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SCHNEID, TOBIAS PM
Tobias Peter Maria Schneid
, who was born in 1963 in Rehau and grew up in Munich and Königsbrunn near Augsburg, already won numerous prizes and awards for his compositions while still a student in Würzburg (with
). Tobias PM Schneid: "In my music, I use traditional material, and I am not afraid of its being hackneyed and obsolete. I do try, however, to treat this material in my very own way. In so doing, I feel like I'm on a cliff, but I prefer that to moving on secure terrain." Schneid has been teaching music theory and composition at the Conservatory/Academy of Music in Würzburg since 1997. With his striking musicality, instinctive stylistic certainty and musical maturity, the young cellist
, whose career began when he won the German Music Council Competition in 2005, is taking the international music scene by storm. The "beacon of hope for a new generation of musicians" (Die Zeit) received an ECHO Klassik prize as the best newcomer of the year for his first Sony CD and was awarded a fellowship by the Borletti-Buitoni Trust in February 2012. Sony Classical recently released his recording of
's "Cello Concerto" with the
, which was awarded an ECHO Klassik prize as "Best Cello Concerto Recording of the Year" in October 2012. As cellist of the
, in which he played until 2011, he won the First Prize of the ARD Music Competition in 2007. Maximilian Hornung is supported and sponsored by the Anne-Sophie Mutter Circle of Friends Foundation. As a soloist and chamber musician,
(violin) has made a name for herself as a well-versed and stylistically confident violinist. Musicians such as
hold her in high esteem for "her personal style and impeccably good taste."
(piano), born in 1978, comes from a family of musicians and started his musical education on various instruments at an early age. In 2003 he became a founding member of the
, which won First Prize at the International ARD Music Competition in Munich in 2007.
Index of Artists