Orchestra Academy

In existence at Zurich Opera House since the 1997/98 season, the Orchestra Academy gives musicians from Switzerland and abroad the opportunity to gain their first experiences in a professional orchestra for two years. The students are actively involved in the day-to-day work of the Philharmonia Zurich, prepare the pieces they are to perform under the instruction of their mentors (first-chair players and soloists from the Orchestra), are given specialist training for auditions, as well as the opportunity to play chamber music in the widest variety of combinations. Many former members of the Academy have already made the transition to excellent orchestras.

The members of the Orchestra Academy 2021/22

Violin
Samuel Jimenez Collazos
Katarzyna Seremak

Viola
Ladina Zogg

Violoncello
Noémie Akamatsu

Bass
Wiktoria Czyzewska

Flute
Nieves Inmaculada Aliaño Ramos

Oboe
Artemii Cholokian

Clarinet
Raül Verdu Selles

Bassoon
Michele Ruggeri

Horn
Alejandro Cela Camba

Trumpet
José Pereira

Trombone
Raphaël Long

Percussion
Felix Birnbaum

Piano
Anna Pismak

Orchestra Academy 2021/22 ( Raül Verdu Selles, Clarinet, is missing)