GuestAccademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Orchestra
Adriana Ferreira is Principal Flute of the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Prior to that she was Co-Principal Flute at the Orchestre National de France (2012- 2018) and Principal Flute of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (2016-2017). In 2010, when she was nineteen years old, Adriana won the First Prize at the Carl Nielsen International Competition in Denmark. In 2013, she was awarded 3 rd Prize at the Kobe Competition in Japan, before obtaining First Prize of the Gazzelloni Competition in Italy. Finally, in 2014 she won the Geneva Competition (joint 2 nd Prize, the 1 st Prize was not attributed), where she was also honoured by the Coup de Cœur Breguet Prize. In 2011, as a duet with pianist Isolda Crespi, she published the CD Danse des Sylphes with Numerica in Portugal, followed in 2015 by a CD for the Falaut collection in Italy. In 2016, she released a CD as soloist with the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, for the label Claves. Born in Portugal, she studied at the Artave Music School with Joaquina Mota. Laureate of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, she studied with Sophie Cherrier at the Paris Conservatoire, where she graduated. She also studied with Benoît Fromanger at the Berlin Hochschüle Hanns Eisler and holds a Musicology Degree from the Sorbonne University.