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David Silva

Belonging to a new generation of Portuguese classical musicians, Sydney-based David Silva has rapidly established his career as a distinguished flutist. Covering a repertoire of more than four centuries of music, David has been a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester and appeared as a guest with the Staatskapelle Dresden, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Winterthur Musikkollegium Orchester, amongst others.

Recent accomplishments include the 1st prize at the 23rd Estoril Interpretation Competition (Portugal), 2nd prize at Clara Wieck Schumann Competition 2022 (Italy), 4th prize at 2022 Tampere Flute Fest - Young Artists Competition (Finland) and 3rd prize at the Dutch International Flute Competition 2021.

David completed his studies at Haute École de Musique de Genève (Switzerland) and at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium) with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

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