Annette Schmidt

Born in Siegen, she received her musical training in Würzburg under Anton Weigert, and in Freiburg under Ulrich Koch. After her studies, she played viola with the Euler Quartet Basel and was a member of the German Chamber Philharmonic for many years. From 1984 to 1989 Annette Schmidt was the solo violist of the Württembergischen Kammerorchesters Heilbronn and has been a member of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra since 1991. In addition to her orchestral activities – among other things she has also been a stand-in for the SWR Symphony Orchestra and section leader for the Baroque Orchestra Stuttgart – she has a special affection for chamber music on historical and modern instruments.