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Biography

  • Born in Hainburg, Austria
  • 1968-1972 Vienna Boys‘ Choir
  • 1972-1976 The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
    • Horn at Prof. Josef Veleba
  • 1976-1978 Hornist Tonkünstler Orchestra Niederösterreich (NÖTK)
  • 1978-1980 Hornist Vienna Symphonic Orchestra (VSO)
  • 1981-2008 Hornist Wiener Staatsopernorchester
  • 1985-2008 Hornist Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (VPO)
  • 1987-2008 Hornist Vienna Court Orchestra
  • 1990-2008 Artistic Director „Musik im Stadl“, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra concert series during Salzburg Festival (Gaisberg near Salzburg)
  • 1985-1988 Guest Conductor:
    • New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra,
    • Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra (SOČR)
    • Chamber Orchestra Salzburg
  • 2008-2011 Conductor at the Vienna State Opera
  • since 2011 Guest-Conductor at National Opera Moldova, Chisinau

2012

  • Chisinau National Opera – Nabucco, Don Giovanni, Manon, Biesu Festival

2013

  • Chisinau National Opera – Aida, Verdi Requiem, Rigoletto, Biesu Festival
  • Romanian National Opera Cluj – Aida

2014

  • Chisinau National Opera – Aida
  • Romanian National Opera Cluj – Carmen

2015

  • National Opera Bucuresti – La Traviata, Aida, Wozzeck
  • DescOpera Festival Butuceni /Moldova – www.butuceni.com
  • Romanian National Opera Cluj – Werther

2016

  • National Opera Bucuresti – La Traviata, Aida, Fledermaus
  • DescOpera Festival Butuceni /Moldova – Rigoletto, Verdi Requiem, J.Strauss Konzert
  • Enescu Festival – Orchestra preparation Wozzek

2017

  • National Opera Bucuresti – Enescu 3. Sinfonie
  • DescOpera Festival Butuceni /Moldova – Carmen
  • Romanian National Opera Cluj – Werther, Carmen, La Traviata
  • Timisora Konzert – Beethoven 7. Sinfonie „Unvollendete“

2018

  • China Tournee – J. Strauss concerts
  • DescOpera Festival Butuceni /Moldova – Nabucco, Carmina Burana, J. Strauss concert