Austrian flutist, Birgit Ramsl-Gaal enjoys a busy career as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Appointed principal Flute of the orchestra of the Volksoper Wien since 2004, she has since solidified her place as one of the most versatile personalities in the music scene in Austria.
Young prize winner of numerous national and international competitions („Gradus ad Parnassum“ 2000, „Mozartpreis Wiesbaden“ 2004, International Flute competition „Jean-Pierre Rampal“ Paris 2005), Birgit has been invited to perform all major flute concertos with orchestras such as the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, the Camerata Hamburg, the Tokyo Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra Baroque Ensemble, the Tonkünstler-Orchestra Niederösterreich among others.
Recent highlights include soloist appearances with her orchestra at the Suntory Hall and Seoul Arts Center, solo recitals at the Tokyo Opera City Hall and chamber music concerts with Vadim Gluzman and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra at the Wiener Konzerthaus.
Her intense activity as a soloist and chamber musician led her to various well-known festivals all over the world: Salzburger Festspiele, the Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Richard Strauss Festival Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the Festival Latinoamericano de Música Caracas, the Carinthian Summer Music Festival, the Lisztfestival Raiding, the AtterseeKlassik Festival, the Rheingau Musik Sommer and at the New Music Week Shanghai.
Born in Krems/Donau, Birgit graduated with honors at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Wolfgang Schulz and Barbara Gisler-Haase and completed a Master Class program under András Adorján at the Hochschule of Music and Theater Munich. She received important influences from Aurèle Nicolet, Emmanuel Pahud, Pierre YvesArtaud, Michael Martin Kofler and Janos Bálint.
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The members of our orchestra and dancers of the Vienna State Ballet send a musical greeting from Vienna to the world and to your home. Connected by the universal power of music, they play Johann Strauss’ “Danube Waltz” in the musical home office.