Duo Esperanza was founded in 2017. After eight years together within the Fagotiky quartet, Multi award-winning bassoonists, Denisa Beňovská and Michaela Špačková established this current ensemble which aims to promote and spotlight the bassoon as a solo instrument. Both in the context of solo and chamber, the duo has won many prestigious awards and prizes.
In addition, Esperanza has a close collaboration with renowned bassoonist and conductor Pascal Gallois.
Performing solo recitals or with an accompaniment of string ensembles (Barocco sempre giovane, Vivaldi Collegium Prag, Gadrew way and others) the duo performs across Europe including Czech Republic, Spain and France.
,,Two bassoons of the Duo Esperanza are discovering new timbres of famous opern arias. It is besonders how beautiful and completely new can perform the melodies which everyone knows.
Aleš Bluma (czech music critic)