prof. Jan Pěruška
“Faith, family, viola”
Member of Stamic’s quartet since 1985, and since the 1990s he has been teaching at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where he has been a viola professor since 2007. He is currently engaged in the recording of outstanding works of viola literature (including Masterpieces for Viola and Double Bass, Beautiful Viola, Russian Viola, Viola B. Martinů). So far, he has premiered approximately 40 compositions by contemporary Czech composers.