JAKUB ŽÍDEK

He comes from Opava. He studied organ playing at the Janáček conservatory in Ostrava with professor Martina Zelová. After that, he attended Pedagogical Faculty at University of Ostrava where he studied choral conducting at professor Lumír Pivovarský’s class. He completed his university education by master’s degree at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno where he studied orchestral conducting under Rostislav Hališka. 
 
During the season 2007/2008, he worked as a choir conducter of the opera company in the Silesian Theater Opava. As a guest conductor, he has cooperated e.g. with the Brno Philharmonic, the Moravian philharmonic orchestra in Olomouc and Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic orchestra in Zlín. The most significant is his cooperation with the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava which was started by his graduate’s concert. He regularly performs  at Bezruč’s Opava festival, Beethoven’s Hradec International Music Festival and at a set of concerts for subscribers Jeunesses Musicales of the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava. He still cooperates with Opava Domino choir. Currently, he is a music director of the operetta/musical company in the National Moravian-Silesia Theatre and also a conductor of the opera company. For the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre he has created musical preparation of the fairytale musical The Father Frost (2011) and the musical of Gerschwin brothers Pardon My English(2011).
 
As a conductor, he has participated in a world premiere of a new staging of the musical Marguerite (2010), production of the operetta Mam’zelle Nitouche (2010), the musical A Night at Karlstein (2011) and Charles Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet (2011). Togehter with the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava he has recorded the original songs of Boris Urbánek for a new Czech film Seven Days of Sin. 

 

Production team - Season:
ANYTHING GOESMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
CATSConductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
REBECCAConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
ROMEO AND JULIETMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
THRILL MEMusical preparation
Rehearsal accompanist
WITHOUT BATONMusical preparation
Piano accompanist
Theme and script
ANYTHING GOESMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
CATSConductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
KISS ME, KATE Musical preparation
Conductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
REBECCAConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
ROMEO AND JULIETMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
THE PHANTOM OF A MUSICAL - Michael Prostějovský - a concertMusical preparation
Conductor
Dramaturg
Rehearsal accompanist
THRILL MEMusical preparation
Rehearsal accompanist
WITHOUT BATONMusical preparation
Piano accompanist
Theme and script
EVITAMusical preparation
Conductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
KISS ME, KATE Musical preparation
Conductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
REBECCAConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
ROMEO AND JULIETMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITAMusical preparation
Conductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
KISS ME, KATE Musical preparation
Conductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
REBECCAConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
SUNSET BOULEVARDRehearsal accompanist
Chorus master
Musical preparation
Conductor
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITAMusical preparation
Conductor
FUNNY GIRLMusical preparation
Conductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARMusical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
LA BELLE HÉLÉNEConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
LONDON CALLING - CONCERT Conductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
Musical preparation
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
SUNSET BOULEVARDRehearsal accompanist
Chorus master
Musical preparation
Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJNConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITAMusical preparation
Conductor
FUNNY GIRLMusical preparation
Conductor
GENOVEVAConductor
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
LA BELLE HÉLÉNEConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
SUNSET BOULEVARDRehearsal accompanist
Chorus master
Musical preparation
Conductor
THE COUSIN FROM NOWHEREConductor
THE GYPSY PRINCESS Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJNConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
ADVENT CONCERTConductor
Musical preparation
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITAMusical preparation
Conductor
GENOVEVAConductor
GUYS & DOLLSConductor
Musical preparation
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
LA BELLE HÉLÉNEConductor
Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
THE GYPSY PRINCESS Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJNConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
ADVENT CONCERTConductor
Musical preparation
ANNA BOLENAConductor
FINIAN’S RAINBOW Rehearsal accompanist
GUYS & DOLLSConductor
Musical preparation
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
POLISH BLOODRehearsal accompanist
Conductor
ROMEO AND JULIETConductor
THE GYPSY PRINCESS Chorus master
Rehearsal accompanist
Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJNConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
FINIAN’S RAINBOW Rehearsal accompanist
GUYS & DOLLSConductor
Musical preparation
MAMZELLE NITOUCHERehearsal accompanist
MARGUERITERehearsal accompanist
Musical preparation
Conductor
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Musical preparation
Conductor
Rehearsal accompanist
PARDON MY ENGLISHConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
POLISH BLOODRehearsal accompanist
Conductor
ROMEO AND JULIETConductor
ROSE MARIERehearsal accompanist
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJNConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
MAMZELLE NITOUCHERehearsal accompanist
MARGUERITERehearsal accompanist
Musical preparation
Conductor
PARDON MY ENGLISHConductor
Rehearsal accompanist
ROSE MARIERehearsal accompanist
MAMZELLE NITOUCHERehearsal accompanist

Cast - Season:
ANYTHING GOESConductor
CATSConductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
REBECCAdirigent
ROMEO AND JULIETConductor
THRILL MEPiano accompaniment
ANYTHING GOESConductor
CATSConductor
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
KISS ME, KATE @
REBECCAdirigent
ROMEO AND JULIETConductor
THRILL MEPiano accompaniment
WITHOUT BATONPerformers
EVITA@
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
KISS ME, KATE @
REBECCAdirigent
ROMEO AND JULIETConductor
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITA@
FUNNY GIRL
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
KISS ME, KATE @
REBECCAdirigent
SUNSET BOULEVARD
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITA@
FUNNY GIRL
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
LA BELLE HÉLÉNE@
LONDON CALLING - CONCERT
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Dirigent
NABUCCOConductor
SUNSET BOULEVARD
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJN
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITA@
FUNNY GIRL
GENOVEVAConductor
HOMECOMINGS
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
LA BELLE HÉLÉNE@
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Dirigent
NABUCCOConductor
SUNSET BOULEVARD
THE COUSIN FROM NOWHERE
THE GYPSY PRINCESS Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJN
ANNA BOLENAConductor
EVITA@
GENOVEVAConductor
GUYS & DOLLS
HOMECOMINGS
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
LA BELLE HÉLÉNE@
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Dirigent
NABUCCOConductor
THE GYPSY PRINCESS Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJN
ANNA BOLENAConductor
GUYS & DOLLS
JOSEF AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
MRAZÍK (The Father Frost)Dirigent
NABUCCOConductor
POLISH BLOOD
THE GYPSY PRINCESS Conductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJN
GUYS & DOLLS
MAMZELLE NITOUCHEdirigent
MARGUERITE
PARDON MY ENGLISH
POLISH BLOOD
ROMEO AND JULIETConductor
A NIGHT AT KARLŠTEJN
MAMZELLE NITOUCHEdirigent
MARGUERITE
PARDON MY ENGLISH
Photos - Season:
WITHOUT BATON
Jakub Žídek (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Kusyn
WITHOUT BATON
Jakub Žídek (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Kusyn
WITHOUT BATON
Jakub Žídek (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Kusyn
WITHOUT BATON
Tomáš Novotný (Performers), Jakub Žídek (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Kusyn
WITHOUT BATON
Tomáš Novotný (Performers), Jakub Žídek (Performers), Hana Fialová (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Kusyn
WITHOUT BATON
Jakub Žídek (Performers), Hana Fialová (Performers), Tomáš Novotný (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Kusyn
LONDON CALLING - CONCERT
Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber / JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Co na tom je tak zlého

Jakub Žídek, Martina Šnytová (Sólisté)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
LONDON CALLING - CONCERT
Děkovačka

Adam Živnůstka (5PAK), Silvia Holečková (Sólisté), Denisa Bílá (Sólisté), Tomáš Savka (Sólisté), Hana Fialová (Sólisté), Lukáš Vlček (Sólisté), Jakub Žídek
Photo by: Martin Popelář