Dinner Show U Fleků Ensemble consists of highly talented and acclaimed Czech musicians, singers and dancers. The artistic director is Dalibor Zurinek, a musician who, after studying at the Prague Conservatory and the Mozarteum University in Slazburg, has been engaging in major European orchestras and is consistently focusing on composing and studio recording. A script editor, Otakar Faifr, is a Czech theater expert and a multi-talent - excellent writer, author, playwrighter and an actor, who has already won many awards for his work.
The ensemble consists of total 8 artists - 2 great singers, 2 beutiful Cancan dancers and 4 excellent musicians!
Barfly Karel / Barbier Flea
Studied solo opera singing at the Prague conservatory. Since 2011 he acts as host soloist at the J.K.Tyl theatre in Plzeň – G.Puccini, opera Gianni Schicchi – role Maestro Spineloccio, W.A.Mozart, opera Don Giovanni – role Massetto (studied also Leporello), opera Faust and Margarita – role Wagner. Since this year he also performs as Kaspar in Der Freischütz by C.M. von Weber. He took part in three months tour in Switzerland with opera Der Spiegel das Katzchen. He also sings at the concerts –i.e Czech Republic Senate, Malostranská Beseda etc.
In Zurich opera he has been a guest in the roles of Don Bartolo and Don Basilio in Barbiere di Siviglia (Gioacchino Rossini) and the role of Pistola in Falstaff (Giuseppe Verdi). He founded the band Three Drunk Baboons, from which todays Jonny's Blues Band originated and which hosts clubs at home and abroad. He graduated from the jazz workshops in Eisenach and festival in Hannover.
Opera singer Andrej Beneš studied with the legendary baritone Giuseppe Taddei in Rome and at the Music Academy of Performing Arts in Prague with prof. Magdaléna Hajóssyová. After his studies, he played many roles on the domestic and international scenes, e.g. in National Moravian -Silesia Theatre he sang in the role of Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte by W.A. Mozart, or the Municipal Theatre in Brno where he appeared in the role of Frank in the opera Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss.
From 2015 he is deeply dedicated to old Prague songs and everything that is associated with the period of 1920’s and 1930’s. He can be seen and heard regularly at the famous Czech pub U Fleků as Barfly Karel character.
Diva of Poisoned Hut Zdena
Hot Sisters/Schwarzwald peonies
Sophia Lamoš, Doris Lamošová
Vienna natives, Sisters Sophia and Doris, with their exceedingly energetic expression on stage with a vigorous bravura two-tone voices harvest tremendous success on the Czech and Austrian stages. Since 2008, the sisters are part of The Lamas group and play songs in the style of funky laced with rock and pop together with other high class musicians. Doris is also active in the band Doris & The Swingin 'Bastards which focuses on the music of the era when jazz was still a young music genre.
Sophia Lamoš was born in Austria. She applied her artistic abilities already at the primary school. Together with the local music and dramatic group she competed against groups from Berlin and Wien in the State opera in Wien and won the competition. She studied piano and guitar and attended ballet school. She is a student of music gymnasium BORG in WienerNeustadt. After the high school Sophia moved to Prague to be with her sister Doris and started studying singing at the International music conservatory. She took part in PopStar school competition where she ended up first and then second. Twice performed in Rudolfinum with Prague film orchestra. She also sang with the Golden Big Band Prague. She is a member of the bands Mr. Elastic and Voilá. Amongst her life inspiration belong Ella Fitzgerald, American jazz of the 20s and 30s and swing. She is not afraid of any music genres- Sophia and her sister Doris also sing folk songs from their native Austria in which they also apply their yodeling passion. She lives in Prague, regularly performing in Reduta and Jazz Dock, plays piano and teaches German.
Flek Band consists of four musicians who play the accordion, tuba, trumpet / violinophon and drums. These are excellent musicians who love cabaret, jazz and blues, but mainly last century 20's and 30's, and on the stage they can really warm it up. The bandleader is František K. Tomášek, first accordionist of the Flek Band.
František K. Tomášek
Born in 1985 in Prague. Already in early childhood he was interested in the songs of dubious quality, including those that deal with alcohol or other of immorality. But quietly he studied at the art school in his almost native Nusle, then the Prague Conservatory, where he sift his playing on accordion with different artificial melodies. He completed the Conservatory first time in 2006, the second time (in composition major) in 2010. Still, the songs described above very much interested him, then gradually he fell for jazz, swing and French chanson. In chanson repertoire he gained most experience in a keyboard and accordion orchestra PRAKO and also in various inns, when opportunity arose.
Since 2010, he is a member of the Prague Fairground Orchestra, from 2011 member of the band Rusty circle (rusty circle is what you see when you look from above into a pint of half drunk and slightly stale beer), from 2012, member of Feather in The Cap, acting on various locations within Czech Republic. From 2013 he is accordionist in Show U Fleků, since 2015 arranger and bandleader since 2016, ibid. Sometimes anything even anywhere else, what comes up ..?
Petr Havel (alternation)
He graduated from the Conservatory in Prague, majoring in violin and composition. He is a member of the Original Prague Syncopated Orchestra, Agon Orchestra and the Orchestra of the National Theatre. At the same time he professes at modern jazz and arrangements.
Ladislav is member of National Theatre in Prague.
Jan Adamec (alternation)
Jan is studying orchestra academy by Czech Philharmonic.
Jan graduated from Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory ( 2008). Within his proffesional experience he is active as a music teacher and a répétiteur of Duncan Centre Prague (2003-2008 and 1/2015), International School of Music and Fine Arts (since 2013), Music School at Brandýs nad Labem and Čelákovice (since 2014) .
He performs regularly with many leading bands: David Kraus & Andrepeste, Patrola-Šlapeto, Bengas, Jan Smigmator, Nikoleta Spalasová & Revelation, SPAM & Milan Matoušek, Jan Pudlák TRIO, Golden Big Band Prague, Milan Černohouz & Band; fellowship with Regional Theatre of Eastern Bohemia in Pardubice etc.
For more info: www.janjezek.cz