Chamber Music Concert

Haydn, Mendelssohn, Schubert

Famous piano trios of the classical and romantic periods with Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.


Sunday | 12/10/2023
11:00 am Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
17 €
9 € for young people

About the Concert

When Robert Schumann heard the Piano Trio in E-flat Major by his fellow composer Franz Schubert, he wrote in agitation that it "swept over the musical life of the time like an angry celestial phenomenon". And indeed, the boundaries of chamber music are explored to all extremes here: the themes are stretched, the melodies circle and wander through far-flung keys, abysses open up again and again, emotions are discharged. A challenge for every chamber musician, which the two Philharmonic musicians Thomas Otto and Victor Meister, together with their trio guest Andreas Hecker, gladly take up. To this end, they have chosen Haydn's masterful C major trio, which he composed for a London friend and into which he incorporated Scottish folk tunes. And finally, Mendelssohn's Trio in C minor, which is reminiscent of Beethoven's famous Fifth not only with its key but also with the furious drama of the first movement.


Joseph Haydn
Piano Trio C major Hob.XV/27

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor op. 66

Franz Schubert
Piano Trio E flat major D 929


Thomas Otto
Victor Meister
Andreas Hecker


Thomas Otto

Thomas Otto was born in Berlin in 1979. After attending the Special School of Music C. Ph. E. Bach Berlin, he studied from 2000 to 2005 at the Academy of Music "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin with Prof. W. K. Zeller and E. Chr. Schönweiss. He received, among others, the Ferenc Fricsay Scholarship of the German Symphony Orchestra and was a national prize winner with chamber music. He made his first engagement in 2005 with the Staatskapelle Berlin before becoming a member of the Dresden Philharmonic in 2007.

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Victor Meister

Deputy solo cellist

Victor Meister studied at the Academy of Music "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin with Prof. Josef Schwab. He received chamber music training in the master class of Prof. Eberhard Feltz. In 1995 he was a prize winner of the International Mozarteum Competition in Salzburg. Numerous international master classes completed his education, which he finished in 1999 with the passing of the concert exam ("passed with distinction"). Since August 1999 he has been working as deputy principal cellist in the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Andreas Hecker

Andreas Hecker received his first musical education at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Zwickau. This was followed by studies at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden in music education piano with Prof. Gunnar Nauck and harpsichord with Prof. Ludger Rémy as well as chamber music with Prof. Peter Bruns. Subsequently, he completed postgraduate studies in piano with concert examination with Prof. Peter Rösel. He received further impulses at master and chamber music courses with Amadeus Webersinke, Daniel Hope, Jacques Rouvier, Sebastian Knauer and Andrew Ball.

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