A. Vivaldi (1678-1741) Concerto ‘Il Cardellino’ Arr. Felicia v.d. End
F. Devienne (1759-1803) Flute Quartet in G Op. 66
Paul Ben Haim (1897-1984) Serenade for Flute Quartet
M. Reger (1873-1916) Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola op.141a
W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) – Flute Quartet in A
Felicia van den End began to play the flute at the age of 10. Two years later she was accepted in the Young Talent class of the Utrecht Conservatorium, where she studied with Abbie de Quant.
In 1997 and 1998 she gained first prize in the National Flute Competition. In 2003 she was awarded first prize in the national competition ‘Netherlands Young Musical Talent’ and was selected as ‘Young Musical Talent of 2002’. In 2003 the jury of the Princess Christina Competition Jury awarded her first prize in the National Final, which resulted in an appearance at Carnegie Hall, New York. Further distinctions followed, including first prize in the international ‘Jeunesses Musicales’ flute competition in Bucharest and the Essent Music Award for young talent 2003. In 2005/2006 she studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris in the class of Pierre-Yves Artaud and Florence Delépine. She also took piccolo lessons with Pierre Dumail. She graduated from the Utrecht Conservatory in 2007 with highest distinction for her Bachelor. From September 2009 she is continuing her study with Jacques Zoon in Geneva.
As a soloist she has appeared with a number of orchestras, including the Antonio Lucio Chamber Orchestra, the North Holland Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Amsterdam, the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Kiev Solists and the Dutch National Youth Orchestra.
Felicia was flautist at the Zürich Opera Academy from 2007 until 2008.
Together with pianist Daria van den Bercken she played in the Concertgebouw’s Young Dutch Performersseries at the Gergiev Festival, and in the context of the Debut Series, she gave eleven concerts in the Netherlands’ most important musical centers. For the Debut Series she won, together with Daria van den Bercken and singer Karin Strobos, the audience prize of which is a CD recording. In October 2009 Felicia was awarded the Elisabeth Everts prize for young talent.
Felicia has performed in master classes with the flautists Patrick Gallois, Philippe Bernold and Emanuelle Pahud. She also appears regularly in concert halls at home and abroad, from the United States to Japan, South Africa, the Middle-East, Germany and France.