Biographical informationZuzana Zamborská(1977) studied at the Bratislava Conservatory in Brigita Starostová's class and in 2001 finished studies at the Academy of Performing Arts (VŠMU) in Bratislava under Professor Ida Černecká, where she also successfully completed a doctorate. After tertiary education she supplemented her studies with a year in Fribourgh in Switzerland under the Brazilian pianist Ricardo Castro.
From her earliest years she has taken part in many piano competitions. She won several prizes at the Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte international competition in Ústí nad Labem (1990), the most notable being first prize in the second category and the prize for the best Czechoslovak participant.
She also achieved prominent placings in the Slovak Conservatory Competition – in the chamber competition she won first prize with her sister Katarína as a piano duo in 1993.
Among other successes are second place in the Leoš Janáček International Competetition in Brno 1998 and the prize for best interpretation of a work by Bohuslav Martinů that she won in 1999 at the Summer Academy Prague – Vienna – Budapest in Vienna.
She also gained experience from courses in interpretation in Switzerland (Fribourgh), Germany (Buckow) and the Czech Republic (Český Krumlov, Prague, Litomyšl).
She has made concert appearances abroad. In 1986 and 1989 she participated in the March Music Days International Festival in Ruse (Bulgaria). Since then she has performed in Poland, Germany, Austria, Japan, the Czech Republic and Switzerland. She has been greatly active in Slovakia too, also appearing in concerts alongside her father, Stanislav Zamborský, performing piano four hands repertory. She has collaborated in chamber works with the singers Adriana Kučerová and Jana Pastorková, guitarist Vladimír Ondrejčák, the Moyzes Quartet and others.
As a soloist she has worked with Capella Istropolitana, the VŠMU orchestra, the Slovak Philharmonic and the Slovak State Philharmonic of Košice.