Artists biographies
Dorothee Mields

Dorothee Mields is one of the leading interpreters of 17th- and 18th-century music and is beloved by audiences and critics alike for her unique timbre and moving interpretations. Her flawless technique and the ethereal clarity of her voice also make her ideally suited for works by contemporary composers like Beat Furrer, Gérard Grisey, Hans Werner Henze und Pierre Boulez.

She appears regularly with the Collegium Vocale Gent, Bach Collegium Japan, Netherlands Bach Society, Freiburger Barockorchester, RIAS Kammerchor, Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, L’Orfeo Barockorchester, Lautten Compagney and Klangforum Wien under such conductors as Beat Furrer, Paul Goodwin, Philippe Herreweghe, Gustav Leonhardt, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Andreas Spering and Jos van Veldhoven. Furthermore Dorothee Mields is a welcome guest at international festivals.

She is a devoted chamber musician and offers a range of highly interesting projects such as “Lord Nelson at the river Nile” (music by Haydn and contemporaries dealing with the battles of Lord Nelson), “White as Lillies was her Face” with songs by John Dowland combined with texts by Heinrich Heine, “Mort exquise, mort parfumée” with French impressionistic compositions, as “Duft und Wahnsinn” (fragrance and lunacy) together with Hille Perl, viola da gamba, and Lee Santana, lute, as well as “Birds” with flutist Stefan Temmingh.

A steadily growing discography with several award-winning recordings documents her artistic achievements.

Highlights of the season 2016/17 include appearances at the Musikfest Stuttgart (Monteverdi “Vespro della Beata Vergine”), Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden (Rossini “Petite messe solennelle”), concerts with the Windsbacher Knabenchor (Bach “B-minor Mass”) and at the Robert-Schumann-Saal Düsseldorf (“Duft und Wahnsinn” with Hille Perl), as well as concert tours with Collegium Vocale Gent and Holland Baroque.

From 2016/17 onwards, Dorothee Mields teaches voice a the Royal Conservatory The Hague.