Jan Bogdan

Jan Bogdan first played as a soloist with the State Philharmonic Orchestra of Kosice at the age of 12 and numerous times since then. In addition, he played as a soloist with various other orchestras such as Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak National Radio Orchestra, Targu Mures Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Chamber Orchestra, State Chamber Orchestra Zilina, Franz Schmidt Kammerorchester and as a practicum substitute orchestra member with Wiener Philharmoniker and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. In last few years was also a guest principal cellist in Israel Chamber Orchestra.

In 2021, Jan was chosen by Maestro Lahav Shani to perform as a soloist under his baton with Buchmann Mehta Symphony Orchestra in Charles Bronfman Auditorium (Israel Philharmonic Hall).

Since the age of seven, Jan has been a recipient of numerous national and international awards. Among many, let us mention the first prize at "Buchmann-Mehta Strings Competition", "Wettbewerb für Violoncello", the laureate of the Talents for Europe competition and the laureate of the Eugena Suchoň competition. 

Repertoire Jan Bogdan


Boccherini L. Cello Concerto in B-flat Major, G 482

Dvořák A. Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104

Elgar E. Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85

Fujikura D. Cello Concerto

Haydn J. Cello Concerto No.1 in C Major

Haydn J. Cello Conerto No.2 in D Major

Saint-Saëns C. Cello Concerto No.1 in A Minor

Schumann R. Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129

Shostakovich D. Cello Concerto No.1 in E-flat Major

Tchaikovsky P. I. Rococo Variations, Op.33

From 07/2023

Bloch E. Schelomo - Rhapsodie Hébraïque for Violoncello and Orchestra


Honegger A. Cello Concerto in C Major, H 72

Tavener J. The Protecting Veil for Cello and Orchestra

Vasks P. Cello Concerto No.2

Other works with Orchestra

Bruch M. Kol Nidrei, Op.47

Dvořák A. Rondo in G minor, Op. 94

Fauré G. Élégie in C minor, Op. 24

Paganini N. Moses Variations

Popper D. Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68

Popper D. Polonaise de Concert Op. 14

Tchaikovsky P.I.Pezzo Capriccioso, Op. 62