Alena Hönigová

Graduated from the Prague Academy of Performing Arts, where she studeid harpsichord playing with Giedré Lukšaité Mrázková and Zuzana Růžičková, in 1999. From 1999 to 2004 she pursued postgraduate studies at the „Schola Cantorum Basiliensis“ concentrating on the harpsichord, fortepiano, thorough bass and improvisation. Her teachers were Andrea Marcon, Edoardo Torbianelli, Jesper Christensen, Gottfried Bach and Emmanuel le Divellec.Her special project was the collection „Song of Solomon“ by Salamone Rossi, which she wrote a treatise on and recorded. Together with the „La Vinciolina“ ensemble, she won first prize in the „Gotha Competition“ at the Handel Festival in Göttingen in 2001. She began working as a rehearsal pianist at the „Schola Cantorum Basiliensis“ in the same year.


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Alena Hönigová

Suggested Repertoire

For individual lessons the choice of repertoire is free.

At the group improvisation lessons, at 9a.m. each day, preludes in different styles will be studied

Suggested repertoire: Prelude in C Major, from J. S. Bach’s Das wohltemperirte Clavier I

Level Of Skills Required

The class is intended for advanced harpsichordists, organists or piano players.

Maximum number of students


Teaching Languages

Czech, English, German, Italian

Active Participants – Optional class