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Flutists and flautists: biography, notable interpretations.

Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.

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Gallois, Patrick

Gallois, Patrick

Patrick Gallois is a renown French flutist and conductor who began his flute studies at the age of 17 with Jean-Pierre Rampal at the Paris Conservatoire.  Four years later he was appointed principal flute in the Orchestre National de France under Lorin Maazel.  
In 1984 he left the orchestra to pursue solo career during which he played with major orchestras around the world and conductors like Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Pierre Boulez, Karl Böhm, Eugen Jochum and Sergiu Celibidache. He successfully established his own orchestra the Académie de Paris as well as conducting career. From 2003 to 2012 Patrick Gallois was a musical director of the Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä and toured regularly with the orchestra. Patrick Gallois has made more than 75 recordings, mostly for Deutsche Grammophon and Naxos labels.
Since 1999 he teaches flute at annual summer masterclasses of the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy.

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in D minor for flute and keyboard (Wq. 22, H 426)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in D minor for flute and keyboard (Wq. 22, H 426)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in D minor for flute and keyboard (Wq. 22, H 426)

Benda F. Concerto for flute and orchestra in E minor

Benda F. Concerto for flute and orchestra in E minor

Benda F. Concerto for flute and orchestra in E minor

Mozart W.A. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major, No 1 (K 313/285c)

Mozart W.A. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major, No 1 (K 313/285c)

Mozart W.A. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major, No 1 (K 313/285c)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in B-flat Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 167, H 435)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in B-flat Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 167, H 435)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in B-flat Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 167, H 435)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in G Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 169, H 445)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in G Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 169, H 445)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in G Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 169, H 445)

Carter E. Scrivo in vento for Flute solo

Piazzolla A. 6 Tango Etudes for Flute solo

Takemitsu T. Air for flute solo

Mercadante S. Concerto for flute and orchestra No 1 in E Major (Op 49)

Mercadante S. Concerto for flute and orchestra No 1 in E Major (Op 49)

Mercadante S. Concerto for flute and orchestra No 1 in E Major (Op 49)

Mercadante S. Concerto for flute and string orchestra No 4 in G minor

Mercadante S. Concerto for flute and string orchestra No 4 in G minor

Mercadante S. Concerto for flute and string orchestra No 4 in G minor

Quantz J.J. Concerto for flute in G Major (No 151, QV 5:165)

Quantz J.J. Concerto for flute in G Major (No 151, QV 5:165)

Quantz J.J. Concerto for flute in G Major (No 151, QV 5:165)

Piazzolla A. 6 Tango Etudes for Flute solo

Vivaldi A. Concerto for flute and strings in D Major, op. 10, No 3, “Il Gardellino” RV 428

Vivaldi A. Concerto for flute and strings in D Major, op. 10, No 3, “Il Gardellino” RV 428

Vivaldi A. Concerto for flute and strings in D Major, op. 10, No 3, “Il Gardellino” RV 428

Jolivet A. Chant de Linos for flute and piano

Devienne F. Concerto for flute No 2 in D Major for flute and orchestra

Devienne F. Concerto for flute No 2 in D Major for flute and orchestra

Devienne F. Concerto for flute No 2 in D Major for flute and orchestra

Gluck C.W. Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits for flute and strings (Wq. 41)