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"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the music the words make." - Truman Capote

As a chamber musician, soloist, conductor and concertmaster – equally at home on the violin and viola – he is a highly esteemed partner of many renowned musicians and a welcome guest at prestigious chamber music series and festivals. Since 2019, he has been the director of the Rottweil Music Festival Sommersprossen; together with his wife, Tanja Tetzlaff, he curates the chamber music series residenz@sendesaal at Sendesaal Bremen. With the Signum Quartet as its leader, he has travelled to international venues throughout Europe and even to New York‘s Carnegie Hall.
As concertmaster and artistic director, he is a guest performer with various European chamber orchestras and a lecturer in violin, chamber music and orchestral playing at numerous universities. He plays a violin made by German violin maker Peter Greiner in 2003, as well as bows by Nico Plog from Antwerp.

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Ernst Křenek, Hans Gál, Krzysztof Penderecki
Serenade for Clarinet & Strings
Kilian Herold | Barbara Buntrock | Florian Donderer | Tanja Tetzlaff
Various composers
Cantilène Live Recordings Spannungen Festival 2017
Various Artists
mozart, bernstein, lennon
Iiro Rantala | The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Giuseppe Verdi
Verdi & Dvořák String Quartets
Various composers
Chamber Music
Soloists of the SPANNUNGEN Festival