OPUS KLASSIK Award 2020
Our Debut-CD with the franz ensemble and chamber music works by Ferdinand Ries has been awarded with the German Classic Prize 'Opus Klassik'.
A huge 'Thank you' to our Label Dabringhaus & Grimm, to the Jury of the Opus and to everyone that has been a part of this!
Concert on demand
Les Dissonances / Philharmonie de Paris
In January 2020 I went on a tour as guest principal clarinet of Les Dissonances. The live recording of our concert at the Philharmonie de Paris is now available online in their Mediathek. Berio/Schubert 'Rendering' and Bruckner's 9th Symphony withour conductor. I hope you enjoy!
Debut CD - new reviews!
The debut CD of the franz ensemble, an ensemble I founded with friends in 2019, got phenomenal reviews by the international specialized press!
Best rankings in Fono Forum, on klassik-heute.com and the Rondo- and Concerti Music Magazines.
FONO FORUM 12/19
Docent at the German Chamber Music Course
Looking very much forward to be teaching young ensembles, who just got awarded at the German National Competition for Youth 'Jugend musiziert' in August this year!
Masterclass at the Nuremberg University of Music
On the first weekend in February this year I had the privilege to hold a clarinet masterclass at the University of Music Nuremberg. It has been a huge pleasure to welcome young musicians and work with them for two days.
Thanks to everyone who made this a wonderful experience!
Silverstein Pro Artist
I am very happy to announce my admittance to the Silverstein Pro Artists! Since I am a absolut convinced player of the Silverstein Ligatures since years, I am thankful to belong to this fantastic group of artists now.
University teaching position at Nuremberg University of Music
In April 2019 I started teaching my own clarinet class at the Nuremberg University of Music. If you are having an interest in applying for the entrance exams, leave me a message here.
Looking forward to chamber music concerts with Rie Koyama, Matthias Kirschnereit, Tristan Cornut, Enikö Bors and the 'franz ensemble' at the Musikfest Bremen, the Gezeitenkonzerte Festival and the Sommersprossen Festival.
Also cannot wait to be back with Les Dissonances, the Camerata Bern and the Potsdam Chamber Academy as guest principal clarinet and of course touring the main concert halls with my Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.