Vincent Cortvrint


Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra



Vincent Cortvrint is the piccolo solo from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, one of the leading orchestras in the world. He played under the baton of a.o. maestros Haitink, Chailly, Janssons, Mehta, Maazel, Harnoncourt, Masur. Before joining RCO in 1996 he was a member of the Belgian National Orchestra. Next to his orchestral commitment, he transmits his passion for the music at the Conservatorium of Amsterdam teaching flute and piccolo. He is frequently invited for master classes and summer school in many European and Asian countries and collaborates to various chamber music festivals. At the age of four, Vincent Cortvrint discovered his passion for the flute. He studied at the Brussels conservatory with Michel Lefebvre and continued in Paris with Michel Debost and Maurice Bourgues. In December 2017 he premiered the piccolo concerto Solastalgia from E-S Tüür commissioned for him by the Concertgebouw Orchestra. He recorded it for the label “RCO live”.