Through the years he has developed a strong artistic career on 3 continents, in over 30 countries worldwide, with over 15 solo and chamber music records, with a broad artistic repertoire from baroque music to contemporary.
Born in Tirana, Albania he is currently solocellist and concertmaster at the National Theatre in Prague, Czech Republic.
He is laureat of National and International Competitions (Cello Young Talents Competition, Albania 1985), (Palma d ́Oro, Italy 1999), (Rovere d ́Oro, Italy 2004) and he made numerous recordings for Czech TV, Radio, the Radioservis and Triga music labels, while also has recorded for radio and TV in Albania, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Spain, Austria, Germany, Brazil, Japan, China and Hongkong.
In 1992 he wins a scholarship at the Academy of Music in Prague (Prof. Rudolf Lojda), where he graduated in 1997 with Master’s degree in cello with the highest rating. During the studies in Prague, he also part takes in master classes of known professors such as Prof. Boris Pergamenschikow in “Cello Academy” Kronberg, Germany (1996) and Prof. Josef Chuchro in “Summer Academy” in Semmering, Austria (1997). In 2017 Bledar completed his doctoral studies with Ph.D. degree at Janacek Academy in Brno (Czech Republic) in interpretation and the theory of interpretation.
He has been introduced as a soloist and concertmaster with numerous orchestras in Czech republic and has been invited for cooperation by European orchestras in various artistic projects. His activity extends further, with concerts in Europe, Japan, South Korea, China, Hongkong, Brazil, Israel and performed at international music festivals, such as ” Czech Chamber Music Society – Czech Philharmonic “, Festival ” Prague Spring”, ” Pontes “, “Jerusalem Concert Society,” eccet., where he receives the highest ratings from the press and music critics.
Bledar Zajmi plays a French instrument of “Mirecourt”.