Thomas Zehetmair

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Thomas Zehetmair

Austrian violinist and conductor Thomas Zehetmair is the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Northern Sinfonia

  • Zehetmair, the Austrian violinist and conductor, studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum where both of his parents taught.
  • His festival debut took place at the early age of 16.
  • He formed a string quartet in 1994 called, after himself, The Zehetmair Quartet, that perform all works entirely from memory and learn one new programme per year.
  • He has gone on to have success as both a soloist and as part of his quartet and later developed a parallel career in conducting.
  • He was named the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Northern Sinfonia in 2002.
  • As a guest conductor he has appeared with the likes of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra to name but a few.

Did you know?
He is married to one of the members of the Zehetmair Quartet, Ruth Killius.

With the Radio Kamer Filharmonie

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