cornelia osterwald

new interpretations
of old masterpieces

»Early Music«
is a precious enrichment
of modern musical culture.

  • Distinguished musicians such as celebrated harpsichord and piano player Cornelia Osterwald offer new interpretations of old masterpieces. As esteemed soloist and continuo musician she revives the sounds on historycally accurate reproduction instruments just as the composers inspired their audience.
  • These web pages will give you a short insight into the skills, ability and versatility of the artist.
  • Interested to book Cornelia Osterwald as a soloist or your musical partner? Then follow these pages and contact her – she is eager to answer your request.

»musical skills at
the highest level«

studies and
teaching

  • Study of piano, harpsichord and pianoforte at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Conservatory for Music and Theatre in Leipzig under Prof. Heldeheide Schmidt and Prof. Christine Schornsheim
  • Post-graduate Studies (»Aufbaustudium«) of Early Music under Prof. Ludger Rémy at Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music in Dresden and Prof. Christine Schornsheim in Leipzig
  • Master classes and private lessons with Walter-Heinz Bernstein, Gustav Leonhardt, Andreas Staier, Menno van Delft
  • Instructor of harpsichord, chamber music and accompaniment at the Martin-Luther-Universität in Halle/Wittenberg and the Conservatory for Music and Theatre in Leipzig
  • Lead capacity »Alte Musik« – Instructor of cembalo at the Evangelic Academy of Church Music in Halle/S.

»one would like to hear her more often«

Repertoire

  • While the notion of »Early Music« spans an extended period of time, Cornelia Osterwald concentrates on 17th and 18th century music. Along with her historically accurate performance she transports baroque’s tonal variety into present day concert venues. On the harpsichord, the fortepiano and the piano.
  • From early baroque to romanticism – she performs the styles and expressions the composers intended at their time. Cornelia Osterwald stakes her claim as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician.

»a natural,
fascinating virtuoso«

References

  • Concerts as soloist and continuo musician: »Bachfest Leipzig«, »Handel Festival«, »Sachsisches Mozartfest Chemnitz« and others
  • Engagement as soloist and chamber musician: »Leipziger Barockorchester«, »Händelfestspielorchester Halle«, »Dresdener Festspielorchester«, »lautten compagney BERLIN«, »Thomanerchor Leipzig«, »MDR Kammerorchester« and others
  • esteemed accompanist at international music festivals e.g. »J.S. Bach Competition Leipzig«
  • numerous CD recordings and radio broadcasts: Deutschlandfunk, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk and others
  • various concerts in Germany and abroad

releases

  • Bach im Schloss Waldenburg
  • Cornelia Osterwald – Cembalo
  • Total playing time: 67:52
    EAN 4260077710646
    18.00 € including shipping within Germany
    Outside of Germany on request

AUDIO SAMPLES

Partita 1 B-Dur BWV 825, Praeludium

Partita 1 B-Dur BWV 825, Gigue

Französische Suite Es-Dur BWV 815, Praeludium

Italienisches Konzert F-Dur BWV 971, Presto

VIDEOS

Video series "Vorgespielt" – Cornelia Osterwald gives an insight into functionality and sound of chest organ, harpsichord and grand piano.

contact

SEND ME A NOTE

Cornelia Osterwald
Ring 22
04416 Markkleeberg
Germany
mail@cornelia-osterwald.de

dates

  • 03.06.21, 18:00
    Kultur Quartier (Gr. Saal), Kufstein (Österreich)
    "Birds" Vögel in der Barockmusik
    Lautten Compagney Berlin
  • 03.06.21, 20:00
    Kultur Quartier (Gr. Saal), Kufstein (Österreich)
    "Birds" Vögel in der Barockmusik
    Lautten Compagney Berlin
  • 04.06.21, 18:00
    Festsaal des Stadttheaters Ingolstadt
    "Birds"
    Lautten compagney Berlin
  • 04.06.21, 20:00
    Festsaal des Stadttheaters Ingolstadt
    "Birds"
    Lautten compagney Berlin
  • 12.06.21, 17:00
    Liebhabertheater Schloss Kochberg, Uhlstädt-Kirchsaal / OT Großkochberg
    "Der Apotheker" (Lo speziale)
    Lautten compagney Berlin
  • 13.06.21, 16:00
    Liebhabertheater Schloss Kochberg, Uhlstädt-Kirchsaal / OT Großkochberg
    "Der Apotheker" (Lo speziale)
    Lautten compagney Berlin
  • 20.06.21, 18:00
    Thomaskirche Leipzig
    Abschlusskonzert Bachfest
    J.S.Bach "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis"
    BWV 21, „Magnificat D-Dur“ BWV 243
    Thomanerchor Leipzig
    Sächsisches Barockorchester
    Leitung: Gotthold Schwarz
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