18, 19 & 23 August 2018

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Indi Stivín

Indi Stivín will represent the Czech Republic at Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 playing the double bass.

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The 16-year-old Indi Stivín was born into a musical family in 2001 in Prague. He began playing music at a very young age: starting with the piano and the violin. However, at the age of nine he fell in love with the double bass and decided he wanted to play this instrument because of its deep and soothing sound. Soon he began to write his own double bass compositions.
He studies with Dalibor Tkadlčík, the Principal Double bass player of the State Opera Prague and he takes private lessons with Jan Krigovsky at Senec, Slovakia. He attended masterclasses from Thomas Martin (UK), Miloslav Jelínek (CZ), Zsolt Fejervári (HU), Catalyn Rotaru (USA) and Jan Krigovsky (SK). Jan Krigovsky told Indi to meet Gary Karr and take a masterclass. Gary is an American classical double bass player and teacher; he is also considered one of the best bassists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
In 2012, Indi won the first prize in the International Double bass competition in Blatná, Czech Republic. In 2013 and 2014 he played in the International children's orchestra under Maestro Yury Bashmet in Austria and the United Nations Centre in Switzerland. At the age of twelve, Indi made his solo debut with Domenico Dragonetti's Concerto for double bass and orchestra with the Orchestra of Kolín František Kmoch (Czech Republic).
When Jan Krigovsky told Indi he had to meet Gary Karr to take a masterclass, Indi did not hesitate and met him in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) which he experienced as: "the most influential musical meeting of my life”.
At the age of fifteen Indi became a soloist of the Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava, the Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc and the South Czech Philharmonic. He also became the youngest prize winner in the history of the International Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen 2017, Germany. In 2018 he made his solo debut performance at the Prague Spring International Music Festival with his recital.

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Work
Final: Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite for Double Bass, 2nd & 3rd movements Semi-Final: 1. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 1st Movement "Celts" 2. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 2nd movement "Czech Country" 3. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 3rd Movement: Tarantella Praga
Performed by
Indi Stivín
Broadcaster
ČT

Repertoire

Work
Final: Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite for Double Bass, 2nd & 3rd movements Semi-Final: 1. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 1st Movement "Celts" 2. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 2nd movement "Czech Country" 3. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 3rd Movement: Tarantella Praga
Performed by
Indi Stivín
Broadcaster
ČT

Artist accounts

Indi Stivín will represent the Czech Republic at Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 playing the double bass.

Performance video

Preview video

The 16-year-old Indi Stivín was born into a musical family in 2001 in Prague. He began playing music at a very young age: starting with the piano and the violin. However, at the age of nine he fell in love with the double bass and decided he wanted to play this instrument because of its deep and soothing sound. Soon he began to write his own double bass compositions.
He studies with Dalibor Tkadlčík, the Principal Double bass player of the State Opera Prague and he takes private lessons with Jan Krigovsky at Senec, Slovakia. He attended masterclasses from Thomas Martin (UK), Miloslav Jelínek (CZ), Zsolt Fejervári (HU), Catalyn Rotaru (USA) and Jan Krigovsky (SK). Jan Krigovsky told Indi to meet Gary Karr and take a masterclass. Gary is an American classical double bass player and teacher; he is also considered one of the best bassists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
In 2012, Indi won the first prize in the International Double bass competition in Blatná, Czech Republic. In 2013 and 2014 he played in the International children's orchestra under Maestro Yury Bashmet in Austria and the United Nations Centre in Switzerland. At the age of twelve, Indi made his solo debut with Domenico Dragonetti's Concerto for double bass and orchestra with the Orchestra of Kolín František Kmoch (Czech Republic).
When Jan Krigovsky told Indi he had to meet Gary Karr to take a masterclass, Indi did not hesitate and met him in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) which he experienced as: "the most influential musical meeting of my life”.
At the age of fifteen Indi became a soloist of the Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava, the Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc and the South Czech Philharmonic. He also became the youngest prize winner in the history of the International Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen 2017, Germany. In 2018 he made his solo debut performance at the Prague Spring International Music Festival with his recital.

Repertoire

Work
Final: Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite for Double Bass, 2nd & 3rd movements Semi-Final: 1. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 1st Movement "Celts" 2. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 2nd movement "Czech Country" 3. Indi Stivín - Bohemian Suite, 3rd Movement: Tarantella Praga
Performed by
Indi Stivín
Broadcaster
ČT

Artist accounts

Indi Stivín will represent the Czech Republic at Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 playing the double bass.

Performance video

Preview video

The 16-year-old Indi Stivín was born into a musical family in 2001 in Prague. He began playing music at a very young age: starting with the piano and the violin. However, at the age of nine he fell in love with the double bass and decided he wanted to play this instrument because of its deep and soothing sound. Soon he began to write his own double bass compositions.
He studies with Dalibor Tkadlčík, the Principal Double bass player of the State Opera Prague and he takes private lessons with Jan Krigovsky at Senec, Slovakia. He attended masterclasses from Thomas Martin (UK), Miloslav Jelínek (CZ), Zsolt Fejervári (HU), Catalyn Rotaru (USA) and Jan Krigovsky (SK). Jan Krigovsky told Indi to meet Gary Karr and take a masterclass. Gary is an American classical double bass player and teacher; he is also considered one of the best bassists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
In 2012, Indi won the first prize in the International Double bass competition in Blatná, Czech Republic. In 2013 and 2014 he played in the International children's orchestra under Maestro Yury Bashmet in Austria and the United Nations Centre in Switzerland. At the age of twelve, Indi made his solo debut with Domenico Dragonetti's Concerto for double bass and orchestra with the Orchestra of Kolín František Kmoch (Czech Republic).
When Jan Krigovsky told Indi he had to meet Gary Karr to take a masterclass, Indi did not hesitate and met him in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) which he experienced as: "the most influential musical meeting of my life”.
At the age of fifteen Indi became a soloist of the Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava, the Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc and the South Czech Philharmonic. He also became the youngest prize winner in the history of the International Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen 2017, Germany. In 2018 he made his solo debut performance at the Prague Spring International Music Festival with his recital.