Careddu made an auspicious start to her career by winning unanimously the First
Prize and the Audience prize at the 56th Concours
International de Genève.
the award, Lorin Maazel invited Silvia to become solo flute of his newly
founded Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini.
later joined the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Wiener Symphoniker and the Wiener Philharmoniker-Wiener Staatsoper, as
2012 she became artistic partner of the Kammerakademie Potsdam, winner of the
Echo-Preis 2015 (for the category Best German
guest principal flute, Silvia plays with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino,
Sinfonia Grange au Lac.
is a founder member of the Alban Berg Ensemble Wien, flexible chamber
music group of virtuoso instrumentalists, that has a concert series at the
Brahms-Saal of the Musikverein in Vienna and
the Deutsche Grammophon.
presence as soloist and chamber music partner is very demanded in important festivals (Schleswig Holstein, Festival des
Arcs, Bürgenstock Festival, Australian National Academy for Music, Festival de
Pollenca, Festival de Salon, Musiktage Mondsee, Weggis Galway Festival, Riva del Garda, Hitzacker Festival, Flautissimo, Fukuoka Japan Convention,
NFA American Flute Convention, AFE Spanish Flute Convention, Festival de
Careddu is Professor at the Conservatoire - Académie Supérieure de Strasbourg
and teaches at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ in
regularly gives masterclasses in Europe and Asia and has served as juror for
the Concours de Genève, the Nicolet
International Flute Competition, the Premio Claudio Abbado, the Concours
Maxence Larrieu, the Crussell International Competition and the Prague Spring
International Music competition.
Silvia Careddu was born in Cagliari (Italy), studied at the Conservatoire de Musique et de
Danse de Paris, where she graduated with distinctions. She owes important
influences and artistic impulses to A. Nicolet, F. Souchard, R. Ghiani, R.
Guiot, E. Pahud and P.-Y. Artaud.
Emmanuel Pahud and Trevor Pinnock she has recorded Trio Sonatas by J. S. Bach