Hana Blažiková

soprano

The Czech soprano Hana Blažiková, who was born in 1980, studied musicology at Charles University in her native Prague and voice with Jiří Kotouč at the city’s Conservatory. She has taken master classes with such figures as Peter Kooij and Howard Crook. Hana Blažiková specializes in music from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. She works with such ensembles as Philippe Herreweghe’s Collegium Vocale Gent, Masaaki Suzuki’s Bach Collegium Japan, Ton Koopman’s Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Christina Pluhar’s L’Arpeggiata, and Václav Luks’ Collegium 1704. Credits include performances at the Edinburgh Festival, the Utrecht Early Music Festival, the Regensburg Early Music Festival, the Resonanzen Festival in Vienna, and the Leipzig Bach Festival. Over 30 CDs document her artistry. Hana Blažiková also plays the Gothic harp, on which she accompanies herself. She is also a member of the Tiburtina Ensemble, which specializes in Gregorian chant.

April 2017