» Vita (en) Dunja Robotti – Pianistin

Vita (en)

Born in Brussels, to an Italian father and a German mother, Dunja Robotti began her musical studies with Piotr Lachert and then at the Brussels Conservatory. She finished at the University of the Arts in Berlin under the tutelage of Hans Leygraf and Georg Sava. Dunja also attended courses in Art Song (Lied) interpretation by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Aribert Reimann and took master classes with Vitalij Margulis, György Sándor and György Sebök.

Dunja Robotti has won numerous awards at international competitions, including 1st prize at “Claude Kahn” and “U.F.A.M.” in Paris, 3rd prize at the International Meeting of Pianists in Pointoise, France, and 5th prize at the “Città di Marsala”, Sicily; she was also a finalist at the “Franz Schubert und die Musik des 20. Jahrhunderts“ in Graz, Austria.

Dunja Robotti has regularly performed as a soloist and with orchestras since the age of 10. She continues to give concerts in chamber music and Lied with several great musicians, singers and ensembles throughout Europe and the Americas. She has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls, such as the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Kölner Philharmonie, Munich’s Herkulessaal and the Schubertiade Feldkirch.

She has made several radio recordings for WDR and Radio Bremen and performs on Sender Freies Berlin and Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Dunja Robotti has worked for several years as a collaborative pianist for the cello classes at the University of Arts in Berlin, e.g. with Wolfgang Boettcher and Jens Peter Maintz.
2009 she became head collaborative pianist for strings and 2016 she was given a charge professorship at the University of Music in Nuremberg.
She is also an official accompanist at the renowned master classes given at the Carl Flesch Akademie in Baden-Baden and in Vaduz, Liechtenstein and others. Her services for orchestral auditions are also in great demand.

A part from her pedagogical interest, Dunja is a member of several ensembles, such as the “Ensemble Mediterrain” and the „Duo Viennese“. She is also a founder of the Three-Piano-Ensemble “Xinowa Sej” with Zsuzsa Bàlint and Kyoko Hosono and the Pocket-Operette “Mann trifft Frau” (“A Man Meets A Woman”).