Annemarie Dragosits

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Gestart in: 2004
Einddatum: 2012
Type musicus: toetsen
Universiteit: Universiteit Leiden
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Nationaliteit: Austria

Anne 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 and la Gioconda, as well as with orchestras such as barucco, l´Orfeo Barockorchester, Neue Hofkapelle München, Marini Consort Innsbruck and Camerata Salzburg.

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 or Itinéraire Baroque. 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 will be issued in spring 2013.

She is regularly invited to teach master classes, such as at the Festival Trigonale / Kärnten (since 2010), Aestas musica in Varazdin (2012, 2013), the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid (2008), the Conservatoire National Régional de Paris (2007), the Music Academies in Belgrade (2009) 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 addition to her performances, she worked as a senior lecturer at the Kunstuniversität Graz from 2005 to 2012, currently she is a harpsichord accompanist at the Privatuniversität Konservatorium Wien.

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.

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.

Her docARTES doctoral defense took place on December 4, 2012 at Leiden University.


Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (ca. 1581 – 1651)


Anne Marie Dragosits' proefschrift behandelt Giovanni Girolama Kapsperger en zijn vocale oeuvre.