Dorothee Oberlinger

Dorothee Oberlinger today is one of the leading representatives of her instrument. She had her debut in 1997 when she won 1st prize in the international competition SRP/Moeck U.K. in London at Wigmore Hall. Numerous invitations to concerts and festivals throughout Europe, America and Asia followed. Since then Dorothee got invitations from concert halls like Grand Théatre Bordeaux, Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, KKL Luzern, Tonhalle Zürich, […] and she also got invited to play at festivals like Resonanzen Wien, Yehudi Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Schleswig Holstein Music Festival, London Lufthansa Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Beethoven Festival Warsaw and Beethovenfest Bonn. As a soloist she performs together with ‘Ensemble 1700’, which she founded in 2002 and also with prestigious baroque ensembles and orchestras such as Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Musica Antiqua Cologne, Academy for Ancient Music Berlin, Academy of Ancient Music, London Baroque, Melante, Zefiro and L´arte del mondo. She works in various projects with leading musicians of ancient music like Reinhard Goebel, Giovanni Antonini, Vittorio und Lorenzo Ghielmi, Luca Pianca, Rachel Podger, Giuliano Carmignola, Sandrine Piau or Max Emanuel Cencic. Her CD recordings of Baroque music of the 17th and 18th century received the highest honors by international critics. In 2008 she


received the ECHO Classic Award in the category „Best Instrumentalist of the Year“, 2013 for „Best Concerto Recording of the Year (up incl. 18th century/flute)“ and her CD „Flauto Veneziano“ was awarded the ‘Diapason d'Or’ award for the „Best Chamber Music Recording of the Year (up incl.18th century)“ in 2015. She gave her successful debut as a conductor in early 2011 in Salzburg. In addition to her intensive engagement with Baroque music of the Baroque Dorothee Oberlinger repeatedly concentrates on contemporary music. She, for example, worked for the new CD „Touch“ by the Swiss pop duo „Yello“. Since 2004 she has been professor at the Mozarteum Salzburg, where she runs the local Department of Ancient Music, and since 2009 she is the artistic director of the traditional Bad Arolsen Baroque Festival. For her musical merits Dorothee Oberlinger has been appointed an honorary citizen of her hometown Simmern in 2016. Through numerous concert programs and CD recordings Dorothee approached Telemann’s oeuvre in a special way. Recordings as the „Double Concertos“, Solo Fantasias for flute, recorder concertos by Telemann and his German contemporaries or Duets for recorder underline this approach.