Design: Frank Fienbork & Nicole Elsenbac

    »Basso virtuoso«

    • Carl Maria von Weber

      He is regarded as the father of German romantic opera: Carl Maria von Weber. With his "Freischütz", he created something like a prototype, and with the operas that followed, "Euryanthe" and "Oberon", this genre went into series production, a series…

      "Andante e Rondo Ungarese" for Bassoon and String Quartet, Opus 35 (arr. by Michael Rot)

    • Erwin Schulhoff


      Born on June 8, 1894 in Prague

      Died on August 8, 1942 in Würzburg

      Five Pieces for String Quartet

    • Edward Elgar

      Like Henry Purcell for the English music of the baroque era and Benjamin Britten for the English music of the modern age, Edward Elgar (1857 ? 1934) is regarded as the representative composer for English music in the late romantic period. This rank…

      Romance for Bassoon and String Quintet in D minor, Opus 62

    • Jean Françaix

      Françaix, who came from a musical family, began his study of composition in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, who continued the tradition of neo-classicism inaugurated by Stravinsky. But besides Stravinsky, Françaix was primarily fascinated by Mozart,…

      Divertissement for Bassoon and String Quintet

    • Giovanni Bottesini

      Fantasy on the Opera “La Sonnambula” by Vincenzo Bellini for Double Bass and String Quartet

    • Leonard Eröd

      Fantasy on the Opera "Carmen" by Georges Bizet for Bassoon and String Quintet

    • Raffaele Giannotti bassoon

      Born in Italy in 1995, Raffaele Giannotti received his first bassoon lessons at the age of ten from Antonio Vergine and Claudio Gonella. At the age of 15, he graduated with distinction from the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Turin. Since 2011 he…

    • Wolfram Lohschütz violin

      Wolfram Lohschütz was born in Bad Kissingen and received his first violin lessons at the age of five. At the tender age of seven, he was already a student of Gerd Hoelscher at the Music Academy in Würzburg. He won several first prizes from the…

    • Victoria Margasyuk violin

      Born in Moscow in January 1989, violinist Victoria Margasyuk received her first violin lessons at the age of four from G. Turchaninova at the Central Music School of the Moscow State Conservatory. During her studies with Professor K. Wegrzyn at the…

    • Konstantin Sellheim viola

      Konstantin Sellheim is among the most sought-after instrumentalists of his generation. After studying violin with Prof. Atila Aydintan at Hannover University of Music and Theatre, in 1996 he began viola studies with Volker Worlitzsch from the…

    • Veit Wenk-Wolff violoncello

      Veit Wenk-Wolff was born in 1963 in Heidelberg and grew up in Norway. He received his first cello instruction at the age of 6, later studying with Aage Kvalbein (Oslo), Peter Grümmer (Zurich) and at the Arts Academy in Berlin with Eberhard Finke. He…

    • Fora Baltacıgil double bass

      Fora Baltacıgil joined the Munich Philharmonic as Principal Bass in the 2014. Born in Istanbul, he received his bachelor’s degree from Istanbul University Conservatory in 2002 and an artist diploma in 2006 from The Curtis Institute of Music, where he…