Robert Hugo Organ

Got his first univesity degree at the Faculty of Science at the Charles University in Prague. He also is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, the Department of Music Theory. He studied organ with Milan Šlechta at the same institute. In the season 1992-93 he worked as a conductor in the National Theatre in Brno. In 1992 he founded an ensemble Capella Regia Praha, which performs mainly Czech Baroque music. He is a specialist on Czech and South German Baroque music. In 1998 he made the famous recording of Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba for the Deutsche Gramophon staring Magdalena Kožená. Robert Hugo teaches at the Academy of Early Music of the Masaryk University in Brno. He is currently an organist in the Church of the Holy Saviour in Prague.