Ana de la Vega
"One of the most outstanding young artists of our time"
"Fleetness of phrase and appealing purity of tone”
BBC Music Magazine
Since the release of her highly praised 2018 debut recording with concertos by Mozart and Myslevicek Australian flutist Ana de la Vega has become one the most popular and well-known instrumentalists on the European classical music circuit. She has drawn critical praise for her ‘crystal-clear’ and ‘velvety tone’ (NDR Kultur), ‘superior, masterful technique’ (Fono Forum), ‘feathery-light playing’ (Der Spiegel), and ‘unobtrusive virtuosity’ (Pizzicato).
In addition to her busy concert schedule, Ana de la Vega has been the protagonist in two full-length documentary films produced by German-French TV channel ARTE: ”Ana de la Vega and the Flute” (2019/20) explores her career from her childhood in Australia to her studies in France and success on the international stage, with a. focus on her special love for the music of Mozart. In “Bach – Music for Eternity (2021),” she explores the eventful history of the Brandenburg Concertos, in tandem with the release of her recording of three Brandenburg concertos on her latest album, “Bach Unbuttoned.”.
Recent and upcoming highlights include solo performances with the London Philharmonic, La Scala Chamber Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Strings, English Chamber Orchestra, Bremer Philharmoniker, Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, Bochumer Symphoniker, Dresdner Kapellsolisten, and Trondheim Soloists as well as debuts in Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Berlin Philharmonie, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Wigmore Hall & Cadogan Hall London, Philharmonie Essen and Philharmonie im Gasteig Munich.
Born to Argentinian and British parents, Ana grew up on a farm in New South Wales, Australia. She studied flute at the University of Sydney and at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris. She is an ambassador of Altus hand-crafted, Japanese flutes.