'Formation of a National Style in Nineteenth-Century Czech Opera'
Dr Jiří Kopecký (1978) studied musicology at the Palacký University in Olomouc. He spent summer term 2000 at the St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. He entered his doctoral studies at the Philosophical Faculty of Masaryk University in Brno in 2002. He studied winter term 2003/2004 at the Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg. As a scholarship holder of Richard-Wagner-Stiftung he took part in Bayreuther Festspiele 2003. His dissertation thesis Zdeněk Fibich's Operas on the libretti by Anežka Schulzová was written under the supervision of Jiří Vysloužil (Ph.D. in 2005). Since 2005 he has been an assistant lecturer at the Department of Musicology of Palacký University.