Bemerkungen auf einer Reise durch Flandern, Deutschland, Italien und Frankreich. Aus dem Engl. mit Anm. von K. P. Moritz
Adam L. Walker (born in 26 December 1987) is an English classical flautist.Adam was born in Retford, Nottinghamshire. By the age of nine, he had taught himself to play the flute and piano. A year later, he entered Chetham's School of Music, where he studied flute with Gitte Sorensen, also studying piano as a secondary subject. He later attended the Royal Academy of Music.Described by Classic FM as one of the top 5 international flautists, in 2009, at the age of 21, Adam Walker was appointed principal flute of the London Symphony Orchestra and received the ‘Outstanding Young Artist Award’ at the MIDEM Classique Awards in Cannes. In 2010 he won a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award and was shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Outstanding Young Artist Award.In 2011 Adam gave the world premiere of Brett Dean’s Concerto The Siduri Dances with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and took part in the Brett Dean Day at Wigmore Hall. Over the next year he returns to Wigmore Hall, collaborating with James Baillieu and Bernarda Fink and records his first CD with Sonimage. He also returns to appear as guest principal with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.As a soloist Adam has appeared with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra at the Konzerthaus, the Solistes Européens at the Philharmonie in Luxembourg, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields at the Barbican, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at the Proms, Hallé Orchestra at Bridgewater Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall, and with the Bournemouth Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony and Northern Sinfonia Orchestras. Concert appearances include LSO St. Lukes (broadcast by BBC Radio 3), City of London, Spitalfields, Presteigne and the Isle of Man Festivals, Varese (Italy) and Festspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern (Germany). In 2010 he gave the premiere of a new work by Huw Watkins at the Gregynog Festival and toured throughout China with guitarist Morgan Szymanski. He has collaborated with Trevor Pinnock, Sally Pryce, Lucy Wakeford, John Reid and Tom Poster.Born in 1987 in Retford, Nottinghamshire, Adam Walker studied at Chethams School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music with Michael Cox graduating with distinction in 2009 and Her Royal Highness Princess Alice Prize for exemplary studentship. In 2004 he was a Concerto Finalist in the BBC Young Musicians Competition and in 2007 was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT). He has recently been made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.