Luise Buchberger

Luise Buchberger, cello (Frankfurt, Germany), was appointed principal cellist of the Orchestra of  the Age of Enlightenment in December 2013. She has studied modern and baroque cello, having worked with Clemens Hagen at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Thomas Grossenbacher at the Hochschule der Künste Zurich, and Kristin von der Goltz at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main. Today she is in demand as both a modern and historical instrumentalist, working as a chamber musician, soloist, and continuo cellist. Since 2009, Luise has been a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, appearing with them in major concert halls around the world. She is also sought-after as guest principal cellist, most recently with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Camerata Salzburg, Academy of Ancient Music, Classical Opera Company, Arcangelo, and Chamber Orchestra of Europe. She is a member of Spunicunifait, an ensemble dedicated to the study and performance of Mozart’s six String Quintets on period instruments. Luise plays a baroque cello made by Giacomo Gavelli in Perugia around 1730. The cello is owned by the Buchberger-Gavelli Cello Syndicate Trust.