Prague Symphonic Ensemble (PSE)
Used to play in studios and on famous concert stages, the musicians of the Prague Symphonic Ensemble invite you to share a special moment. At ease in the great classical works, operas, the most beautiful soundtracks, or contemporary productions, the Prague Symphonic Ensemble is an orchestra with variable size. Bringing together the best musicians of the Czech capital, the Prague Symphonic Ensemble combines audacity and virtuosity. An orchestra with an unique sound!
Jérôme Kuhn, Chief Conductor
After brilliant piano studies at the High School of Music Lausanne and Fribourg, which awarded him the prize for contemporary music, Jérôme Kuhn earned a Master of Piano Education. In 2010 he co-founded the opera company Opera Louise (CH). He studied with various conductors, including Howard Arman (Luzern). In 2012 he conducted the Prague Concert Philharmonic. In 2013, he co-founded the Prague Symphonic Ensemble (PSE), orchestra for which he holds the position of Chief Conductor. In 2014, he conducts the Slovak Symphony Orchestra and the Fribourg Chamber Orchestra. Jérôme Kuhn is also Music Director of the professional choral Ensemble Le Canard Chipeau in Geneva.
Jiří Šesták, artistic director
Jiří Šesták (1980) graduated Prague Conservatory and Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He successfully took part in many musical competitions during his studies. In 1997, he gained 2nd Prize in the Musical Competition of Chomutov city and 1st. Prize in the Competition of Czech Conservatories. In years 1998 and 1999, he was awarded by the 1st. Prize in the Competition Chamber Music in Prague. He also gained the scholarships from Czech Music Fund Foundation, Artist Life Foundation and Bohuslav Martinů Foundation and he is also prize winner of Yamaha music foundation. Since 1998, he is the permanent member of Prague State Opera orchestra in the position of the principal oboist. In 2013 he cofounded the symphonic orchestra Prague Symphonic Ensemble where he works as an Artistic director and principal oboist.