Michaela Fukačová

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Michaela Fukačová (born 27 March 1959) is a Czech cellist. She took up the cello aged 14,[1] and won the Beethoven Cello Competition two years later. She is a past winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.[1] She studied at the Brno Conservatory,[1] the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (HAMU) under Saša Večtomov,[1] the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and with André Navarra, Paul Tortelier and Mstislav Rostropovich.

Awards and prizes[edit]

  • Prague Spring Cello competition 1984
  • Tchaikovsky Cello competition, Moscow 1986
  • Cello Competition in Scheveningen 1987
  • Walter Naumburg Competition, New York 1989 "Leonard Rose price"
  • Nordic Biennale, Denmark 1987
  • The Danish music critics award, 1988
  • Grammy nomination for the best classical album, Denmark 1990
  • "Grammy Classic" award for the best soloist of the year, Prague 1994
  • Honorary member of the Academy in Sorø, Denmark 1995
  • Member of The Czech Council of Foreign Relations 1992
  • The Gramophone award for the CD with music of Peter Lieberson, 2006
  • Grammy 07 nomination for the best classical album of the year, USA


  1. ^ a b c d "Michaela FUKAČOVÁ". czechmusic.org. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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