Lenka Torgersen

Lenka Torgersen
concert master

After completing her studies at the Pilsen Conservatory and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague Lenka Torgersen began devoting to the Baroque violin and early-music performance. From 1999 to 2003 she honed her skills at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis under the tutelage of Chiara Banchini.

At the present time, she is concertmaster of Collegium Marianum. From 1999 to 2012 she was concertmaster of Collegium 1704 and La Cetra Barockorchester Basel.

She also collaborates with numerous other ensembles, including Freitagsakademie Bern, Orchestra J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen, Norsk Barokkorkester, conSequenza, Ensemble Tourbillon, Les Traverseés Baroques, etc.

She has played in numerous early-music festivals: Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht, Festival La Chaise Dieu, Festival de Sablé, Prague Spring Festival, Festival del Camino de Santiago, Festival Santander, MAfestival Bruges, Innsbrucker Festwochen etc.

She regurarly cooperates with renowned musicians as Chiara Banchini, Gustav Leonhardt, René Jacobs, Andrea Marcon, Jordi Savall, Andrew Parrott a Attilio Cremonesi.

She has recorded Cds for renowned labels – Harmonia Mundi, Accent, Pan Classics, Supraphon, Zig-Zag Territoires.

In 2013 recorded Lenka Torgersen her solo CD ‘Il Violino Boemo’ for Supraphon.

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