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 2024
  • Discount 29 February 2024: 20%
    31 March 2024: 15%
    30 April 2024: 10%

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

CHF 850.- Participation must be confirmed by paying a deposit of CHF 250 at the time of enrolment. Discounts only apply to those who confirm their enrolment by paying the deposit within the specific discount period.
CHF 900.— Including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Modern double or triple rooms with bathroom, kitchen, internet access and shared washing machine. Few single rooms available with extra charge.