Dorothee Oberlinger Trio Evokes Venice Golden Age
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DOROTHEE OBERLINGER TRIO EVOKES
VENICE’S GOLDEN AGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –
March 10, 2016
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University of Chicago Presents
CHICAGO – On Friday, April 1st at 7:30 pm, recorder player Dorothee Oberlinger will make her first Chicago appearance in a concert at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts as part of UChicago Presents’ Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series. Alongside harpsichordist Alexander Puliaev and baroque cellist Marco Testori, Oberlinger will present Il Flauto Veneziano, her Diapason d’Or-winning program of works by composers Vivaldi, Corelli, and others who wrote music during the 16th and through the 18th centuries – known as the golden age of music and art in the Republic of Venice.
Dorothee Oberlinger is an Echo Klassik-winning virtuoso who has performed with early music ensembles around the globe. Since 2003, she has also directed her own ensemble, Ensemble 1700; since 2004, she has been on faculty at the Mozarteum Salzburg.
There will be a free pre-concert lecture with University of Chicago Professor of Music Robert Kendrick at 6:30 PM.
Please note that Ensemble 1700 harpsichordist Alexander Puliaev has generously agreed to stand in for previously scheduled Florian Birsak, who could not attend this concert due to a family illness.
FRIDAY / APRIL 1 / 7:30 PM / LOGAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Dorothee Oberlinger, recorder
Alexander Puliaev, harpsichord
Marco Testori, baroque cello
Il Flauto Veneziano
MAINERIO: ll primo libro de balli accomodati per cantar et sonar d'ogni sorte de instromenti
“La Lavandara Gagliarda”
SPADI: Libro de Passaggi […] Madrigali diminuiti […]
Diminution sopra "Anchor che col partire" by Cipriano da Rore
CASTELLO: Libro secondo
Sonata prima a soprano solo
Sonata ottava a 2. soprano e f*gotto overo viola
PASQUINI: Toccata con lo Scherzo del Cucco for harpsichord
MARCELLO: Sonata in F Major Op. 2, No. 12
VIVALDI / NICOLAS CHÉDEVILLE: Sonata in G minor Op. 13, No. 6 RV 58, Il
pastor fido (version for alto recorder and basso continuo)
VIVALDI: Sonata in A minor RV 43 for Cello and Basso Continuo
CORELLI: Sonata in D minor op. 5, No. 12, La Follia (version for alto recorder and
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th Street,
Chicago, IL 60637
$35 / $5 all students (with I.D.)
Call 773.702.ARTS (773.702.2787) or visit tickets.uchicago.edu
UChicago Arts Box Office, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street
Regular hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12 pm – 6 pm and through concert intermission;
1 – 4 pm on concert Sundays.
Concert information online at chicagopresents.uchicago.edu
DOROTHEE OBERLINGER, recorder
Dorothee Oberlinger is one of the most amazing discoveries of recent years, an expressive virtuoso who received numerous awards while still quite young. Today she is considered one of the best recorder players in the world. Her concerts have been received with enthusiasm by critics and audiences alike, earning her unanimous acclaim, and her CDs are regularly fêted as the best new issues on the market.
Oberlinger has given solo recitals at festivals all over Europe, America, and Japan, including the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Musikfestspiele Potsdam, Settimane Musicale Stresa, Nederlandse Oude-Musik-Network, Festival de Musica Antigua Sajazarra, Warsaw Beethoven Festival, Europäische Musikfestwoche Passau, Rheingau-Musikfestival, Tage der Alten Musik Regensburg, and the MDR-Musiksommer. Other venues in which she has played include Wigmore Hall in London, the National Philharmonie in Warsaw, the Marianischer Saal in Lucerne, the Rosée Theater in Fuji, and the Philharmonie in Cologne.
She has performed as soloist with leading international Baroque ensembles such as London Baroque and Musica Antiqua Köln (directed by Reinhard Goebel), and she also plays regularly with modern symphony orchestras such as the WDR-Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester and the Detmolder Kammerorchester.
