Since 2016, Vienna-based singer Josipa Bainac and pianist David Hausknecht have been performing together.
The highly poetic devotion and virtuosity of the young Czech pianist, as well as the penetrating intensity of Josipa Bainac's voice, delight the domestic and foreign audiences.
Together they have built up a wide repertoire of song cycles, an essential part of which is contemporary music. Some works were dedicated to and premiered by the duo.
The permanent work with contemporary composers, such as Akos Banlaky, Johanna Doderer, Peter Joyce, etc. forms the interpretation consciousness and makes possible for the duo to make the music lively and exciting, regardless of whether it is historical or contemporary performance practice.
They are representatives of a new generation of musicians who try to be close to composers and close to people.
©Wiener Konzertkontor KG
Recital „Greetings from Vienna”, January 2019, Croatia
Two successful Vienna-based young artists, Josipa Bainac and David Hausknecht, gave the audience an extraordinary musical experience. Astonished listeners filled the Matica Hrvatska Hall till last seat last night and gave the artists an overwhelming round of applause for their excellent performance.
Diplomkonzert, November 2017, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna
…I was attending Josipa Bainac s final public diploma concert and she passed it with distinction…Her presentation of Mozarts Laudamus te and of Croatian Composers were stunning. Johanna Doderer joined Josipas concert as well and was very happy not only because of the great presentation of her 3 Lieder out of “Rosa Lacrimosa” but because of the incomperable Liedbegleitung of David Hausknecht as well. David was part of Josipa´s great succes.
Kurt Deutsch, Founder of Junge Schubertiade Wien
Schubertiade Hohenems, June 2016, Austria
"Day Four of the Thomas Hampson/Wolfram Rieger master class: the final concert. The performers who captivated me during the previous three days were the same who made the strongest impressions at this morning's concert in the Markus Sittikus Saal.
The Croatian soprano Josipa Bainac astonished me all week with her accomplished interpretations, glorious tone, and what Hampson called the "extra-musical" communication that enriches Lieder singing. Her performances of Schumann's "Widmung" and Schubert's "Suleika I" were memorable. Just where her vocal career is headed, I'm not sure - Susanna? Adina? Mimi '? - but I know I want to go there. Her pianist, David Hausknecht, was also terrific."
J. Patrick Truhn