ABOUT Pavel Steidl
Paul Steidl knows how to laugh with the music and share the joke with his audience. But behind the entertainer lies a serious artist.
Pavel Steidl was born in Rakovnik, Czech Republic. Since he won first prize at the Radio France International Competition in Paris in 1982, he has become one of the most widely celebrated soloists of his generation. He studied with such guitarists as Milan Zelenka and Stephan Rak in Prague. Since 2015, he has given lectures at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and, as of 2020, at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague in Netherlands.
Steidl has had the honor to work with such artists as Leo Brouwer, Carlo Domeniconi, Paolo Paolini, and John Wiliams. Together with Zoran Dukic, Reentko Dirks and Thomas Fellow, he is also a member of the European Guitar Quartet.
Pavel Steidl creates his own compositions, often played at his concerts or on his recordings. He has performed in more than 40 countries in the world including Canada, USA, China, India, Japan, Australia, and many others.