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Anna Fusek was born in Prague in 1981. Since her fifth, sixth respectively her eighth year she plays violin, recorder and piano. She was first tutored by Corinna Guzinski in Dortmund and Michael Wessel-Therhorn in Münster.
She studied with Han Tol in Rotterdam and Christoph Huntgeburth in Berlin, where she made her Artistic Diploma in 2005. She was rewarded DAAD scholarship to continue her studies of historical pianos with Edoardo Torbianelli and recorder (ensemble) with Conrad Steinmann at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland. In 2008 she returned to Berlin to study baroque violin with Irmgard Huntgeburth at the University of Arts and she finished it in 2013 with an Artistic Diploma.
Moreover she studied Philosophy and Musicology at the Humboldt University Berlin (Diploma MA 2005) and she did an Acting class (Summer Program 2009) at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
She was rewarded 2nd prize and prize of the International Youth Jury at the International Recorder Competition in 2006 in Feldkirch, Austria. She was multiple prize-winner of the national German Youth Competition “Jugend musiziert” on all three of her instruments.
As soloist she did concerts in the following concert halls: Musikverein Wien, Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie Berlin, Théatre des Champs-Elysées Paris, Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona, Herkulessaal Munich and Rudolfinum Prague. She worked with Andrea Marcon, René Jacobs, Christian Curnyn, Michael Sanderling, Richard Dindo, Andreas Dresen, Magdalena Kožená, Sara Mingardo und Reinhold Friedrich, and with orchestras such as Venice Baroque Orchestra, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Bremer Philharmoniker, Baroque orchestra Collegium 1704 Prague, Il Pomo d’oro, Baroque orchestra La Cetra Basel, Baroque orchestra Elbipolis Hamburg, Cappella Mediterranea, Kammerakademie Potsdam and Ensemble Oriol.
As actress and musician she played in 2010-2012 the part of “Amor” in Francesco Cavalli’s baroque opera “La Calisto” at Theater Basel and Frankfurter Oper (Stage Director: Jan Bosse).
As Musical Assistant to Andrea Marcon and Sergio Azzolini, correpetitor and recorder player Anna Fusek was involved in opera productions at Basel Theater, Potsdam Palace Theater and Goethe Theater during the Handel Festival Halle. Moreover she was assistant to stage director Ingo Kerkhof at Kölner Oper and she has been an intern at Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin to stage director Jan Bosse.
Radio and TV recordings for MDR, NDR, Schweizer Fernsehen, Česká Televize, ORF, Radio de la Suisse Romande, Radio 98.7wfmt Chicago and recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, EMI, Harmonia mundi, DECCA and PanClassics.