Although still in his thirties, Denis has already developed one of the fastest growing careers amongst the musicians of his generation. He has won numerous prizes at some of the world’s most prestigious international competitions (including Jean-Pierre Rampal, Munich ARD and Kobe) and since 2015 he is principal flutist at the L.A. Philharmonic. In the previous years he was principla flutist at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
He has already made several recordings. His first solo CD, includes the world’s premiere recording of the Sibelius Violin Concerto on the flute. He has been very active as soloist, orchestral player and teacher and, last year alone, his engagements took him to Greece, Iceland, USA, Japan, Korea, UK and Lithuania.
Videos with Denis Bouriakov: Interview and practicing the note bending