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19. 6. 2018

First week from 30th June

beginning : welcome dinner 30th June in the restaurant U Papoušků
ending : 8th July after breakfast

Ensembles :

Lubomír Havlák - violin will plays together with Karla Pogarell - violin, Juliette Gilgen - viola and Ermann Heise - cello. Programme : C. Debussy - String quartet

Libor Kaňka - violin plays with Matthias Baumann - violin, Martin Metz - viola, Martin Heintze - cello and Atsutaka Manabe - piano. Programme : Brahms - Piano quintet

Zbyněk Paďourek - viola is prepared to play with Petra Catz - violin, Cyriel Tönissen - cello and Daniele Lederlin - piano. Programme : A. Dvořák - Piano quartet No. 1, op. 23

Jitka Vlašánková - cello plays with Jane Dickinson - violin, Andrew Uttley - violin and Michelle Falcon - viola. Programme : W. Walton - String quartet in A minor

Lubomír Havlák - violin will play together with Anne Tupling - violin, Nicholas Booth - viola and Ruth Ridley - cello. Programme : Bartok - String quartet No. 5

Libor Kaňka - violin plays with Rachel English - violin, Vojtěch Janoušek - viola and Martina Janoušková - cello. Programme : Schubert - String quartet in A minor "Rosamunde"

Zbyněk Paďourek - viola will play with Arien Krijgsman - violin, Peter van de Kerkhof - violin and Anneke van Brakel - cello. Programme : J. Haydn - String quartet in C major op. 20, No. 2

Jitka Vlašánková - cello is prepared to play with Peter Herrmann - violin, Horst Lorenz Fehm - viola and Klaus Eckert - piano. Programme : Taneyev - Piano quartet

Radim Sedmidubský - viola will play together with Enga Chang - violin, Liao Chia Hsien - violin and Anthony Desbruslais - cello. Programme : Ravel - String quartet

Radim Sedmidubský - viola will play together with Ed Mellander - violin, Floryse Bel Bennett - violin, Kathy Mellander - viola and Martha Pressler - cello. Programme : Taneyev - String quintet op. 16

Jakub Čepický - viola will study together with Wolfram Reutlinger - violin, Stacey Minkoff - violin and Anja Reutlinger - cello. Programme :

Second week from 7th July

beginning : opening meeting 7th July at 9 p.m. in the school
ending : 15th July after breakfast

Ensembles :

Lubomír Havlák - violin will play together with Carline Gieszen - violin, Olga Haenen - viola, Clarien Zetsma - cello and Pieter Kuipers - piano. Programme : E. Bloch - Piano quintet No. 1

Libor Kaňka - violin plays with Adela Farcas - violin, Eduard Rohan - viola, Beatrice Raimbourg - cello and Laurent Cabanel - piano. Programme : Dohnanyi - Piano quintet No. 2

Zbyněk Paďourek - viola will play with Angelika Ritzschke - violin, Lance Hewson - violin, Elisabeth Handschin and Louise Bigwood - cello. Programme : W. A. Mozart - String quintet in D major, K. 593

Jitka Vlašánková - cello plays with Chrisje van Gogh - violin, Lex Stockmann - violin, Jan Grijpink - viola and Sue Macfarlane - cello. Programme : Schubert - String quintet in C-major op. 163

Josef Klusoň - viola will play with Fieke Smitskamp - violin, Simon Brown - violin and Philippa Jones - cello. Programme : Debussy - String quartet

Lubomír Havlák - violin plays together with Stefan Bown - violin, Keith Berry - viola and Giles Kennedy - cello. Programme : Beethoven - String quartet in A-minor, op. 132

Libor Kaňka - violin will play with John Ryan - violin, Elisabeth Ryan - viola and Elisabeth Nevrkla - cello. Programme : Zemlinsky - String quartet No. 1

Zbyněk Paďourek - viola will play together with Karla Pogarell - violin, Margreet de Boer - violin, Erdmann Heise - cello, Ondřej Palkovský - oboe, Emmanuel Chavaneau - theremin, Valeria - piano. Programme : B. Martinu - Fantasie for string quartet, oboe, piano and theremin.

