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Michal Haring


Michal Haring was born in Slovakia. His first contact with the cello was at the primary music school in Piestany. Then he continued at the Bratislava Conservatory. In 2005 he won First Prize at the Slovak conservatory competition and international scholarship the Holland Music Sessions. Under this scholarship, he completed the world-famous International Master Classes in Bergen (Nederland) led by Johannes Goritzki and Haaro Ruisenaars. This study has been concluded with a recital in Dutch Alkmaar. After graduating from the conservatory, Michal continued his studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, led by doc. Eugene Prochác. He studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich in the class of prof. Reiner Gin- zel. He studied PhD at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Since 2016 he studied in the soloist class at RDAM led by Prof. Morten Zeuthen.

During his studies, he has established long-time contact with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist with the orchestra, he played many works of the classical and contemporary cello repertoire. With great success, he met his interpretation of Barcarolle for Cello and Orchestra by contemporary Slovak author Vladimir Godar and interpretation of Dvorak cello concerto. Nowadays, he works in the orchestra as an assistant of the solo cellist.

He is also actively involved in chamber music as a member of the Varga Quartet and a piano trio with violinist Adam Novak, pianist Dušan Šujan. Michal often performs as a duo cello-piano, mostly with Filip Strauch. They premiere many works by contemporary Slovak composers (Machajdík, Groll, Martinček, Šarišský and others).

Source: DKDM