Frank de Bruine

Early Music Oboe and Wind Ensemble

Frank de Bruine received his musical training at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, from where he graduated with distinction.

Since then he has played with many period orchestras in Holland, England, Germany and France. He was principal oboe for the Academy of Ancient Music for more than thirty years and still plays principal oboe with the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.

He is also renowned as a soloist performing across Europe, the USA, South America and Japan. He has recorded several oboe concertos by Vivaldi and Albinoni with the AAM and Christopher Hogwood for Decca as well as recordings for the Wigmore Hall Live Label and Harmonia Mundi (also with the AAM). He can be heard on the AAM’s acclaimed recording of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. Most recently he has recorded Mozart’s works for oboe with the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.

Frank teaches early oboe at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz (Poland).

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