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A virtuoso recorder player and conductor, Dorothee Oberlinger, has received numerous awards, such as the Opus Klassik, Echo Klassik, Diapason d’Or, ICMA, and the Telemann Prize awarded by the city of Magdeburg. As a soloist she collaborates with the Ensemble 1700, which she founded in 2002, and other renowned Baroque ensembles such as Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Musica Antiqua Köln, Arte del Mondo, B’Rock, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Academy of Ancient Music, Al Ayre Espagnol, Il Suonar Parlante, Zefiro and Concerto Köln. After studying in Cologne, Amsterdam and Milan, she made her concert debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1997 as the winner of The Society of Recorder Players / Moeck Solo Recorder Competition. Since then she has performed in important festivals and concert halls around the world. In addition to her intense activity in the field of Baroque music, she is also involved in contemporary music projects like the album “Touch” by the Swiss duo, Yello, published in 2009. Since 2004, she has been a lecturer at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, where she directed the early music department until 2018. She is also the Superintendent of the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci and Barock-Festspiele Bad Arolsen. She teaches the recorder course at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena since 2022.