Thomas Riebl · viola

Der Bratscher Thomas Riebl
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Thomas Riebl is artistic director of the International Summer Academy Bad Leonfelden and has been a professor at the Mozarteum University Salzburg since 1983. He has given numerous master classes at the most important international music academies and conservatories. Many of his students are successful in international competitions, teach at music universities and are members of leading orchestras, string quartets and chamber ensembles. Born in Vienna in 1956, he studied with Siegfried Führlinger, Peter Schidlof and Sándor Végh. He made his debut at the Vienna Konzerthaus at the age of sixteen and has since performed on the most important stages in Europe and the USA with countless orchestras - including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna and Berlin Symphony Orchestras, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra - and with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Horst Stein, Edo de Waart, Andrew Davies and Sylvain Cambreling. He has been a guest at renowned international music festivals and has performed with Jessye Norman, Gidon Kremer, Benjamin Schmid, Thomas Zehetmair, Joshua Bell, Tabea Zimmermann, Natalia Gutman, Boris Pergamenschikow, Steven Isserlis, Sabine Meyer, András Schiff, Oleg Maisenberg, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, the Juilliard String Quartet and the Hagen Quartet, among others.
Thomas Riebl won prizes at the international competitions in Budapest (1975) and Munich / ARD (1976) as well as 1st prize and the Ernst Walfisch Memorial Prize at the International Naumburg Viola Competition in New York in 1982.
From 1972 to 1979 he was violist of the Vienna Franz Schubert Quartet (1st prize at the European Broadcasting Competition in Stockholm 1974), from 1979 to 2004 he was a member of the Vienna String Sextet, with whom he undertook extensive concert tours, regularly performed at the most important music festivals such as the Salzburg Festival, the Vienna and Berlin Festivals and the Edinburgh Festival and recorded numerous CDs and videos.

Eventtype: Karlsruher Meisterklassen · Karlsruhe Masterclasses
19. April · 10:00 AM
CampusOne · Fany-Solter-Haus R107

Am Schloss Gottesaue 7 · 76131 Karlsruhe

This course is not open to the public.