Ondřej Adámek was born in 1979 in Prague, studied Composition at the Conservatoire their and at the Paris Conservatoire. He has composed orchestral works, chamber music, vocal and electro-acoustic music and worked with modern dance choreographers. He has been awarded numerous commissions from important festivals and ensembles.
His works have received many awards. Adámek’s musical language combines elements of contemporary classical music with ideas from other musical cultures, albeit in transformed ways (e.g. Bali, New Caledonia, Japan and Andalusia). For the 2010/11 season he is a guest of the DAAD Berlin Artist Programme.