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Trio d’anches Hamburg
Trio d’anches Hamburg

Rupert Wachter, Christian Kunert, Nicolas Thiébaud

B108062   B 108 062
Tomasi: Concertos for woodwind instruments
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Nicolas Thiébaud

Nicolas Thiébaud received his first oboe tuition in 1981, and in 1982 gained entry to the St Etienne conservatory being accepted into the class of Gérard Perreau. From 1994 he studied in Munich under Professor Günther Passin. In 1997 he gained his diploma with distinction and was accepted into the Masterclass. Having played with the South German Radio and Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestras, Nicolas Thiébaud became co-principal oboist in the Orchestra of the Komische Oper in Berlin. He has been principal oboist with the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra since 2004. His abilities are confirmed by frequent appearances in distinguished orchestras. He has worked with Zubin Mehta, Georges Prêtre and Kent Nagano among others. Nicolas Thiébaud is much in demand as a soloist and a performer of chamber music. Thus at the invitation of the Rheingau Music Festival, he has played concertos with the Orchestre d‘Auvergne. Since 2005 he has been director of the "Livradois Flute and Oboe Festival".
Christian Kunert

Christian Kunert received his first piano lessons at the age of six and three years later his first bassoon lessons from Ulrich Hermann. By the time he had left school, he had won a total of seven National prizes, for Bassoon Quartet, Wind Quintet, Piano Solo and Bassoon Solo. After leaving school, he studied at the "Hochschule für Musik" in Würzburg, taking lessons in piano under Professor Bernd Glemser, and bassoon under Professor Albrecht Holder. In 2003, whilst still studying he was already playing in the Stuttgart State Theatre Orchestra, and in 2003 he was gained a position in the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra as principal bassoonist. He now makes regular guest appearances in German orchestras such as the the Bavarian State Orchestra, NDR Hannover, NDR Hamburg, and the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2008 he won second prize and also the audience prize in the ARD (combined German broadcasting institutions) International Music Competition. As of 2010 he has held the position of Professor at the "Hochschule für Musik" in Hamburg.
Rupert Wachter

Rupert Wachter studied clarinet under Professor Hans-Dietrich Klaus at the "Hochschule für Musik" in Detmold, Germany. His training in chamber music was influenced most by Professor Jost Michaels and the Amadeus Quartet. After engagements in Detmold and Recklinghausen he became principal clarinetist in the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra. He has made guest appearances in numerous German orchestras and has played under many famous conductors, including Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel and Christian Thielemann. Concert tours have taken him to Japan, China, the United States, and to many European cities. Rupert Wachter’s experience as a soloist and in chamber music encompasses a broad repertoire. He has played concertos with the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the NDR Symphony Orchestra of North German Radio. He has been a frequent guest on North German Radio’s series "Das Neue Werk", for which he has played numerous world premieres. He gained international attention for his role as "Der Tod als Karinettist" (Death as a Clarinetist) in Peter Konwitschny’s production of Mozart’s "Titus" at the Hamburg State Opera.