Vorau, Austria, who attended the Oberschutzen and Vienna
music academies and the summer academy in Salzburg. His teachers included Shmuel Ashkenasi, Gerhard
Schulz, Ulla Schulz and Franz Zeyringer.
whom he has worked include the Ambassade
Orchestra, the Ambassade String Quartett, the Arioso Quartett,
Ensemble 1080, the Johann Strauss Quartett, the
Vienna Classical Players, the Vienna Imperial Orchestra and the Vienna
2005, the Ambassade String Quartett
teamed up with MoZuluArt for a program entitled “Zulu
Music Meets Mozart” and they have collaborated several times since.
bassoonist Robert Gillinger, oboist Paul Kaiser
and violist Wolfgang Prochaska offered up a
program entitled “Fantasia—alte Musik aus England”
in Brahms Hall at Musikverein Wien on 11th
February 2009. Their program
comprised John Baldwin’s “Upon in Nomine”, John Coperario’s Fantasias I-II, Christoph
Robert Johnson’s “In Nomine”, Matthew Locke’s
suites nos. 2 and 5 from “Consort of Fowre
Parts”, Henry Purcell’s Fantasias IV-VIII, John Taverner’s “In Nomine” and Robert
White’s “In Nomine”.
March 2009, at the same venue, he was one of a handful of musicians to
participate in “The Koan Project”, a
multimedia presentation incorporating Ty Waltinger’s
art with soprano Lana Cencic’s music and
vibraphonist Flip Philipp’s arrangements.
The Ambassade String Quartett
reunited with MoZuluArt for “An African
Christmas” at the Odeon in Vienna
on 28th November 2010.
November 2011, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Eroica
Trio interpreted Ludwig van 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”.