Jane Rutter

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Jane Rutter
Born (1958-11-02) 2 November 1958 (age 62)
GenresClassical, jazz, pop

Jane Rutter (born 2 November 1958) is an Australian flautist. Her repertoire encompasses classical, jazz, and pop music.[1]


Rutter specializes in the French Flute School.[2]

She has lectured at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and formed the chamber group POSH.[3] Rutter has performed worldwide.[3] She has released over twenty solo albums.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2016, Rutter was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Rutter lives in Sydney with her family.[6] Outside music, she supports green causes. In 2011 her stepsister took her to court over their father's estate.[7]

Selected discography[edit]

  • Jane Rutter French Flute
  • Jane Rutter: Vivaldi The Four Seasons
  • Flute Spirit Dreams and Improvisations (nominated for an Aria Award for Best World Music Album)
  • Flute Fantasy
  • French Kiss
  • An Australian in Paris nominated for an Aria Award for Best Film Soundtrack Album; Reached No 1 In ARIA Classical Charts
  • Titania's Dream: Puck's Flute On a Mid Summer's Night
  • Flute Samba
  • Embraceable You – Jane Rutter Plays the Gershwin Songbook
  • The Very Best of Jane Rutter – Reached No 1 In ARIA Classical Charts
  • Fire and Water: An Irish Fantasy
  • Brazil with Slava Grigoryan nominated for a 2004 Aria Award for Best World Music Album Reached No 1 In ARIA Classical Charts
  • Verse 1
  • Romancing the Flute
  • Blo
  • Apasionada
  • Jane Rutter Plays Mozart/Mozart's Flute
  • 1989, Nocturnes and Preludes for Flute, WEA OCLC 173202423
  • The Posh Chamber Funk
  • Posh


  1. ^ Fowler, Sharon (8 December 2007). "Jane Rutter - The Australian". The Australian. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
  2. ^ "Jane Rutter". ABC Music. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Jane Rutter". www.janerutter.com. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  4. ^ McPherson, Angus (14 September 2016). "Jane Rutter to be honoured by the French Government". Limelight magazine. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  5. ^ McGrane, Danielle (28 November 2016). "French knighthood for flautist Jane Rutter". news.com.au. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  6. ^ Georgina Cooke, My Perfect Weekend: Jane Rutter July 1 2014.
  7. ^ Janet Fife-Yeomans, Battles of wills doesn't pay the bills, The Daily Telegraph, December 24, 2011 .

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