THE PHILHARMONIC
Radovan Hetsch
Radovan Hetsch
  • Double Bass

Radovan Hetsch was born in Prague, Czech Republic, in 1974. He studied at the Prague Conservatory with Zdenek Benda and Kvetoslav Borovicka and at the Academy of Music with Jiri Hudec. He also studied in master classes of chamber music at the Prague Mozart Academy in 1993 with Maurice Bourge, Boris Pergamenschikow, Sandor Vegh, Radovan Vlatkovic and others.

In years 1996-2008 Radovan was a member of the renowned chamber music ensemble, Czech Nonet. He was also a member of the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra (SOCR) in 2003-2004 and the Prague Chamber Orchestra (PKO) from 2003 to 2007. In 2007 he became principal double-bass player in the Czech National Symphony Orchestra (CNSO). Since 2008 Radovan Hetsch has been a member of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.