Swiss flutist Emmanuel Pahud was born in Geneva in 1970.
"I am a chameleon who tries to mach the colour of the music," says Pahud, "and here the flute converses with the orchestra like a prima donna, a diva on the stage."
Fantasy on 'La Traviata' and 'Rigoletto' Fantasy (Verdi); Lensky's Aria (Tchaikovsky); Fantasy on 'Der Freischütz' (Weber); Menuet & Dance Of The Blessed Spirits (Gluck); Fantasy on 'Die Zauberflöte' (Mozart) a. o.
Emmanuel Pahud, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Y. Nézet-Séguin.
Tchaikovsky: Lensky's Aria.
Emmanuel Pahud, flute. Rotterdam Ph. Orch.