Antje Thierbach | oboe
The renowned oboeist Antje Thierbach (Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien) takes us on a hike through the high woods of her oboe family. She will give us a glimpse of the inner life of her instruments.Beside the traditional oboe, one can hear the oboe d'amore, the cor anglais, the baritone oboe and the huge Heckelphon.
Antje Thierbach plays a selection of recent works, some of which have been specially composed for her. The program includes compositions by Heinz Holliger, Tobias Schwenke, Helmut Oehring and a premiere of Andreas F. Staffel.
Admission: free (donations are wellcome)
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 oboes with Katharina Arfken at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis in Switzerland. She works regularly with Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Musikfabrik NRW, KNM Berlin, Ensemble Adapter, Camerata Variabile Basel, Meitar Tel Aviv and others. Since 2011 she has been teaching historical performance practice and baroque oboe at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin as well as new playing techniques on the oboe.