Andreea Chira is a young and talented pan flutist from Bucharest, Romania working and living in Vienna, Austria.
After years on stage performances Andreea continues her career with classical repertoires, collaborating with the conductor Maestro Gian Luigi Zampieri as honor guest of Craiova “Oltenia” Philharmonic Orchestra of Craiova, Romania.
Andreea was the first pan flute player after the legendary Simion Stanciu – to be invited by “I Solisti Veneti” under the conduction of Maestro Claudio Scimone, representing a prestigious and rare opportunity to play with them a Christmas Concert 2017 in Padua, Italy.
More concerts followed later with the Philharmonic “Kameralna im. Witolda Lutosławskiego w Łomży” under the baton of Maestro Jan Miłosz Zarzycki, Philharmonic “Oltenia” under the baton of Maestro Gian Luigi Zampieri, “Elbląska Orkiestra Kameralna” under the baton of Maestro Jakub Chrenowicz.
In the summer of 2018 Andreea Chira had the honor of being part of the Veneto Festival with I Solisti Veneti “Ensemble Vivaldi” including three extraordinary concerts in Belluno, Dobbiaco and Merano.
In January 2019, Andreea Chira was invited by Instituto Musicale „Gaspare Spontini“ in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, to hold a masterclass and to be part of the Institute for the next three years as panflute teacher for students from South Korea.
„The Four Seasons“ represent now her new project, a concert series including four performances in Vienna with the Ensemble „Kahlo“. The violin concertos: „The Spring“, „The Summer“, „The Autumn“ and „The Winter“ by Antonio Vivaldi will be played by Andreea Chira in a special arrangement of Lucian Moraru.
Andreea Chira is the third Romanian panflute player to be invited to China after Gheorghe Zamfir and Raluca Patuleanu. During the Panflute Festival from 2 to 6 July, supported by the Cultural Institute for Panflute Research at the University „Jiagnan“ in Wuxi, she conducted a masterclass with more than 50 participans, was a juror in a panflute competition and played a concert.
Interview in romanian written by the Romanian journalist Dan Tomozei:
„It was a fantastic moment and an amazing experience to work with this talented and ambitious new generation and to support them in their fututre succes“