Chamber Music Evening N° 6

Sabine Kittel Flute
Undine Röhner-Stolle Oboe
Fabian Dirr Clarinet
Philipp Zeller Bassoon
Klaus Gayer
Robert Lis Violine
Florian Richter Viola
Anke Heyn Cello
Paul Rivinius Piano

Albert Roussel

  • Divertissement for Wind Quintet and Piano, Opus 6
  • »Joueurs de flûte« for Flute and Piano, Opus 27

Guillaume Connesson

  • »Techno-parade« for flute, clarinet and piano

Francis Poulenc

  • Sextet for wind quintet and piano

Franz Lachner

  • Nonet in F major

Information on advanced ticket sale will be announced in autumn 2021.

  • 05.05.2022
    20:00 Uhr
    Semperoper

Sabine Kittel

Principal Flute

At the age of ten Sabine Kittel started her flute education at the music school in Erfurt. From 1985 until 1991 she studied at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden with Johannes Walter. From 1991 until 1994 she finished Masterclass studies with Paul Meißen at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich. Furthermore she complemented her education with Masterclasses with Aurèle Nicolet.

Sabine Kittel is a laureate of many competitions. In 1991 she won the first price of the Carl Maria von Weber Competition in Munich, in 1994 the second price at the International Music Competition in Budapest and in 1995 also the second price at the International ARD Competition in Munich as well as the Brüder-Busch Price.

Before Sabine Kittel came to the Staatskapelle Dresden she was solo flutist at the Dresdner Philharmonie from 1992 until 2000. Since August 2000 she holds the same position at the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden. In 2008 she founded the Ensemble Bento and is performing as soloist and chamber musician in different settings in many European countries as well as in Japan.

Fabian Dirr

Born in Erlangen, Fabian Dirr began his musical education at the age of six. He won many prestigious competitions prior to continuing his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover with Prof. Hans Deinzer, finishing them as master student. During his traning he gained practical experience with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and as member of numerous chamber music ensembles. He has been a guest of the »Mettlacher Kammermusiktage«, of the »Kammermusiktagen Hitzacker«, the »Hohenloher Musiksommer«, the »International Orgelwoche Nürnberg« and the »Sächsisch-böhmisches Musikfestival«. After playing with the Nordrdwestdeutsche Philharmonie in Herford and the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester he was principal clarinettist with the Münchner Philharmoniker, since 1995 he plays in the same position with the Dresdner Philharmonie.

As a guest, he joined the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Bamberger Sinfoniker, the SWR-Sinfonieorchester Freiburg, the Rundfunksinfonieorchester Berlin and the Konzerthausorchester Berlin. His repertoire and appearances as soloist include works by Weber, Mozart, Copland, Nielsen, Debussy and Rossini in Germany, Spain and Finland. He has worked with artists such as Raffael Frühbeck de Burgos, Christopher Hogwood and Santtu Matias Rouvalli. Since 1996 he is co-founder and artistic director of the »Carus Ensemble Dresden«. Fabian Dirr is professor of clarinet at the Hochschule Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden.

 

Philipp Zeller

Principal Bassoon

Robert Lis

2. Konzertmeister

Robert Lis, geboren in Dabrowa Gornicza, Polen, begann mit 6 Jahren Geige zu spielen. Er ist einer der talentiertesten polnischen Geiger seiner Generation und Preisträger vieler nationaler und internationaler Geigenwettbewerbe. 2011 schloss er die Ignacy Paderewski Musikakademie in Poznan als Student von Prof. Dr. Marcin Baranowski mit Auszeichnung ab. 2012 erwarb er als Schüler von Ilya Grubert seinen zweiten Master-Abschluss am

Conservatorium van Amsterdam. In den Jahren 2010 bis 2012 war er assistierender Leiter der 2. Violinen in der Radio Kamer Filharmonie und von 2012 bis 2018 Zweiter Konzertmeister im Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest und seit 2018 Zweiter Konzertmeister der Sächsischen Staatskapelle Dresden. Robert Lis spielt eine Pietro-Floriani-Violine von 1835.

