Born in 1967 in East Germany. Piano and piano pedagogy study at Hochschule für Musik Dresden with major formative influences from the russian pianist Arkadi Zenzipér in Dresden and afterwards Aquiles Delle Vigne in Brussels. Piano teaching position at Heinrich-Schütz-Conservatory Dresden, beside this continuously teacher at master classes in various countries and institutes.

•   Internationally recognized artist with piano solo recitals in many European cities: Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, Munich (Philharmonic hall “Gasteig”), Brussels (Town Hall Concerts), Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Sofia (National Concert Hall “Bulgaria), Budapest, Bologna, Florence, Naples, Parma, Catania, Zempléni Arts Festival Hungary... Solo recitals as well in the USA, Japan, Corea, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Lebanon and Saudi-Arabia. As soloist he appeared with orchestras in Germany, Italy (Orchestra Città di Ravenna), Romania (Philharmonic orchestras in Iasi, Oradea, Tirgu Mures and Bacau), Spain (Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia), Moldova (Crescendo Festival Orchestra), Lebanon (Lebanese National Symphony Orchestra Beirut). Since 2003 regular tours with concerts in Brasil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay with solo recitals in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Montevideo and Asuncion as well as orchestra performances with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Montevideo at the Teatro Solis, with the Bachiana Brasileira in Rio de Janeiro at the Sala Cecilia Meireles, with Orquestra Sinfonica de Santo André at the Sala São Paolo.

•   CD recording for the german label Sächsische Tonträger, radio recordings in Dresden, Berlin, Sofia, TV recordings for Italian, Romanian and Brasilian TV channels. Chamber music with members of Dresden Philharmonic orchestra, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and other outstanding soloists. Gospel concerts with Brenda Jackson and Carol Wyatt (both former soloists of the German Opera Berlin). Since 2008 piano duo concerts with his wife Liene Henkel.


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