Dorothee Mields is a leading performer of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century music. She is popular with audiences and critics alike for her unique timbre and moving interpretations. Mields also performs contemporary music, having sung works by such composers as Beat Furrer, Hans Werner Henze and Pierre Boulez.
The German soprano performs regularly with ensembles including Collegium Vocale Gent, Bach Collegium Japan, the Netherlands Bach Society and Klangforum Wien, working with such conductors as Ivor Bolton, Hans-Christoph Rademann and Christoph Spering.
As a chamber musician, Mields has collaborated on projects including Duft und Wahnsinn with lutenist Lee Santana and viola da gamba player Hille Perl, and Birds with flautist Stefan Temmingh.
Her steadily growing discography includes a number of award-winning recordings. Among her more recent albums are Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern with Lautten Compagney and Inspired by Song with Stefan Temmingh.
Mields is joining the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague as a vocal teacher starting in the 2016–17 season.
She last performed with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra over ten years ago, making a solo appearance in Bach’s St Matthew Passion under the direction of Philippe Herreweghe in April 2004.