About Me

Jakub Rizman comes from Trnava. He graduated in the Bratislava Conservatory in the class of Professor Zuzana Töröková. In 2006,he won the first prize in the Harp Competition of Slovak Conservatories in Žilina. In 2009 he became the absolute winner of the Harp competition of Slovak Conservatories. He collaborated with Czech National Symphony Orchestra in Prague, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic in Zlin, Janacek Philharmonic in Ostrava, Bratislava Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava and State Opera in Banská Bystrica.


He plays chamber music with accordionist Ivana Klenová. Together they performed at a series of concerts momentum Musicum in Bratislava, Trencin Museum, the charity ball club Sceloris Muntiplex, the Sunday matinee in the Fatra House of Arts in Žilina, the club evenings Café33 in Svit, the Musette Festival in Rajecké Teplice 2007 and Street Art festival in Polus City Center in Bratislava. He has also collaborated with other instruments (piano, two harps,electric violin, dulcimer, flute, oboe, cello,hang,gong,didgeridoo). He actively cooperates with renowned jazz singer, and other genres Jana Orlická. They are interpreting Jewish songs and prayers, which also presented at the International Ecumenical concert in Košice 2009, price Jozef Kroner in Piešťany 2009, at a concert of Jewish songs in Novohradské Museum in Lučenec, on Church music festival in Pezinok 2010. International Ecumenical Košice and 2010 Festival in the Castle Slovak Ľupča. He has also Duo Eggcutters with the singer and guitarist Monika Piekielnicka.They play original written songs,cover of folk,pop and jazz music in various concerts,festivals and events in Slovakia,Croatia and Italy. Jakub Rizman played also on the concerts in several czech and slovak towns. He plays the Czech folk harp made by Karel Hanzik and tirol folk harp made by Murnseer. He did the recitals at the Days of Banská Bystrica and Momentum Musicum in Bratislava,Gothic church in Ludrová in the church of St. Martin in Trstena, in the Church in Černova,in EastSlovak Gallery in Košice and Piarist church in Trencin. Further concerts in the castle Markušovce, Mansion in Betliar,in Spa houses and Thermal Balnea Palace in Piešťtany and Spa in Lúčky. From 2015 he started to play also the elctric harp.He likes to collaborating with musicians of other genres and made recordings for pop and rock bands. In last years he perfomed on various concerts and events in Italy. In 2014 he partecipated in the project “Music streets” overcoming the selcction of the best street artists in Italy. 5 selected buskers of the have perfomed with 5 musicians of the Orchestra della Scala with great success and attracting the attention of the important journalist and radio speakers. Two different groups of the musicians were perfoming on the same stage playing the original arrangements of the classical pieces with the big success.


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