Silvia Careddu

Flute

Silvia Careddu

Silvia Careddu made an auspicious start to her career by winning unanimously the First Prize and the Audience prize at the 56th Concours International de Genève.

Following the award, Lorin Maazel invited Silvia to become principal flute of his newly founded Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini.

She later held the same position with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Wiener Symphoniker, the Wiener Philharmoniker-Wiener Staatsoper and, from September 2021, the Orchestre National de France, in Paris.

In 2012 she became artistic partner of the Kammerakademie Potsdam, winner in 2015 of the Opus Prize (for the category: Best German Orchestra).

As guest principal flute, Silvia plays with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Sinfonia Grange au Lac.

Silvia is a founder member of the Alban Berg Ensemble Wien, flexible chamber music group of virtuoso instrumentalists that records for the Deutsche Grammophon.

Silvia’s presence as soloist and chamber music partner is very demanded in important festivals (Schleswig Holstein, Festival des Arcs, Bürgenstock Festival, Australian National Academy for Music, Festival de Pollenca, Festival de Salon, Musiktage Mondsee, Weggis Galway Festival, Riva del Garda, Hitzacker Festival, Flautissimo, Fukuoka Japan Convention, NFA American Flute Convention, AFE Spanish Flute Convention, Festival de Colmar).

Passioned about pedagogy, Silvia Careddu is Professor at the Conservatoire – Académie Supérieure de Strasbourg HEAR, at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ in Berlin, at the Barenboim-Said Akademie (Berlin) and at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Italy).

She regularly gives masterclasses in Europe and Asia and has served as juror for the Concours de Genève, the Nicolet International Flute Competition, the Premio Claudio Abbado, the Concours Maxence Larrieu, the Crusell International Competition and the Prague Spring International Music competition.

Silvia Careddu was born in Cagliari (Italy), studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, where she graduated with distinctions. She owes important influences and artistic impulses to A. Nicolet, F. Souchard, R. Ghiani, R. Guiot, E. Pahud and P.-Y. Artaud.

Our Teachers

Pavel Berman

Violin

Kristina Blaumane

Cello

Denis Shapovalov

Cello

Tatiana Masurenko

Viola

Andryi Vitovich

Viola

Yulia Deyneka

Viola

Andrea Oliva

Flute

Sonia Prina

Voice

Lorenzo Micheli

Guitar

Eva Bindere

Violin

Vadym Kholodenko

Piano

Silvia Marcovici

Violin

Rena Shereshevskaya

Piano

Enrico Bronzi

Cello

Alena Baeva

Violin

Silvia Careddu

Flute

Carlo Chiesa

Liuteria

Anna Pirozzi

Voice

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