Birgit Ramsl-Gaal

The solo flutist of the Vienna Volksoper enjoys a busy career as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Born in Krems/Danube, she completed her studies in Vienna with Wolfgang Schulz, Barbara Gisler-Haase and in Munich with András Adorján with distinction. She was a scholarship holder of international foundations and prize winner of numerous national and international competitions, including the International Flute Competition “Jean-Pierre Rampal” Paris 2005.
Birgit has been invited to perform all major flute concertos with orchestras such as the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, the Camerata Hamburg, the Tokyo Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra Baroque Ensemble, the Tonkünstler-Orchestra Niederösterreich among others. Recent highlights include appearances as soloist with her orchestra at Suntory Hall and Seoul Arts Center, solo recitals at Tokyo Opera City Hall and chamber music concerts with notable partners like Vadim Gluzman and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra at the Vienna Konzerthaus. Her discography contains i.a. Prokofiev Sonata, Messiaen’s Le Merle Noir on the album „Flute Voyage“ (Gramola 2015), Debussy Sonata with the Trio Partout on the album „Farbenspiel“ (Gramola 2019) as well as Brahms Serenade at the chamber music album entitled „Premier Plat“ with the Theophil Ensemble Wien (CCR 2011). The former Professor for Flute at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna leads master classes in Europe, South America and Asia and has been a faculty member of the Asian Youth Orchestra in Hongkong.