Dorothee Oberlinger

Visiting Tutor in Recorder

Dorothee Oberlinger trained to become a music teacher and also majored in German studies before studying the recorder in Cologne, Amsterdam and Milan. Having won the first prize in the Moeck/ SRP Solo Recorder Competition in London, she made her professional début in the capital’s Wigmore Hall in 1997, subsequently winning many other prizes, including a Diapasaon d‘Or and several Echo Klassik awards. 

In the concert hall she has appeared as a soloist with many distinguished Baroque ensembles and orchestras such as the Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Musica Antiqua Köln, the Akademie für Alte Musik in Berlin, the Academy of Ancient Music, London Baroque, Melante, L‘Arte del Mondo , Al Ayre Espagnol or Zefiro. For her many different projects, she closely works with leading musicians of the Early Music scene such as Reinhard Goebel, Giovanni Antonini, Vittorio and Lorenzo Ghielmi, Luca Pianca, Rachel Podger, Giuliano Carmignola, Sandrine Piau or Max Emanuel Cencic. 

In 2002 she formed Ensemble 1700, a specialist group that performs chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries. Within the context of numerous concert projects and CD recordings, Ensemble 1700 has worked with many leading figures from the world of Early Music.

Since 2004 Dorothee Oberlinger has been teaching at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, where she is also the director of the Institute for Early Music.