Hello and welcome to the online home of Ricardo Zwietisch MMus, ARCM (Royal College of Music, London), BMus Performance (Mozarteum College)
Paulo, Brazil, I have performed extensively as soloist, chamber musician and as an orchestral musician in South America, North America, Europe and Asia. After finishing my formal studies at the Royal College of Music in London, I became a member of the Academy of St Martin–in-the-Fields after
auditioning for Sir Neville Marriner
. I have also served as Principal Viola of the Opera Orchestra in São Paulo and Principal Viola of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. In the UK I was Principal Viola with the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra and invited guest Principal Viola for the London Mozart Players and English National Ballet. During my many years in London I have also worked with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia Orchestra. I have extensively worked closely with great artists such as
Sir Colin Davis, Pierre Boulez, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Kurt Sanderling, Oliver Knussen, Riccardo Muti and Carlo Maria Giulini.