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The flautist Verena Fischer was born in Würzburg and had her modern flute training with Peter-Lukas Graf and Aurèle Nicolet in Basel, thereafter serving on several occasions as a soloist with the Basel Radio Symphony Orchestra, with broadcasts and television appearances. She was a flautist in the German Youth Philharmonic under Lorin Maazel, Charles Dutoit und Gary Bertini, and served two years as principal flautist in the South-West German Philharmonic in Konstanz. Together with regular activity as a free-lance principal in the Würzburg Philharmonic Orchestra, from 1990 she began intensive study of the baroque flute, attending master-courses with Wilbert Hazelzet, Barthold Kuijken and Konrad Hünteler. She appears with various baroque ensembles and from 1996 to 2006 and was principal flautist with Musica Antiqua Köln under Reinhard Goebel, collaborating in concerts with this ensemble in the United States, Canada, South America, Asia, Israel, and throughout Europe. She has appeared at major festivals in Dresden, Versailles and Salzburg, and has made recordings of Friedemann Bach's Flute Concertos and Telemann's Flute Quartets for DGG Archiv. She has for some time also dedicated herself to music of the late eighteenth century.


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