Kamila Mazalová alto
Kamila comes from Ostrava (Czech Republic) and started her music studies as violinist. After high school she attended Janáček Conservatory in Ostrava and later studied singing at the Institute for Art Studies at Ostrava University under college lecturer Drahomíra Míčková.
Currently, she is a part of the Prague ensemble Collegium 1704 under artistic direction of Václav Luks. She took part at the concerts of many prestigious festivals in Europe (La Chaise-Dieu, Sablé, Pontoise, Festival Oude Muziek) and also at recordings of Collegium 1704: J. D. Zelenka: Officium defunctorum & Requiem (2011), Responsorias (2012), J. S. Bach: Mess b minor (2013) or J. D. Zelenka: Missa Divi Xaverii and Litanieae de Sancto Xaverio (2015).
Tiburtina Ensemble (Prague) leaded by B. Kabátková and Ensemble Phoenix Munich (Germany) leaded by bass and lute player J. Frederiksen are also the ensembles she cooperates with nowadays.
As a finalist of The Froville International Singing Competition (Fr) she was awarded by the “Prix du public” in September 2011.
She often devotes to the song interpretation of the classicist and early romantic period (J. V. Tomášek, J. Haydn, L. Koželuh). In 2014 she recorded the CD of songs of J. V. Tomášek with Monika Knoblochová (hammerklavier) for the Czech Radio.