Dorothea Vogel

Dorothea Vogel was born in Switzerland and studied with Rudolf Weber in Winterthur.

After winning first prize in the Swiss Youth Competition, Dorothea won scholarships to study with Paul Coletti at the Peabody Institute, USA, and with David Takeno and Micaela Comberti at the Guildhall School in London, where she graduated with the coveted Concert Recital Diploma. She was a founder member of the Amar Quartet.

Dorothea has played the baroque viola in the Kings Consort and Florilegium and has been both principal viola in the Gustav Mahler Orchestra and the World Youth Orchestra in Israel. She has appeared as a soloist with the Zurich Kammerorchester and at London's Wigmore Hall. 

Since 2001 she has been the violist in the Allegri Quartet, combining it with the Primrose Piano Quartet (since 2015); and spends the summers leading the viola section at Garsington Opera.