About Dorothee Oberlinger
Born in 1969 in Aachen, Dorothee Oberlinger studied recorder in Cologne, Amsterdam and Milan. After successfully making her debut in 1997 by winning the first Price in the international competition SRP / Moeck UK in London's Wigmore Hall, Dorothee Oberlinger has been a regular guest at major festivals and concert series throughout Europe, America and Asia.
As a soloist, she plays with the Ensemble 1700, founded by her in 2002, as well as with renowned baroque ensembles and orchestras such as the Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Musica Antiqua Cologne, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, London Baroque, the Academy of Ancient Music or Zefiro.
As "Instrumentalist of the Year 2008", she was awarded the prestigious German "Echo" music award award for her CD recording "Italian Sonatas", followed by an ECHO Klassik for her album "Flauto Veneziano" in 2013. In addition to her intensive involvement with the music of the 17th and 18th centuries, Dorothee Oberlinger is still devoted to contemporary music, thus contributing to the latest CD "Touch" of the Swiss pop duo 'Yello'.
Since 2004, Dorothee Oberlinger is professor at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, where she is also heading the Institute for Early Music. Since 2009, she is the artistic director of the traditional Arolsen Baroque Festival.