Šimon Vosecek

Friday, February 21st, 2014 - 2:20 am

Photo Credit: nafezrerhuf.com

Photo Credit: nafezrerhuf.com

 

Simon Vosecek was born in Prague in the former Czechoslovakia. Soon he started to dance, his musical interests were later expanded by learning piano and organ. After finishing a high school he studied composition at the Conservatory of Prague, then he moved to Vienna and continued with his studies at the Music University.

Since 2008 he lives as a freelance artist in Vienna, combining diverse activities such as writing music, acting in theatre, directing theatre productions, but also organizing events with contemporary music. His opera “Biedermann and the Fire Raisers” won a prize of the Austrian Ministry of Culture in 2008 and was performed by Neue Oper Wien in Vienna, Austria and Bozen, Italy.