Oskar Falta was born in Prague, Czech Republic.
A recent graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he was a recipient of the Vivian Joseph Scholarship, he has previously attended the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf and is currently pursuing his doctoral studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in the class of Prof. Eric Wilson. His former professors included Christoph Richter, Guy Johnston and Gregor Horsch (principal of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra).
Oskar has given both solo and chamber music recitals in different venues across Europe, including the St. James’s Piccadilly or the Abbey of Fontenay.
An avid orchestra musician, Oskar has played in various ensembles, including the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Académie d’Orchestre Régis Pasquier and more recently the RAM Symphony Orchestra, conducted by M. Alsop, S. Bychkov, L. Morlot and L. Zagrosek and has participated in a joint Stockhausen project of the Academy Manson Ensemble and the London Sinfonietta in the Royal Festival Hall earlier this year.
Oskar also serves as the principal cellist of the UBC Symphony Orchestra.
He has participated in masterclasses of Steven Doane, Colin Carr, Robert Cohen, Peter Bruns, Michel Strauss and Alexander Ivashkin.
Oskar plays on a cello made by Miroslav Komar in Prague in 2013.