About us

We are a small, devoted team of enthusiastic people whose knowledge, experience and skills complement one another.

Ivana Leidlová

Founder, President of the Association of Chateau Liteň, Executive Director of the Jarmila Novotná Festival

foto18Graduated from the University of Economics in Prague in 1997 (major in International Business and Law‘).Granted an MBA degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2000. She started her professional career as a relationship manager at Citibank. In years 2003-2011 worked as the Head of International Corporate Desk at the Unicredit Bank, Czech Republic. Ivana has two sons, David and Lukáš. She decided to devote herself to the non-profit business sector after the end of her maternity leave.



Markéta Rybárová

Team Support and Production



Eliška Kofroňová

PR and Marketing



Dita Hradecká

Cooperation on Dramaturgy of the Jarmila Novotná Festival

She studied piano and musicology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague. She published in professional magazines and edited radio broadcast programs. She produced concerts while still in pursuit of her degree. Continued in her publishing work in the newspaper Lidové noviny (2000–2009). She completed an internship for specialist journalists in Berlin in 2003–2004. She has been giving lectures about musical history at the New York University of Prague since 2006. In 2010–2012 worked at the Ministry of Culture where she was responsible for grants in music. Until recently, she taught music history at New York University of Prague. In 2010–2012 she worked at the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. In 2016–2018 she led the editorial office of classical music on the Czech Radio Vltava, in 2019 she became Head of the Library of the Institute of Musicology at the Faculty of Arts.