Cooperations with orchestras (selection)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich
  • Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana Lugano
  • Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg
  • Luzerner Sinfonieorchester
  • NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
  • Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart
  • Polish RTV Symphony Orchestra Katovice
  • Symphony Orchestra of Croatian RTC Zagreb
  • Slovenia RTV Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana
  • Niedersächsiches Staatsorchester Hannover
  • Radio Philharmonie Hannover
  • Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
  • WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln
  • Nationaltheater-Orchester Mannheim
  • Philharmonisches Orchester Essen
  • Duisburger Philharmoniker
  • Hamburger Symphoniker
  • Orchester des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden
  • Orchester des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
  • Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg
  • Philharmonisches Orchester der Landeshauptstadt Kiel
  • Philharmonisches Orchester Nürnberg
  • Staatskapelle Weimar
  • Orchester der Hansestadt Lübeck
  • Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt
  • Jenaer Philharmonie
  • Staatskapelle Halle
  • Bochumer Symphoniker
  • Philharmonisches Orchester Dortmund
  • Städtisches Orchester Aachen
  • Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
  • Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss
  • Sinfonia Varsovia
Cooperations with conductors (selection)
  • Gerd Albrecht
  • Marc Andreae
  • Heribert Beissel
  • Antal Doráti
  • Gabriel Feltz
  • Iván Fischer
  • Johannes Fritzsch
  • Michael Hofstetter
  • Derrick Inouye
  • Michail Jurowski
  • Thomas Kalb
  • Toshiyuki Kamioka
  • Stefan Lano
  • Friedemann Layer
  • Ferdinand Leitner
  • Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Nicholas Milton
  • Jamie Phillips
  • Marc Piollet
  • Daniel Raiskin
  • Wojciech Rajsky
  • Karl Anton Rickenbacher
  • Klauspeter Seibel
  • Lior Shambadal
  • Benjamin Shwartz
  • Ulrich Windfuhr
  • Stefan Soltesz
  • Stefan Solyom
  • Jac van Steen
  • David Stern
  • Mario Venzago
  • Heinz Wallberg
  • Alfred Walter
  • Antoni Wit
  • David Zinman
Festival appearances
  • Salzburger Festspiele
  • Festival d‘Automne à Paris
  • Festival d‘Estiú de Barcelona
  • Festival Italica Sevilla
  • Berliner Festwochen
  • Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern
  • Settimane Musicali di Stresa
  • Festival Pianistico Internazionale di Brescia e Bergamo
  • Klavier-Festival Ruhr
  • Dubrovnik Festival
  • Klavier-Festival Athen (veranstaltet vom Goethe-Institut)
  • Klavier-Festival Istanbul (veranstaltet vom Goethe-Institut)
  • Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
  • Beethovenfest Bonn
  • Bonner Klaviersommer
  • MDR-Musiksommer
  • Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus
  • Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival
  • „Open Chamber Music“ Prussia Cove
  • Musiktreffen St. Moritz
Television recordings

Recording of a piano recital in Narodni Dom in Maribor (2006)

Mozart: Piano Concerto F major KV 37 and G major KV 41
Recording of a concert in Mantua (Italy) 1989; Orchestra della RTSI Lugano, Cond. Marc Andreae, released 1991 during the international film series “Mozart on Tour“;
Presentation: André Previn


  • Portrait Holtmann “Fünf Jahre danach” (60 minutes; with recordings of works by J.S.Bach, W.A.Mozart, L.v.Beethoven, F.Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, F.Chopin and F.Liszt) (1987)
  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No. l in E minor Op.11 
  • Live recording of a concert in the Stadthalle Braunschweig with the NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, Cond. Klauspeter Seibel (1987)
  • Beethoven: Sonata Eb major Op. 81a “Les Adieux” (1987)
  • Schumann: Carnaval Op. 9 (1987)

„Anneliese Rothenberger stellt vor"
Special broadcast on the 10th anniversary of the series Mozart: 3rd movement of Piano Concerto in C minor KV 491 Rundfunkorchester Cologne, Cond.: Gustav Kuhn (1984)

Recording of a piano recital from the Dubrovnik Festival (1982)

Recording of a piano recital from the Festival “Ohridsko Leto” (1982)

Film on the international “Concours Geza Anda 1982” 

“Anneliese Rothenberger stellt vor”
Chopin: 3rd movement of Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Op. 21 Rundfunkorchester Hanover, Cond.: Christof Escher (1980)

Radio productions, concert recordings and broadcasts (selection)

Productions and concert recordings in all ARD broadcasting corporations in Germany • DRS Zurich • RTSI Lugano • RAI Milan • ORF Salzburg • RTV Slovenia • Radio Iasi • CBC Toronto

15.03.2009 Deutschlandradio Kultur

Music feature: “Isolated, censored or in exile”

Extracts from two piano recitals from the WDR Music Festival in Duisburg 2008 with works by Josef Tal (from "Cum mortuis in lingua mortua"), Anatol Vieru (Fluiere), Ljubica Maric (from "Drei Préludes und Etude"), Grazyna Bacevicz (from the 2nd Piano Sonata), Mikis Theodorakis (from "Petite Suite") and Tania León (Rituál).
Interview with Dr. Corinna Thaon

