Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio Masterclass
The NCH in association with Dublin Brass week are delighted to welcome the Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio for an afternoon masterclass in advance of their concert.
Participants will be selected from students participating in Dublin Brass Week, more information will be circulated to Dublin Brass Week participants.
Gábor Tarkövi has been principal trumpet of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra since 2004, previously having held the same position in Konzerthausorchester Berlin and Bayern Radio Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his orchestral work, Gábor frequently plays chamber music in the Pro Brass and Austrian Brass Connection, in the Wien-Berlin Brass Quintet and in the Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio. Since 2018 Gábor Tarkövi is Professor for Trumpet at the Berlin University of the Arts.
Andrej Žust was born in 1984 in Logatec, Slovenia, where he had his first horn lessons with Janez Polanc. Later he went on to win the first prize at numerous competitions, including Povoletto (Italy) in 2001 and the Young Musicians Competition in Slovenia in 2002. In May 2004 he was appointed principal horn in the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra in Ljubljana. An active chamber musician, he belongs to the Ariart Wind Quintet, Trio Triumvirat and Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio. At the beginning of the 2011/2012 season, Andrej Žust joined the orchestra’s horn section.
Jesper Busk Sørensen
Jesper Busk Sørensen (born 1980) has been a member of the Berliner Philharmoniker since 2009. His first professional engagement was in 2002 as second trombone, later becoming principal trombone,of the Aarhus Symfoniorkester. As a chamber player, Jesper Busk Sørensen is a member of The Danish Trombone Quartet, which has given the world premiere of several contemporary works. He is also a member of Berlin Philharmonic Brass.
Jesper Busk Sørensen was appointed Honorary Professor at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2015.
Presented by NCH in association with Dublin Brass Week
Published on 24 June 2019