PRINCIPAL FLUTE OF THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Adam Walker is leading a new generation of wind soloists. He has performed with many of the leading orchestras of the world. In 2009 at
PRINCIPAL FLUTE OF THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Adam Walker is leading a new generation of wind soloists. He has performed with many of the leading orchestras of the world.
In 2009 at the age of 21, Adam Walker was appointed principal flute of the London Symphony Orchestra and received the Outstanding Young Artist Award at MIDEM Classique in Cannes. In 2010 he won a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award and was shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Outstanding Young Artist Award.
DVORAK: Sonatina Op 100
WIDOR: Suite Op 34
SCHUMANN: 3 Romances Op 94
FRANCK: Sonata in A major for flute and piano.
Born in 1987, Adam Walker studied at Chetham’s School of Music, and the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with distinction in 2009 and winning the HRH Princess Alice Prize for exemplary studentship. In 2004 he was a Concerto Finalist in the BBC Young Musicians Competition and in 2007 was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT). Adam is visiting professor at the Royal College of Music.
As a soloist Adam regularly performs with the major UK orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Hallé, Bournemouth Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony and is a regular visitor to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Further afield he has performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, Auckland Philharmonia, Malaysian Philharmonic, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Solistes Européens, Luxembourg and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra.
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