“Claudi Arimany is, in my opinion, one of greatest flautists of his generation. He is one of those virtuosi who place technique, sonority and phrase colouring at the service of musicality and sensitivity, something not within the grasp of many.”
Jean-Pierre Rampal, August 1999
Claudi Arimany was born in Granollers near Barcelona (Spain).He is considered one of the most prestigious Spanish soloists. He was a student of Jean-Pierre Rampal at the Paris Conservatory of Music.
Arimany has performed, as soloist, with Jean-Pierre Rampal, Maxence Larrieu, and Aurele Nicolet, as well as with numerous orchestras including the English Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York, Berlin Philarmonic Atheneum Quartet, Franz Liszt Budapest Chamber Orchestra, Israel Sinfonietta, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Orchestra Internationale d´Italia, Zagreb Soloists, München Bach Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgart Kammerorchester, China National Symphony Orchestra, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Berliner Kammerorchester and the Czech Philharmonic.
Mr. Arimany has been a jury member for the “Rampal International Flute Competition”. He has made numerous recordings on Sony Classical, Novalis, Delos International, and Saphir.
Claudi Arimany is a Haynes Artist. Claudi plays concerts with the Haynes gold flutes used by Jean-Pierre Rampal during his career. These flutes were given to him after the death of the great master.