He is a cellist born in Berlin, Germany, to a family where his father was a violinist in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
He studied the cello and piano from the time he was eight and performed in public for the first time when he was 18.
His professional career has led him to give orchestral and solo performances all over the world and he has been well received by international music critics.
BBC Scottish Symphony recordings
Cello Concerto in C major , (Eugen d’Albert )
Hyperion 67544 (CD: The Romantic Cello Concerto-1)
Conductor – Carlos Kalmar
Cello – Alban Gerhardt
(This recording was made from a concert in Caird Hall, Dundee on the 17th and 18th December 2004 and won a 2006 Midem Classical Award.)
You can see him here talking about and giving cello performances…