Hille Perl is certainly widely thought to be among the leading viola da gambists in the world. Due to the prominence of her device in the Baroque period, her repertory is certainly rich in functions from that period, using the brands, J.S. Bach, Telemann, Marin Marais, Sainte-Colombe, and various other 17th and 18th hundred years composers headlining her concert applications and recordings. Perl also has the treble viol, the seven-string bass viol, Baroque electric guitar, Lirone, and Xarana. She frequently performs with her hubby, lutenist Lee Santana, in duo repertory, and jointly the pair have got formed two various other ensembles: Los Otros, with guitarist Steve Participant, and age Passions, with violinist/conductor Petra Müllejans and flutist Karl Kaiser. Perl in addition has made an appearance with a number of the leading Baroque ensembles in European countries, just like the Freiburger Barockorchester as well as the Harp Consort. She’s made many recordings, most of them obtainable from Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (DHM). Hille Perl was created in Bremen, Germany, in 1965. Her dad Helmuth was a harpsichordist, organist, and musicologist. Hille started playing the viola da gamba at five. She experienced research with Niklas Trüstedt (Berlin) and with Pere Ros and Ingrid Stampa (Hamburg). Perl gained a qualification in 1990 at Bremen’s Academy for Early Music, where she analyzed with Sarah Cunningham and Jaap ter Linden. Perl continuously built her profession, and soon started showing up on recordings. Among the initial was a 1997 Deutsche Harmonia Mundi Compact disc, Spanish Gypsies, with Santana, Participant, Andrew Lawrence-King, and additional notables. Perl and Santana created Los Otros (OTHERS) in 2001 and their 1st documenting, Tinto, a assortment of functions by Kapsberger, Corbetta, as well as others, made an appearance on RCA Unique Imports in 2003. From 2002, Perl offers taught viola da gamba in the University from the Arts in Bremen, even though remaining occupied both in the concert hall and saving studio room. In 2004 Perl made an appearance using one of her most acclaimed recordings, Marais’ Pour La Violle, with Santana, on DHM. Perl and Santana’s child, Marthe Perl, can be an acclaimed viola da gambist. She became a member of her parents on an extremely praised 2010 DHM Compact disc entitled Loves Alchymie. Perl’s occupied concert schedule contains appearances at lots of the main Baroque celebrations. She performed with Santana and harpsichordist Patrick Ayrton to great acclaim in the Might 2011 Lufthansa Event of Baroque Music, kept at St. John’s Smith Square in London. Their shows within an all-J.S. Bach plan were afterwards broadcast over BBC Radio 3.