Violist from Kirchschlag bei Linz, Upper Austria, who attended the Art University
of Graz, and the Hochschule and University of Music
and Performing Arts in Vienna. His teachers included Heide Auersperg, Ernst Kovacic and Peter Ochsenhofer.
whom he has worked include Baroque Ensemble Vindobona,
Consortium di Archi e Fiati, the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, the Johann
Strauss Ensemble, the Nostitzovym Quartetem, the Vienna Concordia Quintet, the Vienna Philharmonia Ensemble, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra
and Viva Arte Quartett Wien.
April 2004, he and cellist Csaba Bornemisza, Pastor Otto Mag Piplics and violinists Harald
Krumpock and Tomas Vinklat,
presented The Seven Last Words of Our
Saviour on the Cross by Franz Joseph Haydn at
the 11th Mannegesangverein Kirchschlag.
He was a guest
artist of the Nostitzovym Quartetem
at the Beethoven Festival on 14th February 2008, when they
interpreted the German master’s “String Quartet in E flat
major, Op. 74” and “String Quintet in C major, Op. 69”.
November 2011, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Eroica
Trio offered up Beethoven’s “Concerto for Violin, Cello and
Piano in C major, Op. 56” (“Triple Concerto”) in Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The concert concluded with Johannes
Brahms’ “Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73”.
Concordia Quintet presented a chamber concert on 1st May
2012. The program featured “The
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon by Georg Frideric Handel, “Ave
Maria” by Franz Schubert, “String
Quartet in G major, Hob.III/58” by F.J. Haydn and “Three
Hungarian Galops” by Johann Strauss.
March 2013, he and fellow violist Johannes Flieder,
violinists Anton Sorokow and Teodora
Sorokow, and cellists Erik Umenhoffer
and Michael Vigt, gave a recital in Brahmssaal at Musikverein in Vienna. They performed “String Quartet
No. 2 in D major” by Alexander Borodin, “String Sextet in D
major, Op. 70” (“Souvenir de Florence”) and “Terzetto in C major, Op. 74” by Antonin Dvorak.