DIALOGUES | A MULTICULTURAL RECORDER JOURNEY
Vladimir Soares | Recorder
Brazilian recorder player Vladimir Soares began his musical studies in the "Orquestra Villa-Lobos"- a social project that provides free musical education to children and teenagers in the South of Brazil.
He graduated at the Arts Institute in Porto Alegre (BRAZIL) and was the winner of several competitions in Brazil before continuing his studies at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.
In Stuttgart, Vladimir completed a Master's in Chamber Music in 2015 and a Master's in Recorder in 2016 under the guidance of Professor Hans-Joachim Fuss and Andrea Buchert. Vladimir received distiction in both diplomas, as well as the “Láurea Prize”, which has not been given to a recorder player since 1991.
Vladimir has distinguished himself as performer and and has performed as a soloist in front of major Orchestras in Brazil as well as the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra) in Germany. Since 2001, he has been working as a music educator, teaching flute lessons in music schools, regular schools, extension projects, NGOs and cultural institutions in Brazil and Germany.
DIALOGUES will feature works from the baroque to the contemporary period showing that the recorder can travel through various genres and styles from different periods.
This CD will be Vladimir's first solo album and a deserved tribute to his exceptional achievements.