Christian Plouvier

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Widely regarded as one of the world's top flutists, Christian Plouvier was born in Antwerp, Belgium.

He started to play the flute aged 12, graduated at the Antwerp Conservatory at 19, then specialized with the famous French flutists Alain Marion and Jean-Pierre Rampal. In addition to performing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Antwerp), the Opera Orchestra (Antwerp-Ghent) and the National Orchestra of Belgium (Brussels), he performs regularly both as an orchestral player and soloist in many combinations: harp, koto, piano, harpsichord, guitar, woodwind quintet and larger ensembles.

He was a founding member of the Bellerophon Orchestra, featuring the best wind players of Belgium. Their repertoire goes from Mozart to Stravinsky, including many creations of Belgian contemporary composers.

Apart from performing, Christian Plouvier enjoys a successful teaching career, travelling worldwide to give master-classes and seminars (Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Beijing, Istanbul, Ankara). He served 22 years as the Professor of Flute and Chamber Music at the Academy of Music in Antwerp.