"The only truth is music." - Jack Kerouac

As a prizewinner at the renowned ARD International Music Competition in Munich in 2019, and as Principal Bassoon of Frankfurt HR Radio Symphony Orchestra, Theo Plath is fairly in demand as a soloist, and player for chamber music and orchestra.
The year 2020 saw the release of his début CD with bassoon concertos by Weber, Jolivet, Bitsch and Crusell, a recording he made with the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (Deutsche Radiophilharmonie) under the baton of Leo McFall.
Theo has made appearances in solo bassoon concertos with the Munich Chamber Orchestra and the Frankfurt HR Radio Symphony Orchestra, among others, and in concert halls including Dortmund Konzerthaus and Hamburg Elbphilharmonie.
As a chamber musician in high demand, Theo Plath is a regularly invited guest at international festivals such as the Spannungen Chamber Music Festival in Heimbach and the Schleswig Holstein Music Festival, where he concertizes with celebrated performers including Vilde Frang, Christian Tetzlaff, Maximilian Hornung, and Lars Vogt. Theo Plath is also a member of the prize-winning Monet Wind Quintet.
Theo studied bassoon at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (Hochschule für Musik), and received further valuable counsel from professors Sergio Azzolini and Nikolaus Maler. Apart from winning 3rd Prize in the Bassoon category at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich, he has also won First Prizes at the Aeolus Wind Competition (Düsseldorf) and the German National Music Competition (2018).
As a volunteer for the Rhapsody in School project, Theo communicates his enthusiasm for classical music to children and youngsters in school sessions all across Germany.

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Theo Plath & Aris Alexander Blettenberg
Cantilène Live Recordings Spannungen Festival 2017
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