Silvia Čápová
Silvia Čápová

Silvia Čápová Biography (Wikipedia)

Sylvia Čápová-Vizváry M. A., ArtD. (born March 12, 1947 in Szombathely, Hungary) is a Slovakian pianist.

Čápová learned the basics of piano playing from her mother Gizela, a piano teacher. From childhood onwards her abilities were recognised at numerous statewide competitions in Prague, where she received first prize on a number of occasions in succession. At the age of 7 she was admitted to the Conservatory and Academy of Music in Bratislava as a special student, followed, in 1960, by further study in Leningrad. As a 15-year-old she won first prize at the all-Czechoslovakia art schools' competition, and her earlier career had included victory in international competitions, including the Moscow Tchaikovsky Competition in 1966 and the George Enescu Competition the following year.

Čápová regularly plays concerts in a variety of countries and has performed as a soloist with leading symphony orchestras. She has had CDs issued with a number of recording companies and has appeared on Slovak and German radio as well as Slovak TV.

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