Monday, May 25, 2020

Bohdana Tesarova | 1st Prize | Winds & Percussion | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Bohdana Tesařová (November 12, 2000) started playing first the recorder in the music school of Prague, when she was 7 years old. Then she won first prizes at the internationals flute competitions. She has performed, among others, at the Film awards of the Trilobit 2010 and 2011. In 2012 she as oboist won the 1st prizes in semifinals and finals rounds in the Music School competition and the best ranking of all categories of oboists.
In May she appeared as a soloist at a TV concert of Noah TV.
In autumn 2013 she performed at the family recital in the baroque hall in the Polish castle of Pakoszow. In the same year, Czech TV made a documentary about her for Terra Musica.

In autumn 2014 she performed as a soloist at concerts with Prague Chamber Orchestra with a new composition, which was adapted for her by the famous composer Jaroslav Krček.
In 2015, she became the Absolute winner of the Oboe play in the national art school competition. In January 2016 she passed exams at the Prague Conservatory. In March she won 2nd place in the international competition Pro Bohemia.

In 2017 she won 1st prize and Absolute victory at the Czech Philharmonic LFA competition in July, in October she won the 1st prize at the Pardubice Brass Competition and as a result she performed at the winners' concert in Suk Hall in Pardubice and in Rudolfinum in Prag.
In 2018 she performed as a soloist with the Zielona Gora Philharmonic Orchestra in Poland.
In 2019 she performed as the soloist with the Prague Dvořák Orchestra. Also she performed as the soloist for example at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany at the meeting of the Humbolt Foundation.

She also performs in a chamber duo with her sister, violinist Pavla Tesařová. On the basis of joint performances, several contemporary compositions have already been created for them. She often guest performs in professional orchestras.

1) Concertino for oboe and orchestra op. 18, August Klughardt, 9.08 min.

2) Oboe concerto in c minor, Alessandro Marcello, 6.58 min.

3) Sonata in e minor for oboe 1. movement, Francesco Geminiani, 1.44 min.

4) Sonata in e minor for oboe 2. movement, Francesco Geminiani, 1.48 min.