The Czech soprano, Dora Pavlíková, received a first musical education in the renowned children’s choir Bambini di Praga. After vocal studies at the Jan Deyl Conservatoire in Prague, she finished her studies at the Conservatoire of Pardubice (class of Professor Simuková) in 2004. She is currently studying at the Nuremberg School of Music in the class of Dr. Jan Hammar and is completing her training with Jagna Sokorska-Kwika. In addition to that, she participated in master-classes with Brigitte Fassbaender, Margaret Baker-Genovesi, Edith Wiens, Rudolf Jansen, Andrej Kucharsky and Rudolf Piernay. She has been awarded several prizes at national and international competitions, such as the first prize at the Dusek Competition for the Interpretation of Mozart´s Works. Besides, she has been a scholarship holder of the International Association of the Wagner Societies and the German Theatre and Orchestra Association.
In Czech Republic, Dora Pavlíková appeared, among others, as Dvořák´s Rusalka and as Lidunka in Blodek´s In the Well, as well as in numerous concerts and radio recordings. Further parts were Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff. After she began her studies in Germany, she sang the Countess Almaviva in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Flaminia in Haydn’s Il mondo della luna in production of the conservatoire. At the Munich Chamber Opera she sang the part of Elisetta in Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segrtetto, Fulvia in Rossini’s La pietra del paragone, Ninetta in Mozart’s La finta semplice and Marchesa Lucinda in Piccini’s La Cecchina. Besides, she performed in lieder recitals and concerts that led her to Austria, Belgium, Japan and France where she guested 2005 at the festival “Éclat de voix“. In spring 2007 she performed the title role Fredegunda in the Baroque opera by Reinhard Keiser under the direction of Christoph Hammer at the Prinzregententheater Munich. She was nominated several times for this part in the category “Fledgling Artist of the Year“ in a survey among critics of the Opernwelt (2007). A recording of Fredegunda with Dora Pavlíková was published at Naxos in January 2009.