Jana Boušková

Jana Boušková ranks among undoubtedly to the world most distinctive and demanded harpist. Apart from her artistic cooperation with the leading orchestras she devotes to chamber music with the musicians such as Maxim Vengerov, Christian Tetzlaff, Yury Bashmet, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Radek Baborák, Emmanuel Pahud, Mathieu Defour, Patrick Gallois, Sharon Kam and others. Above all awards and prizes which Jana earned letʼs name the International Harp Competition, USA; International Harp Contest, Israel; Concours International de Musique de Chambre, France; Torneo Internazionale di Musica, Italy; Harp Award, Switzerland. Apart from her solo performances Jana has connected her pedagogical activities to the Brussels Royal Conservatory, Academy of Performing Arts and Prague Conservatory.

She is being invited to take part at numerous international harp congresses, symposia and master classes in various parts of the world. Besides Janaʼs extensive repertoire includes works across all styles she also introduced many world premieres of solo and chamber compositions which were written and dedicated to her (Ravi Shankar, Benjamin Yusupov, Jan F. Fischer, Kryštof Mařatka, Lukáš Sommer, Emil Viklický and others). Jana cooperates and records for various international labels, radios and TV channels.