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…es una clavecinista excepcional… Aúna tècnica y lyrismo como pocos son capàces“ (Scherzo 2017)

Anne Marie DragositsAnne Marie Dragosits studied harpsichord with Wolfgang Glüxam at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna and with Ton Koopman and Tini Mathot at the Royal Conservatory, The Hague. She has also taken master classes in basso continuo from Lars Ulrik Mortensen and Jesper Christensen.

She regularly performs as a soloist and a continuo player throughout Europe, playing with chamber music formations such as vivante, les sentimens, musica alchemica, Barocksolisten München or l’Arcadia, as well as with orchestras such as barucco, l´Orfeo Barockorchester, Marini Consort Innsbruck and Camerata Salzburg.

Anne Marie Dragosits appears on numerous recordings; her first solo cd with Italian harpsichord music from the seventeenth century was recorded on the original Giusti from 1681 in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg in November 2010, the Cd was issued in July 2013. In September 2015 she recorded Froberger on an original Girolamo de Zenti (1653) in England, “avec discretion” was issued in February 2017 with Divox. In early 2019 “Le clavecin mythologique”, French high baroque music inspired by mythological figures, recorded on the original Taskin (1787) in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, will be issued with the French label L’Encelade.

With vivante she was awarded first prize at the Schmelzer competition in Melk in 2005; since that time, the ensemble has performed at major European festivals such as the Resonanzen at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, the Festival van Vlaanderen in Bruges, the Residenzwoche München, Rheinvokal, Itinéraire Baroque or at the Villa I Tatti in Florence. In 2014 vivante was invited e.g. for the Utrecht Festival or at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, vivante’s 2015 began with a Kapsperger-concert at the Resonanzen.
In June 2017 vivante & concerto delle dame opened the new temporary exhibition at the castle of Gesualdo / Avellino, which presents copies of instruments owned by Carlo Gesualdo, Principe di Venosa – as reconstructed after an inventory found in the Archivio segreto Vaticano.

In addition to her performances,  she has been lecturing at the Kunstuniversität Graz, the Privatuniversität Konservatorium Wien, and the Mozarteum Salzburg.
Since October 2016 she is professor for harpsichord at the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz.

She is regularly invited to teach master classes, such as at the Festival Trigonale / Kärnten (since 2010), Aestas musica in Varazdin (since 2012), the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid (2008), the Conservatoire National Régional de Paris (2007), the Music Academies in Belgrade (2009 and 2014) or in Warzaw (2013). As an accompanist, she appeared at masterclasses and competitions such as the Festwochen der Alten Musik Innsbruck, the Internationale Tage für Alte Musik Weinberg, the Akademie für Alte Musik Bruneck, the Internationaler Wettbewerb für Alte Musik in Brunnenthal or at the Mozarteum Salzburg.

In December 2012 Anne Marie Dragosits finished her artistic PhD on Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger and his vocal music in the programme docARTES in Belgium / Holland. A revised version of the biographical part of the thesis with lots of additional new information is to be expected as a book in 2019.

She plays a double manual Franco-Flemish harpsichord after Ruckers by Titus Crijnen, Amsterdam 2000 and an Italian harpsichord built after instruments from the seventeenth century by Gianfranco Facchini, Ravenna 2007.

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