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Víťazoslav Kubička

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Víťazoslav Kubička. Photo sourced from the Music Centre Slovakia website (hc.sk)

Víťazoslav Kubička (Born October 11th, 1953 in Bratislava) is a Slovak composer.

He studied composition with Juraj Pospíšil at the Conservatory in Bratislava and with Ján Cikker at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (1975 - 1980), as well as privately with Ilja Zeljenka.

From 1979 to 1991 he worked as a music editor for Slovak Radio in Bratislava, while at the same time working as a dramaturge of the Experimental Studio of the Slovak Radio and an organiser of contemporary music concerts. From 2002 onwards he was a professor of composition at the Church Conservatory in Bratislava.

He is the author of the operas The Gospel of Luke, Rebirth, Martin Luther, Christ's Touch, Bethlehem, Marína Havranová, Shavol, Genesis, Gospel of John, Jakub Kray, Song of Songs, Kingdom of the Forest, Mark Gospel, Painter and Dog. He composed nearly two hundred works in chamber, choral and orchestral music, as well as nearly six hundred musical works for radio, television, theater and film. His works have been performed at concerts in Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, Austria, Italy, Czech Republic and Australia.

Text adapted from the Slovak Wikipedia.