chmura, Colin Metters and Michalis Economou.
In 2014 he started working with the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava, where whilst still a student was engaged to conduct operetta/musical ensemble (season 2015/16). Productions of opera and ballet he has conducted include Nabucco, La Traviata (Verdi), Rusalka (Dvořák), Destiny (Janáček), Il Trittico, Tosca (Puccini), Swan lake (Tchaikovsky), The Storm (Fibich), The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), Don Quijote (Minkus), Robert le diable (Meyerbeer), Carmina Burana (Orff), La scuola de’ gelosi (Salieri) and the others.
He cooperated with Chamber Opera Bratislava in production of opera Brundibár (Krása).
Adam Sedlický has also conducted Brno Philharmonic, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Slovak Sinfonietta, Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc, South Czech Philharmonic, Orchestra of Moravian theatre Olomouc, Cardiff Sinfonietta, Beethoven Academy Orchestra, Athens Philharmonia Orchestra, Trnava chamber orchestra and amongst others.
In the years 2012 – 2015 he was Chief Conductor of the Moravian-Silesian Sinfonietta and in 2015 – 2019 Chief Conductor of the Žilina State Conservatory Students Orchestra.
Since 2015 he has been the conductor of the Academic Choir of the Technical University of Ostrava, which belongs to one of the highest-level chamber choirs in the Czech Republic. With this choir he has won 1st place in Vilnius (2015), titles of absolute winner in Jihlava (2016), in the international competition Academic Banská Bystrica (2017), Grand Prix and special prize for conductor in Voce Magna Žilina (2018) and 2nd place in Spittal an der Drau (2019) in the category of folksong.
Adam Sedlický is a winner of „Choirmaster-junior“ prize in the Czech Republic (2018). He is the finalist of the "Romano Gandolfi International Competition for Choral Conductors 2019" in Parma. As a guest choirmaster he cooperated with Slovak Philharmonic Choir and with choir of the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava.