is a professor for historical double reed instruments at the Musikhochschule in Würzburg and works as first oboist with Concerto Köln and other renowned Early Music Orchestras.
The german oboist Clara Blessing performs worldwide as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician. Playing the whole range of original oboe instruments, she covers a broad repertoire from baroque music to contemporary masterpieces and works as first oboist with Concerto Köln and other renowned Early Music Orchestras and with conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano and Teodor Currentzis. Already during her studies, she was youngest member and 1st oboe of the European Union Baroque Orchestra and was at the same time supported by the Academy Scheme of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; and she now regularly performs in famous concert halls such as Royal Albert Hall, Berliner Philharmonie, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and in festivals such as Leipziger Bachfest, Innsbrucker Festwochen Alter Musik and MusicaAntiqua-Festival Brügge.
Im April 2020, Clara Blessing was appointed professor for historical double reed instruments at the Musikhochschule Würzburg.
Clara is happy to work with oboists playing historical instruments and speaks English and German.