The youngest player in the Berlin Philharmonic
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Emmanuel Pahud: 10 facts about the great flute player
3. The youngest player in the Berlin Philharmonic
He leapt into the international orchestral and solo music scene when he was appointed Principal Flute of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Claudio Abbado. At 22, he was the youngest player in the Berlin Philharmonic, a position to which he returned in 2002 under Sir Simon Rattle after taking a 18-month teaching sabbatical.