Adriana Ferreira's Masterclass 29/09/2018 at 15:00 in Sala Zelioli Lanzini
Adriana Ferreira | Co-Principal Flute of the National Orchestra of France since 2012, Adriana Ferreira was recently appointed Principal Flute at the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in the Netherlands.
In 2010, when she was barely nineteen years old, Adriana won the First Prize, Orchestra Prize and Young Jury’s Prize at the Carl Nielsen International Competition in Denmark. In 2013, she was awarded 3rd Prize at the Kobe International Competition in Japan, before obtaining First Prize and Darmstadt Prize of the Severino Gazzelloni Competition in Italy in 2014. Finally, she won the Geneva International Competition (joint 2nd Prize, the First Prize was not attributed), where she was also honoured by the Coup de Cœur Breguet Special Prize.
Performing in numerous festivals (Barcelona, Giverny, Caravane Musicale de Monte-Carlo, Manchester, Copenhagen, Kuhmo, Charlotte…), she played as a soloist with the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Odense Orchestra, Geneva and Kremlin (Moscow) chamber orchestras. She has worked with several composers and has first performed, among others, Joaquim Santos’ Flute Concerto.
As a duet with pianist Isolda Crespi, she published in 2011 the CD Danse des Sylphes with Numerica in Portugal, followed in 2015 by a CD for the Falaut collection in Italy. Recently, she released a CD as a soloist with the Geneva Chamber Orchestra and pianist Lorenzo Soulès, for the swiss label Claves.
Born in Portugal in 1990, she studied the flute at the Artave Music School (2002-2008) with Joaquina Mota. Laureate of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, she joined the class of Sophie Cherrier at the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (2008-2015), where she has obtained her diplomas (Bachelor, Master, 3rd cycle supérieur). She also studied with Benoît Fromanger at the Berlin Hochschüle Hanns Eisler and holds a Musicology Degree from the Paris-Sorbonne University.
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