... has recently won the ECHO Klassik Prize, the International Classical Music Awards and the Diapason d’Or for thrilling recordings of his own transcriptions and rare jewels of the piano repertoire.
He has won numerous prizes at competitions including the Rachmaninov International Competition, the International Robert Schumann Competition and the Piano Competition in Cologne.
He is now experimenting with unique instrumental combinations. A dedicated and creative chamber musician, he is also a member of the renowned Signum Saxophone Quartet and a Henri SELMER and D'Addario Woodwinds Artist.
... will soon make his debut as a soloist with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the Rundfunksinfonieorchester Berlin. He is currently the youngest concertmaster of the Vienna State Opera Orchestra / Vienna Philharmonic.
Prizewinner of prestigious international competitions such as Premio Paganini in Genoa and George Enescu in Bucharest , he plays the 1694 "ex-Benecke" Stradivarius, a generous loan from the National Bank of Austria.