A. Pärt: Mirror in the Mirror
J. Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
L. van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor,Op. 5/2
M. Bonis: Cello Sonata F major, Op. 67
Božo Paradžik, born in Zagreb in 1969, studied the double bass with Jirí Hudec at the Academy of Music in Prague. Since 2000, when he released his debut CD on EMI, he has built an impressive career as a soloist and become one of the internationally most renowned and sought after double bassists in the world. As a chamber musician he works with the finest instrumentalists of our time; as a member of various orchestras, he has played under the baton of the most important conductors. He also enjoys passing on his great expertise to younger generations. He has been an assistant professor for double bass at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 2010 and has also taught at the academies of music in Amsterdam, Detmold, Freiburg im Breisgau and Lausanne. His extensive repertoire mainly covers works from the early Classical to the late Romantic periods. His YouTube videos have beenviewed more than 4 million times.
He will be accompanied on the piano by Hansjacob Staemmler, who began playing with the Ensemble Berlin, consisting of soloists from the Berlin Philharmonic, while still a student at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. He completed his studies in Berlin under Georg Sava and has attended masterclasses with Daniel Barenboim and Menahem Pressler. Today he accompanies numerous well knownmusicians and singers throughout the world.
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