Sep 26 2007

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Thomsen, Janne

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Between the Gasteig (Munich), Wigmore Hall (London), Kioi Hall (Tokyo), Chatelet (Paris),  Conservatory Hall (Moscow) and the Philharmonie (Berlin), Janne Thomsen, Danish flautist, performs with musicians such as Peter Schreier, Sumi Jo, Pierre Laurent Aimard, Marie Pierre Langlamet, Maurice Bourgue, Edouard Brunner, Viktor Tretiakov, Steven Isserlis , Lluis Claret, Mario Brunello, Norman del Mar, Yuri Bashmet and Hans Werner Henze.

The Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Salzburg Camerata, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, the European Camerata and the Moscow Soloists have invited her as a soloist.

She has won the Danish “Young Musician of the Year Award”, the first of a whole string of major successes at major international competitions; prize winner in Prague, Bayreuth, Rome, Vienna, Paris and Boston.

Janne Thomsen has also been awarded the Czech Music Foundation Prize and the D.A.N.C.E. Prize in New York. Her native country of Denmark has awarded her the Holstebro Prize, the Gade Award and support from the foundation of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe and  Prince Henrik of Denmark.

Her studies were at the Royal Academy of Music in London with W. Bennett and the Amadeus Quartet and the Paris Conservatoire with M. Bourgue and A. Marion. She has played principal flute in the European Union Youth Orhestra with Claudio Abbado and under the direction of conductors such as Barenboim, Chung, Haitink, Janssons, Maazel, Rostopovitch, Sawalisch, Sanderling and many others.

She appears as a soloist and chamber musician at many of Europes leading festivals, including Kuhmo in Finland, Pablo Casals Festival Prades, Menton, Montepulciano, Aix en Provence, Printemps des Arts Monte Carlo, Sandor Vegh Festival, Cheltenham, HW Henze Festival Gutersloh, Bad Kissingen etc.

Janne Thomsen has recorded works from the complete Mozart flute quartets, trio sonatas for flute and oboe to concerti by Nielsen and Honegger (10 Repertoire Prize).

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