This trio of sisters with their natural demeanour and charming humour continuously wins hearts of more and more fans. They accompany their three-part singing with guitar, accordion and violin and their concerts are original and unique experiences. With their instrumental skills they add a new dimension to the swing music of the legendary Andrews Sisters, whose songs you will definitely find in their repertoire, as well as songs of Balkan, Gipsy, Slovak music. The Priester Sisters also have a steadily increasing supply of their own original songs, built on the crossover of various influences, and with a new unique sound.
During their relatively short tenure they have had several successes, receiving the "Golden gander" award for musical productions at the Kremnica Sounds festival in 2015. In 2017 they appeared on a Czech tour of UHCR - The orchestra of Czech Army, and they performed at the Theatre awards show Thalie in 2016 at the National Theatre of Czech Republic. They also appeared in the movie “Promised Princess”,and several times in various Television shows on Tv Art, Barrandov Tv, Tv Palladium and Tv Mnam.
The Priester Sisters perform regular concerts and at venues and festival stages of Germany, Czech and Slovak, and have also introduced themselves in Belgium, Holland and Italy.
Victoria Priester - vocal, accordion
studied piano, composition and jazz at the Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek in Prague
Lucia Priester - vocal, violin
MgA. in violin at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts and Jazz Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek in Prague
Barbora Priester - vocals, guitar
studied guitar at the University of HMT Rostock (GER) and Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek in Prague
On the 2.9.2022, the annual Europe Blues Train Festival took place in Berlin, where The Priester Sisters performed un-plugged versions of their new original songs. The performance was live-streamed by Rock Radio Berlin.
In August 2022, PS travelled to Italy for their second Italian Tour. On the way down to Italy they performed at Staundach-Egerndach (DE), and then visited Venice, and performed in festivals and concerts in four Italian cities: Vaglia, the festival Arte Cultura in Firenze, Festival Faltereco in Stia Arezzo and Torna il Festival Cavú in Cagnano Varano.
On the 31.7.22, The Priester Sisters performed again at Schloss Ribbeck's garden close to Berlin. The concert was organized in collaboration with Jazz Radio Berlin, Orange Room Berlin and Schloss Ribbeck in Nauen. The listeners could hear a very new program consisting of original songs in the style of progressive pop, enriched by electronics and beats, and also swing songs from the famous Andrews Sisters, which PS included in the program upon request from the fans and organizers.
In March 2020 The Priester Sisters released their debut single Second Hand Man. The song refers to a true personal story from Berlin, who you can watch on youtube, as well as download the song on Spotify, Googleplay or any other of your favourite platform.
The Priester Sisters recorded live the first 3 of their original songs.
In September 2017 The Priester Sisters will make their first tour of Italy. In addition to the concert at the Nà Cosetta club in Rome, there are shows planned in five other Italian cities - Livorno, Siena, Orvieta, Terni and Pinerolo.
In 2017 a new circus show Younak appeared in the modern circus scene. The show uniquely combines Slovakian folklore and its traditional music and dance with non-verbal theatre, improvisation and modern scenic music. The director of the show is the widely recognized Adrian Schvarzstein (Spain). His sense of humor makes people laugh through the whole show and leaves the audience with a strong impression. The plot is inspired by the story of Slovakian brigand Jánošík. However, the show is not a simple narration, but shows fragments and artistic pictures of the general atmosphere of the brigand age as well as of the life of Jánošík and the mark of his personality on society. The Priester Sisters are taking a part in this project not only as a folklore band, but also as actors and dancers. The circus show will be performing in the next couple of years in many places, so make sure to see it at least once. ;)
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In the Spring of 2017, The Priester Sisters performed with the Orchestra of the Central Military Band of Czech Republic (ÚHAČR) on their tour through many Czech cities. Within the “Concerts of Freedom”, among them “Honor to Heroes” and “Concerts to International day of the family”, they played the song “Sing Sing Sing” under the conducting of Dir. pplk. Jaroslav Šíp, usually at fully crowded town squares and town halls. The concerts took place in Prague at Obecní dům, in Ostrava at the Theatre of Antonín Dvořák, in Prague in St. Wienceslas square, in Tabor, Klatovy, Rakovník, Stará Boleslav, and in Lipník nad Bečvou. The video from Prague Obecní dům is available to watch at the link below.
