The Clarinet

The Clarinet

About this playlist

Andreas Ottensamer was born in 1989 in Vienna. He comes from an Austro-Hungarian family of musicians and was drawn to music early, receiving his first piano lessons when he was four. At the age of ten he began studying cello at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, switching to the clarinet in 2003. In 2009 he interrupted his Harvard undergraduate studies to become a scholar of the Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Since March 2011 Ottensamer is principal clarinettist with the Berliner Philharmoniker. Photo © Katja Ruge/Decca Classics

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Curated by

Andreas Ottensamer

Clarinettist

About this playlist

Andreas Ottensamer was born in 1989 in Vienna. He comes from an Austro-Hungarian family of musicians and was drawn to music early, receiving his first piano lessons when he was four. At the age of ten he began studying cello at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, switching to the clarinet in 2003. In 2009 he interrupted his Harvard undergraduate studies to become a scholar of the Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Since March 2011 Ottensamer is principal clarinettist with the Berliner Philharmoniker. Photo © Katja Ruge/Decca Classics

Curated by

Andreas Ottensamer

Clarinettist

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