Janne Thomsen


The Danish flautist Janne Thomsen has established a reputation as a sought-after soloist, appreciated for her warm expressive sound with a wide range of differentiated colours and dynamics, depth of expression and exuberant vitality.

Janne began her musical studies in Denmark at the age of four and later became the Danish “Young Musician of the Year”. On completion of her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Paris Conservatoire, she continued to win prizes at international flute competitions in Prague, Paris, Bayreuth, Rome, Vienna and Boston. Janne Thomsen was also awarded support from the Augustinus Foundation and the Foundation of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark. For her contribution to music she has been awarded an ARAM – associate of the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Janne Thomsen is a passionate chamber musicician, and appears as a soloist with orchestras and ensembles including the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Salzburg Camerata, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Kremerata Baltica, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong and the Moscow Soloists conducted by Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Christopher Hogwood, Thomas Dausgaard and Maxim Vengerov.