“Andrea Oliva is one of the best flutists of his generation, a shining star in the world of the flute”. This is what Sir James Galway said about Andrea Oliva, Principal Flutist at Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Orchestra in Rome since 2003.
What were the challenges of bridging the gap between college and professional work?
Were there aspects of Orchestral playing that you felt weren’t prepared for by the college?
You have won quite a few competitions. Do you think it is important doing them?
How was it playing in the Berlin Philharmonic when you were 23? Scary or fun?
You have played in many orchestras. How have they developed/changed your playing?
What do you think about Principal Chairs?
We are very proud to announce that we will be working closely with Andrea in soon to bring our subscribers video masterclasses on auditions on the continent. Andrea’s knowlege of orchestral flute repertoire is wide and varied and he has a lot to offer to flute students around the world. We are very excited about our partnership. Visit Andrea’s website and check out his recordings.
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