Andrea Oliva

“Andrea Oliva is one of the best flutists of his generation, a shining star in the flute world”: as Sir. James Galways speaks about Andrea, First flute soloist of the “Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia” in Rome, since the 2003. He is a graduate of Istituto Musicale “Vecchi-Tonelli” of Modena, and winner of the first prize at the International Competition in Kobe (2005) and the third prize at the International ARD-Competition in Monaco (2004). Already a full member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, Andrea attended the Herbert von Karajan Academy and was invited as guest first flute at the Berliner Phil under the presence of conductors such as Abbado, Maazel, Gerghiev, Oramo and Jansons. Oliva has collaborated with orchestras such as the Bayerische Rundfunk and Orchestra da Camera di Monaco, Bamberger Symphoniker, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra of Europe.