Antje Thierbach, Irina Granovskaya, Lea Rahel Bader, Esther van der Ploeg spielen Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767)
Antje Thierbach | Oboe
Irina Granovskaya | Violin
Lea Rahel Bader | Viola da Gamba
Esther van der Ploeg | Oboe
Quartets, canonic sonatas and fantasies for violin, oboe and viola da gamba
Admission: frei (Spenden erwünscht) | free admission
Antje Thierbach grew up in East Berlin and studied modern oboe in Leipzig, Würzburg and Berlin from 1988 to 1997. From 2003 to 2005 she studied historical performance practice and historical oboe with Katharina Arfken at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis in Switzerland.The focus of her concert activities is on contemporary music, in addition to working with renowned orchestras such as the Bavarian State Orchestra in Munich, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the SWR Symphony Orchestra, the Karlsruhe State Orchestra and others. She regularly works with Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Musikfabrik NRW , KNM Berlin,Ensemble Adapter, Camerata Variabile Basel, Meitar Tel Aviv and others.Since 2011 she teaches historical performance practice and baroque oboe as well as new playing techniques on the oboe at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin.
Irina Granovskaya, born in Volgograd (Russia) began playing the violin at the age of seven. During her school years she won prizes at numerous national competitions as well as Jugend musiziert in Darmstadt (2001) and performed several times as a soloist with the chamber orchestra of her hometown. After graduating from high school in Kassel, she studied in Würzburg and Dresden and completed her postgraduate studies at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin with Antje Weithaas. She is passionate about historical performance practice and completed her master's degree with honors at the UdK Berlin with Irmgard Huntgeburth in 2015. She attended several master classes with Petra Müllejans, Gottfried von der Goltz, Andrew Manze, Bernhard Forck, Georg Kallweit, Anna-Katharina Schreiber.
As an orchestral musician she is a regular guest on concerts and tours (Europe, Asia) with the Rundfunksinfonieorchester Berlin (RSB), Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, MDR Leipzig, Würzburger Philharmoniker. Between 2011 and 2015 she held a temporary contract in the 1st violins ( 50% ) in the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.
Since 2014 she is a regular substitute with Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (Akamus), with Lautten Compagney Berlin and since 2016 with Freiburger Barockorchester (FBO). Active solo and chamber music activities take her all over Germany and abroad.
Lea Rahel Bader is a versatile musician who regularly performs on modern cello as well as baroque cello and viola da gamba. As a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, she is a guest at national and international festivals in Germany and abroad and has participated in numerous CD productions and radio recordings.
As a prizewinner of various competitions, she received a special award at the 18th International Bach Competition Leipzig in 2012. She completed her studies in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main with Stephan Forck, Kristin von der Goltz and Heidi Gröger. She received further artistic impulses from Peter Bruns, Claudio Bohorquez, Phoebe Carrai, Jaap ter Linden and Paulo Pandolfo, among others.
Esther van der Ploeg studied oboe at the Rotterdam Conservatory with Maarten Dekkers and Aisling Casey (Bachelor degree 2013). She is currently studying 'Master of Music' in Berlin at the Musikhochschule 'Hanns Eisler' with Dominik Wollenweber. In the subject baroque oboe she is taught by Antje Thierbach.
Esther has played in various orchestras and ensembles in the Netherlands, such as the 'Radio Philharmonisch Orkest', the 'Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest' and the 'Het Doelen Ensemble'. She was first oboe in the NJO (National Youth Orchestra) for several years. For several years she has been performing as a duo with the pianist Yukiko Hasegawa. She is also a permanent member of the orchestra of the Laurens Cantorij in Rotterdam, which performs Bach cantatas every month.
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