Jitka Vlašánková - cello will play with Marileen van der Most van Spijk - flute and Jan Michiel Otto - piano. Programme : N. Kapustin - Trio for flute, cello and piano

Martin Sedlák - cello will play with Peter Herrmann - violin, Angelika Miller - violin, Michelle Falcon - viola and Klaus Eckert - piano. Programme : Dohnányi - Piano quintet No. 2

Josef Klusoň - viola coach and Martin Sedlák - cello coach are free for one more ensemble

16. 6. 2018

Confirmed date : 4 - 11 November

beginning : welcome dinner 4th November
ending : 11th November after breakfast

Registration has been started.

Registered musicians :

Louise Bigwood - cello, Switzerland
Odile Schneuwly - violin, Switzerland
Corinne Mastrangelo - viola, Switzerland
Anne Tupling - violin, UK
Arien Krijgsman - violin, Holland
Anthony Desbruslais - cello, UK
Andy Baruch - cello, UK
Gabriele Rott - cello, Germany
Cornelia Heppner - violin, viola, Germany
Jan de Jongh - viola, Holland
Katy de Jongh - violin, Holland
Christoph Müller - viola, violin, Germany
Johnny Fang - viola, USA
Shelley Cross - cello, USA
Margreet de Boer - violin, Holland
Andreas Heymann - violin, Germany
Peter Herrmann - violin, Germany
Stella McDowall - cello, Austria
4. 6. 2018
The term of PLAYWIP 2019 is already known !


August 10 - 25

first week : August 10 - 18
beginning : 10th August in the evening
ending : 18th August in the morning
second week : August 17 - 25
beginning : 17th August in the evening
ending : 25th August in the morning

Registration has been started
19. 4. 2018
Concerts of Martinů Quartet in Nová Bystřice

As every year, members of MQ together with Radim Sedmidubský will play a concert for you, this summer it will be in the hall of the Cultural House in Nová Bystřice. Programme : chamber music by Antonín Dvořák.
Concerts will take part always on Sunday 1st and 8th July.
19. 4. 2018
Radim Sedmidubský and Martin Sedlák - tutors in JH

We are happy, that the invitation to coaching in our workshop accepted outstanding viola and cello players with rich experiences in the field of chamber music.
12. 2. 2018
PLAYWIP PRAHA 2018 is over.

We will look forward to


Date :

February 9 - 17

8. 12. 2017
PLAYWIP in Jindřichův Hradec 2018

first week : 30 June - 8 July
beginning 30th June in the evening
ending 8th July in the morning
second week : 7 - 15 July
beginning 7th July in the evening
ending 15th July in the morning
21. 4. 2017
NEWS of the year 2017

There is a possibility to come to our courses only for FREE PLAYING. Without playing with professionals.
The price in JH with accommodation in dormitory and breakfasts in the school would be 10.000 CZK (370 EUR) for one week. The price could be even lower, if you would share room with somebody in the dormitory (8.000 CZK)
13. 8. 2016
For the participants, who would like to have more luxury in their accommodation, we can recommend some pensions or hotels in Jindrichuv Hradec. Prices are a little bit higher then in Dormitory

Pension Pod zámkem - very nice place by the river Nežárka, 5 min. walking distance to school. Restaurant.

Pension U Papoušků - the nearest pension, 2 min. from the school. With very good restaurant.

Pension Na 15. poledníku - about 3 min. from the school in the historical centre of the town. Restaurant.

Hotel Bílá paní - very near to the castle. Very nice place. Restaurant. About 8 min. from the school.

By request we can provide accommodation in other places, too.
1. 4. 2016

For the participants, who would like to improve their parts and their style of playing, there will be a possibility of individual lessons in the evening. There will be special fee for one lesson 500 Kč (20 EUR).
9. 12. 2011
Local violin maker Mr. Pechousek will be available for small repairs, consult, bow rehair etc. at very reasonable prices. L.
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