Andrea Oliva, flute

Andrea Oliva is one of the best flutists of his generation, a shining star in the world of flute.”  (Sir James Galway). He is principal flutist at the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome and recently became Professor of Flute at the Italian-speaking Switzerland Conservatory in Lugano.

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  • Accompanying pianist Marta Cencini
  • Date of mastercalss 19 - 31 July 2023
  • Discount Deadlines and discounts (for details see Terms and conditions):
    28th February 2023: 25% early bird discount
    31st March 2023: 20% early bird discount
    30th April 2023: 10% early bird discount

He is first prize winner at the ‘Kobe International Competition’ in 2005 and won the third prize at the ‘ARD international competition’ in Munich in 2004.

He has been a member of the GMJO and attended the Herbert von Karajan Academy in Berlin.

At the young age of 23, he was invited to play as a Guest Principal Flutist at the Berliner Philharmoniker under the direction of prestigious conductors.

He collaborated as a teacher and orchestral player with Mozart Orchestra in Bologna under Claudio Abbado and collaborates as principal flute with the Bayerische Rundfunk in Munich, the Bamberger Symphoniker, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

As a soloist he performed from the USA to Japan and with Santa Cecilia Orchestra, directed by C. Hogwood, M. W. Chung, A. Pappano and M. Honeck.

In 2012 he debuts in Wigmore Hall with Angela Hewitt.

He formed the GlobeDuo with guitarist Costanza Savarese.

He recorded many CDs for “VDM”, “Le Chant de Linos”, “Wide Classique”, “Hyperion” (Bach Sonatas with Angela Hewitt), “Brillant” and “Sony” (F. Ghedini ‘Sonata da Concerto’ Soloist with Orchestra Toscana, D. Rustioni cond.)

Oliva plays a 14k all gold Muramatsu Flute.


Accompanist for the Flute course: Marta Cencini

(in Swiss francs) 250.— This fee must be paid at the time of registration so that a place in the Masterclass can be confirmed.
Standard (in Swiss francs) 575.— To be paid, at the latest, on 30 June.
25% discount 431.25 If you register by 28 February and provided the application fee is paid by 28 February.
20% discount 460.— If you register by 31 March and provided the application fee is paid by 31 March.
10% discount 517.50 If you register by 30 April and provided the application fee is paid by 30 April.
Fixed fee for listener participants (in Swiss francs) 50.— To be paid, at the latest, on 30 June.
(in Swiss francs) 900.— Including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Modern single, double or triple rooms with bathroom, kitchen, internet access and shared washing machine.