Florian Richter

Florian Richter got his first lessons for violin at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater »Felix Mendelsson Bartholdy« in Leipzig with Professor Klaus Hertel. In 2000 he changed to the viola and one year later he moved at the music high school »Schloss Belvedere« in Weimar in the class of Professor Erich Krüger.

He studied at the »Hochschule für Franz Liszt Weimar« as a multiple Federal Prize winner of »Jugend Musiziert« with Professor Ditter Leser and Professor Erich Krüger and completed his education with the concert exam.

 

Florian Richter was scholarship holder of Hans und Eugenia Jütting Stiftung, Deutschen Stiftung Musikleben and der Carl Flesch Akademie. As a soloist he played for example under the direction of Johannes Klumpp, Helmuth Rilling, Stefan Solyom, Michael Sanderling und Marek Janowski. He was solo violist at Staatskapelle Weimar 2010 to 2012 and also at Staatsorchester Stuttgart 2012 to 2017.

Until 2017 he was also active at the music high school »Schloss Belvedere« in Weimar for young viola players.

Since October 2017 Florian Richter has been professor for viola at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuremberg and since August 2017 also solo violist of the Staatskapelle Dresden.

Anke Heyn

Ihr Musikstudium absolvierte Anke Heyn bei Martin Ostertag in Karlsruhe und Jens Peter Maintz in Berlin. Sie erhielt verschiedene Auszeichnungen und Preise bei zahlreichen Wettbewerben, u.a. bei »Jugend musiziert«, dem Tonkünstlerwettbewerb sowie dem Kammermusikwettbewerb der Alice-Samter-Stiftung in Berlin. Ebenso war sie Finalistin beim Deutschen Musikwettbewerb in Bonn. Darüber hinaus war Anke Heyn Stipendiatin der Jürgen-Ponto-Stiftung, der Villa musica und der Landessammlung für Streichinstrumente Baden-Württemberg.

Erste Orchestererfahrung sammelte Anke Heyn im Bundesjugendorchester, im Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchester sowie im European Union Youth Orchestra. Nach einem Praktikum beim SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg hatte sie einen Jahresvertrag bei den Münchner Philharmonikern und war häufige Aushilfe beim DSO Berlin. Seit April 2006 ist sie festes Mitglied der Sächsischen Staatskapelle Dresden.
 
Ihre große Begeisterung gilt seit langem der Kammermusik: Sie konzertierte als Solocellistin vom Ensemble Oriol Berlin und der Kammerakademie Potsdam. Neben ihrer Orchestertätigkeit in der Staatskapelle Dresden  ist sie als Mitglied der Dresden Group und des Ensemble Bento in verschiedenen Formationen zu hören.

Paul Rivinius

Pianist Paul Rivinius, born in 1970, received his first piano lessons at the age of five. His teachers were first Gustaf Grosch in Munich, later Alexander Sellier, Walter Blankenheim and Nerine Barrett at the Musikhochschule in Saarbrücken. After graduating from high school he also studied horn with Marie-Luise Neunecker at the Frankfurt Musikhochschule and continued his piano studies with Raymund Havenith. In 1994 he was accepted into Gerhard Oppitz’s master class at the Musikhochschule in Munich, which he completed with honours in 1998. Paul Rivinius was for a long time member of the Bundesjugendorchester and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he won several prizes with the Clemente Trio, founded in 1986, for example at the renowned ARD Music Competition in Munich in 1998 and subsequently performed as the »Rising Star« ensemble in the world’s ten most important concert halls, including Carnegie Hall in New York and Wigmore Hall in London.

Paul Rivinius also plays in the Rivinius Piano Quartet together with his brothers Benjamin, Gustav and Siegfried. Since 2004 he has also been pianist of the Mozart Piano Quartet, which has gained international reputation through extensive tours in North and South America and Asia. In 2018 the Mozart Piano Quartet received the »Opus Klassik« for the recording of Georg Hendrik Witte’s Piano Quartet for MDG Dabringhaus & Grimm. Paul Rivinius was part of numerous radio and CD productions with cellists Julian Steckel, Johannes Moser and with the Swedish soprano Camilla Tilling to name a few. Paul Rivinius taught for many years as professor of chamber music at the »Hanns Eisler« Academy of Music in Berlin and lives now in Munich.