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Caterina Lichtenberg was born in Sofia (Bulgaria). She commenced her studies in Magdeburg and finished them with distinction in the fields of mandolin and guitar at the Cologne Academy of Music under the guidance of Prof. Wilden-Hüsgen and Prof. Eickholt.
She is the first-prize winner of numerous national and international music competitions and was a scholarship holder at the Richard Wagner Foundation.
Apart from her duo work with Mirko Schrader (Duetto Giocondo), she concertises as a soloist and also performs in other chamber music settings, e.g., together with Thomas Müller-Pering (guitar; Germany); John Dearman (guitar; USA), Silke Lisko (Duo Galante), Brigitte Engelhard (cembalo; Austria), Mike Marshall (Mandolin; USA), the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (USA) and orchestras such as the Dresden Symphony Orchestra, the Aachen Chamber Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the members of the Ensemble Recherche, the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. A joint appearance with Art Garfunkel at a TV show complements her artistic work.