Antje Hensel - Biography
Antje Hensel, born in 1977, has studied the recorder with Robert Ehrlich in Leipzig, with Pamela Thorby in London and with Antonio Politano in Lausanne.
She received a diploma from the Hochchule für Musik und Theater Leipzig and a soloist diploma with distinction from the Conservatoire de Lausanne.
She has given concerts as a soloist and in various chamber music formations as well as together with well-known ensembles like the Academy of Ancient Music, the Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Thomaner Choir Leipzig, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne as well as the Bachakademie Stuttgart.
Her repertoire comprises the music from the Renaissance and the Baroque as well as from the 20th and 21st century.
Regularly she is collaborating with composers to create challenging and compatible works for recorder and other instruments and electronics.
Antje Hensel has won scholarships and prices, f.ex., a scholarship for two years from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the 3rd price in the International Nicati Interpreters Competition in Biel (Switzerland) in October 2003.