Musical Director: Barbara Höfling

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Barbara Höfling was born in Hanover and studied violin, conducting and singing at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover. Amongst other engagements she was a soloist with the NDR Radio Choir, the Staats- and Domchor Berlin as well as several professional Orchestras in Germany. Her musical development was mainly influenced by working with Simon Rattle, Christian Thielemann, J. E. Gardiner and Sophia Gubaidulina. Among other choirs she regularly performed on international stages with RIAS Chamber Choir Berlin, the Berlin Radio Choir and the Monteverdi Choir.

 

Her passion for chansons and the music of different epochs can be heard and felt during her live performances and on her CD with Lieder by Schubert, Schumann and Faure (which won her the Supersonic Award) as well as her CD of the Galgenlieder by Sophia Gubaidulina. Her latest CD with chambermusic by Mahler, Hindemith and Mussorgsky was issued in 2014.

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