Biography

Mgr. art. Tomáš Valiček, ArtD.

He studied music at the Elementary Art School in Námestovo, Conservatory in Žilina and Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. In addition to his studies, he participated and won many international accordion competitions at home and abroad.

He is an active concert artist and teacher at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica and the Elementary Art School in Banská Štiavnica.

As a concert performer, in collaboration with the State Chamber Orchestra, Slovak Sinfonietta, he has performed some important compositions for the accordion and the orchestra OPALE CONCERTO – R.Galliano, ACONCAGUA – A.Piazzolla, GALILEAN SUITE – M.Zorman and ARMADIO – J.Laco. He has collaborated with leading conductors such as Vladimir Kiradjiev, Simon Chalk, Barak Tal, Oliver Dohnányi, Leoš Svárovský, Pavol Tužinský. 

Recording


Accordion recording to a Slovak song called NAD SEINOU, authored by Ondrej Bičan.

2023

World premiere


Opera APOKRYFY with parts: Holy Night, Lazarus, Crucifixion, Confession of Don Juan.

Concert collaboration with opera singers and the Camerata Novisoliensis orchestra.

Ľuboš Bernáth, Gerhard Auer - small operas based on themes by Karel Čapek.

2023

World premiere


State chamber orchestra SLOVAK SINFONIETTA

Concert collaboration with the Slovak Sinfonietta orchestra and the world premiere of a concerto for accordion and orchestra.

Jakub Laco - ARMADIO

2022

LP record loading


Creation and recording of a song for the renewed album: Müller sings Lasicu, Lasica sings Müllera, Lasica and Müller sings Filipa.

Producer: Oskar Rózsa

2022

Recording of Slovak song SOREN


Recording and shooting a clip for the Slovak composition SOREN by composer Martin Štefánik.

2022

Concert performance


Concert performance with the ensemble Slovak Nuevo Quinteto at the international festival BHS (Bratislava Music Festival) in Slovak Philharmonic.

2021

World premiere


SLOVAK SINFONIETTA, State Chamber Orchestra

Concert collaboration with the Slovak Sinfonietta Orchestra and the world premiere of the work

Jevgenij Iršai - Walking with Mahler

2021

CD recording


Creation and recording of a folk CD in collaboration with a singer Ľudovít Kašuba.

2021

Concert performance


5th International Passport and Travel Initiative at EXPO - BEIJING (initiative for lanes and roads)

Concert performance in cooperation with the Slovak Embassy in Beijing.

2021

Recording and collaboration


Project Music Connecting People

recording and collaboration with Italian singer Patrizio Iervolino within the project Music Connecting People 2021

2021

Cooperation


Composer Gastón Arce Sejas

premiere and collaboration with conductor and contemporary composer Gastón Arce Sejas from Bolivia who wrote a composition for an accordionist Tomáš Valiček.

2021

Creating and recording music


Project Quarantine

creation and recording of music in collaboration with composers and music producers Imre Czomba and Dom Aiken from Los Angeles as part of the Quarantine project.
2020

Creating and recording music


Project Angry Birds Ice show

creation and recording of music in collaboration with the composer and the performer Oskar Rózsa in the world project Angry Birds / Ice Show.
2019

Cooperation


Opera singer Jaroslav Dvorský

concert collaboration with the opera singer Jaroslav Dvorský.
2019

Music creation


Harmony Company

creation and recording of music to an advertisement for a company Harmony.
2019

Concert


Oxford Chamber Orchestra

concert in Oxford, England in collaboration with the Oxford Chamber Orchestra.

2019

Concert


Dance and music festival in Kuala Lumpur

concert at the Kuala Lumpur International Music and Dance Festival in Malaysia.
2018

Concert


Festival VivaMusica

participant of interpretation courses with prominent world artists Jánoš Ensemble at VivaMusica festival.
2018

Concert


A concert in memory of the miners

concert in the mine Hodruša Hámre to the memory of the miners.
2018

Cooperation


Slovak Accordion Orchestra

cooperation with Slovak Accordion Orchestra.

