Eugene Izotov

Oboe Jury 2021


Eugene Izotov is one of today's leading oboists, orchestral musicians, and music educators. He is currently Principal Oboe of the San Francisco Symphony, and was previously Principal Oboe of the Chicago Symphony and Metropolitan Opera, as well as Guest Principal with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and New York Philharmonic.

He is Oboe Professor at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Music Academy of the West, and at Pacific Music Festival. Born in Russia, Izotov studied at the prestigious Gnessin School with Ivan Pushechnikov and Sergey Velikanov, and later at Boston University with Ralph Gomberg.