sounds coming from an impressive instrument.”
Birke Falkenroth was born in Friedrichshafen,
Germany in 1981 and started harp lessons at the age
of 10. After much success in the Jugend musiziert competition,
she played with the Märkischen Symphony Youth
Orchestra and later on in the Friedrichshafen Symphony
Since 2004 she has been studying
at the Music Academy in Karlsruhe under the instruction
of Maria Stange. Falkenroth performs in national and
international concerts, as well as for radio and television.
Her studies are supported by
the Yehudi Mehuhin Foundation Live Music Now.
repertoire includes the standard works for harp solo
including Pescetti, Spohr, Parish-Alvars, Saint-Saens,
Grandjany, Tournier, Fauré, Debussy, Britten,
Salzedo, as well as harp concertos and chamber music.
The participation of various debut performances and
projects with artists of the “U-music” is
proof of her diversity.
Currently she performs in the
Duo Arcopeggio together with the violinist Eva-Maria
Vischi performing works by, for example, Rossini, Paganini,
Saint-Saens, Fauré, Pachelbel, Donizetti, Bach,
Schostakowitsch, Monti, Sarasate, and Joplin.