Hana Sapáková

French horn

In Czech Philharmonic
since 2020

Also plays in
Czech Wind Harmony

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Born in Brno, she studied the French horn at the Brno Conservatory with Mgr. Milan Mrazík. Since 2018, she has been studying at the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität in Linz with Professor Raimund Zell. As a conservatory student, she already played with PKF – Prague Philharmonia and was a member of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestral Academy.

She is the laureate of national and international interpretation competitions (Conservatory Competition in Pardubice, International Interpretation Competition for Wind Instruments in Brno, International Competition Pro Bohemia Ostrava) and was the most successful Czech contestant in the French horn category at the International Music Competition Prague Spring 2018. She has also participated in a number of international music courses (Horntages Telf, Hornclass Praha, Radek Baborák’s Masterclass and French Academy in Telč) with André Cazalet, Raimund Zell, Johannes Hinterholzer, Přemysl Vojta and Christian Lampert.

As a soloist, she has performed with the Czech Philharmonic, Brno Philharmonic, Youth Symphony Brno and Helfert Chamber Ensemble. She recorded František Habermann’s double horn concerto with Ondřej Vrabec on a CD featuring also music by Peter Seabourne. She receives a permanent scholarship from the Chamber Music Academy in Prague.