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Ms Bridget Bolliger





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Australian-Swiss flautist Bridget Bolliger distinguished herself early with the Sydney Symphony performing Ibert's Flute Concerto at 15. She relocated to Switzerland for her tertiary studies graduating with a Master's Degree in Performance from the Basel Music Academy under Professor Peter-Lukas Graf.


Bridget then embarked upon a busy and varied career in Europe and South America, appearing as a soloist and chamber musician with many leading international orchestras and ensembles. Her countless performances of Mozart's Flute and Harp Concerto have involved collaborations with some of the world's most renowned harpists – including Marielle Norman and Elena Zaniboni.


She has held Principal Flute positions with the St Gallen Symphony Orchestra and the Sao Paulo Symphony. She has appeared as guest Principal Flute and soloist with the Basel Symphony, Lugano Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Zürich, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, and Queensland Symphony Orchestra.


She was the founding Director of the New Sydney Wind Quintet, spanning over a decade performing countless concerts supported by Musica Viva. She has been the Founding Artistic Director of the Sydney Chamber Music Festival since 2008.


Bridget is a dedicated flute teacher, has given masterclasses in universities in NSW, Victoria, and maintains an international profile through her teaching work around the world on Bridget Bolliger is a Powell Artist.

Sydney School of Music and Fine Arts
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