Ginevra Petrucci is a flutist based in New York City. Hailed by the press as “one of the most interesting talents of her generation”, Ginevra has performed at Carnegie Hall (New York), Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.), Salle Cortot (Paris), Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Villa Medici (Rome), Ohji Hall (Tokyo), as well as throughout China, South America, and the Middle East.
She has appeared as a soloist with I Pomeriggi Musicali, I Virtuosi Italiani, I Musici di Roma, and the Chamber Orchestra of New York, and has released the first recordings of Edouard Dupuy and Ferdinand Buchner’s Concertos. As a chamber musician, she has collaborated with pianists Bruno Canino and Boris Berman, and with the Kodály Quartet, with whom she released a highly acclaimed recording of the complete Flute Quintets by Friedrich Kuhlau. Her recording of Robert Muczynski’s Sonata has been praised as “oozing with lifeblood and zest … enthralling and rousing” by the German press. In 2017 she rediscovered and recorded Wilhelm Kempff’s Quartet for flute, strings, and piano. An avid new music advocate, Ginevra has collaborated with George Crumb, Steve Reich, Betsy Jolas, and Kaija Saariaho, performing the American premiere of her flute concerto Terrestre, and has premiered over a hundred new works by composers of her generation. She is the founder and Artistic Director of the Flauto d’Amore Project, a large-spanning commission endeavor aimed at the creation of a new music repertoire for the modern flauto d’amore. She holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University and a Master of Music from Yale University. Before moving to New York City, she studied at Santa Cecilia Conservatory in her native Rome under the guidance of her father, and at the École Normale in Paris. Ginevra is Principal Flute at the Chamber Orchestra of New York and serves as a guest lecturer at several international academies and universities. ginevrapetrucci.com