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 Janoušková draws much inspiration from folk music. She
is a member of Mirage Quartett Berlin, Trio Crogiolo, and Ensemble Vitti and is the artistic
leader of the FolkloreClassic project. She is regularly invited to perform in concerts at
international festivals throughout Europe.
Markéta Janoušková is a prolific classical music recording artist. She has released several CDs
and regularly records for Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Czech Television, and Czech Radio. She
newly interpreted the complete oeuvre of Miloslav Kableláč for violin as part of an exclusive
project for Deutschlandfunk Kultur, in which her colleagues are soloists or solo members of
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 Janoušková is an alumnus of the prestigious Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in
Berlin, where she currently lives.
She has performed in Europe, Russia, Ecuador, and the USA, giving concerts in prominent
venues such as the Chamber Music Hall of the Berliner Philharmonie, the Recital Hall of
Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the Chamber Hall of Konserthuset Stockholm and the
Rudolfinum as well as the Smetana Hall in Prague. 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, and Concentus Moraviae. She has
collaborated with leading artists such as Josef Suk, Schlomo Mintz, and Charles Olivieri-
Markéta Janoušková is the founder and artistic leader of FolkloreClassic – a crossover project
bridging classical and folk music, in which she collaborates with her father’s dulcimer band.
The concert project has received an extraordinary at classical music festival venues.
Markéta Janoušková plays the violin of H. Lockey Hill, kindly borrowed from a private