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In March 2017, during the live streaming of 2016 Thalie Awards, (under the direction of Ivan Pokorný) the music was performed and arranged by The Priester Sisters. Besides improvising the background music during the nominations, the sisters also played the songs “Il Faut du Temps au Temps”, “Libertango” by Astor Piazzola, and “Dance of pirates”, a composition of Jiří Hájek, from new movie “Promised Princess” by Ivan Pokorný. (The sisters also played three princesses in this movie, see above.) A condensed version of their performance from the evening in National Theatre in Prague is available to watch at the link below.
In 2016, director Ivan Pokorný made his fairytale movie “Promised Princess” (in orig.language „Slíbená princezna“) for children and adults. The Priester Sisters appeared in the movie as three of the twelve princess sisters and they also recorded a music of Jiří Hájek, written especially for the movie. How it resolved with the princess Radost, the pirate Za Bié Ocradé and the servant Jiřík, you might have seen last Christmas on 25th of December 2016 on Czech Tv Channel ČT1.
What is a summer comfort without some chilled out busking? So we tried it several times in Berlin and we have to say that with the Roland Mobile AC Acoustic Chorus amplifiers, it’s really a joy! We show how it would look like in Prague on the Old Town Square in our videoclip shot together with very handy cameraman Martin Novotný. Of course the city police obliged, and joined our video with pleasure ;)
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As a part of the Festival of Humour and Satire Kremnica Gags 2015 The Priester Sisters played a full evening concert. During the three-day festival they performed at the VIP dinner for Festival organizers, had several performances at a local square, as well as at the gala award
List of winners
Lumír Olšovský vyzpovídal The Priester Sisters v live pořadu „Život je fajn“ televize Mňam. Povídali si o veganské stravě, o začátcích jejich tria, živě také zazpívaly a zahrály několik písní.
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In June we were invited to european Memorial Air Show in Roudnice nad Labem. We flew on a single-engine biplane, flew balloons that the pilots later shot down and in the evening sang for pilots at a private party. For the photos check our Facebook profile.
We were invited to perform at the show „Barování Speciál“ organized by a famous czech actress Sandra Nováková. It was a benefition supporting romanian children. The concert took place at the New National Theatre in Prague and was broadcasted live on ČT Art channel.
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The Priester Sisters performed as guests of the band Circus Problem on the first Balkan Party at Café Nona. Together with the
The Priester Sisters gave their first interview on the program called “Live from the Palladium
The Priester Sisters were guests on the new album
Europe Blues Train Festival, FORUM FACTORY 19:30, Berlin /DE/
ITALIAN TOUR VOL. II - Torna il Festival Cavú, Cagnano Varano /IT/
ITALIAN TOUR VOL. II - Festival Faltereco, Stia Arezzo /IT/
ITALIAN TOUR VOL. II - Arte Cultura, Firenze /IT/
ITALIAN TOUR VOL. II - Hangar Utopia, Vaglia /IT/
ITALIAN TOUR VOL. II - Gasthof zum Ott, Staudach-Egerndach /DE/
Schloss Ribbeck bei The Orange Room, Nauen /DE/TICKETS
Exhibition - Slovak Institute, Berlin /DE/
Ausstellungszentrum Pyramide, Marzahn-Hellersdorf, 18:00, Berlin /DE/
Schlosspark Biesdorf Christmas, 14:30, Berlin /DE/
/POSTPONED TO 31.7.2022 AT THE SCHLOSS RIBBECK, NAUEN/ Auditorium des Hotel Estrel /Concert bei The Orange Room/, Sonnenallee 225, 19:30, Berlin /DE/
Werk 9, Berlin - live stream /DE/
Strassen Bühne /Artistania/ - Alfred-Scholz-Platz, 20:00, Berlin /DE/
Fashion Show - Slowakisches Institut, Berlin /DE/
Wild & Heart, Berlin - online live stream /DE/
Werk 9, Berlin - online live stream /DE/ - ZRUŠENO
48 Stunde Neukoelln, Berlin /DE/
BWK BildungsWerk in Kreuzberg /DE/ - online
Weihnachtsshopping Einkaufcenter Wust, 14:30, Brandenburg an der Havel /DE/
Weihnachtsshopping Kaufpark Eiche, 14:30, Ahrensfelde /DE/
Sady u MKD, 19:30 Mělník /CZ/
Komedianti v ulicích - Festival, 18:00 Tábor /CZ/
U Kamenného mostu, Písek, 19:00 /CZ/
Sonnenwendfeie Open Air, Kap Arkona /DE/
Swingový festival Jiřího Šlitra, Zámecká jízdárna, 20:40, Rychnov nad Kněžnou /CZ/
Bratislava - Privat /SK/
Berlin - Privat /DE/
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