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Anne Freitag is one of the most versatile flutists of her generation. With a wide repertoire from 12th-21st century she played with groups like Chamber Orchestra Basel, Lautten Compagney Berlin, Il Fondamento, Collegium Vocale Gent, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, L´arpa festante, Concerto Copenhagen, La Cetra Basel, as well as a soloist with orchestras like Arte dei Suonatori, Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra, Dresden Baroque Orchestra and others.
With flute concertos by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Leclair, G.P. Telemann, Frederick II. of Prussia, Quantz, Vivaldi, Tartini, Hasse, Porpora and others she appeared at the York Early Music Centre, Taikwun Hongkong, Forbidden City Concert Hall Beijing, Philharmonic Warsaw, Stockholm Early Music Festival, Konzerthaus Berlin, Midsummer Baroque Festival Copenhagen, Barocktage Stift Melk, Opera Bayreuth and Dresden Music Festival. The classical and romantic solo repertoire she played on her original flutes with pianists like Edoardo Torbianelli, Gilad Katznelson and Mikayel Balyan.
She won several international competitions, amongst others the prestigious Musica antiqua Brugge. She studied historical flutes & improvisation in Basel and graduated from a professional Feldenkrais training programme with Beatriz Walterspiel and Angelica Feldmann.
Since 2014 she has been teaching historical flutes, Renaissance consort and chamber music at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig, and gave workshops at the Festival de Musique Improvisée Lausanne, the Leipzig Improvisation festival and others.