„…His joy from music and his musicality were obvious. He played the Sonata by Antonio José with utmost expression and Spanish ardour…“ (Westfälische Rundschau, April 2nd, 2015).
Michal Svoboda was born in Znojmo (Czech Republic) in 1985. He started his guitar studies with Stanislav Juřica at Pardubice conservatory. He studied with Alexander Swete at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and finished his masters degree with honors in 2011. Then he studied with Tomasz Zawirucha at the conservatory in Feldkirch, Austria.
Michal has attended a variety of master courses, for instance with Zoran Dukič, Pablo Marquez or Hopkinson Smith, and has also achieved great success at international guitar competitions, including 1st place at the International Guitar Compeition in Treviso and 2nd place at the International Guitar Festival in Gevelsberg.
He has performed as a solo guitarist in ten European countries.
Michal Svoboda is an active chamber musician. In 2010 he performed Pierre Boulez´s famous work “Le Marteau sans maitre“ with the Vienna Webern Ensemble. He occasionally cooperates with artists such as Alexander Swete (guitar), Klaus Christa (viola), Claudia Christa (flute) and others.
In 2015 he played a concert for national public radio in Austria, which was broadcast by the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation). In the same year a CD was released, titled Accademia Musicale Studio Musica Productions, with live recording of his solo recital from Treviso (IT).
Michal Svoboda´s first studio album called „la búsqueda“ was released 2017 in label ArcoDiva (Prague, CZ).