Susanne Heinrich - Biography
Susanne Heinrich studied at the Meistersinger Conservatory of Nuremberg, and at the Frankfurt State Academy of Music, where she passed her recital diploma with the highest distinction. She was then granted the prestigious DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship to study with Wieland Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. She has performed and recorded with the leading period-instrument ensembles of Europe, including the English Concert, The King’s Consort, Taverner Consort, and Parley of Instruments, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and is the artistic director of the award-winning Charivari Agreable. She has written for various journals, including The Consort, and Chelys, and is sought after as a teacher, her last position being Professor for Viols and Violone at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London); she is now devoting her time to the chief editorship of Charivari Agréable Publications. The revised New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians (Grove VII) refers to her as one of the ‘leading players’ of this generation.