Felix Renggli

Felix Renggli

Flute

Felix Renggli was born in Basel/Switzerland and studied the flute with Gerhard Hildenbrand, Peter-Lukas Graf and Aurèle Nicolet. He gave up his chair as a solo flautist with the Symphony Orchestra of St. Gallen, to start a freelance career in the same position with several orchestras in Europe (Tonhalle Zürich, Festival Orchestra Lucerne, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Europe) and perform as soloist at several international festivals as in Paris, Bourges, Lucerne, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, Lockenhaus etc. Working and playing regularly together with oboist, composer and conductor Heinz Holliger has deeply marked his musical career. He tours as soloist and member of different chamber music groups, such as for example the “Ensemble Contrechamps”/Geneva (music of the 20th century), the “Holliger-woodwind-quintet”, “Nova Stravaganza/Köln” (on baroque instruments), etc…, in Europe, Japan, China, Korea, Southamerica and USA, playing in prestigious halls like Merkin Hall/New York (Solorecital), Opera Bastille/Paris, Beethoven Hall/Tokio, Alte Oper/Frankfurt, etc. Felix Renggli has been awarded prizes at various international music competitions. He has recorded for the radio in different countries and appears on a growing number of compact discs, with the Ensemble Contrechamps, Heinz Holliger, the Arditti Quartett, the pianist Jan Schultsz and others. (Philips, Koch International, Accord, Stradivarius, Discover, Genuin Artist Consort) Renggli teaches a professional flute class at the Music Academy of Basel, having been nominated for this place as successor of P.-L. Graf., and gives regularly masterclasses in Europe (Int. Summercourses Montepulciano/Italy, Masterclasses Goslar/Germany), Japan (Int.summer academy of Musashino Music University Tokio) Australia and Southamerica (Argentina, Brasil ). His repertoire includes a wide range of music: from the 18th century, played on historical instruments (Nova Stravaganza/Köln), up to the avant garde of our time, having played first performances from many solo-and chamber-music works. (also with „Ensemble Contrechamps/Geneva). Since 1999 he is one of the three artistic directors of the new released concert serie in Switzerland, „Swiss Chamber Concerts”.

Upcoming Concerts

Event Name Start Date
TERRAMOZART 5 April 2019
TERRAMOZART 4 April 2019
TERRAMOZART 3 April 2019
TERRAMOZART 2 April 2019
TERRASCHUBERT 15 February 2019
TERRASCHUBERT 14 February 2019
TERRASCHUBERT 13 February 2019
TERRAHOLLIGER 23 January 2019
TERRAHOLLIGER 22 January 2019
TERRAHOLLIGER 19 January 2019
TERRAHOLLIGER 18 January 2019
TERRABARTÓK 26 November 2018
TERRABARTÓK 25 November 2018

Past Concerts

Event Name Start Date
TERRASCC20YEARS 4 October 2018
COSMOSSTRAUSS 14 January 2018
COSMOSSTRAUSS 13 January 2018
COSMOSSTRAUSS 12 January 2018
COSMOSSTRAUSS 11 January 2018
PLANETTELEMANN 7 May 2017
PLANETDVOŘÁK 21 November 2016
PLANETDVOŘÁK 17 November 2016
MAGMAHOLLIGER 9 March 2016