Czech pianist Robert Bily was born on May 5, 1997 in Ustí nad Labem. He is currently a student of Pavel Gililov at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. Previously he studied with Dirk Fischbeck in Halle (Saale) and with Jacques Ammon at the University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“ in Leipzig.
Bily is an award winner of numerous national and international competitions, including first prizes at the Ettlingen International Competition, the international “Anton Rubinstein” award in Düsseldorf, the international “Young Talents & Orchestra” competition in Milan, the Troisdorf International Piano Competition, the “Tadini” International Music Competition in Lovere and the International Music Festival in Paris.
He attended piano masterclasses with renowned artists such as Emanuel Ax, Barry Douglas, Arie Vardi, Michel Beroff, Robert Levin, Daejin Kim and Vincenzo Balzani.
He participated as a soloist at many music festivals including the Salzburg Festival, Georg Friedrich- Händel Festspiele and Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. He has given concerts with orchestras such as Bacău’s Mihail Jora Philharmonic Orchestra, Jugendsinfonieorchester Sachsen-Anhalt, Staatskapelle Halle, and appeared in prestigious venues including Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle in Halle, Die Glocke in Bremen, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, the Berlin Philharmonie and Teatro dal Verme in Milan. He has performed in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Italy, England, Spain, and Norway.