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Enrico Sartori ’05 MM wins position with BBC Scottish Symphony
Enrico Sartori ’05 MM has won the principal flute position with the BBC Scottish Symphony.
Italian flutist Enrico Sartori maintains an intense concert schedule as a soloist in Europe and the U.S. At the beginning of the 2009 season, Mr. Sartori made his Carnegie Hall debut as a winner of the Artist International Competition. His performance at Weill Recital Hall received an unanimous standing ovation.
He has appeared as a concerto soloist with orchestras including Orchestra Sinfonica della Valle D’Aosta (Italy), Chamber Orchestra Dumitrescu (Romania), Maribor’s Festival Orchestra (Slovenia), and the Wayne Chamber Orchestra (U.S.), to name a few. He is the winner of many national and international competitions, such as the XIV Franz Schubert International Competition, the Genova International Competition, the Festival Mid-South, and the New York Flute Club Competition. In 2010 he won the first prize and the grand prize at the Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition.
As an orchestral player, in 2010 he played as assistant principal at the BBC National Orchestra in Cardiff, England. In 2009 he was principal flute with the New York Chamber Players and flutist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra (Florida). In 2003 he was principal flute at the Academy of the Teatro alla Scala of Milan (Italy) under the direction of Riccardo Muti. From 2001 to 2003 he was principal flute of the Turin Youth Orchestra and the Symphonic Orchestra of Piemonte (Italy). Also an avid chamber musician in 2004 he was member of the Norfolk Contemporary Ensemble and during summer 2005 he toured the Netherlands playing seven concerts with his flute, cello and piano trio. In the 2007–2008 season he became principal flute of the wind ensemble Campo Aperto, which was invited for several concerts in Mexico in summer 2008.