Veronika Böhmová (*1985)

completed her doctoral studies at Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in the class of Prof. Ivan Klánský and Meisterklasse in the class of Prof. Arkadi Zenzipér at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden. She is the laureate of a great number of national and international competitions; her greatest successes include advancement among the 32 best pianists in the world at the Arthur Rubinstein Competition in Tel Aviv in 2014, 2nd Prize at the Anton G. Rubinstein Competition in Dresden in 2012, advancement to the semi-finals at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels in 2010 and 2nd Prize at the Maria Canals Competition in Barcelona in 2007. Veronika introduced herself with her recitals to the public in the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Belgium, Italy, France, Switzerland, USA, Mexico, Japan and China. In 2014, Veronika recorded a CD with compositions by Sergei Prokofiev and Igor Stravinsky for Supraphon. She cooperates regularly with leading European and world orchestras and currently has 30 piano concertos in her repertoire. In 2016, she debuted alongside the Israeli conductor Lahav Shani with the Czech Philharmonic with a piano concerto by Josef Páleníček. The same year, she achieved her greatest success so far, namely a performance in the famous concert hall of the Isaac Stern Auditorium – Carnegie Hall in New York.

Finalist in the following competitions:

  • Anton G. Rubinstein Wettbeverb Dresden - 2012 (2nd prize)
  • Rotary Club Nuremberg International Competition, Germany - 2012 (1st prize)
  • Piano Florida Competition (USA) – 2011 (Semifinalist)
  • Queen Elisabeth Competition Brusel – 2010 (Semifinalist)
  • Maria Canals Competition Barcelona – 2007 (2nd prize)
  • Rotary Club Nuremberg International Competition, Germany – 2006 (2nd prize)
  • Chopin Competition, Mariánské Lázně – 2003 (1st prize)
  • Concertino Praga – 1st prize
  • International Smetana Piano Competition – 2002 (3rd prize)
  • Piano Bratislava, Slovakia – 2001 (3rd prize)
  • Zlatý oříšek (Golden Nut) 2001 presented by Dagmar Havlová
  • Medzinárodna klavírna súťaž Košice (Košice International Piano Competition), Slovakia – 1999 (3rd prize)
  • Carl Czerny Competition – 1999 (2nd prize)
  • Steinway&Sons (International Youth Piano Competition), Hamburg, Germany – 1999 (1st prize)
  • Rassegna Internazionale di Giovani Musicisti Pinerolo, Italy – 1998 (1st prize)
  • Mozartovská soutěž (Mozart Competition) – 1997 (1st prize)
  • Festival Mlodych Pianistów Glubczyce, Poland – 1997 (2nd prize)


  • the Zdeňka Podhajská Award
  • Award for the best performance of works of F. Chopin and E. Suchoň
  • Absolute winner of the Prague Junior Note
  • Rassegna Internazionale di Giovani Musicisti Pinerolo "primo premio assolutto"
  • Award for the best czech music - Pro Bohemia

Master courses with:

  • L. Berman
  • M. Béroff
  • K. Hellwig
  • E. Indjic
  • A. Kouyoumdjian
  • R. Lehrbaumer
  • D. Lively
  • G. Sandor
  • S. Sheja
  • T. Vasary

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