German-Hungarian flutist Johanna Dömötör attracted early attention as the 1st prizewinner in top-class competitions such as the International Flute Competition in Singapore and the International Mozart Competition in Rovereto, Italy.
At the age of 24, she became principal flutist at the Sinfonieorchester Basel, and two years later she was appointed as a professor at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz as one of the youngest professors in her instrumental field.
As a soloist Johanna Dömötör performed with the MDR Symphony Orchestra, Festival Strings Lucerne, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester and with Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz at festivals such as the MDR Music Summer, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, the Zermatt Music Festival together with members of the Berliner Philharmoniker, at Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Lucerne Festival and the ISCM World New Music Festival.
Guest engagements as solo flutist led her to orchestras such as the Teatro alla Scala Milano, the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, kammerorchester Basel, Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra, NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Zurich Chamber Orchestra.
Johanna Dömötör began her musical education in Budapest at the Béla Bartók Conservatory.
Later she studied in Stuttgart with Jean-Claude Gérard and Davide Formisano and in Hannover with Andrea Lieberknecht and received scholarships from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, the Kammermusikstiftung Villa Musica and the Gundlach Foundation. The Kulturstiftung Pro Europa awarded her with the European Culture Prize for Music.
Johanna Dömötör plays on a Muramatsu flute with a 14k gold head by J.R. Lafin, which was sponsored by the Lutz E. Adolf Foundation.