Friedemann A.

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Born in Offenburg in 1971, Friedemann Treiber received his first violin lessons from his brother Felix at the age of 5. This was followed by a total of 10 years studying with Wolfgang Marschner and Hansheinz Schneeberger. After graduating from high school in 1990, he obtained a teaching and soloist diploma for violin with honours at the Basel University of Music in 1991/92. He has won prizes at numerous national and international competitions. He has performed internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, as well as with renowned orchestras and ensembles (including the SWR Symphony Orchestra, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra, Basel Symphony Orchestra, BAROSSA Festival Orchestra Australia, Basel Sinfonietta and the Ensemble for New Music in Zurich). Various radio recordings since 1985 with DLF, SWR, Radio DRS, Australian Broadcast Corporation. CD recordings include Bach's solo sonatas and partitas, Paganini caprices and solo sonatas by Reger, Bartok and Henze, the first recording of all six solo suites by Bach precursor Johann Paul von Westhoff in combination with Treiber's own 2nd sonata for solo violin, in duo with guitarist Klaus Jackle, the Ensemble Aventure and the Ensemble Phoenix Basel. Friedemann Treiber, who also plays the piano and viola, is also a successful composer (most recently a work commissioned for large orchestra by the Basel Symphony Orchestra). He has been a violin lecturer at the Kalaidos University of Music Switzerland since 2016.

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