Oberlinger collaborates intensively with the Italian ensemble Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, with whom she has given many concerts throughout Europe. Their joint CD of concertos by Antonio Vivaldi has received numerous awards from the international musical press.
She directs her own Ensemble 1700, which she formed in 2003. Together they have realized a wide variety of projects relating to the music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
In 2004, Oberlinger was appointed professor at the renowned Universität Mozarteum Salzburg.
ALEXANDER PULIAEV, harpsichord
Alexander Puliaev was born in 1962 in St. Petersburg (formerly Leningrad). He received his first piano lessons at the age of 6. In 1985, he completed his piano studies at the Moscow Conservatory with Vladimir Natansson. After several years of concert activity as soloist and chamber musician, he continued his studies at the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam with Anneke Uittenbosch (harpsichord) and Stanley Hoogland (fortepiano). In 1993, he was a prizewinner at the International Harpsichord Competition in Warsaw.
Since 1998, Puliaev has lived in Germany, where he is a professor at the Cologne Music Academy (Wuppertal department). As an internationally in-demand soloist and chamber musician, he has collaborated with conductors such as Peter Schreier, Ivor Bolton, Marcus Creed, and Christoph Spering. In chamber music, he works with Dorothee Oberlinger, Anton Steck, Hille Perl, Christoph Mayer, Vittorio Ghielmi, Ensemble 1700, Kontraste Köln, Concerto Köln, and Das Neue Orchester Köln.
Puliaev performs regularly at international music festivals around the world such as in Nantes, Tokyo, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Festa da Musica in Lisbon, Stockstädter Music Days, Bad Arolsen Baroque Festival, Banchetto Musicale in Vilnius, etc. He has recorded several solo CDs for BIS and Marcus Aurelius Edition.
MARCO TESTORI, baroque cello
Marco Testori received a diploma from the Conservatorio “G. Verdi” in Milano in organ and organ composition in 1991, then in cello in 1993. After attending courses with J. Goritzky, M. Flaksmann and E. Bronzi, he began to study ancient music in depth at Schola Cantorum Basilensis with Christophe Coin.
He has collaborated with I Barocchisti, Ensemble Baroque de Limoges, Complesso Barocco, Accordone, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, Ensemble Dolce e Tempesta, Il Cardellino, Ensemble Claudiana, Orchestra da Camera di Mantova, Ensemble Arte-Musica, La Divina Armonia, and Il Suonar Parlante. With them, he has recorded works by B. Marcello, A. Bononcini, D.Gabrielli, C. Monteverdi, and A. Scarlatti, for Decca, Opus 111, Naxos, Sony, Amadeus and Fuga Libera. He also took part in several chamber music concerts for Milano Classica, A.S.L.I.C.O. and I Pomeriggi Musicali.
From 1994 to 2004, Testori was the principal cellist of the renowned ensemble Il Giardino Armonico, with which he performed in many international festivals (Musica e Poesia a San Maurizio – Milano; Styriarte Festival – Graz; Pfingsten – Salzburg; Osterklang – Wien; Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival; Rheingau Festival; Settimane Musicali Internazionali – Luzern; Festival de Musique – Montreux-Vevey) in some of the most famous halls in the world (Teatro San Carlo – Napoli; Concertgebouw – Amsterdam; Wigmore Hall – London; Musikverein – Wien; Konzerthaus – Wien; Théâtre des Champs-Elysées – Paris; Tonhalle – Zurich; Alte Oper – Frankfurt; Staatsoper unter den Linden – Berlin; Auditorio Nacional – Madrid; Auditorium P. Casals – Tokio; Teatro Colon – Buenos Aires; Carnegie Hall - New York; Sydney Opera House).
Testori is first cello of the ensemble Atalanta Fugiens, conducted by Vanni Moretto (Sony). He has recorded concertos by Nicola Fiorenza with the ensemble Dolce & Tempesta and concertos by Carlo Graziani with I Musici di Santa Pelagia (Urania Records), along with other recordings for Radiotelevisione Italiana, RTSI, Bravo TV Canada, and Antenne 2 France.
Since October 2013, he has been Professor of Baroque Cello at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg.
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