2018

Concert


Concert and international lifestream

concert in Moldava nad Bodvou with a live transmission to Vatican, Canada and USA.
2017

Event


Guest in the Reflex show

guest in the project Reflection, which was carried out in the production of Slovak music and authors under the auspices of the Slovak music journalist and dramaturgist Mária Glocková.
2017

Event


Divertimento Musicale competition

guest and the lecturer of interpretation courses of accordionists at the 28th year of the national competition of non-professional instrumental music Divertimento Musicale
2017

Cooperation


Dolce Canto

concert collaboration with girls choir Dolce Canto.

2016

Concert and collaboration


Festival sonicART

sonicART electroacoustic music festival and premiere of SMARTPHONE in cooperation with Slovak Radio.

2016

Concert


Premiere of a Slovak work

premiere of the Slovak work for accordion and trombone named CONFESSION and a
separate part named CRIME by the Slovak composer Jakub Laco.

2014
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In 2018

he released his debut CD called VIRTUOSO. His debut CD called VIRTUOSO includes classical music and varieties. The compositions are mostly focused on accordion literature. The effect, seriousness and brilliance of the compositions supplies the album with the virtuosity, and it is also reflected in the CD title. This album could be described as a cross-section of works of different genres and character from classical music through varieties to Argentine tango.

In 2019

he was published and introduced in the world book ACCORDION AND WORLD´S BEST CONTEMPORARY ACCORDIONIST and book FROM THE SHADOW OF AN ETERNITY, which was published in New York, Time Square Press Team. The books include interviews with artists and knowledge of music. They focus on the accordion and contemporary accordion performers around the world.

In 2019

Tomáš Valiček created a project called Accordion EXPERIMENT, where he arranged the compositions of Slovak and foreign artists by adding the accordion to the interpretation of music. He has edited Hip-Hop, Rap and Pop style compositions. The project has been featured on TV, radio, articles and interviews. 

In 2020

he was published and introduced in magazines ACCORDION STARS YEARBOOK THEIR BEST QUOTES AND PHOTOS, MUSIC AND ACCORDION STARS: THEIR FAMOUS WORDS and STARS ILLUSTRATED NEW YORK. The magazines was published in New York, Time Square Press.

In 2021

published in the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PERSONALITIES OF THE CZECH AND SLOVAK REPUBICS. The encyclopedia is maintained under the auspices of BPH – British Publishing House and publishes biographies of important people from a wide range of professions.
 
In 2021

he released his second CD called CONNECTION. The works on this album are interpreted in connection with important Slovak and foreign guests, such as Luanne Homzy, Florian Eggner, Eva Varhaníková, Peter Solárik, Pavol Smolka and others. CD CONNECTION brings music of various genres such as classical music, film music, chanson and tango. The unique interpretation of the artists themselves gives the album great sound and new possibilities of the game.

In 2022

his music and CDs VIRTUOSO and CONNECTION got into Buckingham Palace. He received a personal letter of thanks and his compliments from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
 

In 2022

his music and CDs VIRTUOSO and CONNECTION got into company Rocket Entertainment – ​​Elton John, from whom he received a personal letter and a photo signed by Elton John.

Teaching activities

As part of pedagogical and academic cooperation, he actively conducts master classes for students connected with concerts. He also participates in international conferences, where he lectures on topic: ELEMENTS OF MUSIC INTERPRETATION.

Conservatorio di Musica “Santa Cecilia” di Roma

Conservatorio di Musica “Licinio Refice” di Roma

Zhejiang Conservatory Of Music, Hangzhou – China

The Karol Lipinski Academy Of Music, Wrocław – Poland


Tomáš Valiček

He is part of projects where he works as a soloist. He is also a guest in various other bands and projects and collaborates with various artists at home and around the world. He is also a sought-after artist for studio recordings and various music broadcasts.

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