Sophie Dervaux has been principal bassoonist of the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera Orchestra since 2015. Previously, she was principal contrabassoonist of the Berlin Philharmonic. She is a prizewinner of numerous prestigious competitions, including the ARD International Music Competition Munich (2013) and the Beethoven Ring Bonn (2014). As a soloist, she has performed with such renowned orchestras as the Vienna Philharmonic, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and the Orchestre National de Lyon. Her extensive solo repertoire includes works by Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns, Jolivet, Strauss, Mozart, Hummel, Haydn, Paganini and others. Sophie Dervaux has performed at the world's most prestigious concert halls, including the Philharmonie de Paris, Berlin Philharmonie, Suntory Hall Tokyo, Carnegie Hall New York, Royal Albert Hall London.
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