Mitglieder des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks

A native of Graz, Austria, Martin Angerer studied trumpet with Stanko Arnold at the University of Graz, with Bo Nilsson and Håkan Hardenberger in Sweden and with Maurice André, among others. Angerer has won several competitions and performed as a guest soloist with, for example, the Munich Philharmonic and the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala. In 2007 he was appointed solo trumpet of the Staatskapelle Berlin, and since 2011 has been principal trumpet of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (BRSO). Angerer is also a member of the NoPhilBrass ensemble.

Carsten Carey Duffin first began playing horn as a six-year-old. He studied in Stuttgart and played with, among other symphonies, the Konzerthausorcherster Berlin and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Duffin is the principal horn player of the BRSO and a member of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and NoPhilBrass ensemble. He also performs as a soloist, for example with the Bochumer Symphoniker and the BRSO. He is a professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.

Michael Friedrich studied violin in Munich, Vienna, Detmold and Paris with, among others, Gerhart Hetzel and Wolfgang Schneiderhan and passed his state examination in 1987 with highest honors. In 1990 he became a member of the BRSO. He has been a member of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra since 2006 and concertmaster of the Munich Bach Orchestra since 2009. Friedrich has received several prizes and is an avid performer of contemporary chamber music.

A native of South Tyrol, Hansjörg Profanter was appointed principal trombone of the Teatro Regio in Turin when only 20 after studying trombone in Bolzano and Innsbruck. After a year, he joined the Bavarian State Opera and has held the same position at the BRSO since 1979. He has served as a visiting professor in Augsburg and Bolzano. Profanter has also devoted more and more time to New Music and chamber repertoire.

Uwe Schrodi was already a member of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra during his studies in Trossingen and Freiburg. In 1994 he was appointed principal trombone in Essen, and in 1999 joined national broadcaster BR: first as principal trombone of the Munich Radio Orchestra and since 2005 as a trombonist with the BRSO. Schrodi performs with other ensembles such as hr-Brass, BR Brass, Ensemble Modern, and NoPhilBrass. He has been a professor at the Nuremberg University of Music since the winter semester 2013/2014.

Ivanna Ternay completed her flute studies at the state music conservatories in Leipzig and Stuttgart. After a two-year orchestral internship at the Pforzheim City Theater, she was principal flute with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and the Innsbruck State Theater. Since 2011 she has held the position of second flute with the BRSO.

Stefan Tischler has been principal tuba of the BRSO since 2010. After completing studies in Weimar, he held positions with the Essen Philharmonic and then the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. Tischler has received invitations to perform with the Berliner and Wiener Philharmoniker, and also pursues a career as a soloist, chamber musician and as a member of the NoPhilBrass ensemble.

A native of Tyrol, trumpeter Herbert Zimmermann joined the BRSO Orchestra Academy as a scholarship winner in 2005, then performed with the Mozart Orchestra under Claudio Abbado and with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin. He then became a permanent member of the BRSO. He has received numerous invitations to perform in concert and in CD productions from renowned orchestras, including the Munich and Berlin Philharmoniker and Concentus Musicus Wien. Zimmermann is a member of the NoPhilBrass ensemble.

Orchestra Academy, Permanent Temps, Alumni

Felix Kolb was born in Nuremberg in 1994 and grew up in Upper Franconia. After his first musical experience in various youth orchestras, he began studying percussion in Munich, first with Adel Shalaby, and later with Raymond Curfs. Felix Kolb has been a member of the BRSO Orchestra Academy since September 2018.

Hannes Läubin won three First Prizes at Germany’s Jugend musiziert competition and Second Prize at the 1974 Concertino Praga. After some time in the Federal Youth Orchestra and as a junior student with Robert Bodenröder, he became third trumpet of the NDR Symphony Orchestra in 1976 and its principal trumpet in 1978. In 1992 he was professor at the State University for Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart, and has been a permanent substitute with the BRSO since 1995. Läubin has held a professorship at the University for Music and Performing Arts Munich since 1996.

From 1977 until he retired in 2020, Rainer Seidel was a bassoonist with the BRSO. He studied with Karl Kolbinger and won several awards at national and international competitions. Seidel has performed both as a soloist with, among others, the Bach Collegium München, as well as with soloists of the BRSO. He has been a member and moderator of the Ensemble Fagottissimo München since 1986.

Alexander Weiskopf received earliest instruction on the double bass from the age of six. His honors include several prizes in music competitions such as in Germany’s Jugend musiziert competition. He completed his studies with the highest honors at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany. He also attended master classes given by Günter Klaus and Heinrich Braun, among others. Weiskopf was a member of the Federal Youth Orchestra and in the European Union Youth Orchestra. In 2017/18 he was a member of the Academy of the BRSO and in 2019/2020 principal double bass of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.

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