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Michael Liu

Flute

Professional Orchestra Experience

  • Orquestra do Norte (Portugal) - Guest Flute Soloist B
  • Guernsey Sinfonietta
  • Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of London
  • Orpheus Sinfonia
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Riverside Opera
  • London Soloists Philharmonia
  • Multi-Story Orchestra
  • Northern Chords Festival Orchestra
  • London Firebird Orchestra
  • Orchestra Vitae
  • London Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • London Classical Soloists
  • Outcry Chamber Orchestra

Other Orchestra Experience

  • Orchestra Musica Romantica (alongside musicians of LSO)
  • West London Sinfonia
  • Southwark Sinfonia
  • Ashover Music Festival Symphony Orchestra
  • London Arts Orchestra
  • Les Voix Nouvelles Symphony Orchestra
  • Oxford Spezzati Orchestra
  • Azalea Ensemble
  • Ensemble 111

Education Work

  • English National Ballet          
  • English Touring Opera

Training Orchestra Experience

  • London Symphony Orchestra Wind Scheme
  • Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Opera Sinfonia
  • Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
  • Orchester des Festival junger Künstler Bayreuth (Germany)
  • Hot Springs Music Festival Orchestra Academy (Arkansas, USA) 

Opera / Ballet Music / Operetta / Musical Theatre

  • Mozart: Don Giovanni, Nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberflöte
  • Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites
  • Puccini: La Bohème
  • Rossini: L’occasione fa il ladro
  • Wagner: Die Meistersinger
  • Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Swan Lake
  • Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado, Ruddigore
  • Beauty and the Beast

Solo / Chamber Music Performances
  • Concerto Performances
    • Khachaturian: Flute Concerto, St John’s Smith Square - (Live recording – http://youtu.be/LUqW6bbLvAE)
    • Borne: Fantaisie Brillante sur ‘Carmen’, KHS Hall (Taipei, Taiwan)
                                              
  • Solo Performances
    • Wigmore Hall                                                    
    • St James’s Piccadilly                                       
    • Westminster Cathedral Hall
    • Foundling Museum
  • Chamber Music Performances
    • St-Martin-in-the-Fields
    • Kings Place (with Trevor Pinnock)
    • Foundling Museum 
    • Conway Hall 
    • The Forge, Camden
    • Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 
    • Françoys-Bernier Concert Hall (Quebec, Canada) 
    • Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall (New York, USA) (alongside Juilliard professors & students)                               

TV & Radio Broadcasts / Commercial Recordings

  • BBC World Service ‘Impact’ programme live broadcast performance & interview 2013
  • BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’ programme live broadcast performance & interview (playing with Trevor Pinnock) 2010

  • ‘Foxtales’ CD, English Touring Opera 2011
  • Other experience includes recording at Abbey Road Studios, Henry Wood Hall and under labels including Decca, Naxos and Albany Records

Competitions / Awards

2nd Prize
Winner
Semi-Finalist
1st Prize
Winner
Scholarship
Scholarship 
Fellowship    

Orchestral Audition Experience


Semi-Finalist
Semi-Finalist                      
Semi-Finalist
Extra Player
Runner-Up
Finalist (no winner)         

Education

MA, LRAM Diploma




Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition (New York, USA) 
June Emerson Launchpad Prize
Royal Over-Seas League Chamber Music Competition 
Nicholas Blake Prize, Royal Academy of Music
International Artist, Concordia Foundation
Le Domaine Forget Music Academy (Quebec, Canada) 
Banff Centre (Alberta, Canada)    
Hot Springs Music Festival (Arkansas, USA)

 


Co-Principal Flute Audition, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra (Finland)
Co-Principal Flute Audition, Joensuu City Orchestra (Finland)
Principal Flute Audition, Joensuu City Orchestra (Finland) 
Extra Player Audition, Orquestra do Norte (Portugal)  
Sub-Principal Flute Audition, Oulu Symphony Orchestra (Finland)
Sub-Principal Flute Audition, Oulu Symphony Orchestra (Finland) 

 


Royal Academy of Music 

 


2013
2010
2010
2010
2009
2009
2008
2008

 


2016
2013
2012
2012
2011
2010

 

2010
Professors

Flute - William Bennett OBE, Kate Hill
Piccolo - Patricia Morris

Referees available upon request

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Instruments
Flute, Alto Flute, Bass Flute, Piccolo