Richard Šeda artistic director
Richard Šeda graduated in trumpet from the Conservatory in České Budějovice, where he was in the class of Jiří Pelikán. In 2005, he began private studies of the cornetto at several masterclasses in Prague and France with the French cornetto player Judith Pacquier.
Among the many international early music ensembles he has worked with are Concerto Copenhagen, Marini Consort Innsbruck, L’Arpa Festante, Wiener Hofburgkapelle and Clemencic Consort. In the Czech Republic, he collaborates with ensembles such as the Czech Ensemble Baroque, Cappella Mariana, Collegium Marianum, Ensemble Inégal, Collegium 1704 and others.
In 2007, he founded the Capella Ornamentata ensemble, which focuses on music of the 16th and 17th centuries. Capella Ornamentata has three CDs to its name, numerous performances on domestic and international stages and at festivals of early music, and is also presented on radio and television.