Composer and multi-instrumentalist
from Innsbruck, Austria, who attended the Conservatory of Innsbruck, and
studied viola with Hatto Beyerle,
Martin Mumelter and Thomas Riebl. In addition to his primary career in
music, he earned a degree in theology and spent some time working as a
whom he has worked include Ensemble Wiener Facetten,
the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, the Marini Consort, the Tiroler Kammerorchester and
the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.
May 2004, he was one of several musicians and vocalists who appeared at Stiftskirche Melk for a
program of Baroque music that comprised “Laudate
Dominum (E29)” by Johann Josef Fux, “Magnificat a 6 voci” by Claudio Monteverdi and Missa ex B by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber.
“H.I.F. Biber in Piber” was the
name of the program he participated in at Musica
Sacra Piber on 20th and 28th
May 2005, when he played viola da gamba on Biber’s “Rosenkranzsonaten” (XI-XV).
May 2009, Ensemble Wiener Facetten took part in
Festival internacional de Ushuaia where they
performed “Bajaderen Walzer,
Op. 53” by Johann Strauss II, “Hans-Jorgel-Polka”
and “Neue Wiener Landler” by Joseph
Lanner, and “Kettenbrucken-Walzer, Op. 4”
by Johann Strauss.
Symphony Orchestra and Eroica Trio interpreted
Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano,
Op. 56” (“Triple Concerto”) in Foellinger
Great Hall at the Krannert Center
for the Performing Arts on 8th November 2011. The concert concluded with Johannes
Brahms’ “Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73”.
August 2012, the Baroque Ensemble of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra took the
stage at the Bregenz Festival where they offered
up “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048” by Johann
“Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050” opened their
concert at Wallfahrtskirche on 23rd March
2013. The big finale was Georg
Friedrich Handel’s Water Music,
You can hear
Christian on Israel in Egypt by L
Orfeo Barockorchester Domkantorei St. Polten. His “Guggu-Polka”
appears on Mei Liab
isch Tirol. Volksmusik im Jahreskreis.