Stanislav Vavrinek, Chief Conductor of the Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of Pardubice since 2018, is one of the leading Czech conductors.
After graduating from the Conservatory of Brno (flute and conducting), he studied conducting at the AMU in Prague and then completed the master courses of Roberto Benzi in Switzerland, which had a concert with the Biel Philharmonic Orchestra. From 1994 to 1998, he was the principal conductor of the Prague Student Orchestra, which under his leadership received many awards. In 1998, he conducted the International Youth Orchestra at the final festival concert in Shizuoka, Japan.
As a guest he collaborated with more than thirty symphonic and chamber orchestras such as the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, the Prague Symphony Orchestra. Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Hamburger Symphoniker, Gdansk Philharmonic Orchestra and others. He conducted in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Spain and Japan. He has also collaborated with a number of outstanding soloists and has performed at a number of major festivals such as Shizuoka MHF, Brno Music Festival Brno, Prague Autumn Memorial, Prague Spring Festival. He made nine CDs with Mozart, Haydn, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Sternwald, Bartok, Shostakovich and others.
In 1999 and 2008 he was Chief Executive of the South Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra in České Budějovice. He then joined the same position at the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic in Zlín, which he performed until 2015. He is a guest of many orchestras at home and abroad, not only for concerts, but also for outstanding productions.
In 2006-2010 he worked as a teacher at the conducting department of the Prague Academy of Performing Arts.