Lukáš KozubíkChief Chorus Master of the National Theatre Opera
Lukáš Kozubík studied opera singing at the Janáček Conservatory in Ostrava and the Institute for Art Studies at the University of Ostrava. He is also a graduate of the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts and Music (JAMU) in choral conducting from the class of Prof. Lubomír Mátl. While still a student, he worked with a number of concert choirs, including the Mátl Academic Choir and the Lumír Choir Brno. As assistant conductor, chorus master and repetiteur, he participated in the activities of the JAMU Chamber Opera. From 2012 to 2021, he was chief chorus master of the State Theatre Opera in Košice, Slovakia, where he also founded and led the Children's Opera Studio. Between 2013 and 2020, he taught at the Košice Conservatory, where he established the opera studio and directed the school choir. He has regularly collaborated with the Košice Philharmonic, the Žilina State Chamber Orchestra and the Musica Iuvenalis string orchestra. In September 2020, he was named second chorus master of the Prague Philharmonic Choir, with whom he regularly performed at the festivals in St. Gallen and Bregenz. Moreover, he has collaborated with the Hradec Králové Philharmonic, the Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra. He is also an artistic mentor of the Prague Philharmonic Choir Academy. In September 2022, he became chorus master of the National Theatre Opera, and since January 2023 he has been its chief chorus master.