The International Summer Music Academy in Kroměříž
The International Summer Music Academy in Kroměříž was established by conductor Tomáš Netopil.
He has invited for collaboration prominent performers of classical music, who will, in their roles as tutors, pass on their experience to promising young musicians. The Academy is designed for conservatoire students, university students and young performers. ISMA has ten music academies in 2020 (french horn, violin, viola, violoncello, singing, harpsichor, trombone, korepetice, chamber music, music projects). Together with the Academy of Classical Music it also opens the orchestral academy – Dvořák Prague Youth Philharmonic orchestra led by conductor Tomáš Netopil.
The Summer Music Academy in Kroměříž offers students exceptional artistic tuition as well as the opportunity to meet and share experience with each other and other guests, it brings to the audience numerous public concerts and prize winners also get a chance to perform with the philharmonic orchestra.
The general public can enjoy the accompanying Academy programme – festival of classical music HUDEBNÍ KROMĚŘÍŽ, which includes interaction with music through concerts, seminars, and other projects in the exquisite surroundings of the historically important town of Kroměříž, both indoors and outdoors.
The Music in Kroměříž
The Town of Kroměříž – The Seat of Archbishops
The Academy enjoys the use of the grounds of two artistic institutions – The Conservatoire of P. J. Vejvanovský in Kroměříž and the State School of Performing Arts in Kroměříž, both located in the historic heart of the town. The Baroque spaces combined with art create an unmistakeable “Genius loci”. This Moravian town, also nicknamed “Athens of Haná”, charms its visitors with its beautiful buildings and unique historic sights. The Archbishop’s Chateau and beautiful gardens of Květná and Podzámecká are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The town is one of the most popular places to visit in the Czech Republic.