28.06.2008 WDR 3

Broadcast of two piano recitals from the WDR Music Festival in Duisburg from 28. and 29.4.2008 in the chamber music hall of the Folkwang-Hochschule on the topic "Music as an expression of freedom"

  • Grazyna Bacevicz: II. Sonata per pianoforte
  • Anatol Vieru: from the 9 Klavierstücke (1998): Discours, Ricercare, Fluiere
  • Arvo Pärt: Variations for the Healing of Arinuschka
  • Josef Tal: Essay No. 2
  • Tzvi Avni: EPITAPH – Piano Sonata No.2
  • Gil Shohat: Improvisations On Paintings, The Kiss of Salome
  • Alfred Schnittke: Piano Sonata No. 2
  • Juan Allende-Blin: Transformation IV
  • Mikis Theodorakis: Petite Suite
  • Tania León: Rituál

Hessischer Rundfunk

"Chamber music" Wiesbaden
Recording of chamber concert on 7.2.2006 in the Ernst-Friedrich-August Hall in Wiesbaden

  • Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in Eb major Op. 44
  • Grazyna Bacevicz: Piano Quintet No. 2
  • Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34
  • Heidrun Holtmann, piano and "Concertino München" with Florian Sonnleitner, 1st violin, Jürgen Besig, 2nd violin, Jürgen Weber, viola und Peter Wöpke, violoncello

Radio Iasi

Recording of a piano recital in the Philharmonie Iasi in cooperation with the Goethe Centre Iasi on 31.05.2005
"Music as an expression of freedom "

  • Gideon Klein: Piano Sonata
  • Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Piano Sonata “27. April 1945”
  • Josef Tal: Essay No. 2
  • Tzvi Avni: 2. Piano Sonata „EPITAPH“
  • Myriam Marbe: Piano Sonata
  • Anatol Vieru: from “9 Piano Pieces” (UA)
  • Gil Shohat: Three Improvisations On Paintings, The Kiss of Salome

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Toronto

Recording of a piano recital from the “Canadian German Festival” in Toronto in the Glenn Gould Studio of the CBC in cooperation with the Goethe Institute on 18.10.2003
Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria with 30 Variations BWV 988, “Goldberg Variations”

Hessischer Rundfunk

Recording of a chamber concert from the Arolser Baroque Festival on 27.5.2002

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor KV 478
  • Gustav Mahler: Piano Quartet 
  • Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quartet Eb major Op.87
  • Heidrun Holtmann, piano and “Concertino München” with Florian Sonnleitner, violin, Jürgen Weber, viola and Peter Wöpke, violoncello

26.01.2002 WDR

WDR Night concert (live broadcast)

  • Works by Robert Schumann: Nachtstücke Op.23
  • Robert Schumann / Franz Liszt: Frühlingsnacht
  • Karol Szymanowski: Scheherazade from “Masques”
  • Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit

2000 Deutschlandfunk

Broadcast of piano recital from the MDR Festival “Musiksommer” in the Frauenkirche [Church of Our Lady] in Dresden on 7.8.1999
Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Part II BWV 870-893
Discussion of the work with Norbert Ely

Deutschlandradio Kultur

Recording of a piano recital in the Wartburg Eisenach on 7.10.2000

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria with 30 Variations BWV 988, “Goldberg Variations”
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by A. Diabelli Op. 120


Recording of a piano recital in the Schloß Villa Ludwigshöhe in Edenkoben on 3.10.1998

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria with 30 Variations BWV 988, “Goldberg Variations”
  • Frédéric Chopin: 24 Préludes Op. 28

October 1996 WDR

Friedrich Kiel: Piano Concerto Bb major with the Südwestfälische Philharmonie Hilchenbach, Cond. GMD David Stern

17.05.1996 WDR

Concert recording from the WDR broadcasting hall
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Piano Concerto G minor Op.25 with the Westdeutsche Sinfonia, Cond.: Dirk Joeres

1992 Radio Bremen


  • Alexander Scriabin: Poème-Nocturne Op.61
  • Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit

16.06.1991: Antenne Brandenburg

Park Festival Potsdam
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos in D minor KV 466 and Bb major KV 595 in chamber music versions by G.B. Cimador with members of the Radio- Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

26.04.1991 RTV Slovenia / Slovenian Radio Ljubljana

Concert recording with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra under Marko Munih in the Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana within the framework of the German-Slovenian culture week in cooperation with the Goethe Institute Belgrade
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 Eb major Op.73

30.11.1991 Radio Bremen

Piano recital in the broadcasting hall at Radio Bremen "On black and white keys"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

  • Sonata Bb major KV 333
  • Sonata A minor KV 310
  • Variations in D major KV 573
  • Adagio B minor KV 570
  • Sonata D major KV 576

1991 Rias/Deutschlandradio

Piano works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Sonatas, Rondos, Fantasias, Variations and Adagio)

Radio broadcasts with the double CD "Night pieces":

08.05.2009 Radio Bremen: "Kammermusik"; Airplay

27.04.2009 from 15.05 Bayrischer Rundfunk: "Pour le piano"; Airplay

07.03.2009 Schweizer Radio DRS 2: "Nachtstücke"; Airplay

02.01.2009 WDR 3: "TonArt"; CD presentation and interview with Jörg Lengersdorf

25.08.2008 MDR Figaro: "Take five"; CD presentation

04.08.2008 Saarländischer Rundfunk; CD presentation