Born in 1996 in Slovakia, Martin Adámek became a soloist of the prestigious Parisian Ensemble Intercontemporain in 2016. Graduate from Bratislava Conservatory, he is currently a BA student at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing arts in Brno, Czech Republic. In parallel, he is also acquiring experience in orchestras such as Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester and European Union Youth Orchestra under the baton of Philippe Jordan, Christoph Eschenbach or Vladimir Ashkenazy to name a few. Despite his short career, he has achieved remarkable success at home as well as abroad. He received first prize at the Leoš Janáček International Competition (Czech Republic, 2014), Clarinetto Concorso Carlino (Italy, 2013), and Concorso Anemos (Italy, 2013), as well as other awards. At various masterclasses, he’s had the opportunity to study with Charles Neidich, Harri Mäki, Yehuda Gilad, Philippe Berrod and others. As a soloist, he regularly presents himself on the international scene in Europe and Asia. In Slovakia, Martin Adámek collaborates with Cluster Ensemble, Veni Ensemble and Veni Academy, three ensembles specializing on contemporary music. Firmly committed to the promotion of the music of today, he has already had the opportunity to premiere works by Bruno Mantovani, Elliott Sharp, Iris Szeghy and others.