Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.
Andrea Griminelli is a prominent Italian flutist who studied with Jean-Pierre Rampal at the Paris Conservatory and has won twice the prestigious Prix de Paris.
His impressive solo career marks appearances on all major concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, La Scala, Carnegie Hall and Suntory Hall, collaborating with Carl-Maria Giulini, Zubin Mehta, Sir Roger Norrington, Sir Richard Bonynge, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, James Levine etc.
Andrea Griminelli has recorded over 30 CDs, collaborating with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jean-Pierre Rampal and Camerata Academica Salzburg led by Sir Roger Norrington.
In 1984 he was invited by Luciano Pavarotti to perform in the Madison Square Garden that led to overall 200 concerts all over the world, including London’s Hyde Park, New York’s Central Park, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and Red Square, Moscow.
In 1991 Mr. Griminelli received a knighthood from the President of the Italian Republic and in 2003 he was made Officer of Merit of the Italian Republic.