For her extraordinary artistic versatility, violinist Markéta Janoušková is a sought-after soloist and chamber musician. Her animalistic interpretation, velvety tone and technical virtuosity, as well as her intelligent dramaturgy with overlap, have been praised by critics. Thanks to her family roots, Markéta draws much inspiration from folk music. She is a member of Mirage Quartett Berlin, Trio Crogiolo, Ensemble Vitti and artistic leader of the FolkloreClassic project.
She is regularly invited to perform in concerts at international festivals throughout Europe.
Markéta is one of the most prolific classical music recording artists. She has recorded several CDs for the Malta Philharmonic, Blue Records and Supraphonline. She regularly records for Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Czech Television and Czech Radio.
In 2022, she was nominated for the prestigious Ursula and Dwight Mamlok Award in the solo category for artists under 35 who are systematically engaged in performing contemporary music. She is a member of the Miloslav Kabeláč Foundation.
Markéta is an alumni of the prestigious Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where she currently lives.
Her recent concert achievements include solo and chamber performances at the Brave Music Festival of New Music of Sibiu Philharmonic, La dimore del Quartetto in Venice, Concentus Moraviae, IGNM in Mozarteum Haydn Festival, Beethoven Festival, Tallinn Winter Festival, Hulacourt Art, performances in chamber music series of Prague Symphony Orchestra and North Czech Philharmonic, gala with Sorbische National Ensemble Bautzen ot North Czech etc.
Markéta newly recorded the complete work of Miloslav Kableláč for violin within a exklusive project of
for Deutchland Funk Kultur, where her collegues are prime soloists or solo members of Berliner Philharmonicer.
So far in her career, Markéta has performed in many concerts and recitals in the Czech Republic, as well as in countries in Europe or Russia, Ecuador or the USA. She has performed in prominent concert halls such as the Chamber Hall of the Berlin Philharmonie, the Concert Hall of the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Chamber Hall of Konserthuet in Stockholm, the Chamber Hall of Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the Rudolfinum Concert Hall and the Smetana Hall in Prague, the Bozar and Flagey concert halls in Brussels, and Stephaniesaal in Graz. She has collaborated on concerts with significant artists such as Josef Suk, Václav Hudeček, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Jiří Bělohlávek, Katya Apekisheva, Anton Zapf, Boris Andrianov, Friedemann Riehle and Shlomo Mintz.
Markéta also actively cooperates as a soloist of Jiří Janoušek's Dulcimer Music. The joint concert project FolkloreClassic on the border between classical and folk music mirrors the mastery of both genres and its renditions on festival stages has received an extraordinary response.
Markéta plays the violin of H. Lockey Hill kindly borrowed from a private collection.