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Maestro Miriam Němcová

• Director of the Orchestra Faculty at the Prague Conservatory

• Artistic Director & Principal Conductor of the Prague Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (since 1995)

• Professor at the Prague Conservatory (since 1995)

• Associate Conductor with the National Opera and Ballet Theatre Prague (since 1995)

• Associate Conductor with Prague Pnilharnomic Choir (since 2002)

• Chief Conductor with Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra (since 2001)

• Associate Conductor and Choir master in State Opera Prague (since1993)

• Artistic Director & Principal Conductor at the Opera Theatre named by F.X.Šalda in Liberec (1991)

• Associate Conductor in the Karlsbad Symphony Orchestra (1990)

• Conductor in the Chamber Opera Prague and the F.X.Šalda Theater in Liberec (1989)


Miriam Němcová graduated from Prague Conservatory and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in composition and conducting.

She has been a student at the Czech Philharmonic and Prague Madrigalists when had won a grant at the Bach-Academy Stuttgart by Prof. H. Riling.

After returning to Prague from a half year scholarship in Paris in 1989m Miriam Němcová has been Artistic Director of the Chamber Opera Prague and the X. Šalda Theater in Liberec, when she was Opera director from 1991. In 1993, she was offered a Conductors and Choir leaders contract in State Opera Prague. Since September 1995, Miriam Němcová has been the conducting professor at Prague Conservatory where she is mistress of the symphonic orchestra as well. In addition to this she is still devoted to concert activities in the Czech Republic and aboard as an a guest conductor or as an artistic leader of Prague Sinfonietta orchestra and of a choir VOX PRAGAE. Since the year 2001 she is a permanent Chief Conductor of Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra.

In May 2005, in Daegu, South Korea Miriam conducted Rossini's The Barber of Seville; She has since conducted many concerts and opera productions in Korea. In July of the same year she presented with the New World Orchestra in Mexico City a concert of works of female composers (Fanny Mendelssohn, Louise Farrence and other... and in March 2005 she conducted the Symphonic Orchestra of Prague's Conservatory together with English choirs and British soloists in at acclaimed performance of Elgar's oratorio The Dream of Gerontius.

Miriam's other conducting activities include many recordings with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of modern European and American Film and TV scores, including "Bollywood" film market. She has also conducted a series of albums of classical and film music for producer Fitzpatrick, including a celebrated recording of Mozart's Requiem.