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Xinowa Sej: Dunja ROBOTTI

Xinowa Sej: Dunja Robotti

Born to one Italian and one German parent in Brussels, she began her musical studies at the Brussels Conservatory and finished at the University of Arts in Berlin under the tutelage of Hans Leygraf and Georg Sava. She also attended courses in Lied-interpretation by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Aribert Reimann, and took master classes with Vitalij Margulis, György Sebök and Lev Naumov.

During her studies, Dunja Robotti tutored fellow students in Lied-accompaniment. For several years she has worked as a piano accompanist in cello classes by Wolfgang Boettcher and Jens Peter Maintz at the University of Arts in Berlin. She also assists contrabassist Dorin Marc in one of her classes at the Nuremberg-Augsburg School of Music.

She 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 „Citta di Marsala“, Sicily; she was also a finalist at the „Franz Schubert and Music of the 20th Century“ competition in Graz.

Dunja Robotti has regularly performed as a solo artist with orchestras since she was 10. She gives concerts in chamber music with different musicians and arrangements throughout Europe. She was able to perform at recitals in some of the most famous concert halls like the Berliner Philharmonie, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Kölner Philharmonie, Munich’s Herkulessaal and the Schubertiabe Feldkirch, where she played many times.

She has made several radio recordings for WDR and Radio Bremen, and performs rarely heard Hungarian chamber music on Sender Freies Berlin and Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Dunja Robotti is a full-time accompanist at renowned master classes taught at the Carl Flesch Akademie in Baden-Baden and in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Her services as a rehearsal accompanist for large orchestras are also in great demand.

In addition to her work with the three-piano ensemble „Xinowa Sej”, she can also be seen at the theater/chanson/revue „Mann trifft Frau”.

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