Artists biographies
Mathilde Calderini

Mathilde Calderini is one of the most promising flute players of her generation. She won the First Prize of the prestigious Kobe International Flute Competition in 2013. She has already been awarded several distinctions: Special prize of the Best Young Flutist of Maxence Larrieu International Flute Competition, First Prize of the Buffet Crampon Competition, ‘Adami Revelation of the year’, and she is supported by the bursary ‘Young Talent Clos Vougeot’.

Mathilde Calderini is developing her career in Europe and Asia. She is invited to perform in various places such as Auditorium de Radio France in Paris, Kioi Hall in Tokyo, Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Osaka, Royal Festival Hall in London, Grand Salon des Invalides in Paris, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Théâtre des Champs-Elysée in Paris.

A French native, Mathilde Calderini studied with Claude Lefebvre at CRR de Paris. She completed her Bachelor and Master degree with Sophie Cherrier and Vincent Lucas at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris. She obtained the highest distinction for her Final Recital. She also trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London with William Bennett and Samuel Coles.

Mathilde Calderini has been first flute of the Southbank Sinfonia in 2013 (Britain's Young Professional Orchestra). Furthermore, her cooperation with orchestras such as the Philharmonia, BBC Concert orchestra, English National Opera, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lyon Opera or Paris Opera led her to play in several prestigious venues such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Royal Albert Hall in London,  Opéra Bastille, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the Royal Opera House of London, the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow ... under the baton of Philippe Jordan, Alain Altinoglu, Klaus Peter Flor, Edward Gardner, Mark Elder or Vladimir Ashkenazy.

Mathilde Calderini © Jean-Baptiste Millot Mathilde Calderini © Jean-Baptiste Millot

Appearances at the
Beethovenfest 2017