Alexandr Starý comes from Ostrava where he also studied piano at the Janáček Conservatory under the guidance of Marta Toader. His interests, however, are not limited only to music, so at the same time he also attended Olga Havlová Grammar School. After completing his secondary school studies, he graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Ostrava, where he currently works as a repetiteur. He has had the opportunity to improve his interpretative skills at masterclasses led by world renowned teachers, such as Dimitri Bashkirov, Marta Gulyás, Andrej Jasiński, or Zoltán Kocsis. He regularly performs with the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava, the BrnoPhilharmonicand otherorchestras. He was awarded several times at international competitions (the highest awards at the International Music Competition Beethoven’s Hradec and International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Marienbad). Since his early age he has been combining solo career with the activities of a chamber musician and is therefore often invited for collaborations by many performers and singers.