About Us

Prague Music Performance (PMP) was founded by Czech pianist Jan Bartoš and renowned pianist and professor Zenon Fishbein (Manhattan School of Music in New York) in 2010. At its inception, the legendary distinguished artists, pianist Ivan Moravec a violinist Josef Suk graciously assumed the artistic patronage of the organization.

Throughout the year, PMP organizes concerts, master classes, workshops and lectures. The projects primarily focus on classical music, jazz, and alternative music. However, PMP also endeavors to include other fields of art such as the fine arts, film, or literary art.

PMP closely collaborates with other art institutions and agencies such as the Czech Philharmonic, Prague Spring Festival, National Gallery in Prague, Prague Academy of Music (HAMU), Prague Film Academy (FAMU), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, National Film Archives in Prague, Austrian Cultural Forum, Industra Gallery in Brno, Our Martinů Society in Polička, NAT Studio and Siam Sinfonietta in Bangkok, Maggio della Musica in Naples, Young Musicians’ Summer Academy and Kodály Zoltán World Youth Orchestra in Debrecen, Hungary, and others. Through these collaborations, PMP is fulfilling its ambition to become an organization of international acclaim in partnership with the most prestigious institutions and artists from the Czech Republic and around the world.

PMP gives thematically oriented concerts, in which it introduces to the public the most talented young artists from around the world. For those who cannot afford to study at the world’s top music schools and academies, PMP offers both scholarships and an opportunity to work with the most prominent artists and teachers. In addition, PMP takes part in, or independently organizes benefit events for charitable purposes with the aim to artistically contribute to and support individuals and projects with diverse needs.