professor for the programs:
Masterclass in Cello Performance

Konstantin Heidrich was born in 1975 in Hamburg , Germany into a musical family, his father Peter Heidrich being violinist and composer. After having decided to learn to play the cello, Konstantin’s teachers have been Edwin Koch and Thomas Grossenbacher. His studies then brought him to work with Martin Ostertag and Frans Helmerson. Masterclasses with Young Chang Cho and David Geringas added to his development. Cellistically and musically essential to him were the lessons with Steven Isserlis, Misha Katz and Anna Galvez.
Konstantin Heidrich is the cellist of the Faure Quartett and holds a professorship for cello at Universität der Künste Berlin in Germany. Concerts as soloist brought him to work with renown orchestras and conductors such as Andrea Marcon or Kristjan Järvi. He worked as principle cellist in Rundfunksinfonie-Orchester Berlin and Kammerakademie Potsdam. His students are international prize winners. Konstantin Heidrich gives master classes in Germany, Norway, Singapur, Italy and Brazil.
The Faure Quartett is the main topic in Konstantin Heidrich’s musical life. With the same and founding personnel since almost 14 years this piano quartet is ”the leading piano quartet of today“ (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung). The Faure Quartett performs in Europe, Asia, North-America and Latin America and won several international prizes. They played in all the important German venues and on all renown festivals. The group is ”Ensemble in Residence“ at the Musikhochschule Karlsruhe. The members are Artistic Directors of a festival on the Northeast German island of Rügen. Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft released several recordings with Mozart, Brahms, Mendelssohn and a Popsongs album. The quartet´s recordings have won twice the prestigious ECHO-Klassik.
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th of March 2020
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