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Theo Plath, Bassoon

Theo Plath has been the principal bassoonist for the hr-Sinfonieorchester in Frankfurt since 2018. As a soloist, Theo Plath has performed with the Münchener Kammerorchester and the hr-Sinfonieorchester, among others. As a sought-after chamber musician, he is a regular guest at international festivals including the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and the Spannungen Festival in Heimbach, where he works with artists such as Vilde Frang, Christian Tetzlaff, Maximilian Hornung and Lars Vogt. He is also a member of the Monet Quintet.

Theo Plath studied under Dag Jensen at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Munich and was influenced by Sergio Azzolini and Nikolaus Maler. In addition to winning third prize at the ARD International Music Competition, he was awarded first place at numerous competitions. His debut CD of Romantic and 20th century bassoon concertos, recorded with the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie under Leo McFall, was released in 2020.

In 2021, he recorded works for bassoon and piano with the pianist Aris Alexander Blettenberg for his second CD lost times. That same year, Theo Plath made a recording of the bassoon concerto by Mozart together with Howard Griffiths and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg for the Orpheum Stiftung Zürich. In connection with the Rhapsody in School initiative, he shares his love of classical music with young people of all ages.

Photography: Marco Borggreve

The Artist's Homepage: https://www.theoplath.de

Theo Plath, Bassoon

Bassoon Concertos by Carl Maria von Weber, Marcel Bitsch, André Jolivet and Bernhard Crusell

Theo Plath, Bassoon - Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern - Leo McFall, Conductor

GEN 20683Katalog


Works by Gilles Silvestrini, Johann Christoph Pez, Robert Schumann, Toshio Hosokawa, Pavel Haas, François Couperin and Gabriel Erkoreka

Juri Vallentin, Oboe - Philipp Heiß, Piano - Elina Albach, Harpsichord - Theo Plath, Bassoon - Patrick Sepec, Viola da gamba

GEN 18629Katalog