M A R K E T A O R N O V A
"A performance fully deserving of its standing ovation" - Czech Fund for Art Music, 2012.
Canadian based, Czech-born pianist Markéta Ornova is praised for her sensitivity of tone and innovative concert programming. Markéta is particularly passionate about contemporary music performance, collaborative work with voice, opera and interdisciplinary performance.
In her most recent project, she collaborated with theatre director Art Babayants on a subversive staging of Leos Janacek’s song cycle, Diary of One Who Disappeared, with tenor Colin Ainsworth performing the lead role (June, 2017).
A passionate collaborative musician, she has given performances at the Canadian Music Centre, at Toronto's Arts and Letters Club, the Art Gallery of Ontario, on Italian television, and in the Czech Republic and Austria. Ms. Ornova frequently performs in master classes for such artists as Leon Fleisher, Menaham Pressler, Anton Kuerti, Lee Kum-Sing, Andre Laplante, Francis Perron, Michael McMahon, Warren Jones and the Tokyo String Quartet. Additionally, Ms. Ornova has attended numerous summer performance festivals, such as the Orford Arts Center in Quebec, the Toronto Summer Music Festival and Academy, the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival in Maine, the Adriatic Chamber Music Festival in Italy.
Current as of February, 2018