Jana Brožková

Jana Brožková achieved remarkable success while still a student of the Prague Conservatory as the winner of the international competition Concertino Praga 1983. In 1989 she was the absolute winner and recipient of a special prize at the Europäischen Musikpreis Zürich.

Between 1988 and 1993 she studied at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and in 1991 she won the third prize at the performance contest of the Prague Spring Music Festival. In 1997 she won the first prize at the international IDRS Gilllet Competition in Evaston, USA. At that time she has already performed as a renowned soloist both at home and abroad and played chamber music in ensembles In modo camerale and Afflatus Quintet, which won the first prize in the prestigious contest of ARD in Munich in 1997.

Since 1987 she has been the first oboist and soloist of the Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and her recordings of oboe concertos and other compositions for oboe are part of the valuable material of the radio archive.

Since 2002 she has been the first solo oboist of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, and she also teaches at the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts since 1998.