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Petr Wajsar

Czech composer, was born in 1978 in Prague. Until 2000 he studied composition at the Prague Conservatory under Milan Svoboda and Michal Pavlíček. A year later he was admitted to the Academy of Music in Prague, where he completed his studies with Professor Václav Riedlbauch in 2005.  As a pianist, singer and lyricist he works in the crossover domain. He composes predominantly for chamber orchestras, orchestras and choirs, but he has already composed for a string quartet and has written electronic music as well. His major compositions include Africa (2002) for a symphonic orchestra, Beránek mêsic (for women’s choir and strings, percussion and electronic instruments) (1998), or Drum’n’Berg (2008). Of his chamber music pieces mention should be made of Tuitytuityutyu Suite for a string quartet (2004), Signals (for a chamber choir, string quintet, percussion and electronic instruments ) (1999), and Citoslovce (Interjections) (for a mixed choir) (2001), the full-length ballet Maryša (2008). In 2002 at the Tribune Internationale in Paris the Czech Radio was represented by emitgaR for piano and strings. In 2009 Wajsar won the title “The Most Performed Young Classical Music Composer in 2008″. Wajsar in collaboration with Petr Koleček playwright and Tomáš Svoboda director wrote the musical entitled “Porn Stars”.