Xenia Löffler - oboe
For the last years, Xenia Löffler has gained an internationally excellent reputation as soloist, chamber and orchestra musician. Since 2001 she has been a member and soloist at the Academy for Early Music in Berlin and has been performing as soloist and chamber musician with other ensembles and orchestras under renowned conductors all around the world. After her studies at the “Schola Cantorum Basiliensis”, her special concern is exploring and releasing of unknown oboe repertoires. Meanwhile, there are numerous solo CDs at labels like Harmonia Mundi France, Accent and Supraphon. Some of these recordings received significant awards (Diapason d’or) or nominations, inter alia, for the BBC Music Awards and the Gramophone Award. She expresses her passion for chamber music during concerts and CD recordings with brilliant musicians like Isabelle Faust, Maurice Steger, Vittorio Ghielmi and Václav Luks. Xenia Löffler teaches master courses in Germany and abroad. From 2004 to 2016 she supported the main courses for historical oboes at the University in Bremen, and since 2014 she has been a supporter at the University in Berlin. Since summer semester 2021 she has been professor for historical oboes at the University of Arts in Berlin. Since 2018 Xenia Löffler has been the artistic director for early music at the Neuburg Summer Academy.
This course is aimed at students, professional musicians and advanced beginners. The choice of the course repertoire is free; solo sonatas, arias, chamber music and concerts in different ensembles are welcomed. This year, one focus will lie on the instrumental and vocal works of Georg Philipp Telemann (even arias with obbligato instruments) as well as the rich repertoire for oboe band together with the participants of the bassoon class.