Judith Linsenberg



Acclaimed for her "virtuosity," "expressivity," "fearless playing," and "masterly control with risk-taking spontaneity," Judith Linsenberg is one of the leading exponents of the recorder in the United States.

She has performed throughout the United States and Europe, including solo appearances at the Hollywood Bowl and Lincoln Center; and has been featured with such prestigious ensembles as the San Francisco Symphony, the SF Opera Center, Philharmonia Baroque, American Bach Soloists, the Los Angeles Opera, the LA, Portland, and Seattle Baroque Orchestras, the Oregon and Carmel Bach Festivals, Musica Angelica (LA), and the LA Chamber Orchestra.

She is the director of the Baroque ensemble, Musica Pacifica, whose seven recordings on the Virgin Classics and Dorian labels have won both national and international awards. She has recorded for Dorian, Virgin/Veritas, Harmonia Mundi, Koch, Reference Recordings, Musical Heritage Society, and Hanssler Classics.

A Fulbright scholar to Austria, Ms. Linsenberg was awarded the Soloist Diploma with Highest Honors from the Vienna Academy of Music. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton University and holds a doctorate in early music from Stanford University.

She has been a visiting professor at the Vienna Conservatory and Indiana University's Early Music Institute in Bloomington, and has taught at Stanford, the SF Conservatory, and early music workshops throughout the US.

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