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Natalia Auli holding her oboe in hall with statue

 

Natalia is prizewinner of the Geneva Competition 2021 with a 3rd prize + 4 special prizes including the Audience prize, the Young Audience prize, the Musicology Students prize, and the Rose-Marie Huguenin Prize. She is 1st Prize at the Vienna International Music Competition 2023 performing in the prestigious Brahms Saal of the Wiener Musikverein. She is also laureate of the International Oboe Competition Ferlendis 2017 in Italy, and she obtains the honor mention at the "Sony" International Oboe Competition of Japan in Tokyo 2018.

 

As a soloist she had performed with several orchestras such as the Suisse Romande Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Ciconia Consort (Netherlands), Medellin Philarmonic (Colombia), Xalapa Symphony Orchestra (Mexico) and many others.

 

She is guest artist in several festivals in Europe as Davos Festival, Festival des Haudères, both in Switzerland, Classy Sundays Festival in Belgium, Festival Les Echappées Musicales du Médoc in France and others, as well as in radio transmissions such as “Générations France Musique live” on France Musique.

With different orchestras and musical groups, she has performed in festivals as the George Enescu Festival in Romania, the Festival de la Chaise Dieu and the Festival de Ravel in France, the Paleo Festival in Switzerland and others.

In 2022  she mades her first tour as a soloist of concerts and masterclasses in four South-American countries : Colombia, Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay, performing in important halls such as the “Teatro Colón” in Buenos Aires.

Natalia gives masterclass in several universities and institutes in South America such as the National University of Colombia, the Pontifica Javeriana University of Bogotá, the National University of Arts of Buenos Aires, the Municipal Art Institut of Asunción, among others.

 

Natalia is invited as principal oboe in different orchestras in Europe as Den Norske Opera Orchester in Norway, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse in France, the Musikkollegium Winterthur in Switzerland, and among others.

 

Born in Caracas, Natalia started the oboe through "El Sistema", a magnificent musical program of youth and children's orchestras in Venezuela. At the same time she continued her studies at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory in Caracas with Ricardo Riveiro.

 

In 2014, she became a member of the Teresa Carreño Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and performed in Europe: Stockholm, Lisbon, London, Munich, Toulouse, Istanbul, Milan and she has the opportunity to work with many renowned conductors such as Dudamel, Rattle, Vasquez or Frübeck de Burgos.

 

Studio photo of Natalia Auli on a chair, holding up her oboe instrument.
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Natalia did her higher education at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon with Jean-Louis Capezzali and Jérôme Guichard and at the Hochschule für Musik München with François Leleux and Tobias Vogelmann.

In 2018, she worked one year interim with the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra where she participated in several international tours: Baku, Barcelona, Evian-les-Bains and others, and recorded a CD of the Dmitri Shostakovich’s Chamber symphonies with Joshua Weilerstein.

 

Since september 2021, Natalia is member of the Bordeaux National Opera Orchestra in France and she is part of the new generation of request artists to perform as a soloist and give master classes around the world.

Natalia Auli plays an oboe M2 and english horn Marigaux.

Natalia Auli sitting on a chair, "hugging" her oboe
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